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Posted in: Three-decade study confirms saturated fats are bad for health See in context

@Pukey2

The fact that you lump unsaturated fats all into the same category shows that you know nothing about nutrition. Your body needs HEALTHY fats to function, things that come from almonds, salmon, flaxseed/olive oil, etc.

You sound like a needy vegan who is too high and mighty to eat anything animal-based. The trick is moderation and common sense, which tells you that eating ten cookies every day probably isn't the best choice even if they're "gluten-free" and "sugar-free".

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Posted in: U.S. charges two Japanese auto-parts firms with price-fixing See in context

Time for the bows - oh wait this is America, so it won't work. Send these people to jail and see how much their bowing does there.

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Posted in: 34% of Japanese men afraid of their female colleagues, according to recent poll See in context

This applies to men as well...

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Posted in: Alligator snatches 2-year-old child at Florida Disney resort See in context

@wtfjapan

Are you serious ? You think it's safe to live near a known bear-infested forest just because the bears were there first? In your line of thinking, we should all just kill ourselves because the animals were here first.

Any time you put an animal's life and well-being above a human's, you're making a big mistake. Only in first world countries do we have the luxury of complaining about animal cruelty and preservation.

Look at evolution and tell me I'm wrong.

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Posted in: Alligator snatches 2-year-old child at Florida Disney resort See in context

We all advocate animal preservation until something like this happens. Dangerous animals should be put down, especially if they're anywhere near human civilization. Everyone says that this would be cruel, but when you're child gets snatched away from you by a wild animal and you're helpless to stop it, maybe then you'll change your peaches and roses mentality towards the world.

Horrible tragedy, but preventable.

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Posted in: Mitsubishi Motors used improper mileage data for other models: reports See in context

I'm just here for the bows and eventual 100% forgiveness from the Japanese sheeple- I mean public

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Posted in: Man stabs Paris police commander to death; Islamic State claims attack See in context

I feel for the child , no one should have to go through this, especially at such a young age...

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Posted in: Landmark Sony Building in Ginza to be demolished in 2017 See in context

Can't compete internationally, especially with the branding and talent of companies like Apple, Google, etc.

The problem is their way of thinking - ok for the 90s, not nearly competitive enough for today's world. It's funny because they reject every outside influence on their company, yet cannot compete globally anymore.

Time for another Sharp !

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Posted in: Financial boardrooms 30 years away from 30% female representation: report See in context

I agree, but I still think meritocracy should be an overwhelming factor in these decisions, not gender.

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Posted in: Troubled Lotte group scraps huge IPO amid probe See in context

I personally don't think origin should matter as long as you have a quality product or suite of products, but Asia has the whole "origin" problem. Even if you have an amazing product, people will tend to choose the homegrown and domestic one, even if it's inferior.

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Posted in: Fitch cuts outlook on Japan over sales tax delay See in context

tbh only Moody's and S&P ratings changes matter. Fitch is generally considered 2nd to both the aforementioned agencies, at least with regards to ratings.

Don't hate, markets don't care what you think about Fitch.

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Posted in: New hires shock Internet with their sameness See in context

Picture caption should read: Why Japan is Slowly Dying in the International Community

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Posted in: Gov't employees to start work early, finish early in July, August See in context

Nothing new from Japan, squeezing every bit of "efficiency" from their tired and soulless workers while the Tokyo governor spends millions in taxpayer money on lavish trips/expenses, bows once, and is forgiven.

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Posted in: Clinton says Trump's rhetoric 'hateful, very prejudicial' See in context

Ok seriously why is Trump still in the running? The more crazy he sounds, the more votes he gets.

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Posted in: Scientists trick body's viral response to combat cancer See in context

For people not familiar with cancer trials, drugs typically take 5-10 years to reach the public.

Looks like they're barely in phase I trials - typically 1 out of every 200 new drugs reach the end of phase III/get submitted to FDA.

Long story short, shouldn't hold your breath.

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Posted in: Electing Trump would be 'historic mistake,' Clinton declares See in context

Lol at the Clinton and Trump bashers - I'd pick either of them over ANY of the JT posters here. No one here is as successful or has the support group of either candidate, so there's really no point in arguing politics and getting riled up when someone disagrees with you.

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Posted in: Electing Trump would be 'historic mistake,' Clinton declares See in context

I love everyone who bashes on Hilary, when the alternative is Trump.

In reality, no ones vote matters. Think about it - do you really think your vote matters? If you downvote this post, then you're just salty that I'm right. Come on everyone, no matter how much we argue on this site, nothing will matter and the higher ups will decide between Trump or Hilary.

The public doesn't matter - the people behind the curtains pull the strings, and they'll ultimately decide who becomes president whether your insignificant vote matters or not.

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Posted in: Suzuki HQ raided over fuel-testing scandal See in context

I'm getting really tired of these Japanese companies claiming ignorance when in reality if you had ANY checks in place, these discrepancies would be caught immediately.

The Japanese are slowly becoming the backwards and lying standard for the world. They continually think that bowing and apologizing will save their company, when in reality the international community would rather see their company go bankrupt than go through another "sincere" apology. What a load of junk.

It just begs the question - how far does this systemic corruption spread?

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Posted in: Mitsubishi Materials, Chinese WWII slave workers reach deal See in context

We need more bows - apparently in Japan bows will alleviate anything.

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Posted in: Clinton calls Donald Trump a 'fraud' See in context

Ok, pick either Trump or Hillary, because those are going to be the two candidates no matter what your insignificant opinion may be. Guess what - your vote DOESN'T matter, so discussing this is a moot point.

If you really think picking Trump is the better option because Hilary lied like EVERYONE does, then you really need to re-evaluate the term "lesser of two evils".

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Posted in: Tokyo governor apologises again for spending on luxury hotels, pajamas See in context

It sucks because all that will happen is that he'll either step down and re-emerge in a different post, or just get reprimanded.

You really have to blame the meek Japanese culture for this - if this scandal happened anywhere else, there'd be criminal charges and there is no way the public will let it go. But it's Japan, where corruption replaces corruption and nothing ever changes.

A quick bow and "sincere" apology, and all flaws are forgiven.

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Posted in: Johnny Depp's wife files for divorce See in context

@inkochi

Oh come on you could have tried harder

Looks like she couldn't wait to golddig.

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Posted in: Solar business profitable even at 20 yen/kWh See in context

lol @5SpeedRacer5 talking about solar like it's going to change your household. Only in Japan do you have to squeeze out efficiency over a 20 year period because salaries are so depressed and no one is making as much as their peers in other developed countries.

Without subsidizing solar panels and the costs associated with it, it's inefficient at best. Your time value of money will completely destroy whatever "savings" you get from a solar panel over several years.

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Posted in: Japan's economy grows at 1.7% annual pace in Jan-March See in context

JeffLee most literal person on JT - can fxgai or Yubaru please chime in to help me out ?

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Posted in: Japan's economy grows at 1.7% annual pace in Jan-March See in context

YES JeffLee, fxgai, AND Yubaru in the same post? Let the JT elite flame war begin!

In all seriousness, who cares? No one is investing in Japan anyways, all domestic gibberish.

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Posted in: So sorry See in context

"but this is Japan, we do things differently here and won't ever think about new ways to innovate/improve the company"

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Posted in: Chinese pouring billions into U.S. real estate: study See in context

I laugh at all the arguments, because no one here will make one bit of a difference in the rise of Chinese overseas investments.

Nothing we can do except bicker on JT, because this will keep happening with no regard for human life.

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Posted in: Canada announces ban on transgender discrimination See in context

I like how if transgender people are uncomfortable about using one bathroom they can go to the other one, but a heterosexual person would get arrested.

The point I'm trying to make is that we are being more tolerant of one group over another, which doesn't really play into equality.

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Posted in: 8 years into 'konkatsu' boom, lifelong single population continues to grow See in context

With starting salaries of 2500000-3500000 yen/year, no wonder they stay home. Rent would take up literally all your wages if you lived in Tokyo.

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Posted in: Trump says he is unlikely to have a good relationship with British PM Cameron See in context

This guy is going to win and there's nothing we can do about it - except fulfill our longstanding dream of moving to another country.

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