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Posted in: 19-year-old man found dead in snow-covered car in Hokkaido See in context

Sioux Chief - lol - well said

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Posted in: Super Rugby organizers say bigger is better in 2016 See in context

veejayFEB. 19, 2016 - 07:09PM JST Any one know if the sunwolves games are going to be shown on free-to-air television here in Japan?

Yes champ they will show the games on nhk bs or sim delayed from about 'pm I believe - follow rugby news japan on Facebook for all relevant info

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Posted in: 12-year-old girl dies after colliding with snowboarder See in context

Very very sad news. Having worked many seasons teaching in this country I can say that there is no priority placed on group safety - The MOST important thing was having the group back on time. Not wanting to speculate but it is possible the instructor took class underneath a roll over used for air trick practice by snowboarders who need a certain amount of speed to complete said tricks. As Smith said RIP to the little girl.

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Posted in: Maglev line ceremony at Shinagawa station See in context

magnus Rose not sure how to link but completely disagree

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Posted in: A dash of Pepper See in context

Lol Jizimo thks for the early morning chuckle

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Posted in: McDonald's reportedly exploring sale of stake in Japanese unit See in context

sometime what do you mean by that ?

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Posted in: Japan unveils statue of rugby star Goromaru -- for Christmas only See in context

Where in the article does it say we can actually see the statue and possibly get a photo posing besides it ?

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Posted in: In Japan, even the train evacuations are orderly See in context

lovely day for a walk anyhows

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Posted in: Rugby World Cup gets ideal final in New Zealand vs Australia See in context

Big call " McCaw the best ever player" I totally disagree. Only a NOVICE would disagreee

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Posted in: Japanese actress to carry World Cup trophy onto field at Twickenham See in context

forget Jon Eeels - pls let OKAMOTO san carry our trophy in !

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Posted in: Abe meets Putin to discuss territorial dispute See in context

Putin said on twitter that he would let Japan have the disputed Islands so called Kurils if Jaapn beat SA in the rugby unthinkable but it happened so is he as good as his word ?

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Posted in: The top 10 drinking districts in Tokyo, as recommended by Japanese locals See in context

I`vee drunk in all of these areas - a good list - also reccommend Musashi Koyama around the station known as mini golden gai- Nanboku line - although only a few months to it all gets bowled and repalced with apartment buildings

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Posted in: Nishikori crashes out of U.S. Open in first round See in context

dadude - why not ?

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Posted in: Tokyo police ask cyclists to exercise caution See in context

Hope this silly law will not impede me from getting to work on time

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Posted in: If you could live in any city in the world, other than where you live now, which one would you choose and why? See in context

agree with JapanGal - Yokohama has everything - outside of Japan - Bogota Columbia or Havana Cuba

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Posted in: What do you think are some of the worst music group or band names ever? See in context

SHARAN Q great band bad name likewise with some western counterparts BLINK 182 and Porno for Pyros (named after a guy on a bus reading a magazine about fireworks) come to mind. Some great ones people are thinking of above - more threads like this please !

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Posted in: Gov't to tighten penalties for dangerous bicycle riding See in context

Im surprised no now has mentioned MAMA CHARIs these things are obviously quite powerful and take up an awful lot of the sidewalk esp ones with two kids kitted - these things should be banned - bikes are designed for ONE person !

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Posted in: Hangover cure is elusive but symptom relief fizzles and flows See in context

H 2 0 = remedial science for seven year olds your best bet here

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Posted in: Market bears bet on Abe victory, then a yen disaster See in context

If I had excess I would bet that the yen will be around this level this time next year. (5 ticks either side if that makes sense) Everything takes time here why would this be any different ?

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Posted in: Name some movie scores that are so famous that after hearing only a few seconds of the music, you can immediately name the movie. See in context

How about the Beethoven from BAD SANTA for me

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Posted in: Weather agency raises chance of El Nino emerging in winter See in context

@garethboyle my question exactly before I read down the bottom to see yours - I think it means yes if anyone can enlighten us - just around the corner now !

does that mean more deeper snow in the mountains in Nagano, Gunma, Niigata and Niseko?

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Posted in: Major cities in Hokkaido get first snowfall of season See in context

one of the BEST reasons to live in Japan - Winter sports - couldn't imagine living here without that to look forward to -

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Posted in: Skylark to offer up to Y112.6 billion in shares in Tokyo IPO See in context

stick to Royal Host folks

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Posted in: Why are there so few open-air cafes in Japanese cities? See in context

there are open terraces everywhere - just need to look around -

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Posted in: Aso in no position to criticize judo champ's English See in context

I believe the correct term is judoka not "judoist" ? somebody correct me if Im mistaken please -

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Posted in: IRB hopes World Cup will awaken 'sleeping giant' Japan See in context

Japan has a VERY strong rugby culture- this event will be a resounding success -looking fwd to it already

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Posted in: Zushi passes resolution banning alcohol, loud music on beach See in context

what they should do is ban everyone with tattoos except chicks with tramp stamps - its a no brainer - why couldn't they think of this

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Posted in: UBS Japan pays $100 mil in Libor rate-fixing case See in context

a simple search will give you the names guys -

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Posted in: Dollar loses early gains in afternoon trade See in context

Conway - headline is misleading I agree - but getting the info from this sentence In Tokyo midday trading, the dollar fetched 96.76 yen from 96.39 yen in New York Wednesday,it is correct

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Posted in: Japan's salarymen still feel pinch despite Abenomics See in context

no problem here handing over the sal. as I am so bad with money and the bill system is awfully complicated here

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