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Posted in: Vaccines: The best way to persuade parents is the worst for kids See in context

So you are in the camp that vaccinations cause autism? :/

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Posted in: Vigil for slain hostages See in context

igloo: two men are dead. Does it really matter what language it is in?

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Posted in: Cross-dressing Matsuko Deluxe: AKB opening Tokyo Olympics 'would embarrass Japan' See in context

Except Matsuko isn't going to be in the opening ceremony now is she?

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Posted in: Cross-dressing Matsuko Deluxe: AKB opening Tokyo Olympics 'would embarrass Japan' See in context

Wc626 at least E-Girls can dance.

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Posted in: Cross-dressing Matsuko Deluxe: AKB opening Tokyo Olympics 'would embarrass Japan' See in context

HongoTAFEinmate: Just a little anecdote fyi, Matsuko Deluxe has been pretty much a staple on TV since 2005 or so.

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Posted in: In support of Goto See in context

slumdog: last I checked, muslims aren't a race.

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Posted in: Mika Mifune, rocker husband Joji Takahashi to divorce See in context

22 is not 16. I will bet your wife didn't catch your fancy at the tender age of 13 either.

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Posted in: What do you think of the quality of medical care at hospitals in Japan? See in context

Sophie - Then find an English speaking doctor. The majority of people here don't speak English, so why should the doctors have to? I have had nothing but attentive and good care here.

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Posted in: Smoke haters go after smokers with a vengeance See in context

It is however, illegal to walk and smoke in most of the wards in Tokyo - enforced or not.

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Posted in: Osaka court rules tattoo check on city employees illegal See in context

Mr. Perfect - Alot of crappy leaders come out of good schools, being a little unfair, don't you think?

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Posted in: Hayao Miyazaki reveals the kind of otaku he hates the most See in context

Genius:

exceptional intellectual or creative power or other natural ability. 2.an exceptionally intelligent person or one with exceptional skill in a particular area of activity.

I'd say he qualifies.

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Posted in: Miki Ando among Parenting Award winners See in context

She doesn't need a man to be a good mother, kaimycahl - silly award or not.

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Posted in: Japanese wives in int'l marriages share what they hate about Christmas overseas See in context

Someone didn't get the memo regarding the spirit of Yuletide.

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Posted in: Spotify defends payout norms after Taylor Swift withdraws music See in context

Magnus: I wouldn't call going platinum "bombing." Care to elaborate?

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Posted in: Man revives woman with AED, but branded 'pervert' for removing her clothes to apply electrode pads See in context

kikai - I posed a question, get called out for needing an education. I dunno, believe what you want.

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Posted in: Man revives woman with AED, but branded 'pervert' for removing her clothes to apply electrode pads See in context

ribstick:

A: "Hey, what the hell" B: "She needs help, stand back"

I'm plenty educated, no need for the high horse schtick, thank you. After all, one mustn't judge other people in haste.

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Posted in: Man revives woman with AED, but branded 'pervert' for removing her clothes to apply electrode pads See in context

ribstick: So she is lying there unconscious after an accident and the first thing you think is "this person is trying to feel up my unconscious female companion in public." Dunno what weird fetish that constitutes...

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Posted in: What’s wrong with English education in Japan? Pull up a chair See in context

Gaijin6000: Aren't all cultures complex and difficult for an outsider? I do not believe Japan is any more or less complex.

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Posted in: Japan's gymnasts criticize judges after losing to China See in context

@Harry_Gatto:

courtesy of Mirriam Webster: **sport noun

: a contest or game in which people do certain physical activities according to a specific set of rules and compete against each other

: a physical activity (such as hunting, fishing, running, swimming, etc.) that is done for enjoyment ** frankly, what you consider "Truly a sport" is narrow minded.

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Posted in: Obuchi being touted as Japan's first female PM See in context

However, being raised in that environment puts them out of touch with the general populace.

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Posted in: What sites, besides Japan Today, do you usually visit to read news about Japan? See in context

ooh what is this paywall hack you speak of...

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Posted in: Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe? See in context

routine is not hard to master.

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Posted in: Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe? See in context

turbostat:

How difficult is it to plug in before bedtime? If you forget use a back up charger, can't blame technology for someone being forgetful now can we?

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Posted in: Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe? See in context

turbostat: yes, is it really such a hard concept to grasp?

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Posted in: Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe? See in context

Come on, really? there are portable battery packs, disposable chargers, charging stations - they don't take up more space than a card holder...

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Posted in: Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe? See in context

JeffLee: You charge it, like a normal person would?

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Posted in: Despite loss, Japanese fans proud of Nishikori See in context

It's not like he was out in the first round, lighten up...

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Posted in: Why Japan doesn’t give a Gangnam about PSY See in context

This article is two years old, did you dig it up so that you could take a dig at Japan? Seriously, why?

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Posted in: If the government restricts protests, which are based on the freedom of expression, by using restrictions on hate speech, it could endanger democracy. It will be an extremely dangerous move. See in context

Are you always this full of venom? If it was non existent, it wouldn't be in the news would it?

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Posted in: If the government restricts protests, which are based on the freedom of expression, by using restrictions on hate speech, it could endanger democracy. It will be an extremely dangerous move. See in context

but that is an international issue then, if we are using your logic. Instead of striving to be better you want to stoop to that level? you want to be just like them?

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