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Posted in: What it’s like to join a Japanese festival and carry a mikoshi around Tokyo for a day See in context

One word - painful !

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Posted in: Real Madrid sign Kubo from FC Tokyo See in context

A bad career move.

Real Madrid don’t buy young players with potential, they buy established players with proven quality.

Kubo was bought as a way for Madrid to sell shirts & TV rights to pay for their big stars.

But I’d love to be proven wrong.

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Posted in: Raptors beat Warriors in Game 6 to capture first NBA title See in context

Always Good to see the underdogs triumph - well done !

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Posted in: U.S. catches heat for Women's World Cup goal celebrations See in context

when the USA women’s team are winning, they’re over the top with their celebrations, regardless of the opposition.

when they are losing, they are renowned dummy-spitters & cry babies.

Hopefully Somebody will beat them & send them packing.

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Posted in: Blues win 1st Stanley Cup, beating Bruins 4-1 in Game 7 See in context

In any sport, it’s always pleasing to see the underdogs triumph - well done !

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Posted in: Morgan has 5 goals as U.S. routs Thailand 13-0 in Women's World Cup See in context

the American players who scored the last few goals we’re celebrating like they just scored the winning goal in the final.

the 1st, 2nd & 3rd foals I can understand, but the 11th, 12th & 13th goals - really !?

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Posted in: Hong Kong gears up for fresh protests, strikes as anger boils over See in context

and China are trying to court Taiwan by offering them the same ‘one country, two systems ‘ deal.

no surprise that Taiwan keep rejecting their advances

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Posted in: Organizers vow to keep beer flowing at Rugby World Cup See in context

No hooligans at rugby games.

just lots of drinking & singing

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Posted in: Life in the loop See in context

Get on crowded train, go to work, repeat for forty years

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Posted in: Bruins angry, frustrated by no-calls in Game 5 loss to Blues See in context

You never hear the winners complain about bad calls

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Posted in: Australia's Hunt doubtful for World Cup after knee injury See in context

I might grab my boots & give them a polish.

with all the suspensions, injuries & sackings, I may get a phone call from the coach

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Posted in: Soccer club president latest tie to French corruption probe See in context

Wow - a Qatari oil billionaire tied to corruption !?

and now for more news - the sun is hot

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Posted in: McDonald's Japan ordered to pay ¥21 mil over improper labeling See in context

They should be fined over improper food

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Posted in: M5.1 quake hits Chiba Pref; no tsunami alert See in context

How can you forecast earthquakes !?

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Posted in: Yamanashi governor looks to draw up Mt Fuji railway plan in 2 years See in context

Then they should build an escalator to the top of Mt Fuji

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Posted in: Crusaders close in on top playoffs spot in Super Rugby See in context

Why should they !? Totally irrelevant

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Posted in: FIFA rejects expanded 48-team 2022 World Cup See in context

Common sense prevails

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Posted in: F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70 See in context

I recommend watching the movie Rush

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Posted in: Over 20% of Burger Kings in Japan suddenly vanishing this month See in context

I’ll take a whopper over a Big Mac any day

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Posted in: Japanese firms getting serious about food waste; households lag behind See in context

I ain’t gonna buy a discounted onigiri because I’ll get 5 points - whoopee !!

I’ll buy it because it’s half price

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Posted in: Man City completes sweep of English trophies with FA Cup win See in context

@USNinJapan2

well said !

Arsenal always bought well within their budget & always balanced the books.

Same can’t be said about City & Chelsea - which is why City are under investigation by UEFA

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Posted in: Australia's ruling coalition wins surprise third term See in context

A zombified Bob Hawke would’ve polled more votes than these two clowns

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Posted in: 'Blame of Thrones': Fans lament rushed final GoT season See in context

And these are the same people who have been hired for the new Star Wars movies !?

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Posted in: Man City target landmark treble as UEFA probe looms See in context

Let’s not go overboard on the accolades.

Man City are owned by one of the richest men in the world, have spent more on players than any club in the world (except PSG), & have brought in the best manager in the world.

They were Neville Nobodies before Mansour came with his bottomless pit of money.

Once Guardiola leaves, watch for the trophies to dry up.

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Posted in: Japanese fashion magnate Maezawa raises over $8 mil at Sotheby's auction See in context

This guy is just an attention seeking egotist, who will do anything to get his face in the media

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Posted in: Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, Nishikori, Osaka advance as Kyrgios exits in disgrace at Italian Open See in context

Kyrgios is an embarrassment to Australia.

Ban him until he learns some respect

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Posted in: Australian prime minister predicts close election result See in context

Australia’s recent leaders are a joke !

This election will be like choosing between gonorrhoea & the clap

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Posted in: Ex-Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at age 89 See in context

A legend in Australian politics.

if he was running against the two clowns contesting this weekends’ elections, he’d win in a landslide

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Posted in: Tokyo court orders car owner to pay NHK fee See in context

I got my foreign & domestic debts mixed up - thanks for pointing it out.

my real point is that the government needs every penny it can scrounge up, & will use any excuse & any means possible to do so

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Posted in: Tokyo court orders car owner to pay NHK fee See in context

@zichi

Source - Forbes magazine.

The Japanese public debt exceeded one quadrillion yen or about US$10.46 trillion in 2013, more than twice the country's annual gross domestic product. By 2015, the figure rose to US$11.06 trillion.

Japan is the most indebted country in the world, carrying a substantial debt roughly 233% of GDP on its shoulders.

The ‘runner-up’ is Greece with 177%, which is still relatively small in comparison

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