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Posted in: Lodging houses used as morgues create unease among residents See in context

The dead centre of town.

I have no problem with it so long as it is well regulated.

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Posted in: Casio to release first G-SHOCK smartwatch with Wear OS by Google See in context

Yeah... Nah.

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Posted in: Man says he attacked police officer, hoping he would be shot dead See in context

^^^ Hardly.

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Posted in: Fukushima tries to update image with new multilingual website See in context

Multi lingual? Not that I can see.

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Posted in: Woman arrested over mother’s death, setting fire to house See in context

Snowymountainhell, That bit is poorly written. You know as well as we native speakers.

I'd say the boys in blue turned up on their bicycles.

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Posted in: Flights canceled during China's worst sandstorm in a decade See in context

Bird baths you say. I like your optimism.

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Posted in: The unstoppable return of the mullet See in context

Oh? I've never seen a skanky mullet in Japan.

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Posted in: Celebrity doctor arrested for alleged stimulant use See in context

"I drink, not to forget, but just because it tastes nice and enhances the meal."

Riiiiight... You show me your non drug addiction, and I'll show you mine.

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Posted in: Foreign convenience store employee in Japan saves elderly woman from scammers with quick thinking See in context

Why should that be considered rewarded unless he were able to keep his Nepalese one too.

Excellent work BTW.

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Posted in: Australia to ease caps on returning citizens; Perth exits COVID-19 lockdown See in context

A five day sacrifice to get back to nearly normal life without threat from this horrible virus? Yes please!

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Posted in: Suspected ringleader of gang that stole ¥6 million from actress at her condo arrested See in context

The J-cops seem to be big fans of Ms. Satomi. There's a lot of investigation that's gone into this case, unlike others you might hear about.

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Posted in: Last trains in Tokyo area to leave earlier from Wed night to help stem virus surge See in context

J-logic at it"s best.

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Posted in: 3 men found dead inside tent in Chiba forest See in context

Tragic. CO2 poisoning. The silent killer.

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Posted in: Drinkable cheesecake See in context

*this product. Not limited duration.

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Posted in: Drinkable cheesecake See in context

Awwww, for a limited time only?!!!

But seriously, a poll taken in the household has revealed this as a bad idea.

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Posted in: Man arrested for soliciting prostitution from high school girl See in context

Thank you for the opportunity , Girl_in_Tokyo. So, know of any gender reversal situations that compare to this story?

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Posted in: Man arrested for soliciting prostitution from high school girl See in context

But surely her name is in the credits. Have they paid their dues to the actor's union?

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Posted in: Tuna goes for cut-price ¥20.84 mil at Tokyo fish market's New Year auction See in context

Slightly off topic, but can anyone tell me?, to my understanding, the auction is silent with the amount offered by the buyers made known to the auctioneer by secretive hand gestures inside a sock. How is this a fair auction? Is there no driving of the price?

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Posted in: Kitchen equipment piles up as pandemic shutters Japan's restaurants See in context

I went full Gaijin style and had a garage sale. Signs up all around.

Close to no interest. An old lady came for the child trailer for my mountain bike. Virtually stole it from me, then took the bike too (without thinking it was separate) because she liked it. Yeah, carbon is delightful to look at. Friends got a free spin, the bulk of my unkept treasure went in bags on the kerb.

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Posted in: Australia jails Japanese man for importing methamphetamine See in context

I applaud your^^^^ longing for more realistic sentencing for brutal crimes, yet these drugs are brutal to whole societies, so 9 years sets a nice example, but don't discount the danger of the act committed.

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Posted in: Spike in calls from empty houses to fire department in Akita City baffles authorities See in context

That^^^^, and dust it for prints.

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Posted in: A community’s touching reaction when an older shop owner has to take time off See in context

And this is why I love Japan!

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Posted in: Surfer vanishes in suspected shark attack in Australia See in context

Velius, you can't then also fail to mention the fish factory ships, surely decimating oceans globally.

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Posted in: Day of the Dolphin See in context

Pfft. That's not crowded. Katagai on any weekend is crowded. You wouldn't believe the crowds! Surfing, the sport of kings... pfft. Not here.

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Posted in: Man found dead in car on rail crossing suspected of killing woman See in context

Umm, guns exist in Japan. Shotguns being one of the easiest to be licensed for. But these stiffs (RIP) are from Aichi. Yakuza.

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Posted in: Man arrested in Kyoto after failing to return rental car over a year past deadline See in context

^^^ Really?, this is the best that I can see;

"K Class - Mini

Duration Varies · 4870JPY / Day"

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Posted in: Police trying to identify woman whose body was found in gutter in Kumamoto See in context


"An eye for an eye" seems so justified.

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Posted in: Tokyo man arrested for kidnapping 9-year-old girl he met via online game See in context

I question the term, "on the back seat". What?, was she tied up?

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Posted in: Man arrested for urinating in beer cans and leaving them on side of road See in context

Thanks Sir Bentley, I missed that. Golden!

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