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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Sun May 13, 2018 1:27 am

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She just wanted to be your friend, Anax.

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Re: Japan

Post by shuize » Sun May 13, 2018 3:27 am

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Hornets: The perfect pet for people living in Japan?

While he’s an overall insect enthusiast, @togenanafushi says that hornets are the most enjoyable bugs he’s owned, citing his experiences cohabitating with black-tailed, Asian giant, and Japanese yellow hornets. He describes them as orderly and reliable pets who remember where their food is placed and sleep in the same spot every day, which is a definite advantage over pets that like to hold dominion over your living space by making their bed wherever they feel like it that particular day.

The obvious concern is that the hornets will sting their owner mercilessly, but @togenanafushi says this actually isn’t a problem. The hornets aren’t interested in stinging for stinging’s sake, and without a nest to protect, they’re not particularly aggressive unless somehow provoked. They’re even a somewhat functional pet, according to @togenanafushi, since they start buzzing around when the sun comes up, thus acting as a natural alarm clock and preventing him from ever oversleeping.

Wockettu Nūrusu!

でも、このアホは:

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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Sun May 13, 2018 3:38 am

I remember when they first showed the Little Bitches kicking the asses of entire hives.

Interesting strategy.

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Re: Japan

Post by shuize » Tue May 15, 2018 3:49 am

Doctor X wrote:I remember when they first showed the Little Bitches kicking the asses of entire hives.
I should have posted this video first.


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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Thu May 17, 2018 5:26 am

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Re: Japan

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Re: Japan

Post by Pyrrho » Sun May 20, 2018 5:33 pm

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way ... -off-sched

Japanese Rail Operator Says Sorry For 'Inexcusable' Departure 25 Seconds Early
In the U.S., you might expect a passenger rail operator to apologize for being late. However, in Japan — where sleek, high-speed trains are famous for arrivals and departures that you could set your watch by — leaving a station just 25 seconds early is nothing short of a disgrace.

That is what happened earlier this month at Notogawa Station in the central Shiga Prefecture, when a train mistakenly pulled away from the platform almost a half-minute ahead of schedule – at 7:11:35 a.m. instead of 7:12.

"The great inconvenience we placed upon our customers was truly inexcusable," Japan Railways said in a statement about the May 11 incident involving a Shinkansen bullet train.

Japan Today reports, "The trouble started when the conductor of the train (an express that makes its final stop at Nishi Akashi Station in Hyogo Prefecture at 9:14) mistakenly thought it was supposed to leave at 7:11, and so closed the doors of the 12-car train at that time. Realizing his mistake almost immediately, he looked down the platform, didn't notice anyone standing there, and so decided to just go ahead and leave 25 seconds early rather than reopen the doors and have to shut them again (a process that might have ended up making the train depart later than 7:12 exactly)."
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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Mon May 21, 2018 2:13 am

The first Marubeni Group corporate image animation produced by Studio Ghibli, Inc. Adopting the motif of what is said to be Japan’s oldest manga, Choju Jinbutsu Giga.

The accompanying music was composed and performed by leading Japanese pianist, Mr. Nobuyuki Tsujii.

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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Mon May 21, 2018 3:34 am

7-Eleven store resorts to cute illustration and heartfelt message to help sell excess pasta

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Won't you take pity on the poor anime girl?

Normally of course the way a store sells something it has too much of is to offer a discount, but at 7-11 the employees at the store probably aren't authorized to make such decisions. Hence the appeal to moe.
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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Mon May 21, 2018 7:03 am

BASTARD!

Why you make Store Loli cry, Anax?

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Re: Japan

Post by shuize » Mon May 21, 2018 12:52 pm

Witness wrote:The accompanying music was composed and performed by leading Japanese pianist, Mr. Nobuyuki Tsujii.
I doubt that guy's ever read a manga in his life ...

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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Tue May 22, 2018 2:02 am

shuize wrote:
Witness wrote:The accompanying music was composed and performed by leading Japanese pianist, Mr. Nobuyuki Tsujii.
I doubt that guy's ever read a manga in his life ...
Oh? So he can't be entirely bad! :mrgreen:

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Re: Japan

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Re: Japan

Post by shuize » Tue May 22, 2018 9:23 pm

Witness wrote:Oh? So he can't be entirely bad! :mrgreen:
He's been blind since birth.

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Re: Japan

Post by Pyrrho » Fri May 25, 2018 11:08 pm

Satire but funny:

https://www.therisingwasabi.com/japan-t ... nto-orbit/
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced on Monday plans to launch a Hello Kitty rocket from the Uchinoura Space Centre in Kagoshima Prefecture on June 30.

“We’ll be blasting 140 metric tons of kawaii into orbit,” JAXA president Shizuo Yamamoto told reporters at a press conference held in a pink room with a pink lectern and pink microphone.
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Re: Japan

Post by Grammatron » Sat May 26, 2018 2:42 am

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pillory wrote:jokes aren't funny....seriously thinking......

seriously thinking might be funny....but it's not joke

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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Sun May 27, 2018 3:45 am

Slightly
NSFW:
Can't neglect the Penis Festival. I liked this Cthulhuian variant:

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More: https://www.weirdasianews.com/2017/03/1 ... -festival/

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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Tue May 29, 2018 7:45 am

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These blue lights have an interesting function. You probably can't guess what it is.

If you want to know the answer, it can be found here:

https://www.citylab.com/transportation/ ... ns/560822/

I think I have seen these before, but I had no idea what it was for. :notsure:

I'll see if I can spot one on my way home. I think I remember where I saw it before.
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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Tue May 29, 2018 7:59 am

Before "clicking" I will guess they are to kill bacteria.

*Checks*

Well, rudeness, along with homicidal tendencies is a disease in Japan. Do not visit Hinamizawa without your shots.





I win.








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Not . . .

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"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
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"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
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Re: Japan

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue May 29, 2018 11:31 pm

I just LOVE cultural appropriation!

Apparently this is a genre. :lmao:



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