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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Sun Dec 10, 2017 8:19 am

I would make a joke, but I fear your waifu can punch through a computer screen.

Aside from the historical connection to even modern Geisha, it is like any historical hairstyle. It was "in" during its time. People "in" a particular period do not understand why anyone would have a hairstyle other than what they have, or clothes other than what they have.

In Modern Japan, without the rest of the costume, it would seem as "odd" as, say:

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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Sun Dec 10, 2017 12:04 pm

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The ideal feminine beauty.
if only she would shave her eyebrows and repaint them higher and then paint her teeth black.


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Re: Japan

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:10 pm

Is the white maquillage part of the original look or a theatrical makeup thing (as it might be black clad ninjas)?
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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:28 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:Is the white maquillage part of the original look or a theatrical makeup thing (as it might be black clad ninjas)?
https://www.jcia.org/n/en/info/b/

Yep.
By the early Edo period (1600-1868) there were elaborate treatises on etiquette and deportment for women that also gave detailed instructions on the proper use of cosmetics. During this period cosmetics centered on a palette of three basic colors: red (lip rouge, fingernail polish), white (face powder), and black (tooth-blackener, eyebrow pencil).
During the Edo period women were especially concerned with the application of face powder, for a white skin was regarded as the essence of a beautiful woman, as an old saying had it, "a light skin conceals seven other defects."
Face powder was a white, lead-based pigment dissolved in water and applied with the hands or a broad, flat brush. In the late Edo period, one brand of face powder called Bien Senjoko attained lasting fame by doing advertising tie-ins with a publisher of ukiyo-e prints.
Pigment for rouge was made primarily from safflowers, and applied to the lips, cheeks, and fingernails. Like face powder, a light application was regarded as a mark of refinement. In the late Edo period, however, there was a fad for heavier application of lipstick for an iridescent effect. Pigment from fresh safflowers became so expensive it was said to be worth its weight in gold.
The practice of blackening the teeth, a female rite of passage deeply associated with coming-of-age and marriage since the Middle Ages, became firmly established from the middle of the Edo period onward as a symbol of a woman’s married status: women would blacken the teeth immediately before or just following their wedding, and would shave off their eyebrows upon the birth of their first child.

Women of a certain age who belonged to the nobility or upper ranks of samurai society would use makeup to paint a second, artificial set of eyebrows higher on their forehead after having shaved off their natural ones.
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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:32 pm

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Re: Japan

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:11 pm

Geez.

And black teeth too.
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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Sun Dec 10, 2017 6:59 pm

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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:48 am

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"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
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"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:36 am

Tokyo’s “Rescue Bus” Picks Up Drunk Train Passengers That Fall Asleep and Miss Their Stop

During the holiday season, the Nishi Tokyo Bus Company operates a rescue bus called the ‘Nesugoshi Kyusai’ bus (overslept rescue bus) to pick up inebriated passengers who fell asleep and miss their stop. It meets passengers at the final station and delivers them back to their regular stop for the relatively small fee – when compared to a hotel room – of 880 yen (7.85 USD).

The rescue bus was the idea of a Nishi Tokyo Bus driver who pitched it to the company four years ago and they have been offering the service ever since. During the 2016 holiday season alone 75 passengers utilized the rescue bus, including 32 on the busiest night. This year, the rescue bus will operate every Friday evening throughout the month of December, as that is when the majority of company end-of-the-year drinking parties (called “bonenkai” in Japanese) take place.
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Re: Japan

Post by Fid » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:54 am

You people are fucking weird.
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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:45 am

Fid wrote:You people are fucking weird.
[youtube][/youtube]
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Re: Japan

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:32 am

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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:39 am

The Japan News wrote:Visual acuity of school kids worst on record

TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The proportions of elementary and junior high school children with uncorrected visual acuity of less than 1.0 hit record highs in fiscal 2017, an education ministry health survey showed Friday.

The results may have resulted from daily habits such as gazing at smartphone screens from close range, a ministry official said.

The survey was based on health checkups carried out from April to June on children aged between 5 and 17. It covered 24.9 percent of the checkup results, or 3.41 million children.

The share of elementary school kids with uncorrected vision less than 1.0 came to 32.46 percent and that of junior high school students 56.33 percent, both rewriting their record highs, a preliminary report of the survey said.

The proportions of elementary, junior high and senior high school students with ear problems, excluding hearing impairments, hit record highs as well. Many such problems involved earwax buildup, officials said.
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Re: Japan

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Dec 24, 2017 11:37 am

FWIW, Hitler and Mussolini didn't need glasses.

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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Dec 27, 2017 6:25 pm

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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:59 pm

本当に彼女は日本人です。。。

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Post by Witness » Thu Dec 28, 2017 3:10 am

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Re: Japan

Post by sparks » Thu Dec 28, 2017 3:23 am

Doctor X wrote:本当に彼女は日本人です。。。

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Fake tits then... :?:
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Re: Japan

Post by sparks » Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:27 am

Actually, doesn't matter if they're fake. They still look just fabulous! However, more than a mouthful is wasteful! Words of Wisdom(tm) Heed them or welcome damnation!!

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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:25 am

Japan sumo champion Harumafuji charged with assault

[blah…]

Harumafuji's assault on fellow Mongolian Takanoiwa happened while they were out drinking with other wrestlers in a bar in the western city of Tottori in October.

The grand champion is reported to have been angered that his countryman was checking his phone while being given advice. The latter was admitted to hospital with concussion and a fractured skull.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-42502080

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