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The little observations...

Unread post by SamhainP8 » Sat Apr 02, 2011 8:37 am

The path to ultimate stardom in J-land flows from Johnny come lately singers becoming TV hosts and actors, as opposed to in OZ where it flows from terrible actors moving to London to become singers.
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Re: The little observations...

Unread post by SamhainP8 » Sun Apr 03, 2011 12:24 am

パンくん is the most intelligent and entertaining being that has ever or will ever appear on J-TV.
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Re: The little observations...

Unread post by Tall Tall Tree » Sun Apr 03, 2011 5:43 pm

Coming back to daily life in Japan, I'm sometimes finding myself surprised by the little things which cause me to go "ah, I remember this." Like the feel of the yellow bumpy lines paved into the sidewalks (is there a proper name for those things?), the way-too-sweet smell of a grocery store bakery, and seeing signs advertising "ローン" in far more places than one sees them in the US.

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Re: The little observations...

Unread post by SamhainP8 » Mon Apr 04, 2011 8:51 pm

The hole in the stool thing you sit on when having a shower in J-land is incredibly well placed. :clap:
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Re: The little observations...

Unread post by SamhainP8 » Wed Apr 06, 2011 11:30 pm

In the suburbs there is a neglected unicycle out the front of every other house.
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Re: The little observations...

Unread post by Shawn » Wed Apr 06, 2011 11:53 pm

I understand that train companies are shutting down their escalators to save energy, but do they have to tape them off like a crime scene? Why are we not allowed to use them? After all, aren't non-moving escalators simply stairs?

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Re: The little observations...

Unread post by SamhainP8 » Thu Apr 07, 2011 10:21 am

Langslave wrote:
Shawn wrote:I understand that train companies are shutting down their escalators to save energy, but do they have to tape them off like a crime scene? Why are we not allowed to use them? After all, aren't non-moving escalators simply stairs?
I asked, and asked, and asked at work "WHEN can we start using the lift again?", they kept answering they werent using it "just in case". In case what? Japan EVER has another eathquake? Im worrying that things that are switched off now will never return, like places to sit and rubbish bins after the Sarin gas attack.
That's crazy! :eyes:

P.s. Belongs in the "The Little Questions" thread :bye:
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Re: The little observations...

Unread post by Cadence » Fri Apr 08, 2011 6:52 pm

Shawn wrote:I understand that train companies are shutting down their escalators to save energy, but do they have to tape them off like a crime scene? Why are we not allowed to use them? After all, aren't non-moving escalators simply stairs?
That is a bloody good point, mate.

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Re: The little observations...

Unread post by SamhainP8 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 9:55 pm

If you wear one of those anti-wind-double-clip string things (?) that connects your hat to your shirt, you’re guaranteed to be a boring fucker.
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Re: The little observations...

Unread post by angryboy » Tue Apr 12, 2011 11:22 pm

SamhainP8 wrote:If you wear one of those anti-wind-double-clip string things (?) that connects your hat to your shirt, you’re guaranteed to be a boring fucker.
And anyone who wears a fishing vest when not fishing.

And any cunt who wears a beret is,well, a cunt.
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Re: The little observations...

Unread post by Examination_Hell » Wed Apr 13, 2011 12:33 am

angryboy wrote:
SamhainP8 wrote:If you wear one of those anti-wind-double-clip string things (?) that connects your hat to your shirt, you’re guaranteed to be a boring fucker.
And anyone who wears a fishing vest when not fishing.

And any cunt who wears a beret is,well, a cunt.
God help anyone wearing a beret which has been clipped using an anti-wind-double-clip to their fishing vest aye? :lol: :wink:
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Re: The little observations...

Unread post by SamhainP8 » Wed Apr 13, 2011 11:45 am

:haha: :clap:
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Unread post by allblacks » Wed Apr 13, 2011 12:02 pm

Someone forgot to include those who carry fishing rods on the train while doing that! Who wears a hat inside anyway!
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Unread post by SamhainP8 » Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:41 pm

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Unread post by allblacks » Fri Apr 15, 2011 5:57 pm

Sumo wrestlers fired but still collect severance package...

http://headlines.yahoo.co.jp/hl?a=20110 ... 02-sph-spo
日本相撲協会は14日、東京・両国国技館で臨時理事会を開き、八百長に関与したとして引退勧告を受けながら、応じなかった幕内・蒼国来(27)=荒汐=と十両・星風(27)=尾車=を解雇処分とした。だが、協会は2人に退職金を支給することを決定。
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Now thats just basic translation but I have to say this! And they call this punishment?
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Unread post by angryboy » Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:45 pm

In Japan, a discarded magazine on the roadside is guaranteed to be a flog mag.
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Unread post by SamhainP8 » Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:52 pm

angryboy wrote:In Japan, a discarded magazine on the roadside is guaranteed to be a flog mag.
Same in Aus. I had a radar for the fucking things and made some good money selling them at school along with the ones we'd flog from building sites and what not.
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Unread post by SamhainP8 » Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:48 pm

Langslave wrote:Ha ha, flog mag. We used to call em stick mags when I was a young fella.
Yes us too. In saying that though, they all started out as stick mags but after a few passes around the school they were most definitely flog mags.
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Unread post by allblacks » Thu Apr 21, 2011 12:25 pm

Speaking English could change your life!
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Unread post by SamhainP8 » Thu Apr 21, 2011 2:37 pm

allblacks wrote:Speaking English could change your life!
BAH!
Fair call I reckon!
Penelope would agree with that.
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Unread post by sampler » Thu Apr 21, 2011 7:05 pm

Children's games with universal appeal eg. Connect 4 and Snakes & Ladders haven't reached Japan.

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Unread post by Wage Slave » Thu Apr 21, 2011 7:18 pm

Or tiddlywinks.
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Unread post by Wage Slave » Thu Apr 21, 2011 9:12 pm

Still available on Amazon UK. Not sure about toy shops. Japanese kids like it and are very quick to get good at it.
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Unread post by exUsagiCoalMiner » Fri Apr 22, 2011 12:46 am

Yet, I have seen Hungry, Hungry Hippos in a few places here. :huh: Thought that game went hand in hand with C4 and SnL?
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Unread post by exUsagiCoalMiner » Sat Apr 23, 2011 8:45 pm

Well, I can now tell you all, from a personal observation, that getting mentholated shaving cream in your eye not only sucks (hardcore), it is also the gift that keeps on giving... :x :x :x
(And I think my contact is now fused to my eyeball, too...)
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exUsagiCoalMiner wrote:Well, I can now tell you all, from a personal observation, that getting mentholated shaving cream in your eye not only sucks (hardcore), it is also the gift that keeps on giving... :x :x :x
(And I think my contact is now fused to my eyeball, too...)
There's a shampoo you can get in the UK called "Original Source" or something along those lines. They do a mentholated product that should definitely come with a warning against getting any of it on your cock, as I found out to my detriment.
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Unread post by SamhainP8 » Sun Apr 24, 2011 8:58 am

RalphWiggum wrote:
exUsagiCoalMiner wrote:Well, I can now tell you all, from a personal observation, that getting mentholated shaving cream in your eye not only sucks (hardcore), it is also the gift that keeps on giving... :x :x :x
(And I think my contact is now fused to my eyeball, too...)
There's a shampoo you can get in the UK called "Original Source" or something along those lines. They do a mentholated product that should definitely come with a warning against getting any of it on your cock, as I found out to my detriment.
Fucking the half empty shampoo bottle again Ralph?
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SamhainP8 wrote:
RalphWiggum wrote:
exUsagiCoalMiner wrote:Well, I can now tell you all, from a personal observation, that getting mentholated shaving cream in your eye not only sucks (hardcore), it is also the gift that keeps on giving... :x :x :x
(And I think my contact is now fused to my eyeball, too...)
There's a shampoo you can get in the UK called "Original Source" or something along those lines. They do a mentholated product that should definitely come with a warning against getting any of it on your cock, as I found out to my detriment.
Fucking the half empty shampoo bottle again Ralph?
I'm not that creative, sunshine. I am, however, too cheap to buy separate shower gel and shampoo. They're all soap to a certain extent, so what's the difference (other than when they have some eye and cock burning compound added, clearly)?
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Re: The little observations...

Unread post by Tall Tall Tree » Mon Apr 25, 2011 12:00 am

Am I nuts, or do all the beer commercials here feature someone demonstrating the product by going "glug, glug, glug, aaaah" very loudly?

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Re: The little observations...

Unread post by SamhainP8 » Sat Apr 30, 2011 12:40 am

Tall Tall Tree wrote:Am I nuts, or do all the beer commercials here feature someone demonstrating the product by going "glug, glug, glug, aaaah" very loudly?
That's yet another question.
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