Brian Wheway's past comments

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    Brian Wheway

    I think that the counting forms stop a lot of people from carrying on with the Japanese language.

    Posted in: Top 5 myths about learning Japanese

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    Brian Wheway

    I hope they get paid out quickly now. I think that they have waited far to long.

    Posted in: Seoul: Surviving sex slave victims will receive $90,000

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    Brian Wheway

    Although this happened a long time ago and the law clock has been ticking and has now stopped, although there is no hard or DNA evidence, it does not mean that it didn't happen, in the UK we've had quite a few high profile celebrities being interviewed and in some cases prosecuted, and some going to prison, and rightly so! some die with out ever being brought into court, so I wish this lady all the best with the case.

    Posted in: Woman sues ex-vice head of primary school for obscene acts 25 years ago

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    Brian Wheway

    When this guy is sitting in his prison cell with a bowl of rice, without his phone, he can contemplate his stupid selfish action for the next 10-20 years.

    Posted in: Driver, playing Pokemon Go, hits and kills pedestrian, injures another

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    Brian Wheway

    I would like to know how many people still do actually eat whale meat/blubber? I asked my friend in Japan if he's ever tasted it, he said that he and no one he knew like it, and he had seen packets of the stuff in supermarkets for ages that had not been sold. so is there still a huge demand for the stuff?

    Posted in: Sea Shepherd to battle on after Japan whaling court deal in U.S.

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    Brian Wheway

    Bullfighter I've down loaded that info on to my phone, JB your right AED can't cure everything but if they save a few more lives thats better than non at all, Ive been on quite a few first aid training courses, and the general agreement is that its better to have some knowledge and try and save a life than someone just standing around not being able to to do a solitary thing because they don't know. even if you give first aid it gives that person 4-5 minutes vital attention and help so that paramedics can get the scene and take over. can i suggest to anyone reading this article that if you have no medical understanding get your self on a first aid course, you will never know when it might be used.

    Posted in: 10-year-old girl chokes to death on frankfurter

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    Brian Wheway

    The last time I was in japan a few years ago, I went with my son into a large departmental store and bought goods and gifts to the value of around £30 the kind lady escorted my to a office and in the process she explained to us all about tax free shopping on how i could get my tax back, but as I found out there is a £35 minimum spend limit, so I could not get the tax back, has anything changed since then and reading the above article does that still effect the £35 (4600yen) threshold limit in any shop?

    Posted in: Japanese alcohol to be exempt from liquor tax for foreign tourists

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    Brian Wheway

    My first thought was may be its a logo or manufacturers or decretive badge on the side of there swim gear that might have injured these ladies, but then why didn't men get scraped by this badge? very odd. my next thought was, I took a look at the link that Sensato has posted, what on earth do the owners think they are playing at? there is way to many people in the pool, thats an accident waiting to happen!

    Posted in: 8 women slashed at amusement park pool in Tokyo suburb

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    Brian Wheway

    GO MO! GO MO! and you did the UK proud well done!! another gold for the UK.

    Posted in: Mighty Mo seals distance double; Centrowitz claims 1,500 shock

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    Brian Wheway

    Here in the UK defib units are being installed into shops, pubs, restaurants, bike shops etc I am sure that there is an app you can down load so if there is a case of an emergency you can find these units very quickly. I know this is no help to this young girl, its another sad loss. In this case I am not blaming the teacher, lets face it, were not doctors were only first aiders, and thats my point, we are the link between the incident and the medical team turning up who are much more qualified, and have more tools and drugs and expertise, first aiders are the first port of call, and do save lives, but with out us more lives would be lost, so please don't be to hard on the teacher, He/she tried, its better than not doing a thing, and just standing there watching some die.

    Posted in: 10-year-old girl chokes to death on frankfurter

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    Brian Wheway

    You would have thought by now that the USA would have learned there lesson by now. DQ again? thats sloppy.

    Posted in: Jamaica wins 4x100 relay giving Bolt 9th gold; Japan takes silver

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    Brian Wheway

    Does Japan have water meters like us in the UK? if not, install them, and charge people who waste water, this way it wakes people up when they get a massive water bill!!

    Posted in: Will this year's abnormally dry season lead to a water shortage?

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    Brian Wheway

    We here in the UK have several safari parks around the country, they are very similar, but they have rangers in separate cars so if your car over heats, brake down, all you have to do is sound your horn and these guys will shunt your car out of they way. but they carry rifles just incase.

    Posted in: Gunma safari park worker killed in bear attack

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    Brian Wheway

    Gogogo, I didn't realise that there was lions swell, oh dear, this poor woman what a dilemma she must of had, stay in the car get injured, get out get injured. I would like to know if she had a radio to contact control for help, what safety policies do the zoo have?

    Posted in: Gunma safari park worker killed in bear attack

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    Brian Wheway

    I would have just stayed there, cheaper then a hotel, mind you I am coming to Japan latter on this year,,,,Uuuum let me think, ill cancel ALL of my hotels and guest houses, ill just have to find a lot of stores that sell these chairs, Sorted 1 cheap holiday coming up!.

    Posted in: Man falls asleep in Japanese store’s massage chair, wakes up to find himself locked in

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    Brian Wheway

    If a 150kg bear got into my car, believe my i would be getting out quicker than he got in. poor woman she must have been terrified. I hope they review there safety policy now and make amendments weather its more training or stronger shields on cars.

    Posted in: Gunma safari park worker killed in bear attack

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    Brian Wheway

    Goldorak, the answer to your question is No and it is a good start to the week! I think we need to balance up things here there has been two topics today 1 with some beautiful young ladies on the beach and 2 some attractive Maids in Tokyo, the news team now have to balance thing up with possibly hunky firemen at work or something like this, may be Salary man monthly??

    Posted in: Cooling off

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    Brian Wheway

    Join us and get a free tanto when you join!

    Posted in: Back to the past

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    Brian Wheway

    DT leaves me speechless, his stupidity is unprecedented, and if the American people vote for him and he wins the USA elections, this guy will have his finger on the nuclear button, jeeps I'am living in trepidation and fear

    Posted in: Firestorm as Trump says gun-rights backers can stop Clinton

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    Brian Wheway

    "Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters at the United Nations in September that Japan should address its demographic problems by putting women and the elderly to work before considering immigration." WTF! as much as I like mr Abe, this is bang out of order, Mr Abe were in the 21st century not the 1600,s these refugees have had a hard time and have suffered terrible losses that we can't imagine, although Japan turn a blind eye to them working illegally, japan can't bend slightly to help! wow how selfish is this? Japan should be grateful ! for the cheap labour, and don't forget you have the olympics coming up and where are you going to get the labour then? Japan stop buying your head in the sand and wake up!

    Posted in: Banned from working, asylum seekers are building Japan's roads

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