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CapnSinbadMay. 04, 2013 - 09:44PM JST
Both hotmail and gmail switched to new formats and I'll be darned if I can figure out how to use them. Way to go guys !
Posted in: Hotmail is dead as Outlook.com takes over
CapnSinbadApr. 24, 2013 - 10:43PM JST
MOS burgers are overpriced, soggy, take forever, and you might as well eat them with a spoon as they fall all over in squishy clumps,the cheese tastes weird, and the stores are usually empty which must say something.
Posted in: Mos Burger to take on McDonald’s in breakfast arena
CapnSinbadApr. 19, 2013 - 09:44AM JST
That's what my house cost here. What's with those ugly headlights ?
Posted in: Jump in my car
CapnSinbadApr. 07, 2013 - 10:45PM JST
Apple has no idea what its doing anymore. Steve's a spinnin'.
Posted in: 60-inch Apple iTV to launch this year
CapnSinbadApr. 07, 2013 - 10:39PM JST
4 seasons in Australia ? No way ! We have 4 in Canada too ! What a kawinkydink. This article blows...............
Posted in: Windy day
CapnSinbadApr. 07, 2013 - 10:33PM JST
So why isn't he promoting the movie in Japan ? Oh yeah, he is a notorious criminal, gotta keep them outta here.
Posted in: Robert Downey Jr. promotes 'Iron Man 3' in Beijing
CapnSinbadMar. 07, 2013 - 09:57PM JST
Lots more stuff you didn't know existed and want but don't need.
Posted in: Gadgets and gizmos galore at world's top IT fair
CapnSinbadMar. 07, 2013 - 09:53PM JST
He was just another immature incompetent jerk who lost his temper, hardly any cold-blooded killer. What did he know from babies ? He'll do time, worry not. Maybe he'll mature in the process.
Posted in: Man arrested for shaking 6-month-old daughter to death
CapnSinbadJan. 26, 2013 - 10:28PM JST
You can buy chahan, gyoza, etc. in the frozen section of combinis for a hundred yen and they have fair-sized portions so it is easy to eat lunch here for a hundred yen if you wanted to. You can eat real cheap in Tokyo if you want.
Posted in: Survey reveals 24% of workers in Japan spend Y250 on lunch
CapnSinbadJan. 06, 2013 - 08:34AM JST
What is it with climbing mountains in the dead of winter ? I mean, common sense should prevail without hesitation. Doesn't look good for these folk though. Best of luck to them.
Posted in: 8 mountain climbers still missing
CapnSinbadDec. 24, 2012 - 10:51PM JST
Yeah, yeah, whatever. I go to Staba sometimes, Tully's sometimes, the girls are friendly and efficient, taste of coffee is fine, you pay a bit more but you are in a kind of 'club' when you go there, for people willing to spend a bit more.So all the ketchi gaijin can stay away if you like but if you're that hard up you can't afford a decent cup of coffee now and then maybe it's time you got a better-paying job. People like to splurge on small luxuries, it makes them feel special. Live it up !
Posted in: Starbucks Japan reduces amount of brew in some offerings
CapnSinbadSep. 14, 2012 - 09:48PM JST
Didn't he get killed off a few years back in that second X-Men movie ?
Posted in: Marvel comics kills off beloved Professor X, founder of X-Men
CapnSinbadSep. 07, 2012 - 09:41AM JST
As a marketing tool, Hallow'een is good for the economy, as a festivity it's overrated, merely yet another excuse to get legless.
Posted in: Halloween season kicks off in Japan
CapnSinbadAug. 31, 2012 - 10:43PM JST
As if Romney will be able to do anything effective immediately, how naive are Americans ? How is he going to create 12 million new jobs ? Giving another guy a crack at it is all very well and good but Bush was in for 8 years and can anyone remember one hugely effective thing he did ? Why is he hated so much then ? Why isn't he invited to any of the GOP conventions ? Electing Romney will mean the heavens will open and everyone will live on easy street ? Give me a break.
Posted in: Would a 2nd term mean 'Obama Unleashed' on world stage?
CapnSinbadAug. 28, 2012 - 06:38PM JST
They come in a dozen sizes, shapes, and textures back home and I always bring back a hefty supply. So they're only available at Seiyu then ? How about conbinis ? I agree on the salty comment, that's why some of the less salty varieties such as the PB balls or biscuits go down a little easier. I wonder which varieties are coming ? More info please !
Posted in: Devotees in Japan finally get Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
CapnSinbadAug. 17, 2012 - 08:56PM JST
I saw the BBs play Budokan in the 1990s so some of this info is erroneous. Their sets were tired even then.
Posted in: Beach Boys play before 12,000 fans in Chiba
CapnSinbadAug. 16, 2012 - 11:39PM JST
Elvis never drank beer ever. His bloating was caused by poor diet, lack of exercise, a twisted-colon, and polypharmacy, all of which contributed to his early demise. That and he didn't care about being alive much anymore what with having done it all to the Nth degree: he was burnt-out big time.
Posted in: Musicians remember Elvis' talent, character
CapnSinbadJul. 19, 2012 - 02:51PM JST
Impressive achievement I'd say though I don't care for them. I walked out of their last gig at the Dome halfway through. Jagger is too much of a prima donna.
Posted in: Rolling Stones keep giving satisfaction, 50 years on
CapnSinbadJul. 19, 2012 - 02:28PM JST
I went to the local gov't office yesterday to get an official copy of my gaijin card (gaikokujin torokushou shoumeishou)
and I couldn't find the normal form which was always there. The woman asked "Are you looking for 'jyuminhyou ?" Turns out we auslanders don't need to worry about a special form for foreigners anymore and can apply for a jyuminhyou paper just like the locals do. I was dumbfounded and considered that a real step forward here. At least I did until I saw the form and it doesn't pander to the non-fluent: if you can't read your basic 2200 kanji then good luck with it. Be careful what you wish for !
Posted in: Cool Japan? With new resident system for foreigners, 'Cold Japan' fits better
CapnSinbadJul. 16, 2012 - 07:33PM JST
I was down in Harajuku today and saw this protest. The streets were all closed off and impromptu concerts were taking place on the beds of large flatbed trucks among other things. The tons of cops looked mighty peeved and were turning around this way and that not sure what they should be doing. Passersby were taking pix and many stood transfixed all along Omotesando feeling somehow caught up in the moment and alternately gobsmacked but the sheer numbers of well-organized protestors. Go for it !
Posted in: Massive anti-nuclear power rally held in Tokyo
May. 20, 2013 - 03:32AM JST
When Japan Communist Party and Japan Socialist party were getting big, USA wanted GHQ to sop…
Posted in: Abe defends right to visit Yasukuni Shrine
May. 20, 2013 - 03:08AM JST
Florida winner is lucky in another respect: no state income tax. But, the taxman will certainly…
Posted in: Winning ticket for $590.5 million Powerball lottery sold in Florida
May. 20, 2013 - 03:00AM JST
@m6bob: Excellent analysis you wrote, No guess Yours is analysis.
Posted in: Minister defends PM aide's surprise N Korea trip
May. 20, 2013 - 02:35AM JST
Don't forget about John Stewart. I'm guessing you can make up some stuff about him,…
Posted in: White House: Obama is no Nixon