FullM3taL's past comments

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    So far, he has given no statement about his motivation, other than to say he liked Sakura and wanted to be with her, police said.

    And what better way to accomplish that than threatening to kill the 11 year old with a knife, right?

    I feel sick. Throw the book at him.

    Posted in: Kidnap suspect said he threatened to kill girl unless she got into his car

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    The plane crossed the entire length of Ukraine. I'm pretty confident the Ukrainian authorities were well aware of this flight. They wouldn't shoot it down. Even if they suspected it to be something else, it was flying away from Kiev and about to enter Russian airspace. Why shoot a plane which is about to exit your airspace?

    Circumstantial evidence strongly points to this being an action of the Russian backed rebels in Eastern Ukraine. Hope they are brought to justice.

    Posted in: Global anger intensifies over downed Malaysia Airlines jet

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    Messi the best player of this tournament? What a joke! At times he wasn't even the best player in the Argentine team.

    Posted in: Messi named player of the tournament; Neuer wins World Cup Golden Glove

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    FullM3taL

    Israel IS breaking the rules of engagement. I understand they want to stop Hamas from firing the rockets, but exactly how bombing civilians accomplishes this really escapes me.

    Posted in: Israeli strike kills 18 family members, stirring debate over targets

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    The best team won, and I couldn't be happier! Germany were great throughout the tournament, and it is only fitting that they lift the trophy. Argentina did put up a good fight though, so kudos and commiserations to them.

    Congratulation Germany, you truly deserved it!

    Posted in: Germany scores in extra time to win World Cup 1-0

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    Neymar would not have made an iota of difference given the shambolic defending that was on display from Brazil. Thiago Silva was the only thing holding that defense together.

    To be honest, even if both Neymar and T. Silva had played, at best Brazil would have only lost 4 - 0 or something. Germany were a class above them.

    Posted in: Brazilians cry and curse at World Cup humiliation

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    For those who saw the game but do not follow European club football - PSG paid Chelsea 50 million pounds for David Luiz. Yes, that makes him the most expensive defender in the world. Just let that sink in.

    This Brazil team are pretenders and do not anything on the great Brazilian teams of the past. Scraped through the other stages of the tournament, and got shown as soon as they met a real Championship level team. I was rooting for Germany so can't really complain, but there was a point where even my elation turned to horror at what was going on. I hoped for the WC semi-final to be a contest. What I got was a decimation so brutal I could barely even watch.

    Can't wait for the other SF. Hopefully more of a contest than this massacre.

    Posted in: Germany inflict historic 7-1 defeat on Brazil

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    Nishimura? After that monumental mess-up in the opening match of this tournament? I see the idiot Cakir has been retained as well. If either of these get the final and Brazil go through, the other team might as well go home.

    Posted in: Japanese referee a candidate for World Cup final

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    Now I am extremely against water-boarding, but maybe he should be water-boarded just a little bit in order to make him realize what that cat went through.

    Posted in: Man posts live video of him drowning cat in Nagano river

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    Welcome, Japan, to the Military Industrial Complex.

    Posted in: Japan set for first arms export under new rules

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    @Jimizo. I will admit I'm biased because he is our incoming manager. The substitution of the tournament comment was just a tongue-in-cheek. But there can be no denying that it takes massive balls to do something like that. I haven't been gushing about other coaches because I think no other coach makes calls that have such an impact on the game. Case in point was the Mexico game, where van Gaal used the drinks break to tweak his formation. He brought off van Persie and brought on Huntelaar, moved Kuyt from right-back to forward thus creating enough space for Robben to run at the defenders and ultimately draw the foul/penalty that Huntelaar scored. The only other manger at the tournament that I have this much respect for is Germany's Joachim Loew. And to be honest, pound for pound, Germany has better players in almost all positions compared to Holland.

    That's just me though. I'm excited to see him manage United in the PL. I think we have a tactically astute manager who has the guts to make calls someone like Moyes didn't. The best part? van Gaal may put Rooney in his place, i.e., on the bench if he under-performs.

    Posted in: Netherlands beat Costa Rica in penalty shootout

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    @Jimizo. You are most welcome mate. :)

    I do hope you realize that makes a lot of television pundits like Gary Lineker, Alan Shearer, etc. (just to name the BBC ones) and nearly all football writers Man United fans.

    http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/football/28180956

    Gary Lineker: "What a performance, and what a piece of management by Louis van Gaal. Alan Shearer: "Big managers have to make big calls in big games, and that was a huge call by Van Gaal. He has got all the big decisions right at this World Cup."

    Enjoy those fits of laughter as long as you can. I fear they may not last very long. :)

    Posted in: Netherlands beat Costa Rica in penalty shootout

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    @Elbuda. My friend if you watch football regularly, you would know that the score does not tell the story of how the game went, just who won at the end. On any another day where van Persie wasn't missing chances given to him on a plate, the game could have easily ended 3-0 in favor of Holland in normal time. That's not to say that Costa Rica made it easy for them. They fought like lions, but the Dutch were better for most of the game, with just really poor finishing stopping them until the penalties.

    Posted in: Netherlands beat Costa Rica in penalty shootout

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    Louis van Gaal with probably the substitution of the tournament. And it defied logic at the time given Krul's record in the PL regarding penalties (2 saved in last 20). But it worked. And he guessed correctly each time.

    At one time I was genuinely scared for the Dutch. They just couldn't seem to put the ball in the net. And penalties has never really been their forte. But credit to the players who stepped up to the plate and made themselves count.

    The Costa Rica team has done itself and the country proud. Heroic performance from them this entire WC. It was so Krul on them.

    Posted in: Netherlands beat Costa Rica in penalty shootout

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    Don't think Kumamon will be axed since it's working for Kumamoto Prefecture. I would guess this is performance based. There indeed are a lot of wasteful mascot characters which do not accomplish anything in terms of changing public perception, etc. And many mascots were just created because others had one.

    Posted in: Hundreds of mascots face chop with finance ministry budget cuts

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    Sad for the kids. The parents will be so traumatized by this tragedy. My condolences.

    Posted in: Two brothers, aged 2 and 1, die in Kumamoto fire

  • 3

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    Germany vs Brazil. And I will put my wager on the Germans going through. Unless of course, the ref has other plans.

    Posted in: Germany beats France 1-0 to reach World Cup semifinals

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    Extremely unconvincing from Argentina. And Messi getting MotM is a joke after a decidedly average performance. Tough on Switzerland too, they played decent and almost held on for the penalties. But, this is football. Sh*t happens.

    Just got done watching the US vs Belgium game. Tough luck for the Americans too. But Belgium were the better side.

    After goals galore in the group stages, they seem to have dried up in the Ro16. Hopefully the pace picks up again from the QFs.

    Posted in: Argentina beat Swiss 1-0 in extra time

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    James Rodriguez! Unbelievable player. That first goal was just stunning. Absolutely sensational stuff.

    Cuadrado also looks a very good player.

    Posted in: Brazil beat Chile 3-2 on penalties; Colombia down Uruguay 2-0

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    oikawa, aye he is.

    This level of denial is unprecedented in the footballing world. Hopefully Colombia knock these cheats out soon.

    Posted in: Suarez a scapegoat, says Uruguay coach Tabarez

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