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JaymannApr. 27, 2015 - 06:49AM JST
His 'Roots'? Roflmao... his roots are the indie music sub-culture of cuba st in wellington NZ. But seriously Oz, he's all yours ;)
Posted in: Russell Crowe finds his roots with 'The Water Diviner'
JaymannApr. 27, 2015 - 06:41AM JST
Such a festering wound for Japan.... the only way Japan will ever live down the crippling shame of their heinous past is to confront it with honesty, admit their culpability and make full reparations.
Posted in: In U.S., 'comfort woman' demands apology from Japan
JaymannApr. 27, 2015 - 06:37AM JST
There is a part of him on display that perfectly sums up what this right wingers views make him..... it rhymes with 'rock'
Posted in: Naked nationalist stirs up election campaign
JaymannMar. 29, 2015 - 03:33PM JST
perhaps they could apologise for the massive suffering caused there during Japan's aggressive and rapacious war efforts.
Posted in: Emperor, empress to visit Palau April 8-9
JaymannDec. 22, 2014 - 06:16AM JST
people forget the culpability of the Police here too. Police should never pursue criminals at high speed when that action can endanger the lives of innocent bystanders. Had the police taken the car's licence number and discontinued the pursuit it is likely that student would still be alive today. The police are not able to control the actions of drunks (or whomever) fleeing at high speed, but they can regulate their own unsafe practices.
Likely this will not even be considered an issue in this revenge-justice society.
Posted in: Student dies after she is hit by car being chased by police
JaymannDec. 13, 2014 - 05:58AM JST
Hopefully this is just rhetoric - the world hardly needs another daft, right-wing-religious bunch of douche bags with a decent army
Posted in: Abe's base aims to restore past religious, patriotic values
JaymannNov. 21, 2014 - 05:27PM JST
this is a s disaster for the world's premier rugby competition. It has been continually diluted with ever increasing numbers of weak team - now 2 more easy beats. It's getting to the point where we'll only watch the NZ/ SA games and the finals series. Who needs to see a Japanese team being thrashed 100 points by Canterbury for goodness sake!
Posted in: Argentina team to join Japan in 2016 Super Rugby
JaymannNov. 17, 2014 - 07:48AM JST
How utterly appalling to the Japanese consumer who continues to suffer at the hands of japan's archaic and anti competitive market protection. Nz could supply butter to counter all of this shortage. Roll on the TPP!
Posted in: Seasonal celebrations threatened by nationwide butter shortage
JaymannOct. 27, 2014 - 03:59PM JST
It took shrewd guidance by NZ's best government in a generation to bring this huge money-maker to NZ. Amazing that the partisan and naïve in godzone argued against having the movies made here...
Posted in: Cost of making 'Hobbit' movies up to $745 million
JaymannOct. 08, 2014 - 06:11AM JST
Of those 3 storage mediums there is actually a correct answer: CDs. The cycles of discreet sound they use are far greater than a human ear can discern and so provide the best listening experience for the majority of music listeners. Whilst it is true that the analogue technology of vinyl provides a truer representation of the music, the equipment needed to realise that representation AND the fragile state of the medium (always degrading) make it a choice really only extreme, high-end listeners. Mp3s are a con - they provide a fraction of the actual recorded sound and our brains just fill in the rest.
Several posters above mentioned a number of better mediums (if less readily available)
Posted in: Which offers the best sound quality for listening to music?
JaymannSep. 17, 2014 - 02:17PM JST
well done NZ. Massive respect for this NZ government - easily our best leaders in 3 decades
Posted in: Japan's whaling plans come under scrutiny at IWC meeting
JaymannSep. 12, 2014 - 03:09PM JST
perhaps Abe can get a clue about economics from her.... he clearly has no idea.
Posted in: Sushi chat
JaymannSep. 10, 2014 - 08:25AM JST
Calves are worth $5000 in japan? And consumers still don't back the TPP? Japanese agriculture lives in a fantasy world
Posted in: Demographic crisis empties out Japan's rural areas
JaymannSep. 09, 2014 - 09:55AM JST
ahhhh Japan's time-honoured re-writing of history
JaymannAug. 28, 2014 - 06:18AM JST
so ...exactly what is original about this again?It's a fad for the non-discerning music listener. McMusic at it's worst
Posted in: Babymetal plot world domination with Lolita rock
JaymannAug. 22, 2014 - 09:37AM JST
is internet addiction a valid condition?
Posted in: Gambling, Internet, alcohol addictions rife in Japan: study
JaymannMay. 27, 2014 - 03:43PM JST
women's soccer and badminton? Rock on Japan you monsters!
Posted in: Japan's World Cup dream boosted by weekend golden treble
JaymannMay. 18, 2014 - 07:17AM JST
are the remaining 20% upset they don't get this kind of attention?
Posted in: 80% of Japanese women report being hit on by strangers
JaymannApr. 25, 2014 - 07:29AM JST
Japan should never have been invited into the TPP. Their and the USs recalcitrance on tariffs has led to nothing but the endangering of a trade pack for the other countries who are ready and willing to progress. Japan's desire to protect their massively expensive and inefficient agriculture sector is a joke - turf Japan aside and move on with the rest of the world.
Posted in: Obama rejects notion that TPP deal is in danger
JaymannApr. 25, 2014 - 07:24AM JST
@MGigante - that is incorrect. Obama and Akihiito are equals in state functions. If it reflected reality of their positions ... Obama probably wouldn't bother to make the time for Akihito as he is merely a figurehead of little importance.
Posted in: Royal welcome
May. 26, 2015 - 06:41PM JST
She might be very dishonest and she also has a legal obligation to return the money…
Posted in: Woman arrested for pocketing change given to her by mistake
May. 26, 2015 - 06:40PM JST
The last new song the Rolling Stones released was 'Doom and Gloom' a single track on…
Posted in: Rolling Stones kick off 'Zip Code' stadium tour in San Diego
You're just jealous Bass 'cause you know that Obama is the best president, and that you've…
Posted in: U.S. does damage control after defense chief’s remarks on Iraq
If they are homophobic, they will be branded homophobic
Remember, this is what a lot of…
Posted in: Ireland says big 'Yes' to gay marriage in world first
May. 26, 2015 - 06:39PM JST
I just can't understand these women who leave to join IS. Their parents left their home…
Posted in: Australian mother abandons children to join IS