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JoshuYakiMay. 20, 2013 - 07:44AM JST
people will eat this guaranteed
Posted in: Mega Potato to go back on sale at McDonald's Japan
JoshuYakiMay. 19, 2013 - 12:30AM JST
I think since March 11 earthquakes in japan are such big news now. They used to be something that you shrugged off as a regular thing.
Hold onto your computer monitor with one hand and try to type with the other till the shaking stops.
Posted in: M6.1 earthquake strikes off northeast Japan
JoshuYakiMay. 19, 2013 - 12:25AM JST
I am surprised that the Amoeba corporate blob Google hasn't slithered over Yahoo Japan and incorporated it or just digested it to it's demise by now.
I think this is like a cat with a stomach full playing with a mouse just for the fun of it
Posted in: Yahoo! Japan suspects 22 million IDs stolen
JoshuYakiMay. 17, 2013 - 03:47AM JST
Call me sentimental but I miss the old school late 90's early 2000's clam shell flip phones by DoCoMo. The quality of the phone build was amazing. Using it, flipping it open etc. was like a well built watch. The new generic iphone clones are getting a little hopeless feeling. We already have a laptop and a tablet...
Posted in: NTT DOCOMO unveils 11 new mobile devices in 2013 summer lineup
JoshuYakiMay. 11, 2013 - 10:10AM JST
It sounds like someone who wants to get caught to me. Either that or this is a psychologically challenged person without a grip on reality..
Posted in: Man arrested for cutting off women's clothes as they slept
JoshuYakiMay. 08, 2013 - 03:50PM JST
come to think about it.... The only thing Okinawa was missing was a corrupt warmonger government, life-threatening smog, and a roller-coaster real estate bubble... it will go excellent with the scuba and seafood
Posted in: China should reconsider who owns Okinawa: People's Daily
JoshuYakiApr. 25, 2013 - 06:11PM JST
It makes you imagine the scenario where the police will let this guy go just on the basis that he doesn't remember doing it.
As if recollection is more important than denial in this case. He doesn't remember doing it? I guess we'll have to let him go!
Posted in: School flasher identified by semen left at scene
JoshuYakiApr. 25, 2013 - 09:09AM JST
Beer sounds good right now..
Posted in: Don’t like drinking with the boss? No promotion for you
JoshuYakiApr. 24, 2013 - 08:28AM JST
Then they need to study the eating behavior of the sorely hungover. There is no other reason for eating breakfast at a burger shop.
Posted in: Mos Burger to take on McDonald’s in breakfast arena
JoshuYakiApr. 22, 2013 - 08:38AM JST
If she is an independent, exhibitionist, outgoing, comfortable with her body and doing it for fun then great!
If she is being coerced into this by a bully manager then lame.. There is enough porn in Japan to not have to sell out your career to a use and then dump industry. Oh well...
Posted in: Actress Lisa Goto trades legacy of sports drink commercials for career in porn
JoshuYakiApr. 19, 2013 - 08:28AM JST
I remember when I was in japan 10 years ago, McD's was announcing that they would be doubling the locations in Japan.
It's good to hear that the Japanese people didn't want to go to eat there twice as much.
I have to say that it was way too easy for Japanese companies to copy the good parts of McDonalds and make an even better product. Good for them
Posted in: Free gifts, cheap coffee no help as McDonald’s Japan troubles continue
JoshuYakiApr. 18, 2013 - 12:06PM JST
To be in the military is like training thousands of men for the Olympics then never competing in sports.
If you are in the military, especially if you are a general or higher, your job is war.
To finish your career without war would be the most horrible sadness.
Military bosses must start and win wars to achieve immortality, a bronze statue etc...
This is antagonizing the enemy to make the first move to justify your aggressive desires. Period. China / USSR have nothing to lose.
Posted in: Japan scrambled jets against China planes record 306 times in 12 months
JoshuYakiApr. 17, 2013 - 10:24AM JST
I don't think it's necessarily this guy using google a few times and then he loses his ability / will to thrive. I am sure that this problem came up repeatedly, ruined his reputation, and might have cost him jobs, or promotions etc.
I am sure he contacted Google. Was promptly ignored or got an autoresponse. I am sure his lawyer wrote a letter to cease and desist, and that was ignored.
With a amoeba like corporation like Google there is no way an individual can give feedback that requires action without the courts being involved. I am sure the experience was stressful and humiliating.
Auto complete should be there to better our lives not ruin our lives.
Posted in: Tokyo District Court tells Google to stop autocomplete words
JoshuYakiApr. 15, 2013 - 08:02AM JST
If someone had lost a job by doing this or was arrested for breaking Shariah Law.. Then maybe
Posted in: Harlem Shake meme hits Japan bathhouse and shrine
JoshuYakiApr. 13, 2013 - 08:06AM JST
I wonder if they will carefully attack everything except for Tokyo Disneyland. I think the Ill family was really fond of that place.
Japan is that place that NK and even China is obsessed with but doesn't get the same admiration in return so they threaten war.
Its like the bully pulling the ponytails of his secret crush because she doesn't pay attention to him
Posted in: N Korea threatens nuclear retaliation against Japan
JoshuYakiApr. 13, 2013 - 12:22AM JST
I wish that would happen when it's hot.
I hate it when people don't take off their backpacks on the train. It's a really selfish thing to do.
Posted in: JR East train travels 48 kms with door open
JoshuYakiApr. 11, 2013 - 09:30AM JST
You know this guy has to be featured on the next Finding Nemo movie..
Posted in: Fish survives 8,000-km journey from Japan to America on boat washed away by tsunami
JoshuYakiApr. 11, 2013 - 09:29AM JST
Kind of makes you wish they would give up the typical polite optimism; insisting on a positive spin on everything. It's polluting the truth in the end and it makes you want to even question the positive work they have completed.
Just tell the facts and leave it at that.
Of course they don't know everything. There are spots that are too radioactive for a robot to penetrate. How are they going to know that everything is contained for sure.
Posted in: Fukushima plant abandoning leaky underground pools
JoshuYakiApr. 08, 2013 - 08:33AM JST
I don't think it's science or culture here. I think it's simply the pride of stubborn old men.
The whale scientists are happy to have a source of funding to do their work. The people who enjoy eating whale enjoy the source of whale meat.
But neither party would actively choose to stick their finger in the worlds eye this way unless they were stubborn old men who hated to be told what to do by outsiders.
Posted in: Whale 'research institute' a flashpoint in global dispute
JoshuYakiApr. 08, 2013 - 01:15AM JST
I confess if I found ten million yen dropped from a botched robbery I would stuff it in my pants and run. It would smell like cigarette smoke from pachinko but I would be happy to have it.
Then I would get caught... heheh
Posted in: Thieves drop Y10 mil while fleeing from pachinko heist
May. 24, 2013 - 06:30PM JST
@disillusioned that's not as absurd as sunsets before 5pm in the winter.
Posted in: Gov't considers setting clock ahead by two hours
May. 24, 2013 - 06:29PM JST
I totally agree, there is no logic behind the current time system and is completely against…
May. 24, 2013 - 06:27PM JST
Most of these banks (Federal Reserve, Bank of England etc) are private, yet they are allowed…
Posted in: Austerity is a moral issue
May. 24, 2013 - 06:24PM JST
Berlin 3 times for a total of 7 weeks and have driven all over it-Germans have…
Posted in: Germany most popular country in the world; Japan No. 4: BBC poll
May. 24, 2013 - 06:22PM JST
hidingout: "I agree that there was nothing for these women to gain by meeting Mr Hashimoto.…
Posted in: Korean 'comfort women' cancel meeting with Hashimoto