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Manuel D. Valencia IIINov. 21, 2013 - 07:44PM JST
pizzatime - You are soooooo right! Talk about wine stupidity. This onsen picture proves it. Another wine stupidity about the Japanese is they chill red wine. A big No! No!
Posted in: Beaujolais Nouveau goes on sale across Japan
Manuel D. Valencia IIIOct. 19, 2013 - 10:50PM JST
I don't care how U.S. airlines raves about their service, especially their business and first class. I've lost total respect for them and won't fly the major airlines. I'll just stick to Virgin America and Jet Blue. The rest of them suck big time. This seat expansion just makes things worse, even worse than cattle class. I just see anything for making the extra buck. Luckily, I don't live in the U.S., but even at that, I won't use them for international flights. I'd rather pay the extra few dollars to get better comfort, service, and even more attractive flight attendants, rather than those senior cows on U.S. carriers. These carriers should learn from the international airlines. Even their domestic service is great. Wise up, U.S. airlines and start thinking about people rather than profit.
Posted in: New seats let U.S. airlines squeeze in more passengers
Manuel D. Valencia IIIAug. 27, 2013 - 09:31AM JST
This guy is really mental! Yes, there are really sick people in this country! He definitely needs help!
Posted in: Man arrested for stealing 200 bicycle seats for their 'scent of a woman'
Manuel D. Valencia IIIAug. 10, 2013 - 11:52PM JST
If Corporal Punishment happened to my kids, then there will be HELL to pay. There's no way my wife or her family would stop me (if they tried). There is no excuse for this kind of unprofessional and heartless behavior!
Posted in: Education ministry shocked by scale of corporal punishment
Manuel D. Valencia IIIAug. 05, 2013 - 07:12PM JST
If you mess with my kids, then there will be HELL to pay! You mess with me. Then I'll mess with you!
Posted in: Elementary school principal resigns after responding to knife threat with a heavy smack
Manuel D. Valencia IIIJul. 21, 2013 - 07:41PM JST
Japanese women are usually too self-conscious about themselves not just with swimsuits, but with other things, especially their weight.
Posted in: 94% of Japanese women don’t feel confident in a swimsuit, survey reveals
Manuel D. Valencia IIIJul. 15, 2013 - 08:49PM JST
Very sick and horrifying! May God have mercy on your soulless and heartless spirit. My prayers goes out to the victim and the family.
Posted in: 16-year-old girl arrested over death of classmate on mountain
Manuel D. Valencia IIIJul. 13, 2013 - 09:03PM JST
If the teacher or the school doesn't confront the issue, then I will if this were my son. Coming from a PR background, I would hold the school accountable and expose the school to the media, foreign or Japanese. However, I have a haunch that I would get a lot further with the foreign media.
Posted in: Teacher questioned for failing to stop bullying that resulted in student's suicide
Manuel D. Valencia IIIJul. 13, 2013 - 12:01AM JST
New Zealand will kill them.
Posted in: All Blacks to play Japan in Tokyo
Manuel D. Valencia IIIJul. 12, 2013 - 10:04AM JST
“The important thing,” advises Saito, “is to not have an exaggerated estimation of your own child’s virtues. Keep your expectations within bounds. Children tend to demand a good academic record, perfect body, beautiful face. Realistically speaking, there’s no point in laying down conditions that aren’t likely to be met. Parents should say to their children, ‘Character is the most important thing. Be satisfied with someone you’ll be able to feel comfortable with.’”
Blame the media and commercials for this. In the long run, character is definitely more important than looks. Character demonstrates a person's real worth. Unfortunately, I still hear women at work saying that they want a guy who is rich, tall with muscles. Nothing wrong with that, but one has to judge a person for his/her talents, personality, and respect towards another.
Posted in: Parents actively seeking mates for their single offspring
Manuel D. Valencia IIIJul. 08, 2013 - 10:41PM JST
All evidence of masturbation
Posted in: 5 things men in Japan hide before inviting a woman home
Manuel D. Valencia IIIJun. 24, 2013 - 09:02PM JST
Since he's apparently going to Cuba on Aeroflot, I kind of wonder if the U.S. government will try to force the plane down since according to flight tracker, the plane will go through U.S. airspace.
Posted in: U.S. scrambles to stop globe-trotting Snowden
Manuel D. Valencia IIIJun. 22, 2013 - 07:50PM JST
Posted in: United Airlines launches Boeing 787-8 flights between Denver and Tokyo
Manuel D. Valencia IIIJun. 20, 2013 - 06:56PM JST
Okay. That means that I had a disease since childhood up to university. What rubbish! This reminds me of educational boards acknowledging Ebonics as a language. Rubbish!
Posted in: AMA votes to recognize obesity as a disease
Manuel D. Valencia IIIMay. 29, 2013 - 10:53PM JST
Love ice cream. I can care less about the royalty, though. Just figureheads, that's all.
Posted in: Ice cream fit for an emperor
Manuel D. Valencia IIIMay. 20, 2013 - 08:55AM JST
Get rid of the program. It sucks eggs!
Posted in: Strengthening the JET Program
Manuel D. Valencia IIIApr. 30, 2013 - 09:11AM JST
My advice to the Japanese - Stop promoting suicides through tv programs. I dare you!
Posted in: Depressing suicide prevention posters cause controversy in Kobe
Manuel D. Valencia IIIApr. 25, 2013 - 04:51PM JST
I do work, but I don't "give" my salary to my wife. She has her account and I have mine. It doesn't make sense to me if I work for the money while she doesn't and takes a weekend with her friends. She has her account since childhood and uses that. Now, if we're both working, then she can do what she wants with it.
Posted in: Don’t like drinking with the boss? No promotion for you
Manuel D. Valencia IIIApr. 04, 2013 - 10:03PM JST
You used to be able to hit them a few decades ago and they'd suck it up, learn and persevere. I miss those days...
If anyone did that with me, I would either submit a possible law suit for battery, or take it out myself can call it self defense, even if it was a slap.
Posted in: How to scold employees in this age of power harassment
Manuel D. Valencia IIIMar. 18, 2013 - 07:24PM JST
Yea ... the Japanese don't help each other if they collapse in the street either.
I once witnessed an old guy have a heart attack in a train station, not one person (except me) stopped to help, call an ambulance or alert station staff.
A friend of mine saw a salaryman getting beat up by a young guy, and the guy ran off and left bleeding in the street, no-one did anything, except my friend who offered some tissues and waited with him until the ambulance came.
Japanese can be very cold hearted, especially in the cities during rush hour.
That happened to me, too. I came to the aid of some older person when most everyone went about their business. I was also knocked off my bike by an old person who took off. Same thing happened. only a couple of ladies stopped and checked on me when everyone else went about their business. Talk about a thoughtless society.
Posted in: Japanese travelers abroad lack street smarts
Dec. 11, 2013 - 08:34PM JST
TEPCO should change their name to BS inc.
Posted in: Fukushima contractor denies claims its staff concealed work terms
Dec. 11, 2013 - 08:28PM JST
Yeah Rurouni Kenshin!!!! I'm so anxious, I cannot stop checking the website to catch news or…
Posted in: 16 films based on popular manga series hitting Japanese cinemas in 2014
Dec. 11, 2013 - 08:27PM JST
A truly GREAT musician that many wouldn't know. To me, he was THE jazz master.
Posted in: Jazz guitarist master Jim Hall dies at 83
Their actions were directly or indirectly responsible for the deaths of innocent American citizens and American…
Posted in: Republicans criticize Obama for Castro handshake
Dec. 11, 2013 - 08:16PM JST
I generally hear the Japanese people I know complaining about the rote system of learning…
Posted in: Japanese college students struggle to answer basic astronomy questions