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Rolf SchlumpfApr. 04, 2014 - 06:58PM JST
Posted in: Yamaguchi-gumi launches website with song, anti-drugs message
Rolf SchlumpfFeb. 11, 2014 - 12:42AM JST
I'm swiss living in Switzerland at the moment and I voted YES. There were good reason to do so...
Posted in: EU to review Swiss ties after vote curbing immigration
Rolf SchlumpfJan. 24, 2014 - 08:41PM JST
Bought my first one in 1992... Never owned a Windows PC personally, god thankx :)... But working with both.
Posted in: Mac turns 30 in changing computer world
Rolf SchlumpfJan. 20, 2014 - 08:51PM JST
Sign of the times, every little piece of nothing is treated as racism. It's lame, for sure, but doesn't harm myself at all...
Posted in: ANA apologizes over racial stereotyping in new TV commercial
Rolf SchlumpfDec. 05, 2013 - 05:24AM JST
I'm swiss, but support Japan. Please drawn in Japan to our group, would be great to watch playing the Immigrant country vs. the Non-immigrant country... Anyway, it's Brazil who will win the pot in the end.
Posted in: The heat is on as FIFA announces World Cup complicated draw procedure
Rolf SchlumpfNov. 21, 2013 - 09:21PM JST
Wow, so many Elite wine connaisseurs in here. Come on, people, let them drink the Beaujolais, what's wrong with that? As we all know, it's like with music or whatever, there's no way to discuss about taste. Personally I drink mostly swiss (my homecountry, wine from there is only for the homemarket), french and italian wine quite often. But if my neighbour will offer me a glass of the BN, I wouldn't refuse... Live and let live...
Posted in: Beaujolais Nouveau goes on sale across Japan
Rolf SchlumpfNov. 16, 2013 - 11:18PM JST
@Storm... Losers? They just played a nice draw against one of the best teams (aka Holland) in the world. Guess Adidas is just following the rules of marketing. Japanese team in a japanese Ad for japanese consumers, just like that. Personally I'm a fan of "The All Blacks" and "The Blue Samurais", guess that soccer is much more popular in Japan (as it is worldwide) than Rugby. So what?...
Posted in: Adidas launches powerful ad campaign
Rolf SchlumpfOct. 23, 2013 - 04:07PM JST
Was there watching the games, Basel is my hometown. Nishikori did not bad, but in the end it was more like Chiudinelli played partly so bad, that Kei was able to win the game with 50% of his usual level. Looking forward to see Kei in the next match...
Posted in: Wawrinka slumps to Swiss Indoors 1st-round loss; Nishikori advances
Rolf SchlumpfSep. 13, 2013 - 08:46PM JST
I have some mid-sized tattos and had never (big) problems bathing at different onsen in different regions. When I was at a hotel pool in Okinawa once, the staff asked me to wear a t-shirt because of the children playing in the area. No problem with that, as a foreigner (in every country) it's clear to accept such rules.
Posted in: Hokkaido onsen bars Maori woman over her face tattoos
Rolf SchlumpfMay. 10, 2013 - 05:04PM JST
I'm from the same hometown like Federer is. Federer is like a god for some people here, I don't like him. Well done, Kei...
Posted in: Reign in Spain
Rolf SchlumpfApr. 25, 2013 - 10:29PM JST
From my (european) point of view... Good to hear that America won't let Japan down in this case. Now, go home, China...
Posted in: Top U.S. general tells China U.S. committed to defending Japan
Rolf SchlumpfApr. 11, 2013 - 05:44PM JST
Glad to operate (aka at work and at home) since over two decades with mac os. Every time I'm forced to work on a pc with windows (unfortunately I have to dokitoki at work), it makes me feel like using a time machine, backwards. Really nothing against Windows, I'm far from hating it and I know the topic is about the new Windows OS. Just to say, I will never use this unless I'm forced to :0...
Posted in: PC sales plunge as Windows 8 flops
Rolf SchlumpfFeb. 07, 2013 - 09:10PM JST
In my humble opinion... I like Tokyo, I'm not such a big fan of Kyoto. Been there three times, that's it for the rest of my life... The best place: Miyazaki City, far away from everything, warm, small but all there you need, nice people and I can say Hi personally to every foreigner, because you see some only once in a while.
Posted in: Top 5 worst places to visit in Japan
Rolf SchlumpfDec. 25, 2012 - 08:05AM JST
I visit Starbucks once or twice a year... That's surely enough...
Posted in: Starbucks Japan reduces amount of brew in some offerings
Rolf SchlumpfDec. 25, 2012 - 07:59AM JST
Just... not good at all...
Posted in: 'Gangnam Style' hits one billion views on YouTube
Rolf SchlumpfDec. 25, 2012 - 07:56AM JST
Big country = Big problems...
Posted in: 2 U.S. firefighters shot dead, 2 wounded in arson 'trap'
Rolf SchlumpfDec. 25, 2012 - 07:48AM JST
Better to get rid of the human trash if they really did it...
Posted in: 111 countries vote against death penalty; Japan among 41 voting for it
Rolf SchlumpfAug. 12, 2012 - 06:03PM JST
Posted in: S Koreans back soccer player over banner
Rolf SchlumpfAug. 12, 2012 - 12:13AM JST
I watched it here in Europe and this game made me yawning. Both sides didn't show good skills. While the japanese ball control was aweful, the koreans acted like girls after were involved in a foul. There are teams in this tournament which deserves this bronze medal more than the two teams played for it. However, the japanese midfield played a good game, while the korean defense showed good moments, too. In the end, I think Soccer (and I like Soccer) should not be a Olympic discipline.
Posted in: S Korea beats Japan 2-0 to win soccer bronze
Rolf SchlumpfJun. 15, 2012 - 11:11PM JST
This leaves me speechless... Ebino is my second home and the place where you never expect such things will happen. Too rural, too quiet, too beautiful, too out of this world...
Posted in: Man arrested over death of 4-month-old son in Miyazaki
Apr. 19, 2015 - 11:04PM JST
Agreed ArtistAtLarge. I would add we need to also maintain the cleanliness of all the worlds…
Posted in: Can't pay? Won't pay -- putting a price on water
Apr. 19, 2015 - 11:01PM JST
@mikey: How about his next book? Is it selling as well as Taiyo No Kisetsu was?
Posted in: Japan must apologise for WWII until it is forgiven: Novelist Murakami
Apr. 19, 2015 - 10:58PM JST
Oh they're all losers anyway according to Harry Reid. Though in reality they need to be…
Posted in: Republican hopefuls bicker over America's role in world
Apr. 19, 2015 - 10:54PM JST
@5petals: As for imports, many new players like Korea that would gladly take Japanes place, most…
Posted in: Japan stands tough against rice imports in trade talks with U.S.
Apr. 19, 2015 - 10:53PM JST
I'm not entirely convinced that any of these candidates truly loves America. I also have questions…