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SilverStarJul. 03, 2010 - 01:50AM JST
"Ooku" sounds like an interesting movie!
Posted in: Keeping an eye on Kou Shibasaki
SilverStarJun. 28, 2010 - 01:43AM JST
Oh, I forgot to mention kissing, as some nations do.
Posted in: Summitry
SilverStarJun. 28, 2010 - 01:41AM JST
womanforwomen--you're right about the spreading of microbes by handshakes. I remember an American radio host saying that you wouldn't have as many sick people around if the Asian practice of bowing replaced handshakes and, to an extent, hugging.
SilverStarMay. 23, 2010 - 12:07AM JST
Why is there no personal responsibility and common sense and self-control anymore? As far as kids are concerned, you can't watch what they do all of the time, but teach them as best as you can, especially through example, like not going to McDonald's if you are that worried about health. Pass the responsibility to someone else; blame someone else. It all sounds so easy. But it will all lead to less freedoms and more control. As the years go by and you find more and more of your freedoms being taken away, who will be the ones crying the most?
Posted in: Ronald McDonald under fire from child obesity opponents
SilverStarMay. 16, 2010 - 11:42PM JST
Seems ok to me. I don't feel that a couple is any more "blessed" by having a priest or whomever conducting the ceremony.
SilverStarMay. 16, 2010 - 11:37PM JST
Unusual, but interesting. Funny the criticism you can get when you do something daring and unconventional.
Posted in: I-Fairy
SilverStarMay. 12, 2010 - 11:51PM JST
Krishtx--So, anyone doing chikan should be gay because the women of Japan are all flat, you say? Gee, so sorry not all women can fill out with fat in the chest region. It's genetics, you know. No need to be upset about it. Besides, the article is about a supposedly accused gropper, not the size of women's breasts. Hope we'll be able to find out whether was innocent or not.
Posted in: Mother of falsely accused groper who killed himself seeks justice
SilverStarMay. 08, 2010 - 11:10AM JST
MistWizard--I agree that men should be conditioned to watch out for and protect the women. I thought that that was supposed to be a natural instinct; I don't know what happened that many men in the world don't feel that way any more.
Posted in: Police nab 77 in 3 prefectures during one-week crackdown on train groping, molesting
SilverStarMay. 08, 2010 - 08:54AM JST
Who cares about age--it's about motherhood.
SilverStarMay. 08, 2010 - 08:50AM JST
I wish the Blossom Queen were wearing a beautiful kimono instead of that non-interesting white dress.
Posted in: Cherry Blossom Queens
SilverStarMay. 07, 2010 - 11:18PM JST
LoveUSA--Not all "real women" carry a lot of fat on the chest region (or even hip region). Either you carry too much or not enough. There is nothing you can do about genetics.
Posted in: Bra wars
SilverStarMay. 04, 2010 - 11:57PM JST
This has nothing to do with smoking and all to do with taking your eye off the road for a few seconds while reaching for something (or not). We've all done it and probably still do it. Let's just try to avoid doing it as much as possible. Oh, and let's not demonize the trucker driver.
Posted in: Trucker, trying to smoke, causes 5-vehicle pileup in Tokyo
SilverStarMay. 01, 2010 - 04:58AM JST
Yumimoto--like I said, let her do what she wants to do. I didn't say let her do what she HAS to do. If she is doing it of her own free will, what is wrong with that? Shouldn't women and men be equal to do whatever each WISHES to do? But what if she is indeed doing it because she HAS to do it. Well, as you know, you do what you have to do to put food on the table and pay the bills, unfortunately. Perhaps she would rather do this type of thing than mop the floors and get her nails dirty, you never know. However, if this woman is being threatened in any way, that's absolutely and positively wrong.
Posted in: Dance on!
SilverStarApr. 30, 2010 - 11:50PM JST
Let women do what they want to do! This woman is doing nothing illegal.
SilverStarApr. 26, 2010 - 09:37AM JST
Thank goodness they admit to it!
Posted in: Woman killed after argument with acquaintance in Ibaraki
SilverStarApr. 26, 2010 - 09:34AM JST
Love Hiroshi, whether playing a "down and out" or a samurai.
SilverStarApr. 21, 2010 - 12:45AM JST
Yeah, I hope we'll see more social services in Japan. Whether it will make a major impact is another thing. I mean, you'd think that it would, but look at America, where they have social services galore, yet massive problems practically everywhere--even in small communities. It doesn't make sense to me.
Posted in: Mother turns herself in, saying she killed her 8-yr-old son
SilverStarApr. 19, 2010 - 08:19AM JST
There's nothing wrong with chilling out and having some fun, instead of taking life so seriously all the time.
SilverStarApr. 18, 2010 - 02:19AM JST
I don't think anyone really knows the actual death toll during the Holocaust or any war. Both sides will give an approximate exaggerated tallies without any real evidence to show. Perhaps both sides don't want the truth to be known.
Posted in: Bishop convicted for denying Holocaust
SilverStarApr. 17, 2010 - 07:32AM JST
So does this mean that many Christians believe in the existence of the fabled vampires, werewolves, witches, wizards, and the like? Now, THAT is scary.
Posted in: 'Twilight' series on list of challenged books
May. 25, 2013 - 08:19AM JST
Some guy makes a reference to blacks eating chicken, and the world screams bloody murder.
Posted in: Can a person say something racist but not BE a racist?
May. 25, 2013 - 08:17AM JST
It is all about control and restrictions by way of a number
As in controlling that…
Posted in: All Japanese citizens to be issued ID number
May. 25, 2013 - 08:16AM JST
Hashimoto on Friday blamed the murkiness of Japans past apology and historical facts for having kept…
Posted in: Hashimoto regrets meeting cancelation; wants to apologize to U.S.
May. 25, 2013 - 08:14AM JST
So what will the deniers of the sex slaves say now, dismiss him for being senile…
Posted in: Japan's wartime brothels were wrong, says 91-year-old veteran
May. 25, 2013 - 08:12AM JST
And there you have it...the problem with Japanese politics and Japan in general. Japan, like most…
Posted in: I’ve never used Twitter or Facebook. Internet campaigning is an unknown world for me.