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SoggyGyozaJul. 27, 2010 - 10:43PM JST
Name one expression from OZ, NZ, or England that catches on like American lingo. The States rules linguistically in slang. Besides, this is an excellent article about an old ship, screw the doubting Thomas' !
Posted in: Workers in NY begin to dismantle buried ship
SoggyGyozaJul. 27, 2010 - 10:30PM JST
The gal on the left may be local, the other two definitely are not of this land. And what are they grinning about ? That one can get lucky with them if one plays one's cards right ? Therein is the blasphemy !!
Posted in: Cheers
SoggyGyozaJul. 22, 2010 - 02:30PM JST
Beer gardens are overrated: overpriced, over-crowded, and overtly empty of festive atmosphere, and these three middling-looking gals don't do much to improve the picture. And the flat warm beer more or less completes the tableau of mediocrity.
SoggyGyozaJul. 21, 2010 - 09:25PM JST
Yes, Nick's life has really hit the skids, yet he keeps a game face. Maybe he has learned a lesson about the price of fame.
Posted in: Nick and Mick
SoggyGyozaJul. 19, 2010 - 10:49PM JST
I was out there today during the day and they look more like 10,000 bags of trash cluttering the beach. Cool night show, not so much during the day.
Posted in: Festival of Seaside Lights
SoggyGyozaJul. 19, 2010 - 10:41PM JST
The whole "ore, ore" is bigtime Japan only, no other country has such a large number of wealthy elderly who can be so easily swindled by such an obvious scam. The whole "protect the family from shame" thing is so Japanese. This is a huge industry here, many Yaks making 100 mill a year from this. Show me any other country where this is so prevalent.
Posted in: New program warns elderly against 'ore ore' scams
SoggyGyozaJul. 18, 2010 - 07:58AM JST
Sarge - And the exciting part begins....when ?
Posted in: Scandals expose sumo's shady underbelly
SoggyGyozaJul. 17, 2010 - 11:35PM JST
Everyone's tired of ancient religions cramming their rules down everybody else's throat and that's a huge part of this movement. Why should one religion rule supreme over all the others ? Having women cover their faces and heads is merely a two-thousand-year old barbaric way of forcing women to grovel to the unbridled egos of men. It is so obvious it is laughable yet everybody cowers. I'm sick of it. Let's all tear each other's faces off over whose invisible best friend is better than the others'. That makes sense !
Posted in: In some countries, there are moves to ban or restrict the wearing of religious clothing and symbols such as burqas, veils, head scarves, skullcaps, turbans and crucifixes in public places like schools, recreational facilities and so on. What’s your stance?
SoggyGyozaJul. 17, 2010 - 11:20PM JST
I myself have watched sumo for 25 years will never watch it again, I swear. As a sport, it's had its day in the sun. Go away sumo and Haku-ho-hum. Don't forget to turn off the lights on your way out.
SoggyGyozaJul. 17, 2010 - 09:56PM JST
All this calling people with fetishes "sick" is just so much hot air. If your readers had it their way everybody in the country would be doing time for their "sick" behavior. Besides, who are you to judge ? It's a pretty harmless fetish and prevents even more reprehensible crimes like rape and murder. I mean, it's laughable. And you want to put these people in prison for it ?
Posted in: Over 1,000 items found during search of underwear thief's home
SoggyGyozaJul. 10, 2010 - 07:39PM JST
I have already seen all the episodes of this series and it has appalling violence and gorge-rising full-frontal male nudity in abundance. Prob the censors will mosaic those bits but there is a lot of it and it is a real turn-off. I actually cannot recommend anyone watching this series under the age of 18 at least. Oh, and the main actor has come down with cancer so the series has been shelved.
Posted in: Star Channel to air 'Spartacus: Blood and Sand'
SoggyGyozaJul. 09, 2010 - 09:55PM JST
My wife has had her breasts groped scant meters from my house by a junior high school boy and when I reported it to the keystones they just yawned and wanted to know how well-endowed she was. Great police-work !
Posted in: Serial groper apprehended through computer profiling
SoggyGyozaJul. 08, 2010 - 05:40PM JST
I agree with melonade: if a foreigner tried that here he'd be cooling his heels bigtime after being interrogated for 12 hours by the keystones and then made to sign a forced confession and then sentenced to 3 months for "disturbing the peace". Kobayashi should consider himself blessed.
Posted in: Kobayashi leaves jail after hot dog contest fracas
SoggyGyozaJul. 07, 2010 - 08:37PM JST
Rare that a Japanese court would show leniency, they must be bowing to international pressure. There's no way they did this out of a show of sympathy. Bethune should count his lucky stars he's not doing ten long ones. Justice served for once, yet not without a certain foreboding.
Posted in: Anti-whaling activist Pete Bethune gets suspended prison term
SoggyGyozaJul. 07, 2010 - 08:18PM JST
I've been riding bicycles, motorcycles, and driving cars here for 25 years, and by far the most dangerous is bicycle riding: on any given day I have at least a half dozen close calls with inattentive bicyclists who seem to not have the foggiest notion about which side of the road they should be on, what their light is for, what stop signs mean, what a red light means, etc, etc. I could have been on the slab ten times over if not for maintaining the extreme vigilance necessary to stay alive on the road here. Don't go out on the roads today you'll be in for a big surprise. Be afraid, be very afraid.
Posted in: Confused by Japan’s cycling laws? You aren’t the only one
SoggyGyozaJun. 25, 2010 - 10:30PM JST
Like I said before, soccer is a fluke game and a rigged game: fluke because of the huge goal and irregular ball and rigged with the PKs. Anyone can win given the right circumstances, and even the best can lose under the same.
Posted in: How come so many people were prepared to write off Japan's chances at the World Cup before the tournament even began?
SoggyGyozaJun. 23, 2010 - 10:59PM JST
Asa prob doesn't even know what a Predator is. Sad ? I guess. True ? No doubt about it. Meaning ? Hard to say...
Posted in: Predators
SoggyGyozaJun. 21, 2010 - 10:07PM JST
Contact sports are where it's at. Fights in ice hockey actually have a lot to do with the strategy of the game and there's no fake stuff like in footy and others wherein players fall all over themselves whimpering over fake injuries. Contact is where it's at, not like the NBA and MLB where they do anything to avoid touching each other lest they be fouled. Sports are the replacement for war and keeping it physical maintains the interest.
Posted in: What for you is the most exciting sport to watch and what is the most boring?
SoggyGyozaJun. 19, 2010 - 11:42PM JST
Japan lost as if any other outcome was predicted. Take a look at the way their players cried like babies whenever they came into contact with Dutch players: they grabbed their faces or legs like they had been hit with sledgehammers when replays clearly showed they weren't even touched ! Crybaby team deserves what it got. Why celebrate mediocrity ?!
Posted in: Netherlands beats Japan 1-0
SoggyGyozaJun. 06, 2010 - 06:54PM JST
Of course Japan won't amount to anything in the "Wold Cup" (as was spelled in a sport bar in Tokyo today) but , hey, ganbarimashita deshoo ?! Besides, the Stanley Cup is on, who cares about footy.
Posted in: World Cup probably already over for Japan
May. 20, 2013 - 04:06PM JST
". If it is done illegally it is graffiti"
wow that is really interesting. I am…
Posted in: Art attack
May. 20, 2013 - 04:05PM JST
Refer to Kung Fu as a Taiwanese martial art.
Sorry, I'm historically incorrect. Kung fu came…
Posted in: China trying to strengthen its claim to Okinawa
May. 20, 2013 - 04:03PM JST
Tories pulling themselves to pieces.
You say that like it's a bad thing.
Once the nasty…
Posted in: British PM Cameron faces party rebellion over gay marriage bill
May. 20, 2013 - 04:00PM JST
There are many concerns with the US military report on comfort women which you have…
Posted in: Defiant Hashimoto says U.S. troops abused women during occupation
May. 20, 2013 - 03:58PM JST
Tories pulling themselves to pieces. Will be a tragedy if his silliness allows Ed Milliband to…