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SpankiMay. 20, 2013 - 06:06PM JST
Dont walk around on your own late at night girls.
Posted in: Student attacked by knife-wielding man on Kanagawa street
SpankiMay. 16, 2013 - 08:45AM JST
arrrrrrrr my eyes!
Posted in: Pamyu invasion
SpankiMay. 14, 2013 - 03:35PM JST
“But it could possibly result in Tokyo metamorphosing into a city overrun by foreign multinationals."
errrr no because (as far as the industry I work in) they are mostly moving to Hong Kong and Singapore which have tax rates and employment laws more suitable for foreign multinationals.
Posted in: Can Tokyo be transformed into a 24-hour city?
SpankiMay. 14, 2013 - 02:31PM JST
Women should consider taking more precautions when walking alone at night, they are seen as softer targets after all. At home most women wouldnt think of walking home at 1230 at night and I will be expressing that message to my daughter when she gets older here. Just get a taxi.
Posted in: Woman assaulted, robbed on street in Hiroshima town
SpankiApr. 24, 2013 - 10:43AM JST
So they each got 1,500yen out of it and left their motor bikes that cost how much at the scene?..................good work lads :-/
Posted in: 4 teenagers arrested for assaulting man with metal bats
SpankiApr. 18, 2013 - 03:18PM JST
Theres a sound track to this story, its "Rich in Paradise' by FPI Project
Posted in: Model Maki Nishiyama reportedly 5 months pregnant
SpankiApr. 18, 2013 - 02:18PM JST
yep thats true, its not much use if you happen to be an english speaking dimwit
Posted in: Required or not, English knowledge no guarantee of success
SpankiApr. 18, 2013 - 01:49PM JST
There are some proper nutters about. At Christmas i was walking my baby in the pushchair in Kichijoji, some Japanese guy cycled passed on the pavement and intentionally kicked the pushchair and sped off. I turned to give chase but soon stopped in my tracks realizing the push chair would be left unattended. There was nothing else I could do other than scream blue murder down the street after him and he know it.
Posted in: Chiba student hit on back of head by unidentified attacker on bike
SpankiApr. 18, 2013 - 10:33AM JST
a politician who went to war to win an election,>
a politician who went to war to win an election,>
She went to war because Argentina invaded a British overseas territory and she wasn't going to abandon British citizens and I support that. The Odds were actually stacked against Britain winning that war.
Posted in: Thatcher laid to rest with full pomp
SpankiApr. 16, 2013 - 11:21AM JST
Ansen in Nishi Ogikubo. A small family run bakery and their french bread is lovely, their apple pies are the nuts too!
Posted in: Where do you shop for high-quality French bread in Japan?
SpankiApr. 12, 2013 - 10:12AM JST
I'm getting rather fed up with the rush hour trains, so I get off earlier and walk, which takes more time but i think its nice to have a 30 minute walk in the morning and the evening to clear my head. I might even cut out the trains all together and cycle the 12kms.
Posted in: Veteran strap-hanger gives upbeat advice for surviving daily commute
SpankiApr. 08, 2013 - 02:18PM JST
do you think they impersonate other people while they're...........oh never mind
Posted in: AKB48 impersonator Kintaro officially dating
SpankiApr. 08, 2013 - 11:28AM JST
ASS CORD - i've never had so much fun buying an earth cable for my oven.
Posted in: 20 words of English origin that Japanese people often mistake for real thing
SpankiApr. 05, 2013 - 03:46PM JST
The French word PENSION, used for guest house, B&B or small hotel in the UK means nenkin.
If I was to say to my mates back home that I was going to stay in a pension for the weekend, they would think i'd gone prematurely senile.
SpankiApr. 04, 2013 - 10:05AM JST
What really worries me about all this, is that if you read the related link about the Korean man getting beaten up at Yasukni shrine, the police moved to arrest him for making a peaceful protest. These right wing guys in Shin-Okubo are intimidating a community in their neighbourhood and the police appear to have done nothing!
Posted in: Pro-Korean, anti-Korean forces face off in Shin-Okubo
SpankiApr. 02, 2013 - 11:22AM JST
I laugh at myself these days because I first came to Japan on a working holiday. I laugh at myself because I wasn't really aware that work and holiday do not go together in this country. I mean seriously, a weeks holiday (5 working days off) is considered a long holiday? Some of the guys I work with don't even take any holiday because they seem to be under some illusion of grandeur that the worl will stop revolving if they aren't at their desks.
It would be funny if it just wasn't so sad in reality.
Posted in: Differences in business culture between Japan and West
SpankiApr. 01, 2013 - 04:24PM JST
I wonder if there was a smartly dressed little lady zombie with a flag leading the way?
Posted in: Zombie parade
SpankiApr. 01, 2013 - 03:52PM JST
I wonder if they will improve cycling proficiency education at junior schools...........?
Posted in: Police get tough on cyclists violating traffic laws
SpankiMar. 28, 2013 - 11:54AM JST
And so the neighbours should feel guilty. If you can hear children crying non stop all night and all day on a regular basis, clearly something is very wrong. Even if they didnt have the balls to go and check themselves, they should have notified the authorities FFS. People turn a blind eye way too much in this country. As a person who is new to fatherhood, this story makes me really mad.
Posted in: Mother gets 30 years for letting 2 kids starve to death
SpankiMar. 18, 2013 - 01:52PM JST
****I will definitely protect Japan’s agriculture and food.****
I read between the lines here
" I will continue to heavily subsidize, at the expense of the Japanese taxpayer, noncompetitive farmers lifestyles, so that they can continue to produce bog standard produce and have the domestic market cornered whilst charging those same Japanese taxpayers extortionate prices because its 'made in Japan'.
Posted in: Abe vows to change constitution, reestablish 'proud Japan'
May. 23, 2013 - 09:25AM JST
Smash his teeth in.
Posted in: Youth arrested for hitting 16-year-old girl with baseball bat
Is the guy's name Nakamura or Nakayama? The article has a mistake I think.
Posted in: Yaguchi apologizes for illicit affair
May. 23, 2013 - 09:24AM JST
Why are they terrorists? Everyones a terrorist these days. The governments excuse to do whatever they…
Posted in: Anti-Islamist protests flare after British solider butchered near London barracks
Gradually eroding the freedoms that we claim to be fighting and dying for. Real life is…
Posted in: Man shot to death while being questioned in Boston bombing probe
May. 23, 2013 - 09:23AM JST
I have put up comments against gays twice now and both times, the comments are taken…
Posted in: 2 more reports of anti-gay attacks in New York City