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TheInterstatMay. 19, 2013 - 12:24PM JST
Vast Right-Wing Conspirator and ChibaChick
Excellent posts, and well put. I agree entirely.
Posted in: Parents advised to give the boot to their sponging adult kids
TheInterstatMay. 19, 2013 - 12:19PM JST
This picture sums up everything that is the opposite of fun.
Posted in: Packed in
TheInterstatApr. 29, 2013 - 09:53AM JST
You know, for once I agree with the more conservative opinion here; I am massively and actively in favour of gay integration, rights, marriage, etc. What I am not in favour of, is the trivialising of all the hard work people have done over the years to move toward a legally more equal society. Kind of childish, I suppose.
Now, having said that, I am in no position to tell anybody how to dress or behave within reason, but I don't really feel this kind of thing is going to help the cause.
Posted in: Rainbow Pride
TheInterstatApr. 29, 2013 - 09:50AM JST
My friends were there, and said it was an excellent event. Would have liked to have gone myself.
More power to them all. Great stuff!
Posted in: Thousands march for gay rights in Japan's first 'Rainbow Week'
TheInterstatApr. 29, 2013 - 09:48AM JST
I was up in the mountains this weekend (as I always am). Weather has been very changeable, and way WAY colder than the city.
Posted in: 4 killed in mountain accidents over the weekend
TheInterstatApr. 09, 2013 - 06:14PM JST
1.5kg in a month? LOL. I can, and regularly do, do that in 2 days. 1.5kg for an obese person will be a tiny percentage of their overall body mass, so will most likely be gained and lost every single day as they eat / sweat / defecate.
If it was knocking 10.5kg off, then it would be worth looking into, and not all for positive reasons. There is no miracle weight loss product; you only lose weight by upping your exercise, continually, and over a long period of time, combined with cutting down on sugars. It really isn't difficiult, or complicated. Just needs discipline, which is something most fat people lack (or they would have sorted themselves out already)
Posted in: New line of coffee claims to shed fat in 12 weeks
TheInterstatApr. 09, 2013 - 10:35AM JST
Won't happen, because the people who become English teachers here, both native speakers and the Japanese people, are generally (GENERALLY) pretty low standard / unqualified / not interested on a professional level in the job.
Posted in: What do you think about Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's proposal that universities must adopt the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for entrance exams. Abe says it is aimed at reforming the English teaching system in schools by shifting emphasis to verbal communications skills.
TheInterstatApr. 03, 2013 - 06:09PM JST
It totally depends who you are friends with; befriend a load of Japanese people, and it will be the most boring online experience possible., whereas getting in with a load of funny people makes it great.
It is a user based content site, and you need to filter the users you interact with for it to work well.
Posted in: As Facebook matures, is it losing its edge?
TheInterstatMar. 31, 2013 - 08:08AM JST
Standard behaviour. I have worked in various educational institutes in Japan and in each one there has always been 1 or 2 guys who got caught doing this kind of thing. There are doubtless many many more doing this kind of thing and not being caught.
Posted in: Sophia University dean fired for sexual harassment
TheInterstatMar. 27, 2013 - 09:48AM JST
Yeah, there are two 'Bianchi' brands; the original, ultra-awesome Italian racing brand that Marco Pantani rode for.
Then there is the crap copy, which is just the name bought by an Asian company to churn out the Celeste coloured rubbish copies, that loads of middle aged Asian men who have no money want to buy. This second type are the ones that fall apart, not the originals.
Posted in: Paralysed man awarded Y189 mil in damages after bicycle crash
TheInterstatMar. 23, 2013 - 09:39PM JST
@Japan2012; thanks so much for being open about your status. Means a lot.
Posted in: Remember AIDS? It's still a threat
TheInterstatMar. 23, 2013 - 08:59PM JST
Total nonsense; I have recently pulled myself back from the brink of Type 2 Diabetes, through weeks and weeks of hard exercise, and cutting out carbs from white rice, bread, pasta, etc., and also stopping drinking sugary drinks, etc.
It was not easy, but my blood work now checks out fine.
This would not have been possible if I had stuck to a carb heavy diet.
I base my eating on fruit high in fructose, rather than sucrose, chicken and pork which has a good amount of animal fats, vegetables, water and coffee.
I have converted my energy sources from sugar to fat and am faster, lighter and more healthy because of it.
Ignore this guy and his lies / rubbish, and stay away from white rice.
Posted in: The ideal nutritional proportions are 50 to 60% carbohydrates, 20% proteins, and the rest fat.
TheInterstatMar. 15, 2013 - 03:13PM JST
He is going to talk about when he plans to talk about doing something.
These people are pathetic
TheInterstatMar. 15, 2013 - 09:45AM JST
^Agree with you Alex Einz.
Posted in: Woman confesses to killing 25-year-old mentally disabled son
TheInterstatMar. 13, 2013 - 11:23PM JST
Marai Hayashi; the police don't do their jobs properly with the cars / motorbikes, so they certainly will not with the bicycles.
Posted in: 8-year-old boy run over, killed by truck at crossing
TheInterstatMar. 12, 2013 - 08:43AM JST
It has been 2 whole years, and basically nothing has happened.
That is the same as if Liverpool had been wiped out and everyone in London just ignored it.
They don't behave properly over here.
Posted in: Abe vows Japan will emerge stronger from 2011 disaster
TheInterstatMar. 10, 2013 - 12:31PM JST
Murdering a 98 year old? What is the point!
Posted in: 70-yr-old woman arrested for death of mother in failed murder-suicide bid
TheInterstatMar. 08, 2013 - 09:15AM JST
LOL, Japan had never passed a second thought over doping before that whole Lance Armstrong mess.
Now they have decided to make it a 'thing', complete with vans that nobody will use, and lots of fake smiling and bowing.
Posted in: Mobile anti-doping van
TheInterstatMar. 06, 2013 - 08:12AM JST
Good words peachy871. I thoroughly agree.
I am from the UK, and have seen first hand the joy and freedom of expression the right to civil partnership has brought, so anything that can benefit this is fine by me. Nothing to hate about it at all, unless one is of a narrow and unimaginative mind, paranoid and scared of the wonder of the world going on around them.
I really do have difficulty understanding the problem some people have with homosexuality; a common theme of their complaint seems to be that it is immoral or corrupting. A very weird and paranoid stance to take. Perhaps that it all they can muster against something which is such a non-event as being gay or straight.
Posted in: First gay wedding held at Tokyo Disney Resort
TheInterstatMar. 06, 2013 - 07:29AM JST
I can't believe what I am reading in these comments! Are people still homophobic, even in 2013?!?!
May. 21, 2013 - 04:38PM JST
T_rexmaxytime - These comfort woman was paid lump some of money every month and they did…
Posted in: Hashimoto says S Korean troops guilty of wartime sex abuse
May. 21, 2013 - 04:37PM JST
I agree with Mikihouse. Or announcements should be made (or posters) asking other travelers to offer…
Posted in: Transport ministry to unify rules for baby strollers on buses, trains
May. 21, 2013 - 04:36PM JST
No one is forcing the European population to see this Japanese movie so if them folk…
Posted in: Miike's action film gets booed at Cannes
If trains can start with things and people sticking out of the doors, then that is…
May. 21, 2013 - 04:32PM JST
So, show us your proof and present it to the J-government. I am sure if the…