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brknarmMay. 13, 2013 - 04:01PM JST
Ridiculous waste of time. Most people know this as "ore ore sagi" and they want to change it why?
Posted in: 'Mother, help me' fraud: NPA, public select new name for bank transfer scam
brknarmMay. 01, 2013 - 05:50PM JST
smith / tmarie: what happened when you notified the manager or the police?
Posted in: Pub owner busted for serving alcohol to sixth-grader, friends
brknarmApr. 12, 2013 - 07:01PM JST
So how's it work if one flees the scene of an accident, but not to avoid a breathalyzer test? Less than 12 years? It should be 12 years, period. More if the victim dies.
Posted in: Cabinet OKs bill to toughen penalties for dangerous driving
brknarmMar. 01, 2013 - 06:10PM JST
Nah,edojin, they'll be eating steaks man. I read somewhere that SOFA personnel imprisoned get different treatment/means while in prison. Before anyone begins with the confessions being coerced, remember that one of them admitted to the rape when this first came up.
Posted in: 2 U.S. sailors get 9-10 years for raping woman in Okinawa
brknarmMar. 01, 2013 - 10:54AM JST
tmarie: why is it "likely" the father had a mental illness? because he's 75 yrs old? i'd like to know your rationale, my pops getting close to 75...need to be prepared. BTW: could've easily been the son who was a burden on the aging father, yes?
Posted in: Man kills wife, slashes son in Tokyo home
brknarmFeb. 22, 2013 - 11:26AM JST
Each country modernizes their own traditions (e.g. Thanksgiving for the US). If you're arguing Japan shouldn't use modern equipment to catch whales, then don't use an oven to cook the ham/turkey, or a car/airplane to visit the relatives, don't use electricity for that matter. Taiji uses the traditional method of beating dolphins. When any of you become PM, then change the tradition...until then, let Japan do what she will. (BTW: I'm indifferent on the matter. Couldn't care if whale hunting stopped or continued, so long as there's a good number out there.)
Posted in: Japan vows to continue whale hunt
brknarmFeb. 14, 2013 - 12:37PM JST
Gotta wonder...man punches LCD screen falls under the "Crime" section and a coach assaults a student (who later commits suicide) falls under "National" news.
Posted in: Osaka City official arrested for allegedly punching out register’s LCD display
brknarmFeb. 12, 2013 - 02:14PM JST
ultradork: Sorry, not following what zero growth and a greying population have to do with gender equality in the workforce.
Posted in: Female sales reps in U.S. say Daiichi Sankyo discriminates
brknarmJan. 28, 2013 - 11:46AM JST
Please, please, please stop with the 'Japanese/Okinawans rape too' rationale. I understand the point, but at least come up with a better argument.
Posted in: Okinawans rally in Ginza
brknarmJan. 16, 2013 - 08:23AM JST
Akemi: So if this was a little girl covering up a man's (lower) front side, you'd still consider it as no children being harmed or sexually depicted? It's not necessarily this picture, so much as the idea it conveys...it's not appropriate for a child to be taken photos with nude adults regardless of how explicit (or not) the picture is.
Posted in: Weekly pulls issue over 'child porn' picture with ex-AKB48 singer
brknarmJan. 11, 2013 - 09:33AM JST
Yubaru: Exactly my thoughts. Instead of Hashimoto worrying about who in public service has tattoos, he and his staff should be focusing on issues like this. This is nothing but lip service to show he cares, but has nothing to address the problem.
Posted in: Hashimoto blasts education board over basketball teacher lapse
brknarmDec. 28, 2012 - 11:49AM JST
Some of you sure are negative with your posts...find some peace people.
Posted in: Inspecting the troops
brknarmDec. 13, 2012 - 05:09PM JST
midnull, "I'm so tired of hearing about these no talent individuals": but yet you still feel the need to click on the post and comment...
Posted in: AKB48 pair Itano, Shinoda appear in most TV commercials in 2012
brknarmDec. 12, 2012 - 09:00AM JST
Okay, so he was written up. What comes of it? Does this go into a database and is this information shared with other stations or other prefectures? Maria's comments are spot on.
Posted in: Heightened sensibilities regarding child safety get man written up for asking directions
brknarmNov. 22, 2012 - 04:50PM JST
"Rape is an act of sexual intercourse accomplished with a person not the spouse of the perpetrator, under any of the following circumstances: 7) Where the act is accomplished against the victim's will..."
Still wanna stand by this statement?: "And as he used authoritative power, it can be classified as rape." There was no intercourse...
Posted in: Chiba riot cop arrested for offering schoolgirl money for sex
brknarmNov. 22, 2012 - 10:38AM JST
"I'm sorry, who?": comments like this are just annoying. ever hear of google?
Posted in: Taylor Swift arrives in Japan
brknarmNov. 21, 2012 - 06:21PM JST
basroil: the other day you were talking about word games, now you're trying to say this can be classified as rape based on his authoritative power. look up the word "rape" and let me know how this fits. thanks.
brknarmNov. 21, 2012 - 06:02PM JST
It's really no business of anyone's (beside the authorities and the lady and her family) how much much she saved or has/had, where she got the money, or what her pension payments and bills are. This was her money and it was taken fraudulently. This money could've helped her if she needed a nursing home in her later years or if she wanted to give it to her grandchildren or if she wanted to party hard before she passes.
Posted in: Leader of gang that stole Y3 bil from elderly through scams busted
brknarmNov. 16, 2012 - 05:31PM JST
"Do any of you folks have any idea how much damage someone freaking out can cause?": Exactly, Rodney King for example (and yes, I know he was on drugs).
Posted in: Woman dies after being 'restrained' by police
brknarmNov. 13, 2012 - 12:23PM JST
basroil: do you think this is only about the kid getting punched? the servicemember broke into the house and more or less 'terrorized' the family. there's definitely no question about it...unless you think the family invited him in.
Posted in: U.S. serviceman apologizes for assaulting boy in Okinawa
May. 20, 2013 - 04:34AM JST
"He can't kick with his left foot, he can't head, he can't tackle, and he doesn't…
Posted in: Name your best soccer team of all time. Would David Beckham be in it?
interesting the amount of newly JT-registered Hashimoto apologists on this site recently. Not so interesting however,…
Posted in: Defiant Hashimoto says U.S. troops abused women during occupation
May. 20, 2013 - 04:22AM JST
If the supplies weren't restricted, there would be enough diamonds for everyone.
The DeBeer's monopoly on…
Posted in: Rio Tinto puts largest 'red' diamond on market
May. 20, 2013 - 04:15AM JST
USA is too busy on IRS scandals now. US Attorney Generals do not meddle each state's…
Posted in: Restoration Party member ousted over Korean prostitution remarks
May. 20, 2013 - 04:13AM JST
Cosplay, a physical virtual reality. Or would it be reality? We all need a vacation from…
Posted in: The lowdown on Japan’s cosplay industry