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jamfan4Jan. 05, 2013 - 09:28PM JST
Wasn't that how it went down here?
...a couple of sevens, about a month or so apart, in the same general area?
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jamfan4Apr. 04, 2012 - 10:19AM JST
I'm just glad its not another "Tokyo will meet the apocalypse in 3 months..." article.
Anyway, I love everyone's comments; fun!
I usually refer to myself as a gaijin upfront...then wait to see the reaction! Some people lecture why its not good. Others are utterly speechless. And some actually get my odd humor.
My first week in my town, on the edge of Tokyo and Saitama, so not exactly the styx. My first McD's trip was HILARIOUS! Found the ladies working the counter calling their co-workers and leaning over the counter to stare at my blue eyes. That was my 'welcome to Japan moment.'
Incidentally, does anyone know what they call 'green' eyes? I wonder if the traffic light rule applies...just curious!
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Apr. 18, 2014 - 12:20AM JST
I remember this too. It was awful. I hope against hope they have the right guy.
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Where did you make the comparison between your job and that of a homeroom teacher?…
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Didn't see it in theater but I was curious so I bought it on blu-ray. I…
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Where a business is strategically important and theres a hope the money can be earned back,…
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