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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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Oct. 02, 2014 - 09:19AM JST
While I think 'HaraldBloodaxe' may have been a bit harsh in his assessment, I think he…
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Oct. 02, 2014 - 09:18AM JST
I'd say France has the most inspiring anthem and Germany the most elegant. Scotland the Brave…
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Oct. 02, 2014 - 09:12AM JST
Glad to see that she didn't win this sham case.
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Oct. 02, 2014 - 09:11AM JST
There we got is, thats the face of second largest economy China , its a authoritarian…
Posted in: Thousands swarm Hong Kong leader's office as calls grow to quit
Oct. 02, 2014 - 09:10AM JST
It really is quite pathetic. Grow up and talk to people instead of chanting the required…