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jumpultimatestarsOct. 19, 2014 - 06:09PM JST
"jittery" volcanoes? lol
Posted in: Japan's volcanoes made more jittery by 2011 quake, expert says
jumpultimatestarsOct. 17, 2014 - 10:32PM JST
I agree with afanof, people feel entitled to whine about the most ridiculous first world problems these days.
Posted in: Bono apologises for free U2 album on iTunes accounts
jumpultimatestarsOct. 16, 2014 - 03:24AM JST
any vote that only relies on 2 choices for the future of a country is destined to fail.
Posted in: Why are there so many opposition parties (at least seven) in Japanese politics?
jumpultimatestarsOct. 14, 2014 - 02:10AM JST
Anyone who was offended by free U2 music makes me absolutely sick to my stomache- You'd literally have to have 0 problems in your life and are looking for something to get upset about if you consider this a move against smalltime bands. Music is NOT some quota that can be fulfilled by having x amount of songs. NOONE is going to say "oh well now that i have these 10 u2 songs I guess I don't have to purchase any more music now, im all set!" People will buy music that they're interested, and people who don't want to buy music will not buy music anyway. This has been proven time and time again.
I think that's enough japan today for today.
Posted in: U2 go from rock legends to accused spammers
jumpultimatestarsOct. 10, 2014 - 03:36AM JST
It doesn't matter how much of a nationalistic dirtbag this reporter is or isn't, freedom of the press should always be protected no matter what.
Posted in: Japan hits out at S Korea over reporter's defamation charge
jumpultimatestarsOct. 09, 2014 - 06:01PM JST
hope the driver isn't charged for anything, the boy suddenly rolls out at ground level... what do you expect will happen
Posted in: 6-year-old boy hit and killed by car while playing on skateboard
jumpultimatestarsOct. 09, 2014 - 04:13AM JST
I agree Turbotsat, at that point you might as well just say super typhoon..
Posted in: Super typhoon on course for Japan
jumpultimatestarsOct. 07, 2014 - 12:05AM JST
ive never heard a difference between CD and digital. And vinyl is just outdated.
Posted in: Which offers the best sound quality for listening to music?
jumpultimatestarsOct. 04, 2014 - 10:04AM JST
Of course we understand their 'logic', we're just saying we have a problem with their logic. I understand the logic of many things I'd never support, because I also understand where their logic fails and why. Just as **you **said, in this context it should be beyond clear that these cases are deaths. That's why it would be far more appropriate to say that x amount of people are "thought" dead. That phrasing would both legally steer clear of declaring death without a doctor's examination, as well as steer clear of inappropriately dancing around the hard truth everyone knows.
Honestly, some of their bodies were even completely crushed, and you say "cardiac arrest"? That is beyond cringe-worthy.
Posted in: 16 still missing on volcano; typhoon threatens recovery effort
jumpultimatestarsOct. 04, 2014 - 09:51AM JST
you could flip a coin 47 times and easily see 19 tails vs 28 heads land just due to the nature of probability. In a study this small (only 59 babies each??) to suggest that small of a difference had anything to do with moisturizing is hardly convincing. Maybe if you showed me a difference of 0 vs 30, it would be enough to be convincing even in such a small study.
Posted in: Moisturising newborns prevents allergies: study
jumpultimatestarsOct. 04, 2014 - 03:04AM JST
Educator and philly, unlike "passed away" which in our language means to have died with 100% certainty, cardiac arrest does not mean dead to us because people are often revived in this state with the use of a defibrillator. It is only after either defibrillator resuscitation fails, or that the lifeless person in cardiac arrest clearly cannot be revived with any such technique that we refer to them as dead. That's why we find the use of cardiac arrest in this context to be insulting, when they clearly died days before they were found. It implies potential for revival which is just cruel.
jumpultimatestarsOct. 03, 2014 - 02:46AM JST
Frungy, what makes you think they didn't trace the call? You do realize those sort of things aren't reported until they catch the person so that the investigation isn't compromised, right? It's extremely easy to immediately leave the location you phoned from and not get caught.
Posted in: 101 elementary schools in Hamamatsu closed due to bomb threat
jumpultimatestarsOct. 02, 2014 - 06:09PM JST
@UK9393 I'm not understanding a word you're saying. "education since the last ice age"? "when put under a microscope take aloof"? "sharp edged sharps know to cause a potential fatal lung"? "inhale cash"?
Posted in: Dead hikers found crushed between rocks on volcano
jumpultimatestarsOct. 02, 2014 - 12:30PM JST
"Brutality the two groups share" Yoda grammar for the win.
Posted in: Could Islamic State reach Japan?
jumpultimatestarsSep. 30, 2014 - 03:52PM JST
As much as I'm sure families are agonizingly waiting on this recovery, there's been more than enough death at that site already, it's not a reason to increase the death toll further... Wait til it's safe...
Posted in: No recovery of volcano victims due to eruption fears
jumpultimatestarsSep. 29, 2014 - 07:09PM JST
Surely the difference between 45 minutes and 50 minutes did not play a factor in their death?
Posted in: Man, woman die after collapsing in spa decompression chamber
jumpultimatestarsSep. 24, 2014 - 12:21AM JST
does a baby give you permission to give it vaccines? Such immaturity and failed attempts to low blow. I do enjoy these "mutilation" comments though, keep them coming.. I'm always up for a chuckle.
Posted in: Foreskin clip joints take unwary males for a ride
jumpultimatestarsSep. 23, 2014 - 12:55AM JST
@wipeout there's nothing traditional about it for me, if you think i get nostalgic about an extra flap of of skin or the lack thereof you're quite mistaken. It's merely an informed medical decision. Anyone who decides to keep or leave it based off of aesthetic/ nostalgic or sexy time reasons rather than what's simply and objectively the healthiest thing to do are the ones to be questioned here.
jumpultimatestarsSep. 22, 2014 - 04:00AM JST
@Craigs yeah which is why I'm glad they did it for me before I was old enough to understand where those scissors were going or even remember it haha
jumpultimatestarsSep. 22, 2014 - 02:34AM JST
Circumcision being called "genital mutilation" makes me laugh my ass off. It's a freaking flap of skin. First world problems much?
I enjoy sex more than I should already, and am glad my parents made the healthy decision for me when I was young. It's not even just std protection; it lowers chances of contracting anything from stds to even just bladder infections. Would absolutely make the same decision for my children.
Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:27PM JST
While anti Korean racism is reprehensible, that fact that there are so many pro Pyongyang schools…
Posted in: Hashimoto, Zaitokukai chairman get into shouting match
Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:23PM JST
I bet Disney will crank out several sequels. They will be milking this one for all…
Posted in: 'Frozen' fans who can’t ‘let it go’ have something to look forward to in January
Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:22PM JST
12 to 15km a YEAR? That's averaging about 3 to 4 meters a day.
Posted in: Man killed in hit-and-run in Aichi
Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:20PM JST
No doubt... a professional gambler should be able to deduct losses as long as he/she has…
Posted in: Osaka man wipes away millions in owed taxes by deducting losing horse race tickets
Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:19PM JST
Isn't it a sad thing for government officials to be so involved with petty protocol which…
Posted in: Justice minister undone by cheap paper fan