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lucabrasiAug. 27, 2014 - 04:23PM JST
How will that bee's mother feel, when she finds out her child is a ghost?
Kill the been and ultimately...You'll have nothing to spread on your toast,
The wasp however is an evil fella, an insect of little worth,
Who buzzes in cars and around jam jars, and must be removed from this earth.
Posted in: Advantage bee
lucabrasiAug. 27, 2014 - 09:52AM JST
It's possession of 100 grams of hash vs. trafficking over 3 kg of crystal meth.
Drug users are treated relatively leniently in China. Drug pushers are a different story.
Posted in: Japanese councillor denies drug charges at China trial
lucabrasiAug. 27, 2014 - 08:48AM JST
Where does it say the Africans were black?
lucabrasiAug. 26, 2014 - 01:37PM JST
My home town, not a large place, has just one. I've never been inside and I probably never will, because:
The prices are insane; not in a good way.
They serve everything: sushi, tempura, yakiniku, ramen. Never a good sign.
The menu in the window is in English and Chinese.
Posted in: How would you rate the quality of Japanese restaurants in your native country (if you are not from Japan)?
lucabrasiAug. 26, 2014 - 12:44PM JST
Is there any reason why Japan can't construct a purpose-built offshore base for the Ospreys, miles from any inhabited area?
The government seems keen enough on large-scale building projects at other times....
Posted in: Onodera tries once again to get Saga support for Osprey deployment
lucabrasiAug. 22, 2014 - 07:34PM JST
Much as I tend to agree with you, aren't you forgetting 9/11?
Posted in: U.S. warns of long cross-border war against Islamic State
lucabrasiAug. 22, 2014 - 07:11PM JST
You make it alcoholic and you make it cheap.
That'll do it for me and most folk I know....
Posted in: Fresca Lemon
lucabrasiAug. 22, 2014 - 06:57PM JST
Dead right, Jimizo.
The last thing we need right now is the spirit of the crusaders; we need calm, rational reflection and then action.
lucabrasiAug. 22, 2014 - 06:53PM JST
Yes, it is a waste... but it's in a very good cause. Leaking pipes waste millions of gallons a year all around the world. That would be a better target for you....
Posted in: Celebrities take on 'Ice Bucket Challenge' to fight disease
lucabrasiAug. 22, 2014 - 01:37PM JST
I wouldn't say Japanese people were "cold" towards outsiders, they're just crippling shy.
If you ask, they'll give you the shirt off their back, but they won't offer it to you spontaneously; that would too high a level of interaction with a stranger. And if you're a foreign stranger, well....
Posted in: Anxiety makes Japanese stingy, says psychologist
lucabrasiAug. 21, 2014 - 09:27PM JST
Never thought I'd agree with USinJapan, but here I am giving him a thumbs-up.
lucabrasiAug. 21, 2014 - 07:05PM JST
I like communists. A lot of us still do. It's not an insult, it's a badge of honour.
Posted in: Chiba teacher arrested for threats to blow up government buildings because of Saturday classes
lucabrasiAug. 21, 2014 - 06:52PM JST
Exactly. Nail on the head.
Posted in: There is never an excuse for shooting unarmed suspects
lucabrasiAug. 21, 2014 - 06:40PM JST
I suspect that, because they care about their students and the future of the nation, that's why they protest.
Good luck to them.
lucabrasiAug. 21, 2014 - 05:43PM JST
I think if the Diet would pass a bill unanimously, expressing regret for Japan's wartime actions, that would go a long way to pacifying both Korea and China. It would also raise Japan's image in the eyes of the entire world.
Sadly, it's not going to happen any time soon.
Posted in: U.S. experts blame both Japan, S Korea for tensions
lucabrasiAug. 21, 2014 - 04:56PM JST
Not sure in regards to the question, but I really wish the media wouldn't refer to murders like this as "executions".
(And I say this as someone completely opposed to the death penalty).
Posted in: Do you think Twitter, YouTube and other social media should remove images of grisly murders, such as the execution of U.S. journalist James Foley or the 7-year-old boy holding a severed head in Syria, for example?
lucabrasiAug. 21, 2014 - 04:25PM JST
How do you define a "hit"?
Every one of their five albums has gone to number one in the UK charts, and they've had at least four top ten singles, two at number one.
They also have the record for the fastest-selling album ever in the history of the UK charts.
If only they weren't from Yorkshire... : )
Posted in: Arctic Monkeys ready to chill after global success
lucabrasiAug. 21, 2014 - 12:56PM JST
Wow... We're obviously on opposite sides of the fence when it comes to criminal justice.
But you make your case well and don't resort to insults. It's been a pleasure... : )
lucabrasiAug. 21, 2014 - 12:39PM JST
Grrrrrrrrrr eggs at the ready!
Grrrrrrrrrr eggs at the ready!
Posted in: Orlando Bloom to visit Japan Aug 26
lucabrasiAug. 21, 2014 - 12:29PM JST
Black white brown or green.
Black white brown or green.
I've absolutely never suggested this is about skin colour.
Perhaps it comes down to how much someone values human life. The crazy, drunk, dirty old guy waving the broken bottle is somebody's son, maybe somebody's husband or father. The policeman who draws the gun on him needs to bear that in mind before pulling the trigger.
I'm sure that most cops, along with most Americans in general, would claim to be Christians. Maybe they, more than anybody, need to think "What would Jesus do?"...
Sep. 19, 2014 - 10:41AM JST
The mayor thinks he owns every hour of the city employees life.
Posted in: Civil servant suing Fukuoka for one yen over employee drinking ban
that's not true at all. in most countries, you can get sacked for behavior that…
the problem here is that obama knows that abe will topple him by november refusing to…
Posted in: U.S. calls for Japan to ramp up efforts on TPP
Sep. 19, 2014 - 10:40AM JST
The only hurdle to selling US cars in Japan is that they do not put any…
I almost want to become an athlete when I hear the stories about Olympic athlete sex…
Posted in: Condoms hottest item at Asian Games