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ojiiu812badboyApr. 17, 2013 - 03:41PM JST
If you have nothing to celebrate, of course, you mock greatness. Requiescat in pace, my dear "Iron Lady" Sir Winston would have been equally proud of you.
Posted in: What do you think about those people who are holding parties to celebrate the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher?
ojiiu812badboyApr. 04, 2013 - 12:10PM JST
"Horrorble" siblings...a hermit is a person. requiestcat in pace Masao-san
Posted in: Woman puts skeletonised brother in trash after realizing he's dead
ojiiu812badboyDec. 04, 2012 - 09:32PM JST
The writer is a train-wreck. I don't think mode of transportation is a major part of dating or life for that matter. Having said that, an old '57 Ford on "look out point" back in the day was definitely the way to go. lol
Posted in: Men who use trains on dates: Please stay single
ojiiu812badboyNov. 21, 2012 - 06:02PM JST
"Back before reversion" Get real folks, Okinawa flew the American flag before "REVERSION." Be careful how far you dig, you may find that ULTRAMAN is contested as being written under the AMERICAN FLAG. Americans are accountable and responsible adults from the tender VOTING age of 18. We are mixing apples and oranges to get turnips. Charge the Japanese drunks and American (or any other foreign drunk) alike, i.e. "public intoxication, unlawful entry, breaking and entry, etc." as applies. Do we ever shut down, Izakayas, bars, or snacks? I know of foreign drunken teachers, business person, DJ's, athletes, and others that have been deported. No one questions their mission or even reason for being in Japan. Why are you eyeballing the military? This is not an occupation of a Japanese prefecture! It's just an occupation in support of the mission like any expat on this panel.
Posted in: U.S. Marine arrested for trespassing in Okinawa
ojiiu812badboyNov. 20, 2012 - 05:20PM JST
How times have changed...back in the day if you missed your turn and ended up off course; you bow gently or shake hands and leave. Bring a case of beer, box of chocolate, invite to lunch (on or off base) or make some other simple gesture as a good neighbor. Nowadays, we want the bases out, the military on curfew or even lock-down, no more drinking, curtail everything but the doubling the price on purchases and tripling the rental fees. Suck it up folks! I say, no more curfew, lock downs, or other mass punishments. Any individual that breaks a law, punishment falls squarely on his or her shoulders. I am particularly sick and tired of those who blame in mass. Fact is, if there wasn't a curfew, that young officer would have stumbled back to his base or waited for the young lady in question. You are asking responsible adults to behave like elementary school kids because of the behaviors of a few. Because these incidents were allegedly alcohol related, does not mean drinking privileges should be revoked. Get a life woosters, lock down or not, we'll still be here to support the mission. By the way, the Okinawan merchants are complaining already. They just can't vocalize their complaints because of people like you. With all the opining and whining, there are very few on this panel that helps the Okinawan economy like we do. Drinking is a major industry on this island.
ojiiu812badboyNov. 08, 2012 - 11:32AM JST
It’s truly incredible and unfortunate when bias and branding beats the hell out of sensibility. Ugliness is very quick to raise its ugly head. While it is true that a very low percentile of service members serving overseas are “ugly Americans” some on this panel would take any action and every opportunity to “crucify” based on your own biases. They are truly bitter, hateful, and outright insensitive individuals and their behaviors are no different from those very few idiotic service members. Irresponsible! Stoking the flames in such a volatile environment does no good to Japan/Okinawa or the U.S.A. The action of one should rest squarely on his or her shoulders. What most of you disregard is that Americans are responsible and accountable for their behaviors in and out of uniform (no matter what service). How quickly we moved from that horrible woman practicing “mind control” or an extended family of alleged accomplices to highlight the “bad” acts of just over 0% of the military stationed and transient in Japan. It is news worthy, but not for political gain or to exercise your own disdain. There is a problem with alcohol in all services and all walks of life for that matter. However, we cannot tell adults not to drink or how to drink responsibly. This too, is a major problem for Okinawans. It matters when drunks climb stairs or trains in their alleged alcohol states and cause harm to themselves of others. Okinawa is a known stepchild of Japan and has been like that without service members’ contributions. All service members, for whatever reason, who break the laws of Japan, double jeopardy follows; they will be duly punished in both courts of law. Curfews or very few restraints can help in cases of psychological illness or just plain stupidity. We do a great service here in Japan and most of the idiots who "dirty" or name and purpose are excellent technicians who help us accomplish the MISSION. Catch 22 anyone?
Posted in: Police probe claim U.S. serviceman punched 13-yr-old boy in Okinawan home
ojiiu812badboyOct. 31, 2012 - 11:16AM JST
MC Hammer on crack-kimchi. lol
Posted in: Japan's indifference to 'Gangnam Style' riles S Korea
ojiiu812badboyOct. 27, 2012 - 01:50PM JST
One of those guys photo-shopped my body. lol Great job gentlemen! Wish you the best.
Posted in: Okinawan firefighters strip for charity calendar
ojiiu812badboyOct. 23, 2012 - 05:59PM JST
Some Japanese companies just don't empower workers to make decisions. The long process at banks and other service business are indicative. Decisions seem to travel up the chain and back before your request is attended to, in so many instances. Yes, empower women, subordinates, all those with certifications/qualifications, and things will speed-up a bit.
Posted in: Twitter comment starts online debate on working overtime
ojiiu812badboyOct. 23, 2012 - 11:51AM JST
A long fall for the face of Dopecycle racing. Who I hate most are the other dopers who got off with deals and immunity for information, there is no loyalty among dopers. However, it was good that he voluntarily (??) stepped down from LIVESTRONG. It's a sad thing when you can't take part in bicycle race.
Posted in: Cycling chiefs cast out Armstrong as ban confirmed
ojiiu812badboyOct. 23, 2012 - 11:30AM JST
Rape and Sexual Harassment are very serious charges and should be prosecuted with the "heavy hand" of the law. I hope this young lady has good counselors who are not politically motivated. She deserves more than rhetoric after such an alleged horrifying experience (one guy confessed, allegedly). All service-persons who deploy to foreign soil are thoroughly briefed and in the case of the U.S.Navy we also hold high the values of Courage-Honesty-Integrity. Unfortunately, we cannot judge character, accountability, and responsibility on our intake forms or recruiting process; not even with a MMPI screening.
Okinawa is politically charged with the ongoing base and aircraft discussions. Please keep in mind that the previous alleged rape on Okinawa did not pan out and (that)) these are transients en route to another location. NO EXCUSES! However, as I stated before, "one bad apple doesn't spoil the whole bunch" so separate the apples from oranges. This is the act of two opportunistic, immoral, and possibly ignorant young men. No matter what happened in the dark, it's still a very traumatic experience for this young woman. All support my goes to the young lady and her family.
Posted in: U.S. ambassador pledges full cooperation over alleged rape on Okinawa
ojiiu812badboySep. 23, 2012 - 05:07PM JST
Would have liked to see the full penalties of the "new" six year old law:
How much ¥ fine?
Loss of driving privileged for months, years, etc.
Ever quality for a "gold license" again. (insurance discount)
How many hours of videos/lessons? Is this the "harsh" part?
Are they going to fine every establishment ¥50000? (use phone locations?)
Please outline what "harsher penalties" entails.
Posted in: First arrests made under new Fukuoka drunk driving regulations
ojiiu812badboySep. 23, 2012 - 04:36PM JST
I'll bet high school and/or college students and (that) they're all "cracked" and currently in use as we speak.
Posted in: 226 iPhone 5 handsets stolen in Japan
ojiiu812badboySep. 17, 2012 - 10:32AM JST
@Pukey2 that's next year's version: with the faces in the rear...a nasty little secret
Posted in: Cheeky new underwear for men hits stores
ojiiu812badboyAug. 30, 2012 - 01:08PM JST
"On your next day off, you can plan a date in search of the perfect cell phone. You may even be able to get him to buy it for you." Very few guys make that kind of investment and even fewer girls suggest or accept such an expensive gift on a first date. Scenario: First the woman "owns" the phone, then the man "owns" the woman. They exchange emoticons instead of conversation and after an heated argument (it wasn't going to last), he snatches the phone "remember? this is mine" . The following "girlfriend" get a "new" iPhone.
Whatever happened to a walk on the beach at night, a blanket, sushi, fruits, wine, shooting stars, the moon, stars, CONVERSATION...
Posted in: A Japanese woman’s guide for getting a date
ojiiu812badboyAug. 26, 2012 - 05:10PM JST
Interesting. Smooth move. Whether the young man is gay or not, I hope Toyota steps up for the CAUSE. This is "shock and awe" at its best. The only risk is that the homophobic might abandon Toyota. However, I sure hope it helps the gay/lesbian community of Japan, in some way. There is another video of the "making" of this CM, where the young model introduces himself. I am so happy, (that) I was not fooled by this CM, but a few seconds had "sexy young lady" written all over it.
Posted in: Toyota Japan’s sexy new topless ad featuring transgender model shocks viewers
ojiiu812badboyAug. 26, 2012 - 02:55AM JST
The Ryukyu Kingdom and Ryukyuans are antiquated terms. The Ryukyu Islands and Unchinanchu/Okinawans are current terms.
Some say "it's a once in 13 years storm, others it's a once in 30 years storm." Might be lost in translation.
Anyway, "Batten Down the Hatches" folks. Bolaven seems to be on course to cause more havoc than Bart (1999).
Posted in: Powerful typhoon lumbers toward Okinawa
ojiiu812badboyAug. 26, 2012 - 02:06AM JST
This article is full of laughs and your posts very informative. Car name that tops the list is Mazda's "La Puta." I'll probably get censored if I translated it.. Unbelievable!
Posted in: What were they thinking when they named these products?
ojiiu812badboyAug. 25, 2012 - 12:48PM JST
War is war! Sadly, during war people do a lot of crazy things, i.e. criminal intent, disobedience, nationalism, rape, pillage, patriotism, pride, and the list goes on. It's not right! This is why dialogue should be used to stop bullets. I have seen military men from all ranks and nations showing love and respect at "war commemoration reunions" as they pointed out where they hid or shot at each other during engagements in the Pacific. War makes no darn sense so after the fact, those who feel they need to take action should tweet, blog, Facebook, write an article, or use any of the current media. The grandstanding on islands, shrine grounds, provocations, etc. should stop. Everyone wants to be a martyr or "hero" these days, even the ignorant. Get on a computer (home, library, or cafe) and write and submit something intelligent and hopefully well researched to the debate.
Posted in: Korean man assaulted by extremists for protesting Japanese war crimes
ojiiu812badboyAug. 25, 2012 - 12:17PM JST
You guys are so insensitive...poor robot, after overcoming so many obstacles for her. Just when it looked like success...the project came to realization briefly then fell to shambles. So moving ;) boo hoo
Posted in: New Hatsune Miku music video leaves world in tears
May. 23, 2013 - 09:46AM JST
I've said this many times before : It's either them (The Muslims) or us.
Posted in: Anti-Islamist protests flare after British solider butchered near London barracks
May. 23, 2013 - 09:43AM JST
She's a whore and the husband should have given the other guy a serious arse whopping!
Posted in: Yaguchi apologizes for illicit affair
Damn, that's gotta sting coming home and finding the wife en flagrante delecto in your own…
May. 23, 2013 - 09:40AM JST
China for sailor said: WTF is wrong with these people..? This country..? What kinds of Kids…
Posted in: Youth arrested for hitting 16-year-old girl with baseball bat
Company officials have also sent a harshly worded protest letter to each of the five experts…
Posted in: Nuclear watchdog agrees Tsuruga nuclear plant sits atop active fault