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Postby Ray » Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:38 pm

"There is no truly 'American' cuisine except the hamburger."

This is true.

Also, I really like Number 10.
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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:55 pm

Ray wrote:"There is no truly 'American' cuisine except the hamburger."

This is true.

Yeah, we literally have nothing of our own that isn't borrowed from another culture, there are regional foods, like maybe New England Clam Chowder, but something tells me that's borrowed from elsewhere.
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Postby pwhodges » Sat Oct 28, 2017 3:45 pm

"Being human, having your health; that's what's important." (from: Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi )
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Postby Ray » Sat Oct 28, 2017 4:01 pm

View Original Postpwhodges wrote:Japanese hair must be black:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-41776203


Blonde hair is a sign of delinquency don't ya know. Honestly though what can you expect? Japan isn't exactly known for it's tolerance, political correctness, or acknowledgement of the individuals feelings.

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Postby pwhodges » Sat Oct 28, 2017 4:22 pm

I'm bewildered by the assertion that a rule forbidding the dying of hair is being used to justify forcing someone to do just that.
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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:09 pm

It's the epitome of irony. Although, when I read the part about asking for proof of it being natural, I'm glad they haven't gone as far as they could have.
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Postby pwhodges » Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:29 am

"Being human, having your health; that's what's important." (from: Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi )
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Postby Sachi » Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:34 am


>no complaint from customers over this incident
>no one missed the train due to the early departure
>apologizes profusely anyways

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Postby MuscleRobo » Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:11 am

My friend who lives in Tokyo says the trains run so efficiently if they're even a minute late they apologize dozens of times and give passengers cards to give to Work/School/Etc. to explain tardiness.

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Postby jcmoorehead » Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:07 am

View Original PostMuscleRobo wrote:My friend who lives in Tokyo says the trains run so efficiently if they're even a minute late they apologize dozens of times and give passengers cards to give to Work/School/Etc. to explain tardiness.


Such a contrast to here in the UK where public transport is usually late and the drivers barely even give a grunt to acknowledge your presence. :tongue:

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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:25 am

Only in Japan...  SPOILER: Show
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I posted this in the Weird Image thread, but it also deserves to be here as well... with proof!
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Postby Cybermat47 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:56 am

View Original PostDarkBluePhoenix wrote:
Only in Japan...  SPOILER: Show
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I posted this in the Weird Image thread, but it also deserves to be here as well... with proof!


Only in Japan... and Sweden :tongue:

https://youtube.com/watch?v=20K4REHEkfs
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Postby robersora » Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:46 pm

@DarkBluePhoenix: I laughed at the "Jazz is bitter" part. It really is an acquired taste, lol.
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Postby Ray » Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:26 pm

Team Rocket Spotted in the Kanto Region!

No not that Kanto region!
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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:19 am

That article title said it all. Horny little buggers too.
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Postby Ray » Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:35 am

So does this qualify as bestiality or animal husbandry?

Ya know what? I don't wanna know.
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Postby Cybermat47 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:52 am

Reichu wrote:It’s all weird and phallic.


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Postby DarkBluePhoenix » Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:38 am

View Original PostRay wrote:So does this qualify as bestiality or animal husbandry?

Yes :vomit:
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Postby Joseki » Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:19 pm



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