Only In Japan ....... (Again)

Discussion in 'Japan' started by Nozawaman, Nov 14, 2015.

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    almontyrat

    almontyrat Well-Known Member Season Pass Silver

    I found this sign yesterday at Kamui Ski Links. I'm not quite sure what the message is.......
     
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    Ramenman

    Ramenman Well-Known Member

    It says "No doggy style skiing here:love:":oops:. KiddingROFL. It says "Please walk to the parking lot (Please don't ski here)":p
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    Ramenman

    Ramenman Well-Known Member

    Sorry, I drunk too much:cheers::puke:
     
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    Rimey

    Rimey Dedicated Member Season Pass Gold

    Modesty tape.
     
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    Budgiesmuggler

    Budgiesmuggler Dedicated Member Season Pass Gold

    This is in our pension:

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    Sandy

    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Season Pass Gold

    New special occasion packaging for Pocky:

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    The one on the right is for Valentine's Day.
    Valentine's day is 14th Feb, when men are given something by women in Japan, while 14th March is "White Day" when women are given something by men....
    So I guess women will give men Sukky....... LOL
     
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    JoeKing

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    Tonester

    Tonester Dedicated Member Season Pass Gold

    A strawberry sandwich, made with regular white bread. Sitting right next to the egg roll and ham sandwich at a Lawsons in Asahikawa.

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    Donza

    Donza Pool Room

    Ichigo sandwicho.
    My daughters fave japlish saying
     
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    Sandy

    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Season Pass Gold

    Sando
     
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    Ramenman

    Ramenman Well-Known Member

    When I was having dinner last night while watching tv with my Japanese family, we happened to see this tv commercial, and they were laughing. I couldn't get it at first, but now I get it:rolleyes::oops:
     
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    person s

    person s Old And Crusty Season Pass Gold

    to be slightly pedantic, kg/m2?
    2 being superscript but ipad can't do it
     
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    markopolo

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    Ramenman

    Ramenman Well-Known Member

    Recently, a Japanese major tv news program used this map without noticing something is wrong and they apologized later on. Do you notice what is wrong:p?
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    Heinz

    Heinz Old And Crusty Season Pass Gold

    LOL Shikoku seems to have changed shape
     
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    Karicta

    Karicta Dedicated Member

    Should be further north ;)

    (If it was China, I'd take it as a threat)
     
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    Ramenman

    Ramenman Well-Known Member

    Yep:thumbs:, it actually really happened very recentlyROFL. It was a rather serious tv news program, which made the mistake even funnierROFL. I guess someone uploaded the map and the staff of the tv news program tried to pick up a map randomly from Google Image, and unfortunately the staff picked up the wrong Japanese map:p

    Australia should be this big:cool:
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    Sandy

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    Strangely enough, they are both a slightly similar shape....
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    M_G

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    Sandy

    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Season Pass Gold

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    BobGnarly

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    Hyst

    Hyst Active Member Season Pass Gold

    Shock, now the Aussie have invaded Shikoku as well, had hoped they would stay in a small spot on the more northern island .:headbang:
    And this time they took it all :tany:
     
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    Ramenman

    Ramenman Well-Known Member

    Not only Shikoku island, Yamaguchi prefecture, but also Fukushima prefecture also says "We look like Australia";)
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    Gimp

    Gimp Dedicated Member Season Pass Gold

    I've seen clouds that's look like unicorns.
     
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    Ramenman

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    Sandy

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    Looks like the cherry blossoms are starting to open. Lot's of Hanami parties this weekend. But I cna nver understand the idea of "tranquility" of Sakura(Cherry blossom) viewing, when there's:
    1. Hundreds or even thousands of people.
    2. They bring food & drink, and electric blue ground sheets, instead of a more "tranquil" colour. :doh:


    ALSO, looks like I will be attending the Kanamara Matsuri at Kawasaki on Sunday, at the Kanayama Shrine.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanamara_Matsuri

    Kanamara Matsuri = Festival of the steel phalus
    LOL
     
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    person s

    person s Old And Crusty Season Pass Gold

    they do love their festivals
    I was in Kyoto in early 2014 during a festival and there were huge numbers in town, all over the historic buildings etc
    lots of young people in traditional garb - who doesn't go for an opportunity to dress up?
     
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    BobGnarly

    BobGnarly Dedicated Member

    Got to agree with all of that. Its like a blue tarp is mandatory if one is to sit on the ground in Japan.
    I have 4 sakura trees on my proprerty that were very overgrown so I trimmed them back substantially, will be interesting to see how hard they bloom
     
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    Ramenman

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    Sandy

    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Season Pass Gold

    But not like this:
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    Donza

    Donza Pool Room

    Only in Japan.
    Indicate five metres before driveway....and pull innnnnn....
     
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    person s

    person s Old And Crusty Season Pass Gold

    LOL you win, champ! :thumbs:
     
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    Sandy

    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Season Pass Gold

    "The Kanamara Matsuri is centred on a local penis-venerating shrine. The legend being that a sharp-toothed demon (vagina dentata) hid inside the vagina of a young woman and castrated two young men on their wedding nights. As a result, the young woman sought help from a blacksmith, who fashioned an iron phallus to break the demon's teeth, which led to the enshrinement of the item"
     
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    JoeKing

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    Sandy

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    Personally, I think the story is a phallacy
    :out:
     
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    Vermillion

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    Wut.
     
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    Ramenman

    Ramenman Well-Known Member

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    shabu_shabu

    shabu_shabu Active Member Season Pass Gold

    A visual to explain what goes on.
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    PMG

    PMG Dedicated Member Season Pass Gold

    Went to the Bonden Matsuri in Yokote, Akita in Feb. Same sort of symbolism but probably would be PG rated compared to the Kanamara's MA by the looks of it.
     
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    Crispy013

    Crispy013 Dedicated Member

    Old mate with the green camp chair is game LOL.
    :whistle: I'm Blue, da-ba-dee-da-ba-die :whistle:
     
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    Hyst

    Hyst Active Member Season Pass Gold

    How lucky I have been - life would have turned out very different had I know 34 years ago. :eek:
     
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    Sandy

    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Season Pass Gold

    Quite a few gaijin .... Sucking on penis shaped lollie sticks!!!
     
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    Nozawaman

    Nozawaman Addicted Member Season Pass Gold

    Hahahahahaha

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    Ramenman

    Ramenman Well-Known Member

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    M_G

    M_G Dedicated Member Season Pass Gold

    Irish-American. Makes him seem quite exotic.
     
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    Sandy

    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Season Pass Gold

    I've discovered a flaw in the Japanese (food) diet.....

    Can you guess what it is? ;)
     
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    Ramenman

    Ramenman Well-Known Member

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    skifree

    skifree Part of the Furniture Moderator Season Pass Gold

    No
     
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    Sandy

    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Season Pass Gold

    Japanese workers.... If they work until 9-10pm, they have something to eat about 7pm. All the decent Conbini food is gone so usually what's left over is crap: stale or unhealthy food, or instant noodles.
     
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    Donza

    Donza Pool Room

    all the decent food is gone at breakfast dammit LOL
    i've never noticed (cause i'm not usually up at 7.30am in Tokyo)... but the lines out the conbinis are off the hook.