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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:20 am

sparks wrote:
Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:15 am
Winter fucking Wonderland in...?
Shirakawa-go Japanese old house from the top

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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Dec 21, 2018 4:54 am

Snow Day!

If I had to guess, somewhere in northern Honshu.
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Re: Japan

Post by Grammatron » Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:26 am

Shirakawa-go

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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:19 pm

Central Japan, Gifu prefecture.

I wanted to say that but the snow threw me off and made me guess northern Japan instead.
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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:00 pm

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Re: Japan

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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Mon Dec 24, 2018 12:24 pm

Japan's population declined by 448,000 in 2018.

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/12/23/heal ... index.html
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Re: Japan

Post by Rob Lister » Mon Dec 24, 2018 1:17 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:
Mon Dec 24, 2018 12:24 pm
Japan's population declined by 448,000 in 2018.

https://edition.cnn.com/2018/12/23/heal ... index.html
How did you do it?

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Re: Japan

Post by sparks » Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:33 am

Cellphones.
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Re: Japan

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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:22 am

Seems like an ominous warning for a hospital. :shock:
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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:29 am

Anaxagoras wrote:
Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:22 am
Seems like an ominous warning for a hospital. :shock:
Spoiler:
It's "haunted". :mrgreen:

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Re: Japan

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Dec 25, 2018 4:05 am

Anaxagoras wrote:
Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:22 am
Seems like an ominous warning for a hospital. :shock:
Is the English a reasonable translation of the Japanese?
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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Tue Dec 25, 2018 4:37 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Tue Dec 25, 2018 4:05 am
Anaxagoras wrote:
Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:22 am
Seems like an ominous warning for a hospital. :shock:
Is the English a reasonable translation of the Japanese?
It's a very loose translation. Arguably it is "reasonable" as it gets the same point across, but they are not equivalent in meaning.
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Re: Japan

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Dec 25, 2018 4:46 am

So how about a real translation? :)
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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Tue Dec 25, 2018 6:10 am

Maybe later when I have more time to spare.
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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Tue Dec 25, 2018 10:59 pm

Abdul loves getting other people to work for him. :nope

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Re: Japan

Post by shuize » Fri Dec 28, 2018 11:46 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Tue Dec 25, 2018 4:05 am
Anaxagoras wrote:
Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:22 am
Seems like an ominous warning for a hospital. :shock:
Is the English a reasonable translation of the Japanese?
It's close enough for its intended purpose.

If you really want to know what's going on here:

Spoiler:
As Witness said, it's a "haunted" hospital ...

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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Fri Dec 28, 2018 12:02 pm

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Re: Japan

Post by Nyarlathotep » Sat Dec 29, 2018 3:47 am

Same thing right?

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