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Re: Japan

Post by Anaxagoras » Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:34 pm

Mmmm. Hachi kuitai naa.



Wait, WTF?
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Re: Japan

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Mar 17, 2019 2:38 pm

Cure for impotence?
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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:20 pm



雨に

--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
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"Indeed you are a river to your people.
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"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:44 am

The Japanese Museum of Rocks That Look Like Faces

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More: https://www.amusingplanet.com/2016/11/t ... -look.html

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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:00 am

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--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." --gnome

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Re: Japan

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:18 pm

OK to mention the war?

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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:10 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:18 pm
OK to mention the war?
I presume it's OK if they wear white gloves to kill people. :P

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Re: Japan

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:31 pm

Like Mack the Knife, right? 8)
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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:28 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:31 pm
Like Mack the Knife, right? 8)


8)

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Re: Japan

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:33 am

Cultural appropriation. :HoppingMad: :HoppingMad2:









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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:42 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:33 am
Cultural appropriation. :HoppingMad: :HoppingMad2:
I'm a tad ashamed, yes. :|


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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:12 am





--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." --gnome

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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:25 am

Meanwhile . . .

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--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." --gnome

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Re: Japan

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:29 pm

Witness wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:42 am
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:33 am
Cultural appropriation. :HoppingMad: :HoppingMad2:
I'm a tad ashamed, yes. :|
My favorite recorded version is still Lotte Lenya singing it in English with Mark Blitzstein on the piano and no orchestra. I have it, but can't find a linky-poo on the 'net.

It's also somewhat historically interesting, because the English lyrics aren't exactly the same as the ones they finally used in the New York production of Threepenny Opera.

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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:18 am

Sorry, has to be sung in German. :coolspecs:

I'm astonished how many people have misunderstood the "spirit" of that song, which is insolent cabaret, and tried to drag it to jazz, bossa nova, opera, and voices devoid of the scratchy misery Lotte puts into it. (A good German example would be Hildegard Knef.)

Doesn't work.

[typo corrected]
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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:24 am

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いつ一人で映画を見たい。

雨に。

--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." --gnome

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Re: Japan

Post by Witness » Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:45 am

Suicide now leading cause of death among children aged 10 to 14 in Japan

Suicide has become the leading cause of death among children aged 10 to 14 in Japan for the first time in the postwar period, an analysis of government demographic data has shown.

While the total number of people across the country who kill themselves has declined remarkably in recent years, statistics released by the health ministry for 2017 showed that 100 children in that particular age group took their own lives, accounting for 22.9 percent of all deaths in their generation.

Cancer came second for the age bracket, at 22.7 percent, followed by accidents at 11.7 percent.

Among Japanese nationals, the overall number of suicides peaked in 2003 at more than 32,000 before declining to 20,465 in 2017. However, the number of suicides per 100,000 people among those aged 10 to 19 remains flat.

Among those between 15 and 39, meanwhile, suicide has been the dominant cause of death since 2012. About half of those who killed themselves were in their 20s.
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/ ... JYpp3Ao-Ul

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Re: Japan

Post by Doctor X » Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:57 am

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--J.D.
Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out."--Don
DocX: FTW.--sparks
"Doctor X wins again."--Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry."--His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone."--clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far."--Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig."--Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power."--asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." --gnome

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Re: Japan

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:31 am

Witness wrote:
Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:18 am
Sorry, has to be sung in German. :coolspecs:

I'm astonished how many people have misunderstood the "spirit" of that song, which is insolent cabaret ...
The only English version that does that is the one I mentioned.
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Re: Japan

Post by ed » Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:48 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:29 pm
Witness wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:42 am
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:33 am
Cultural appropriation. :HoppingMad: :HoppingMad2:
I'm a tad ashamed, yes. :|
My favorite recorded version is still Lotte Lenya singing it in English with Mark Blitzstein on the piano and no orchestra. I have it, but can't find a linky-poo on the 'net.

It's also somewhat historically interesting, because the English lyrics aren't exactly the same as the ones they finally used in the New York production of Threepenny Opera.

:coolspecs:
The Raul Julia one?
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