You always need ____ in Japan.

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You always need ____ in Japan.

Post by Hatori » Sat 03.31.2007 10:01 pm

Hey there. I thought it'd be interesting to hear from your past experiences of visiting or living in Japan (before or currently). The point on this thread is to post things you KNOW from your experiences that you need no matter what. From cooking supplies to furniture and so on, tell everybody what's an essential to have or what other people have in Japan that's unusual to other countries.
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Post by Infidel » Sat 03.31.2007 10:30 pm

お金
なるほど。
さっぱりわからん。

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Post by Yudan Taiteki » Sun 04.01.2007 12:41 am

Patience.
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Post by I-samu » Sun 04.01.2007 12:54 am

Infidel wrote:
お金


Quoted for truth.

And you need the guts for not eating soft serve everyday
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Post by Harisenbon » Sun 04.01.2007 5:14 am

Electronic Dictionary
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Post by tanuki » Sun 04.01.2007 8:00 am

Chopsticks.

And I'm waiting for keatonatron to come and shout "Pasmo!!!".
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Post by Kagemaru » Sun 04.01.2007 9:49 am

your alien registration card

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Post by caroline » Sun 04.01.2007 10:04 am

open mind;
take nothing for granted

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Post by Oracle » Sun 04.01.2007 11:03 am

A different concept of "personal space"

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Post by keatonatron » Sun 04.01.2007 11:10 am

PASMO!!!!

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Post by tanuki » Sun 04.01.2007 11:12 am

Told ya.
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Post by lastlife » Sun 04.01.2007 3:46 pm

condoms

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RE: You always need ____ in Japan.

Post by Seapony » Sun 04.01.2007 3:52 pm

lastlife wrote:
condoms


Hahaha...I'd like to know a more detailed reason why, if you please.

;)

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Post by lastlife » Sun 04.01.2007 6:38 pm

Oh... my friend said Japanese condoms are too big for him.

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Post by flammable hippo » Sun 04.01.2007 6:40 pm

lastlife wrote:
Oh... my friend said Japanese condoms are too big for him.


That seems kind of ironic considering a certain stereotype about Asian men... :|
Two muffins were baking in an oven. One turns to the other and says "sure is hot in here." The other replies "AH TALKING MUFFIN!"

二つのマフィンがオーブンで焼かれていた。片方のマフィンがもう一方のマフィンに向かって、"暑いね”と言った。すると、話しかけられたほうのマフィンは"アッ!喋るマフィンだ!”と驚いた。 :)

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