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  1. Strong Yen Weak Dollarhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10132-strong-yen-weak-dollar

    a learned compatriot, the staunchly patriotic father of one of my best friends. I bragged about my enjoyment of the current strong yen / weak dollar situation. I am a rich man in my home country--almost as rich as Scrooge McDuck from "Duck Tales." As...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
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  2. Letter to Nissan Regarding Carlos Ghosn Scandal and Hunt for New CEO - David Problemahttps://japanatron.com/?view=article&id=10396:letter-to-nissan-regarding-carlos-ghosn-scandal-and-hunt-for-new-ceo-david-problema&catid=63

    company) concerning the Carlos Ghosn scandal and your presumed hunt for a new CEO. Please consider me *David Problema* as a strong candidate for the open Nissan CEO position.

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Videos
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  3. Test Versus Handshttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/poems/10070-test-versus-hands

    hear. For when I wake without you there I feel so incomplete. The presence of your beating heart drives me with a rhythm strong. But without the rhythm it's just not really quite right now is it? For withered hands stumble through the tempered tests of...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Poems
    • Language: *
  4. Why Linux is Coolhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/it/10147-why-linux-is-cool

    with a heart of gold, Linux moves fast and challenges to tear down and revolutionize the status quo empire. The force is strong in this one...very strong. God bless you, Linux--you're freakin' cool.

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: IT
    • Language: *
  5. How to Balance the Feiyu Tech MG Gimbal Camera Stabilizerhttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10360-how-to-balance-the-feiyu-tech-mg-gimbal-camera-stabilizer

    * You may want to adjust the motor strength if the motors are still making sounds (see below). The default setting is strong, which was too much for my camera. Adjust the Motor Strength * Put it into standby (1 long press for 1 second). The light will...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  6. Polite but Direct Refusal in Japanesehttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/studying-japanese/10408-polite-but-direct-refusal-in-japanese

    Japan is a culture of indirect communication. When I first started learning Japanese, my teachers never failed to stress this. The language has countless examples of indirect communication via subtle queues that you just have to discern and somehow...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: Studying Japanese
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  7. October 2004 - Typhoons, Concerts, and Ninjashttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10028-october-2004-typhoons-concerts-and-ninjas

    comedians from Osaka werefilming a TV show there that day, so that was an added bonus. Ninjas and Nintendo were two very strong Japanese cultural influences early in my childhood, so the tour was a delightful flashback to childhood. It not only made me...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
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  8. Sept 2005 - Motorcycle Gangs, 3-Hour Lunchbreaks, Time to Move Onhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10032-sept-2005-motorcycle-gangs-3-hour-lunchbreaks-time-to-move-on

    noisy. Man: blah, blah, blah (for like 10 minutes). Then he finally stopped, so I said, "thanks" and hung-up. I got the strong impression that this is the first complaint they've ever heard. My students said that since it's a shrine, no one will ever...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
    • Language: *
  9. Nov 2005 - F'd Up Drink Machines and Spicy Curryhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/countryside/10033-nov-2005-fd-up-drink-machines-and-spicy-curry

    without the snake carcass. The flavor is difficult to describe. Very...ahhh...interesting. They say the snake makes you strong, so you might notice that I'm all buff the next time you see me. Dave From Kansas My coworker Rebecca returned to England, so...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: Countryside
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  10. Attention-Hungry America and Shy Modest Japan: A Contrast of Entertainment Cultureshttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10094-attention-hungry-america-and-shy-modest-japan-a-contrast-of-entertainment-cultures

    not worse than you do. Let's all make fun of the situation so wefeel better about it. As our entertainment maintains such a strong interlock with reality, it makes us feel temporarily, yet therapeutically connected in our individualist culture. Japan...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  11. How to Get a Credit Card in Japanhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10096-how-to-get-a-credit-card-in-japan

    sea of rejection when trying to apply for a local credit card. True...I could use my US credit card, but that weak dollar / strong yen exchange rate right now would obliterate my US savings account. In addition, overseas card transactions are often...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  12. Life in Japan - How I Cut My Mobile Phone Bill In Halfhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10181-life-in-japan-how-i-cut-my-mobile-phone-bill-in-half

    definitions of 4G/LTE. * I ran a "speed test," and I don't get anywhere near full 3G speeds. While the signal may be strong, the speed is not. This is the recurrent complaint you'll see written in reviews of BMobile on Amazon. Functionally it's been...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  13. Home Remedieshttps://japanatron.com/blog/other/general/10190-home-remedies

    you head to the drugstore for a high-priced inhaler filled with mysterious chemicals, try chewing on a couple of curiously strong Altoids peppermints. They'll clear up your stuffed nose. Achy muscles from a bout of the flu? Mix 1 Tablespoon of...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  14. Life in Japan - How to Save Moneyhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10209-life-in-japan-how-to-save-money

    less of it in the package. 300ml instead of the usual 500ml. * It doesn't work as well. Tape isn't as sticky or glue not as strong. It's watered-down. * It's not Mickey Mouse, but Macky Moose, who bears a striking resemblance in an inbred cousin sort of...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Mondaiji
    • Category: General
    • Language: *
  15. How I Send Money Between my Japan and USA Bank Accounts - Life Abroadhttps://japanatron.com/blog/japan/general/10388-how-i-send-money-between-my-japan-and-usa-bank-accounts-life-abroad

    Solution #3: Bank Wire Transfer I used to use Shinsei Bank to send money from Japan to the USA, especially when the yen was strong. They have excellent English support, offer me 1 free transfer per month, and allow me to register my USA bank account to...

    • Type: Article
    • Author: Japanatron
    • Category: General
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