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This Japanese chewing gum may haunt your dreams
Metro UK ^ | 3/22/2014 | Caroline Westbrook

Posted on 03/23/2014 3:40:20 PM PDT by Gefn

We're willing to bet you've never seen a chewing gum commercial quite like this.

(Excerpt) Read more at metro.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Humor; Pets/Animals; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: cats; humor; japan; kittyping; weird
Catzilla anyone?
1 posted on 03/23/2014 3:40:20 PM PDT by Gefn
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To: Slings and Arrows

Kitty ping


2 posted on 03/23/2014 3:40:45 PM PDT by Gefn (All good kitties go to the Rainbow Bridge;Holly 2/1999-12/2013)
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To: Gefn

Once again I ask, “Japan, WTF?” (F is for feline, of course.)


3 posted on 03/23/2014 3:43:31 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: KarlInOhio

Of course!!!!


4 posted on 03/23/2014 3:44:24 PM PDT by Gefn (All good kitties go to the Rainbow Bridge;Holly 2/1999-12/2013)
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To: KarlInOhio

5 posted on 03/23/2014 3:44:25 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Gefn

Same thing happened to me when I visited Shinjuku Station.

It’s just one of those things that you have to get used to when visiting Japan, I guess.


6 posted on 03/23/2014 3:45:47 PM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: Zeppo

I’ve never been to Japan,,,, it’s actually on my bucket list.

But way towards the bottom. There are still some states I would like to see first.


7 posted on 03/23/2014 3:49:27 PM PDT by Gefn (All good kitties go to the Rainbow Bridge;Holly 2/1999-12/2013)
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To: KarlInOhio

I’ve just gotta learn this little dance here, man...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STqFXr5N5AI

“Ahki ahki atchta!”

On second thought: Next time we have a batch of AQ in Gitmo, we need to loop this into their cells — nonstop 24/7


8 posted on 03/23/2014 3:55:30 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Gefn

You have not visited all 57 of them?


9 posted on 03/23/2014 4:06:11 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: 353FMG

No.... Just 55 of em!

Seriously, I really would like to see Alaska


10 posted on 03/23/2014 4:18:25 PM PDT by Gefn (All good kitties go to the Rainbow Bridge;Holly 2/1999-12/2013)
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To: Gefn

Anyone tried japanese caffeinated Black Black gum?


11 posted on 03/23/2014 4:19:32 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Gefn

Wasabi flavored gum?


12 posted on 03/23/2014 4:29:17 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Gefn
Oh, I dunno.
I think it might be sort of cool to have a giant cat carry me wherever I wanted to go.
I might even chew that brand of gum if that was the response.
13 posted on 03/23/2014 4:29:20 PM PDT by Just another Joe (Warning: FReeping can be addictive and helpful to your mental health)
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To: Gefn

I was stationed there before it acquired statehood.

Radar dude eyeballing Russian aircraft as part of the DEW line.

Snowed in part of the year but the chow was absolutely fantastic.


14 posted on 03/23/2014 4:29:49 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: TigersEye

I might go for tuna flavored.....


15 posted on 03/23/2014 4:30:19 PM PDT by Gefn (All good kitties go to the Rainbow Bridge;Holly 2/1999-12/2013)
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To: Just another Joe

My kitties had tuna breath. They might need the gum instead of me.

There is a saying that a house cat was created so mankind could know what it is like to caress a tiger,


16 posted on 03/23/2014 4:32:43 PM PDT by Gefn (All good kitties go to the Rainbow Bridge;Holly 2/1999-12/2013)
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To: 353FMG

It just looks so beautiful in the pictures and movies. Where I live it’s people on top of people, on top of people.....

I’d love to be able to go outside and use my telescope to see stars again.


17 posted on 03/23/2014 4:34:33 PM PDT by Gefn (All good kitties go to the Rainbow Bridge;Holly 2/1999-12/2013)
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To: Gefn

You and the Japanese might. lol Every sushi flavor you can think of. ;-)


18 posted on 03/23/2014 4:47:47 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Gefn

They outlawed Chewing gum in Singapore, trade agreements finally got them to relent on therapeutic gums like anti-smoking, but still no chewing or selling of regular gum.

It’s the law dude.


19 posted on 03/23/2014 4:59:34 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: ansel12
They outlawed Chewing gum in Singapore

And it's been that way since, at least, the mid 80's when I was there.
We were warned to not even take a pack of gum with us. If we were caught with a pack of gum it could result in a caning.

20 posted on 03/23/2014 6:34:50 PM PDT by Just another Joe (Warning: FReeping can be addictive and helpful to your mental health)
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To: Gefn
I probably wouldn't mind Tuna breath.

Dog to person, "You are my god."
Cat to person, "I AM your god."

21 posted on 03/23/2014 6:36:11 PM PDT by Just another Joe (Warning: FReeping can be addictive and helpful to your mental health)
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To: Just another Joe

Getting caught for chewing gum and being caned for it.

Pretty other worldly sounding.


22 posted on 03/23/2014 6:48:37 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Libertarianism offers the transitory concepts and dialogue to move from conservatism, to liberalism)
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To: Gefn

Does it lose its’ flavor on the bedpost overnight?


23 posted on 03/23/2014 6:51:08 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ansel12
They outlawed Chewing gum in Singapore, trade agreements finally got them to relent on therapeutic gums like anti-smoking, but still no chewing or selling of regular gum.

*BANG*

"Boy is he strict."

24 posted on 03/23/2014 6:52:26 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: ansel12
Getting caught for chewing gum and being caned for it.

Not even chewing it. Just HAVING it.

Now they may have been exaggerating, but....

25 posted on 03/23/2014 6:57:23 PM PDT by Just another Joe (Warning: FReeping can be addictive and helpful to your mental health)
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To: Gefn; Slings and Arrows; Glenn; republicangel; Beaker; BADROTOFINGER; etabeta; asgardshill; ...
Acid is a h*ll of a drug.


26 posted on 03/23/2014 7:43:50 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Richard Warman censors free speech.)
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To: Just another Joe
Not even chewing it. Just HAVING it.

Now they may have been exaggerating, but...

They were. It's never been illegal to possess gum, and even the restriction on sales has been partially lifted. Singapore isn't interested in caning American tourists, anyway - they save that for Third World rapists and robbers.

27 posted on 03/23/2014 7:57:53 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ([CTRL-GALT-DELETE])
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To: dfwgator

I don’t know. Should I ask Violet Beauregard?


28 posted on 03/24/2014 1:49:44 AM PDT by Gefn (All good kitties go to the Rainbow Bridge;Holly 2/1999-12/2013)
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To: Gefn

Yes, one of my favorite sayings.


29 posted on 03/24/2014 3:58:31 AM PDT by crazycatlady
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To: All

Some of the best advertising appeals to people on levels below the conscious. So it stands to reason that one country or culture’s advertising may be incomprehensible to another. We dont know how successful this campaign was or is. But the Brits are hands-down the cleverest ad developers for our culture.


30 posted on 03/24/2014 4:04:12 AM PDT by crazycatlady
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To: Gefn

Not going to watch. I DESPISE gum chewing... the habit AND the people who do it.... disgusting. Can’t stand the look, the sound, or the stench of gum chewing. Totally disgusting! Oh, yeah, and I’ve had to transcribe dictation where the slob dictating is chewing while talking. Makes me want to pull out my hair!


31 posted on 03/24/2014 3:14:43 PM PDT by pbmaltzman
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