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Re: when's xmas coming to home

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You make it sound as if everyone has lights out side there homes but right now they have a lack of power and even before the earhquake and tsunmi they where not big on thoes kinds of things.  Are there parts that do have lights?  Yes, but not to many.


After visiting a few cities in Japan a few months ago, I have to disagree here. From what I know, only 1 city is out and people are evacuated from their homes because of the nuclear contamination. Other parts of Japan is pretty much up to normal. And how are they poor if they have the 3rd largest GDP? Maybe those that have everything washed away might, but that's like less than 1% of the total population. If I remember correctly, it was something like 30k casualties(death, injured, or missing), and 50k evacuated and that's out of 120+ million population.

 

Here's the data on energy consumption.

Japan 512.8 510.3 511.0 522.4 527.1 527.6 522.9 515.3 474.0 503.0 477.6 -5.0% 3.9%

http://www.bp.com/assets/bp_internet/globalbp/globalbp_uk_english/reports_and_publications/statistic...

 

The number for 2011 was 477.6 and that's pretty similar to 2009 with 474.0 and not much of a drop compared to other years also.

 

Here's the usage data for tokyo electric company and they don't look that much different either.

http://www.tepco.co.jp/forecast/html/images/juyo-2010.csv

http://www.tepco.co.jp/forecast/html/images/juyo-2011.csv

http://www.tepco.co.jp/forecast/html/images/juyo-2012.csv

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Dec 15, 2012

its like Halloween all over again. the event gets released 1 week before the actual holiday.

they did good with the Thanksgiving event, guess they dropped the ball again. :smileysad:


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Dec 17, 2012

Look for my blog post tomorrow to get all the details. We're getting not one, but TWO events this week. :smileyhappy: :heart:

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Look for my blog post tomorrow to get all the details. We're getting not one, but TWO events this week. :smileyhappy: :heart:


That sounds cool. Look forward to seeing the blog tomorrow. :smileyhappy:

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I sure hope we get some of the free Christmas stuff their giving away in EU, like the elf companion and sleigh LMO. Those things are awesome!

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I sure hope we get some of the free Christmas stuff their giving away in EU, like the elf companion and sleigh LMO. Those things are awesome!


Remember last year when wwe recieved free items via the kiosk in the mall? That was pretty cool. We had goodies left and right for each week. That was fun' I'm looking forward to this.

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Dec 17, 2012

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Bobsfed wrote:

I sure hope we get some of the free Christmas stuff their giving away in EU, like the elf companion and sleigh LMO. Those things are awesome!


Remember last year when wwe recieved free items via the kiosk in the mall? That was pretty cool. We had goodies left and right for each week. That was fun' I'm looking forward to this.


not bloody likely heaven forbid NA get any free promotional locomotion items

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Dec 17, 2012

Im hoping one of these is the Winter Event from last year.  Its gonna be available in EU and HK so im thinking maybe NA as well.  Very excited cant wait :catlol:

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