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Date: 01/15/11 10:45 AM

24 Responses to If You`re Homeless In Japan, Here Are Your Options

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    midnightblis Female 18-29
    48 posts
    January 12, 2011 at 1:17 pm
    Link: If You`re Homeless In Japan, Here Are Your Options - If you are poor in Japan, however, there are a couple of interesting options for you.
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    Steelgrid Male 30-39
    2700 posts
    January 15, 2011 at 12:00 pm
    I love the "Manga and Internet Cafe"
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25345 posts
    January 15, 2011 at 12:16 pm
    Well that was boring
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    SmilinSam Female 18-29
    3600 posts
    January 15, 2011 at 1:04 pm
    trying to sleep in one of those capsules would make me feel like i was in a coffin.
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    Swaywithme Female 18-29
    3696 posts
    January 15, 2011 at 1:45 pm
    I`d hit up the cafe. I`m pretty little so I can sleep in a recliner just fine- plus internets! and free beverages!
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    K70jO Male 30-39
    5 posts
    January 15, 2011 at 2:26 pm
    I kind of like Japan & S.Korea. They are surprising me every time I visit them.
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    Pandabee Female 40-49
    857 posts
    January 15, 2011 at 2:28 pm
    There but for the grace of God, go I.
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    CoyoteKing Male 18-29
    2988 posts
    January 15, 2011 at 2:55 pm
    Japan, why you so awesome?
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10445 posts
    January 15, 2011 at 3:02 pm
    Just what I`d expect from a society poised to accomplish. The overcrowding would get to me though.
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    MrYouKnow Male 13-17
    1081 posts
    January 15, 2011 at 3:15 pm
    If I ever go to Japan I`m staying in a capsule hotel.
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    SlothOfDoom Male 30-39
    2033 posts
    January 15, 2011 at 5:57 pm
    "Nip the problem at the bud."

    Good chose of words in an article about Japan, eh?
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    SarahofBorg Female 18-29
    3564 posts
    January 15, 2011 at 6:24 pm
    I`ve heard that the homeless can actually make a living just by collecting trash and recycling in Japan. Much more than what you get in this country.
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    GreyYes Female 18-29
    418 posts
    January 15, 2011 at 6:50 pm
    I wouldnt mind living in a manga and internet cafe for 15-25 bucks a day.

    im claustrophobic so ill have to pass on the capsule hotels .-.
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    CodeJockey Male 40-49
    5552 posts
    January 15, 2011 at 7:03 pm
    "If I ever go to Japan I`m staying in a capsule hotel."
    Don`t do that.
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    spyrocheeks Female 13-17
    112 posts
    January 15, 2011 at 8:35 pm
    Capsule all the way!
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    som-tam Male 18-29
    711 posts
    January 16, 2011 at 12:55 am
    when i went to japan i went to a food stall early in the morning. i was attracted to it by the delicious aroma wafting across the street. i received a bowl of soup from the cheerful ladies who staffed it and it was very tasty. when i tried to pay, they refused(???)

    i later learned it was a soup kitchen for the homeless. the next day the line was about 1km long, seriously. it must of been it`s first day when i sampled their product.
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    ruthless1990 Female 18-29
    3001 posts
    January 16, 2011 at 2:52 am
    well, thats pretty decent i guess!
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    SvampeBob Male 18-29
    3076 posts
    January 16, 2011 at 3:16 am
    wow I love the capsule hotel, that is just Awesome!!!
    but I would live in the Internet cafe, drinks and internet 24/7 \.,,/(o.o)\,,./
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    bram Male 18-29
    578 posts
    January 16, 2011 at 6:46 am
    The third option kind of reminds me of what I did when I was homeless back in my early 20s. I`d collect money off the street and from selling old books I found to the used book store. Then, I`d use it to stay up all night drinking coffee in a diner and go sleep on the couch in the library with a book over my face, when they opened in the morning.

    When you look like a college student, this plan works well.

    Another good one, if you have a car, is national parks. Most are free to camp at and you can stay at each one for up to two weeks. Some even have showers. The ones that aren`t free, cost like $5 a night.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    30825 posts
    January 16, 2011 at 10:58 am
    I love my cheap house! (it cost me $20,000 when I bought it 14 years ago) a safe place for my cats and my stuff! Having no home would kill me for sure...
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    Skabashas Male 18-29
    1254 posts
    January 16, 2011 at 2:57 pm
    Tent City! How cool would that be!?
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    sunday_scour Male 18-29
    283 posts
    January 16, 2011 at 10:27 pm
    I would totaly do the capsule hotel. All my stuff where I can see it, privacy (except noises), and a very snug fit. What`s not to like?
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15512 posts
    January 17, 2011 at 8:59 am
    I want to live in a capsule hotel
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    LastJuggalo Female 18-29
    212 posts
    January 19, 2011 at 4:15 pm
    The Capsule Corporation! Yay!

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