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Date: 05/13/12 02:00 PM

36 Responses to Suicide Forest In Japan: Yep, This Place Is Real

  1. Profile photo of Taichiky
    Taichiky Male 70 & Over
    39 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 8:52 am
    Link: Suicide Forest In Japan: Yep, This Place Is Real - Follow the rope, you might just find something at the end...
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    Buiadh Male 30-39
    6739 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 2:08 pm
    Saw a doc about this place on TV a while back. Very sad.
  3. Profile photo of LexiLeet
    LexiLeet Female 18-29
    430 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 2:11 pm
    Yep.
  4. Profile photo of DingDingDong
    DingDingDong Male 30-39
    1511 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    Yeah, that`s sad.
  5. Profile photo of HI-haole
    HI-haole Male 18-29
    601 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 2:33 pm
    Since when is viewer discretion required and not advised?
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    HalfPintRoo Female 18-29
    2765 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 2:36 pm
    I loved listening to the wood thrushes in the background. They`re my favorite bird
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    nettech98 Male 50-59
    1043 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 2:43 pm
    My favorite bird is the swallow...
  8. Profile photo of CDarling
    CDarling Female 18-29
    129 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 2:52 pm
    I really liked this. Thanks IAB.
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    paperduck Male 18-29
    1745 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 2:58 pm
    i was bored, now i`m very depressed. thanks.
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    marcus2 Male 13-17
    677 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 3:03 pm
    That was very harrowing and sad, yet very interesting at the same time. I have a lot of respect for that guy.
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    uatme Male 18-29
    1074 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 3:57 pm
    Great place to dump a body
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    whodat6484 Male 30-39
    3908 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 4:27 pm
    When I was on deployment in Okinawa we went to see Mt Fuji on a 96 (4 day weekend in USMC speak) and saw this place. It`s very unsettling being there and knowing how many people go in there with the sole purpose of not coming back.
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    LemonCurry Male 40-49
    1106 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 4:30 pm
    30 000 + people commit suicide here per annum, second highest rate among the OECD countries. sadly, the main cause of commuter trains being delayed is people jumping in front of them. i`m always amazed that people`s main reaction seems to be being annoyed at running 10 min ... :-(
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    LemonCurry Male 40-49
    1106 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 4:32 pm
    oh, and did i mention that the family is usually held liable financially for the delays and possible damages? probably a good way to ensure the suicide rate stays high.
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    Steelgrid Male 30-39
    2700 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 4:51 pm
    IAB, going from funny, to gore and porn. Slowly, but you might want to just throw your hand in with TheChive.
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    carmium Female 50-59
    6381 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 5:23 pm
    I`ve heard of this place, and that even young couples sometimes go there when their parents forbid their being together.
    It looks a lot like the woods around here, and frankly, not the kind of place I`d want to end it all.
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17514 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 6:07 pm
    Sad. :-(
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    8BitHero Male 18-29
    5414 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 6:13 pm
    @Steelgrid
    Don`t even joke about that. No seriously, TheChive is craphole.

    These people need help though. One of things about Japan is "suicide" culture. Not coo. Great video.
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    Altaru Male 18-29
    3483 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 8:52 pm
    Seems like the perfect place to recruit for a cult or something...

    Hmm...

    BRB, I have a "business trip" to plan.
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    Mantistador Male 18-29
    2200 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 9:10 pm
    the ending really pulled at my heart strings, this was a very good post... very deep and intense
  21. Profile photo of cndycnelne
    cndycnelne Female 18-29
    81 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 10:32 pm
    Very sad and something I probably shouldn`t have watched when I am about ready to go to bed.
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    mervviscious Male 40-49
    1793 posts
    May 13, 2012 at 11:57 pm
    took the wife there, even brought a rope... nothing at all... worthless trip... waste of time, waste of money... cliffs of Dover works everytime though...
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    MrAtari Male 40-49
    1566 posts
    May 14, 2012 at 12:57 am
    good place to make sequel to `the blair witch project` (yes I know there was a part II, but that wasn`t even a bit close to the first one)
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    spuddington Male 18-29
    128 posts
    May 14, 2012 at 5:30 am
    wow thats sad
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    Mogulman Male 18-29
    295 posts
    May 14, 2012 at 7:09 am
    That was really heavy...
  26. Profile photo of Jowsh
    Jowsh Male 18-29
    1237 posts
    May 14, 2012 at 7:44 am
    Great post.. This guy is pretty inspirational in amongst the heavy subject matter
  27. Profile photo of Draculya
    Draculya Male 40-49
    14628 posts
    May 14, 2012 at 7:58 am
    Would you spend a night wandering that forrest without a light? FFFFuuuuuuuu.

    I bet there are enterprising prospectors selling souvenirs on craigslist, too.
  28. Profile photo of Francakes
    Francakes Female 18-29
    157 posts
    May 14, 2012 at 8:23 am
    So why is there no telephone hotline there like there is on the Golden Gate Bridge where far less people commit suicide every year? I just don`t get it.
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    LordJim Male 60-69
    6965 posts
    May 14, 2012 at 10:45 am
    Sad, nice bloke though.

    I read about this on Cracked a while back. Apparently there are those who look for bodies with a view to looting them.
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    canusuck Male 30-39
    792 posts
    May 14, 2012 at 11:01 am
    Very interesting, not sure why people would complain about the subject matter...you know the scrap book of life isn`t all happy moments...very poignant that people go there to die "alone", but in the end they were never alone
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    zombunny Female 18-29
    2525 posts
    May 14, 2012 at 11:20 am
    @Francakes, when he enters the forest he shows us a sign with a suicide hotline number on it.
  32. Profile photo of omg209
    omg209 Male 18-29
    208 posts
    May 14, 2012 at 12:02 pm
    that skeleton part seemed fake to me. i mean they discover a body, but are they going to report it later? and also there was a camry key next to the body which looked brand new...
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    mzacur Male 18-29
    112 posts
    May 14, 2012 at 2:43 pm
    @omg...why would they fake it? to bring in more tourists?
  34. Profile photo of stk5m
    stk5m Male 18-29
    322 posts
    May 14, 2012 at 3:54 pm
    It`s just behind the Golden Gate Bridge in suicide numbers per year.
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    Frankii Female 18-29
    437 posts
    May 15, 2012 at 10:33 am
    For someone who appears to spend a lot of his time finding corpses of people who can`t take life any more, he has a beautiful outlook on life
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    Frankii Female 18-29
    437 posts
    May 15, 2012 at 10:34 am
    @Francakes 1, nice name and 2, there is a hotline, it was on the brown sign he was reading out

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