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View Postmuikabochi, on 03 October 2014 - 07:39 AM, said:

Kawaba in Gunma, about 25 minutes or so from Numata IC on the Kanetsu.

It's one of the places I'm going to this coming season. Really liked it when I went before.

I think Kawaba would be the best balance of a nice skijo with good snow not too far away if you are going by car. Just try to avoid going home Sunday night if possible. If you have to go back Sunday I recommend taking a hot spring, eating some dinner and taking it slow on the way home. Yuzawa is another great option but the tolls would be higher. Might also look into Naeba and Kagura. You can exit the Kanetsu in Tsukiyono and drive 45 minutes up the 17. Kawaba is one exit closer to you (Numata) and only 20 minutes from there. I would probably hit Kawaba first then consider other places later.

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I am going to go to Kawaba this coming season.

Top of my list of new places to get to.
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View Postpie-eater, on 06 October 2014 - 10:54 AM, said:

View PostBiggen, on 04 October 2014 - 03:51 AM, said:

From Spring 2015 the new Shinkansen line from Nagano to Itogawa will stop at Shi-Myokokogan. This will get you to Myoko ski areas before 9.30am from Tokyo.


Where's "Shi-Myokokogan", John-San?

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You live in Japan, don,t you. How the F%$# do you get around if you don,t know that Shinkansen has a own Platform (Shi) or station. So what would you do if you were to travel to say Yokohama from Tokyo on the Shinkansen. Wait for it to pull up to Yokohama. It won,t . It will pull up at Shi Yokohama and you will end up at Shi Odawara, Tubby !

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Never heard of this 'Shi Myokokogan' station.
Or actually 'Shi Odawara Tubby' station either.
Jolly silly names.

Better tell JR - they don't seem to have heard of them either!
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:lol: John-san.....you must be sniffing glue again,
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In the interest of correct information, rather than just ribbing Biggen / John-San for always talking complete bollocks and being a prize plonker:

The Shinkansen station that is popping up in southern Niigata Prefecture is actually called 'Joetsu Myoko Station'. Obviously, there is no 'Shi Myokokogan'. Well, not in the real world anyway.

The Shinkansen station in Yokohama is called 'Shin Yokohama Station'.

The other one mentioned is called 'Shin Odawara Station'.

'Shin' (not 'Shi') being 新 ...the kanji for 'new'.

OK, enough of that, back to being silly...
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View Postpie-eater, on 06 November 2014 - 06:58 PM, said:

Cool, just have never heard of this 'Shi Myokokogan' station.
Or actually 'Shi Odawara Tubby' station either.

Jolly silly names.

Better tell JR - they don't seem to have heard of them either!


Do you live in Japan? You don,t know of much about even the simple things that a person would know after living here for the amount of time you say you have. You are a full of it.

View Postpie-eater, on 06 November 2014 - 07:22 PM, said:

In the interest of correct information, rather than just ribbing Biggen / John-San for being a prize plonker:

The Shinkansen station that is popping up in Niigata is actually called 'Joetsu Myoko Station'.
The Shinkansen station in Yokohama is called 'Shin Yokohama Station'.
The other one mentioned is called 'Shin Odawara Station'.

'Shin' being 新 - the kanji for 'new'.

OK, enough of that, back to being silly...

Shinkansen means Super Express Not New super express. Shi means City. Shinsen na means new or fresh. You just make up shite and your are full of it. Do you live in Japan or just pretend too.

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新幹線?

Are you winding us up, Biggen? Or are you shit at Japanese too?

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View PostPeetan, on 06 November 2014 - 07:50 PM, said:

新幹線?

Are you winding us up, Biggen? Or are you shit at Japanese too?

No I am not winding up. I am Shite at both English and Japanese but I don,t pretend like others

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Oh dear.
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View PostBiggen, on 06 November 2014 - 08:05 PM, said:

View PostPeetan, on 06 November 2014 - 07:50 PM, said:

新幹線?

Are you winding us up, Biggen? Or are you shit at Japanese too?

No I am not winding up. I am Shite at both English and Japanese but I don,t pretend like others


So let me get this straight, using a dictionary..

Shin. Kan. Sen.
新 幹 線

新-しん、あたら・しい、あら・た: new, neo-
, unused.

幹線- かんせん、main line, trunk line. From the kanji 幹- かん、meaning main tree trunk, and 線, せん、meaning line.

So "new main line" is about as pretty darn direct a translation as is possible on this island of Japan.

I would advise maybe checking yourself, before wrecking yourself. Sir.


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I was going to give up, but the thought of you digging yourself further into a smelly hole is just too tempting, John...

Let's recap.
The kanji for Shinkansen is 新幹線.
The kanji for Shin Yokohama Station is 新横浜駅.

市 does in fact mean city. 鼻 means nose. ウンコ means poo. バカ means stupid.
But none have anything to do with the topic of conversation.

There is no Shi Myokokogan Station.
There is no Shi Yokohama Station.

Ask JR if you don't believe me, they're the foo who own and operate the stations. They'll be able to let's confirming.
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Thing is, the main point here is not about the direct translation of the word 新幹線.... which people generally don't do anyway here, people refer to it as 'Shinkansen' in English don't they.

It's John-San calling stations what they ain't called.

Well, that's my point anyway. And a jolly fine one it is too.
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Actually my folks call it the bullet train...

(Runs...)





(...to 新横浜駅)

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Just trying to remember, at the stations aren't they referred to as 'Shinkansen'?

Even John's 'other' main point is bollocks though isn't it.... it's 新幹線 with a 新. Nothing to do with 'city'.

Deary me, how can someone be so sure of themselves when they are so utterly wrong.
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Yes, They are referred to as Joetsu Shinkansen, etc.

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View Postpie-eater, on 06 November 2014 - 08:18 PM, said:

I was going to give up, but the thought of you digging yourself further into a smelly hole is just too tempting, John...

Let's recap.
The kanji for Shinkansen is 新幹線.
The kanji for Shin Yokohama Station is 新横浜駅.

市 does in fact mean city. 鼻 means nose. ウンコ means poo. バカ means stupid.
But none have anything to do with the topic of conversation.

There is no Shi Myokokogan Station.
There is no Shi Yokohama Station.
Ask JR. if you don't believe me, they'll tell you.

Nose in Japanese is Hana, Hana also means Flower and it is also used as a japanese girls name. You have the the symbol correct but do you know how to structure a sentence in Kanji. Like Hana has a big nose or What is the cost of akura. Would you understand it. I do not think you can. Why? because you make up shite and your full of it

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