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  • *siren wailing*

  • It's 6 a.m. in the morning. I was rudely awoken by my phone going "na-na-na-na", vibrating and going mental.

  • And then there was an air raid, this air raid siren going on outside for a

  • missile from North Korea. I don't know if it's real or not, but it's not a very nice way

  • to wake up in the morning. But what I do know is this area I'm currently in

  • Aomori on the Sea of Japan coastline and I think last year a missile splashed

  • down in the sea off the coastline. Maybe I think about 100 kilometers out to sea.

  • And then there was another missile not that long ago that

  • crash-landed just off the coast of Hokkaido 'bout another hundred kilometers that way.

  • So, in this remote far-flung region of Japan, the only thing

  • the locals have to worry about normally, are the bears and now on top of the

  • bears, they've got North Korean missiles. It's a bit unfortunate I've come here to

  • hike through a forest and while I was prepared to accept the, the danger of the

  • bears, the-the missiles certainly add another element to that.

  • Missiles and bears. That is what the people here have to worry about now.

  • Albeit not together. That would be quite unlikely but, but also terrible.

  • *siren wailing*

  • I'm in bed. Just went back to sleep.

  • Phone went off alert. Phone went off again.

  • Alarm went off again. Now I'm really angry. The emergency alert said

  • the missile flew overhead though. So I better look that up.

  • For fucks sake, I was just woken up a third time.

  • This time by the television switching itself on.

  • To report about the missile.

  • I didn't even know TVs could switch themselves on in Japan like that in emergencies.

  • Probably makes sense but...

  • it's so annoying and now

  • I've got to get out of bed. And switch the TV off.

  • For fuck's sake.

  • This is what annoys me about all the people who go to North Korea on holiday because it's so

  • different and unique seeing a culture that's so weird and strange like the 1960s.

  • Fuck off.

  • Like every time you go to North Korea you're funding a regime that

  • butchers its own people. That has hundreds of thousands of people locked

  • away in concentration camps and fires missiles just stupidly and randomly at 6 a.m. in the morning.

  • If you go to North Korea, you're a fucking idiot. Don't go.

  • And now I'm gonna go to sleep and I'm really angry.

  • Bah.

*siren wailing*

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Being Rudely Awoken by a North Korean Missile

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    Shinichiro posted on 2019/11/07
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