Japanese 'Suicide' Toy...

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  1. cslewis macrumors 6502a

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    ... What is it? This pic and the 'suicide' label has been circulating around the web for a while, but I'm interested in what the box actually says and what the toy is used for.

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  2. student_trap macrumors 68000

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  4. floriflee macrumors 68030

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    I guess it's a toy that can be used to help people figure out if they are suicide potential. Kind of like a "try before you buy" thing. If the nerf bullets still make you want to do it then....

    Who knows??:confused:
     
  5. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

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    I tried Google for the Japanese (it's not very Japanese) name but got no results. Entering the romanisation gave lots of descriptions as "Russian Roulette for Kids" but it seems that it should be available in Japan since it's a Japanese product.

    It's tough to read the smaller print on the box, though, so I can't tell a whole lot about it.
     
  6. floriflee macrumors 68030

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    Russian Roulette for Kids?! That's sure teaching them kinda young, don't you think? What is this world coming to?? :eek: :confused: :rolleyes:
     
  7. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

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    The thing is that Japanese don't see guns nearly as much as westerners do. A Japanese seeing a gun in real life is nearly as likely as seeing a yeti. As far as I know, it's still not legal to carry knives on the street. (Yes, you can buy knives and take them home.)
     
  8. krimson macrumors 65816

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    "Kaba Kick", basically Russian Roulette for Kids, you load the "shells", and pull the trigger, if it doesn't "shoot" you with a pair of feet), you get points...
     
  9. floriflee macrumors 68030

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    That just seems odd. Like in the same oddness league as candy cigarettes for kids....
     
  10. muffinman macrumors 6502

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    that "gun" looks like a hairdryer with a huge lipstick stuck on the front end of it.
     
  11. prostuff1 macrumors 65816

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    Now that you mention it when one fo our foreign exchange students came over to the U.S. and saw the "collection" of guns we had in our basement he just about flipped.

    And when i went over there this summer he was surprised when i pulled out my pocket knife to cut up an apple when we were walking through the park. He did not tell me to put it away but if the whole "no knife" thing is true i wish he would have said soemthing.
     
  12. dmw007 macrumors G4

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    Pretty sad I should say. :(


    Not sure that suicide is a proper playtime activity for kids. :(
     
  13. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

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    What's wrong with candy cigarettes? It beat having real cigarettes. Tasted better, too. :)
     
  14. dmw007 macrumors G4

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    Hopefully thats all it fires. :eek: ;) :eek:
     
  15. Sogo macrumors 6502

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    OH man! I remember that picture! I even made it my avatar nearly 2 years ago on the penny-arcade forums! WOW!!!

    I am not saying its old, or anything....
     
  16. dmw007 macrumors G4

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    Well, you do have a point bousozoku. :)
     
  17. StealthRider macrumors 65816

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    Ever seen a Japanese game show?:p :rolleyes:

    If not...you know not weirdness.:D
     
  18. muffinman macrumors 6502

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    Have you seen that one japanese game show on spike tv? they do voice overs in english, and it is hilarious. i wonder if they still air it.
     
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    That show is flipping hilarious! :D
     

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