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2chan says: I have about 5000 AKB photos, and I just realized it’s all a waste

Do you have a collection of AKB photos?  Or perhaps a collecting habit to begin with?  One idol wota struggles with the collector’s dilemma: he has thousands upon thousands of AKB photos, and wonders what it all meant.  Join Japanese netizens as they chime in on this wota’s woes.

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2chan says: what do members think of fans who use only 1 handshake ticket?

A practice at 48-group handshake events is to combine several tickets at once to get more time with your member of choice. It has become so common, that one 2ch user asks: do members react differently to fans who only use a single handshake ticket? The question implies a lot of things about the handshake ticketing system, and the wota who buy into it (multiple times!).

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2chan says: When did the election become such a meaningless event?

Akimoto’s been known to say that AKB48’s annual election is a “festival”. Whether you agree or not, one 2ch user asks a question which suggests a much more extreme position: that the sousenkyo is a meaningless event from which most members do not gain anything.

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2chan says: Is there a girl who’s handshake response is the same, regardless of looks?

This is a leading question, in that it implies that many wota feel that members are more likely to give a good handshake-response if you are good looking. What follows is a informal discussion of wota’s opinions on which members give the best handshake experience.

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2chan says: I’ve been a Sasshi hater for three years. I’m tired

One long-time Sashihara Rino hater (or “anti”, if you prefer) laments that his efforts are in vain. What ensues is a funny and interesting exchange, when the hater sadly admits defeat by confessing how cute Sasshi has become.

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