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Loud Speaker annoucements

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Chuck 1
All Abouts 2
sToO 2
Amurikan Lunatic 3
dependapotamus 2
Freaky Biznatch Mstar 1
JohnoftheDead 2
xiaojun 1

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JohnoftheDead --- 10 years ago -

Hey everybody, I'm new to this site! Just curious if anybody knows what they are saying over the loud speaker announcements off base at around 1830 every day. I just moved off base and now I just wanna know. Thanks in advance! 

Freaky Biznatch Mstar --- 10 years ago -

"Americans suck." 

All Abouts --- 10 years ago -

I have one of those speakers right outside my gate :), cant understand , but as long my neibhoors are not packing and running I am good :) 

All Abouts --- 10 years ago -

"Americans suck."


And that too, they get louder and often when someone new moves in 

JohnoftheDead --- 10 years ago -

"Americans suck." 
Yeah I wouldn't be surprised... 

sToO --- 10 years ago -

These offbase announcements perplex most Americans and some Okinawans.
After the 3-11 disaster in Japan, Yokota Air Base started translating the announcements made offbase in Fussa City. The translations were posted on the Yokota base Facebook page daily under the postings headed with: "The Fussa Big Voice Says".

What they are saying depends on where you live. Each town/city and sometimes neighborhood have different announcements.

"Americans Suck" ???
They really don't need to announce it daily since the majority of Okinawans ( and many other people all over the world) are already well aware of this.
:-/ 

Amurikan Lunatic --- 10 years ago -

"Americans Suck" ???
They really don't need to announce it daily since the majority of Okinawans ( and many other people all over the world) are already well aware of this.


Elaborate? 

sToO --- 10 years ago -

Elaborate? 

Since this is OU and there is that :-/ at the end there is a good chance the statement was sarcasm. Right? ;-\ 

Amurikan Lunatic --- 10 years ago -

ohhhhh I missed the :-/ My bad, I was really looking forward to a story of American shenanigans... 

Amurikan Lunatic --- 10 years ago -

Nah, I skipped out after I couldn't make it on Saturday. 

dependapotamus --- 10 years ago -

The loud speakers are at schools, they announce the closing of the school day for most students.
We hear them all the time as well up where we live. We have three huge schools near us, and a friend that is married to a local told me that is what we hear is end of day announcements. :c) 

dependapotamus --- 10 years ago -

Nah, I skipped out after I couldn't make it on Saturday.

Good choice. 


Did they run out of cotton candy again this year, i was super mad last year. I almost had to become a DEPENDAPOTAMUS and throw a fit but i got ice cream on our walk back in the gate. 

Chuck --- 10 years ago -

At 5:30 every evening the town here plays announcements to tell kids it's time to go home, be careful and watch for cars. But, as stoo said it's different in each community. 

xiaojun --- 6 years ago -

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