Akemashite Omedetou To TTAC's B&B

Bertel Schmitt
by Bertel Schmitt

As TTAC’s Overseas Editor, allow me to be first to wish you a Happy New Year, or a akemashite omedetou, as they say in the Japanese time zone. May 2010 be better than 2009 (as predicted by Scotia Economics.) It’s the year of the tiger. Put it in your tank. As long as PETA ain’t watching …

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  • Iamwho2k Iamwho2k on Dec 31, 2009

    Hauoli Makahiki Hou

  • Mpresley Mpresley on Dec 31, 2009

    Too much sake, Bertel. It must already be '10 over there...

  • Stingray Stingray on Dec 31, 2009

    Feliz Año Nuevo from Venezuela. It's 19:10 here, so we are about 5 hours to go yet.

  • Bertel Schmitt Bertel Schmitt on Jan 01, 2010

    You cheated, James2. 12 hours early! I remember when I lived on Maui. We celebrated New Year's eve all day, beginning with Australia. We were last, and pretty wasted when our turn came around.

    Mpresley: Tokyo is 14 hours ahead, so when you typed your message, it was already 7 in the morning on the 1st.