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Old 03-05-2017, 05:24 PM   #1
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A lonely Japanese man who amassed more than six tons of porn died when a huge pile of magazines fell on top of him.

And even more tragically, the man's body was only discovered six months later when the landlord entered the flat to find out why the rent had not been paid.
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.. that would fit in a 500gb disk
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Old 03-05-2017, 07:39 PM   #3
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.. that would fit in a 500gb disk
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It appears that the absorbent nature of the reading material inhibited the signal to the apartment renter.

http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/877655/...of-erotic-mags

A case of ‘kodokushi’ a.k.a. ‘lonely death': Man found dead under pile of erotic mags
INQUIRER.net / 06:13 PM March 05, 2017
Kanagawa resident lonely death kodokushi


In a family-centric society, dying alone is one of the least desired way to go. One man from Kanagawa Prefecture in Japan had the misfortune of passing away alone and under a pile of erotic magazines.

This 50-year-old man, referred to as “Joji”, was discovered in his two-bedroom apartment a month after his death, covered in approximately six metric tons of erotic magazines, reports RocketNews24.

A “Nikkan Spa!” interview with a Mr. Takada describes this incident as one of the many increasing “lonely deaths” or kodokushi happening around Japan. Takada works for Mind, a company that specializes in cleaning homes of the deceased and discretely disposing of any embarrassing items without informing the family.

These kodokushi incidents involve people who die alone and are often not discovered until long after their passing. Incidents of kodokushi have tripled in Japan since the past decade.

As for Joji, it was discovered that he had suffered a heart attack and collapsed while being partially buried by his collection. The delay in the discovery of his body was attributed to the tons of paper material soaking up the corpse’s bodily fluids. These bodily fluids formed from decay would often alert other people, as the fluids would seep into the floor and drip down the room below. Takada notes that these leaking fluids are the common tell-tale signs of kodokushi.

It is difficult to say how such lonely deaths can be avoided but it would appear that having a healthy social life outside hobbies and personal pursuits could prove beneficial. Alfred Bayle/JB
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Fake

http://gizmodo.com/that-viral-story-...ath-1792986533

That Viral Story About a Japanese Man Crushed to Death by His Porn Collection is Totally Fake

Did a man in Japan really get crushed to death by his porn collection? No. But you’d be forgiven for thinking otherwise, thanks to this dumb game of Telephone we call The Internet.

“Porn really is bad for you!” the Daily Mail headline blares. “Lonely Japanese man who amassed a SIX-TON pile of dirty magazines died when it collapsed on top of him... and his body wasn’t found for six months.”

But almost nothing about that headline is correct. The Daily Mail seems to have taken a sad story of a man’s death in Japan and added a few lies to make it more sensational. And from there it went viral, getting picked up by the likes of The Mirror, The Toronto Sun, CBS Philly, and Sky News Australia, among a host of others.

So what really happened? Recently a Japanese man was found dead in his apartment. The man lived alone and had been dead for a month before he was discovered. The coroner ruled that he’d died of a heart attack. How do we know the real story? It was reported in Nikkan Spa in Japan on February 28, 2017. The Daily Mail story was published on March 3, 2017.

The Daily Mail story doesn’t link out to Nikkan Spa, or acknowledge at all where its information came from. The average reader would assume that all the information presented in the Daily Mail story was collected by the Daily Mail alone. It appears that nothing in the Daily Mail’s version contains original reporting, aside from the sensationalist errors that it introduced.

“Man killed by six-ton pornography collection,” the Toronto Sun said.

“Man crushed to death by porn collection,” Sky News Australia claimed.

“Man dies after 6-ton porn collection falls on top of him,” CBS Philly declared.

But none of that is true.

Yes, the man had a huge porn collection. But there’s absolutely no evidence that he died from it falling on top of him, nor that he’d been dead for six months. In fact, the most gruesome bit of evidence from the original story in Japan points to the fact that he fell on top of his porn collection during his heart attack.

Photo of a hoarder’s porn collection in Japan, taken by a clean up crew (Nikkan Spa! Japan)
The original story notes that many times people who live and die alone (known as “kodokushi” in Japan) aren’t found until bodily fluids leak through the floor onto tenants below. In this case, the magazines reportedly absorbed the bodily fluids of the man’s decomposing body because he fell on top of them.

“In order not to become a shame of the deceased, we try to dispose of adult toys in the room so that the bereaved family will not be aware of it,” a man from a cleaning crew who specializes in lonely deaths told Nikkan Spa.

The man was clearly a hoarder of porn magazines. And he died of a heart attack amongst his hoard of porn. But he wasn’t crushed by it. I guess “Hoarder dies surrounded by porn” is a less clicky headline than “OMG MAN LITERALLY DIES CRUSHED BY 6 TONS OF PORN.”

And you wonder why Wikipedia recently banned the Daily Mail
as a source for information on the community encyclopedia? This is why.
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The delay in the discovery of his body was attributed to the tons of paper material soaking up the corpse’s bodily fluids. These bodily fluids formed from decay would often alert other people, as the fluids would seep into the floor and drip down the room below.
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