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They are called Automated vacuum collection. We had some of those systems in Germany too, the last one was shut down in 2015, due to leaky tubes and high maintanance costs.

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It's a wonder rubbish wasn't getting stuck inside them all the time.

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gonbechan wrote:
Mon Nov 16, 2015 12:33 pm
I wonder what the worst thing shoved down there has been. (I shudder to imagine)
Expired jiji/baba for sure. Make room in the closet and keep collecting that pension.

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In a similar vein to the original post any guesses on what the circle and the silver thing are (I only just figured it out this morning)?
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Post by Zasso Nouka »

Well I for one haven't got the foggiest idea what on earth they are, maybe some sort of blocking plate and holder for something ?

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Savot wrote:
Sat Jun 04, 2022 12:24 pm
In a similar vein to the original post any guesses on what the circle and the silver thing are (I only just figured it out this morning)?

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The circle is the cap for an exhaust, and the square dealy is for the gas or kerosene heater that should be in front of that.
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Pin Pon!

Here's a picture of one that's still hooked up.

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I don't know about other areas of Japan, but here kero seems to be the main fuel used for heating (even my hot water heater runs on it).

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Has anyone got any idea what these are? The smallest one is roughly head sized and they seem to be made of glass.
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Savot wrote:
Sat Apr 22, 2023 10:03 pm
Has anyone got any idea what these are? The smallest one is roughly head sized and they seem to be made of glass.

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Do you live by the sea? If so, I'm pretty sure I know what they are.
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