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An elderly man travels down a small street on a bike, constantly ringing his bell to let pedestrians know he is coming up behind them (ie. tell them to get out of his way). The elderly man suddenly turns left into a fenced off walkway in the middle of the road and blocks the path of a jogger who was running in the same direction and who he had passed seconds before.

Jogger: Ding, ding.

— Near Komazawa Park, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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