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For many Japanese, New Year celebrations maintain long-held traditions -including all but one of the following. Tell us which of these is NOT typically part of Japan’s holiday culture.

A. After temple bells usher out the old year, the "night-watch bell" peals 108 times.
B. A rope of straw is hung across the front of houses, standing for happiness and good luck.
C. Paper lobsters are significant decorations in many homes.
D. Japanese people try to shed a tear as early as possible during the two-week celebration to get all sadness out of the way for the new year.

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