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Postby zepfan » Fri Apr 03, 2009 4:53 pm

Matthias wrote:
zepfan wrote:I thought the original one was pretty funny. Really though, considering some of the stuff that makes its way around around teh nets in North America, this doesn't really seem all that weird to me. But I dunno, is continental pride supposed to make me think that our meme is better?

The Japanese are weird. Really. Don't go there. Otherwise we can start busting out their sex habits, their game shows, and whatever the guy in the pink tutu is.

I'm all for understanding other cultural norms and taking things on their own level, but really, the Japanese are weird. It's an objective, F = m * a or e = MC^2 kind of thing.



Yeah, it's pretty tough to argue with those pictures and some of the other stuff I've seen. I've seen some of the crazy Japanese gameshows so I can't say I really disagree that a lot of it is pretty out there. I just didn't think the video from the OP was really something that would make me think "this is why the Japanese are weird". I've seen a lot weirder stuff than that come into my inbox from North America I guess is what I was trying to say.
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Postby Metroid » Fri Apr 03, 2009 5:12 pm

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Postby Amazinz » Fri Apr 03, 2009 5:31 pm

Yeah that pic is unsettling. I wonder if Japanese think we're as weird as we think they are? Well at least we have baseball.
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Postby Yoda » Fri Apr 03, 2009 5:52 pm

I don't understand how this thread is still open. You guys are mocking and degrading an entire nation/ethnic group. Seems pretty crappy but anyway.
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Postby Dan Lambskin » Fri Apr 03, 2009 5:56 pm

Yoda wrote:I don't understand how this thread is still open. You guys are mocking and degrading an entire nation/ethnic group. Seems pretty crappy but anyway.


how so...by saying we find their interests interesting?
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Postby Metroid » Fri Apr 03, 2009 5:58 pm

Seriously? Nobody is degrading the Japanese, we're simply pointing out that many things that are common place in Japan are weird to us westerners. :-?
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Postby kimchi_chigae » Sat Apr 04, 2009 1:20 am

Here we are obsessing about who the closer for the Tigers is and they are the weird ones. ;-)
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Postby Matthias » Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:26 pm

kimchi_chigae wrote:Here we are obsessing about who the closer for the Tigers is and they are the weird ones. ;-)

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Re: Japanememe...

Postby ayebatter » Tue Apr 21, 2009 1:51 pm

Exhibit # 4,264.

LMAO :-D , I'd swear they were on acid.
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Postby Neato Torpedo » Tue Apr 21, 2009 2:16 pm

If Japan wasn't so damn weird I'd consider moving there.
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