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RE: Fads

Post by two_heads_talking » Tue 09.25.2007 3:57 pm

tanuki wrote:Have you heard of anyone being born emo? ;)


I think everyone is born emo. then when you mature, you grow out of it. how's that?

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RE: Fads

Post by tanuki » Tue 09.25.2007 4:27 pm

Hm... that would definitely explain the massive amount of crying of everyone's early years. :D
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RE: Fads

Post by Mike Cash » Wed 09.26.2007 7:55 am

doinkies wrote:
There is an endless parade of TV comedians that pop up out of nowhere with some dumb catchphrase or funny/weird skits that become hits with the public and then fade away the next year. For instance, Dandy "GETS!" Sakano, Tetsu and Tomo's "Nande Darou" song, Hard Gay, etc. etc. etc.


Au contraire, dear heart.

Paul Maki made a career out of snapping his fingers. And he certainly was not the first (nor will he be the last) to milk some such idiotic thing for decades.

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RE: Fads

Post by Kagemaru » Wed 09.26.2007 10:39 am

doinkies wrote:
There is an endless parade of TV comedians that pop up out of nowhere with some dumb catchphrase or funny/weird skits that become hits with the public and then fade away the next year. For instance, Dandy "GETS!" Sakano, Tetsu and Tomo's "Nande Darou" song, Hard Gay, etc. etc. etc.


Absolutely.

「どんだけー!」 is as funny as cervical cancer.

Add to that:

フォー
そんな関係ねー

However, the one I hate with a passion is:

欧米化

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RE: Fads

Post by doinkies » Wed 09.26.2007 12:51 pm

Probably the worst for me was the "Nande Darou" song...it was so doinky, and their voices were pretty bad too. Ugh, I wanted to spork them. 欧米化 also got pretty old pretty fast. I will admit to laughing a bit at どんだけ though...^^;;

The フォー was a Hard Gay catchphrase, and I mentioned him in the original post.
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あなたが好きだと言ったこの街並みが
今日も暮れてゆきます
広い空と遠くの山々 二人で歩いた街
夕日がきれいな街
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RE: Fads

Post by two_heads_talking » Wed 09.26.2007 1:55 pm

doinkies wrote:
...it was so doinky,......


what does that mean?

and becareful withyour definition, as you will inevitably define yourself as well.
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RE: Fads

Post by Hijiku » Wed 09.26.2007 2:55 pm

he's right
your life is meaningless, like a glow-stick.

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RE: Fads

Post by SirFirestorm » Wed 09.26.2007 4:03 pm

two_heads_talking wrote:
doinkies wrote:
...it was so doinky,......


what does that mean?

and becareful withyour definition, as you will inevitably define yourself as well.


Have you never seen doinkies' posts?

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RE: Fads

Post by AJBryant » Wed 09.26.2007 7:47 pm

Mike Cash wrote:
Paul Maki made a career out of snapping his fingers. And he certainly was not the first (nor will he be the last) to milk some such idiotic thing for decades.


I'm still trying to remember the name of the mustachioed fellow from the sixties whose big thing was "popping" his mouth with the flat of the hand (for some reason he seems to have been used as playing French waiters a helluva lot).


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RE: Fads

Post by doinkies » Wed 09.26.2007 8:37 pm

"Doinky", in this case, means "bad" or "terrible".
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RE: Fads

Post by metapod » Wed 09.26.2007 10:21 pm

Kagemaru wrote:
doinkies wrote:
There is an endless parade of TV comedians that pop up out of nowhere with some dumb catchphrase or funny/weird skits that become hits with the public and then fade away the next year. For instance, Dandy "GETS!" Sakano, Tetsu and Tomo's "Nande Darou" song, Hard Gay, etc. etc. etc.


Absolutely.

「どんだけー!」 is as funny as cervical cancer.

Add to that:

フォー
そんな関係ねー

However, the one I hate with a passion is:

欧米化


Oh god, even my friend's mom says 「どんだけ〜!」

I have a Taka and Toshi shirt, is that bad?

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RE: Fads

Post by jt » Wed 09.26.2007 10:39 pm

Wow... lots of hatred for Japanese one-gag comedians here. I agree that most of these people are overplayed and get old (and annoying) quickly, but a recent guy that does manage to moderately amuse me is ムーディ勝山, who imitates a lounge singer, singing overly dramatic ballads (that always have the exact same melody) with lyrics composed of completely random nonsense.

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RE: Fads

Post by Infidel » Wed 09.26.2007 11:25 pm

I can understand the same melody thing. If I ever improve a poem, it always ends up being a limerick. Just thinking up original words takes a lot of effort.
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RE: Fads

Post by AJBryant » Wed 09.26.2007 11:47 pm

Shimura Ken seems to be going strong with "Daijoubu daaaa" after over 20 years...


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RE: Fads

Post by Mike Cash » Thu 09.27.2007 8:11 am

AJBryant wrote:
Shimura Ken seems to be going strong with "Daijoubu daaaa" after over 20 years...


Tony


I have several VHS cassettes full of that show. Must have been sometime in the early 90s when I made them. The show was for the most part great, with the typical tendency to over-milk a gag. It started to go downhill when they brought that horrible ass Korokke on to do seemingly endless impressions.
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