“iPhone 5 you are so long!” netizens make fun

| September 13th, 2012
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iPhone 5 is finally here,  but did it live up to all the hopes and dreams of the Apple fans? The Chinese netizens seem to be not that impressed with the new version, they thought there is not much change other than the screen became 4 inches long from the original 3.5 inches. The new iPhone design was mocked and made fun of by the Chinese netizens for lack of innovation.  Many photoshopped Kuso made fun of Apple only “stretched” […]Read more…

Photoshopped photo appears on Hangzhou Yuhang district government website

| May 19th, 2012
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From Sina:

Recently, Netizens found another “floating photo” (photoshopped photo) on Zhenjiang province, Hangzhou City, Yuhang district government official website.  In this photo which describes, “Nanhu beach park’s landscape optimization project has been completed”, five men were obviously Photoshopped into the background.  Netizens made fun: “leaders are surely not ordinary people”, they “operate like gods.”

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Me, in the eyes of …

| February 17th, 2012
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From Weibo:

In others’ eyes, do you look like yourself in the mirror? or like a photo of you?  With someone else’s perspective to look at yourself, is the same as looking into a mirror? On February 15,  @果壳网 started the picture series of “in the eyes of…” on Weibo micro-blog.  Format: Use a series of pictures to express yourself in the eyes of parents, friends, passers-bys etc.  The result showed us many netizens’ current suffering situation…

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Wedding photos in Nazi uniform criticized by netizens

| September 13th, 2011
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From MOP:

A newlywed couple posted their wedding photos on the Internet. The post titled "My Wedding Party Photos in Nazi’s Military Uniform! Everyone, Don’t Be too Harsh!" included photos of the couple playing costume play (Cosplay). The bride was dressed as robot girl, a figure from a famous Manga and the groom who is more controversy dressed as a Nazi in a SS military uniform. Instead of blessings their wedding photos are criticized by the netizens.

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Brother Scorn becomes famous on the Internet, following Five Stripe Boy

| May 9th, 2011
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From Netease | Translated by Roy | Edited by Key

“There is a pair of eyes rolled behind every Five Stripe Boy”. “Five Stripe Boy” (五道杠少年) Huang Yibo incident had a new attraction. In some pictures of Huang Yibo studying in the classroom, a classmate of his sitting behind was looking at him scornfully with his lips curled. “Brother Scorn” became popular on the internet and was soon photo-shopped to various images. Netizens called him “the most real boy”. The video […]Read more…

Abortion commercial that makes your “balls hurt”

| July 15th, 2010
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It is easy to get an abortion in China, a country where over 13 million abortions are carried out each year.  According to this commercial, it only cost 98 Yuan (15$) during early pregnancy at Yunnan Union Hospital!  The commercial ironically uses the melody of a popular Chinese song Love Business sang by Xiaoxiao Murong. With its catchy tune, many kuso version of the Love Business  lyrics are also circulating the net.

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North Korean football players sent to coal mine after World Cup loss?

| June 22nd, 2010
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Recently the Chinese websites and forums are filled with the talks of North Korea National football team are going to be sent to coal mine as punishment if they lose at the World Cup.  Is this true?  Netease talked about this “as a not verified news” on June 17 after North Korea’s 1-2 loss to Brazil.  Some sites claimed this news came from U. S. blogs and small websites. This article from IFeng talked about a “rumor” found on a […]Read more…

“The whole world is laughing at China being stupid”

| January 19th, 2010
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Recently this music video named “The whole world is laughing at China being stupid” (全世界都在笑中国傻) has been circulating on the Chinese internet. Initially this music video was “officially approved” by the Chinese government, however netizens strongly reacted to the bitter sarcasm of the lyrics which associated with China’s current situation. Soon after, Sina – the first website posted this video quickly removed the video content from its page. Subsequently, most of the major Chinese video sharing sites also have removed […]Read more…

Chinese netizens say goodbye to Google with Google doodles

| January 17th, 2010
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One Mopper posted a thread on MOP calling all netizens to say farewell to Google by posting a collection of Google doodles. He wishes everyone by posting these pictures and by leaving messages on this post to say “take care” and “safe journey” to this friend just before parting.

How appropriate to start with this doodle: “How happy we are. To have friends come from afar!”- Confucius

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Avatar photoshop kuso

| December 19th, 2009
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[From MOP:] Avatar is a 2009 epic American science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron who also directed Titanic.  The making of the film took 10 years. The film is estimated to have cost over $300 million to produce, and another estimated $200 million for the distribution and other costs, thus totaling to about half a billion dollars.

To worship this epic film, one netizen photoshops various stars into his own epic work. Sheng Dan Shi Zuo Pin = […]Read more…

The man who wears pajamas and holds a machete

| December 4th, 2009
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December 3, 2009, 9 am in the morning a man named Chen Yu wearing pajamas, holding a machete stood in the middle of the Changsha Bailian Oriental Plaza, attracted hundreds of spectators. Many policemen arrived to the scene, as well as the SWAT team. There was even an armored vehicle. Around 10:50 or so, the SWAT team holding shields moved in close to Chen Yu and finally successfully brought him under control.

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Loneliness Photoshop gathering: the loneliest panda

| November 27th, 2009
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The word “Loneliness” (寂寞: Jimo) became really popular on the Chinese Internet this year. Especially the phrase “What XXX is XXing is not XXX, it is loneliness” for example “What brother is smoking are not cigarettes, it is loneliness.” “What I am posting here is not a post, it is loneliness” “What I am breathing is not air, it is loneliness”… How did this phrase become popular? One saying has it, in July of this year someone posted a […]Read more…