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(Daily Mail)   Chinese firms often copycat brand names by switching a couple of letters around. Here's a couple of companies that are doing it all wrong   (dailymail.co.uk) divider line 140
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2009-04-24 01:53:01 PM  
Actually, those brown daiads look kinda hot
 
2009-04-24 01:56:11 PM  
Was it a Peking (Mc)Duck?
 
2009-04-24 02:01:45 PM  
img15.imageshack.us
 
2009-04-24 02:03:35 PM  
So are the S & M s all green ones?
 
2009-04-24 02:10:05 PM  
Ah, gotta love Chinese fakeout.

/just BORROWING the joke, I'll return it when I'm done
 
2009-04-24 02:11:33 PM  
www.pointlessandboring.org

/Got nuffin
 
2009-04-24 02:18:00 PM  
I can't believe it's not I can't believe it's not butter..... pure awesome.
 
2009-04-24 02:33:02 PM  
Sorny? With plastic sides to prevent fallapart?
 
2009-04-24 02:33:20 PM  
engrish thread!!

/ror
 
2009-04-24 02:33:21 PM  
Why wasn't this a Photoshop challenge?
 
2009-04-24 02:33:26 PM  
I know a genuine Panaphonics when I see it. And look, there's Magnetbox and Sorny.
 
2009-04-24 02:33:56 PM  
I'm SHOCKED, SHOCKED to find out that gambling is going on in here!

....Your winnings sir....

Oh, thank you
 
2009-04-24 02:34:36 PM  
We'll just call it even for all the stupid tattoos with inaccurate Chinese writing.
 
2009-04-24 02:34:49 PM  
muymanwell: I know a genuine Panaphonics when I see it. And look, there's Magnetbox and Sorny.

Came for this, loving life.
 
2009-04-24 02:35:13 PM  
bobguy64: Why wasn't this a Photoshop challenge?

Agreed. I demand a photoshop thread!
 
TJT
2009-04-24 02:35:22 PM  
I see the start of a good thread.

/Checking back often
//Going to make popcorn
///Anyone else want some?
 
2009-04-24 02:35:30 PM  
www.engrish.com

Mmmmm, slurp it up!
 
2009-04-24 02:35:49 PM  
When I was over there I saw a lot of faked Disney wear with completely bastardized english sayings. "Pooh In The Land Of Happy Forever Place" etc.

Strange, brainwashed hivemind they have there.
 
2009-04-24 02:36:22 PM  
I found this in a sidebar article. I'll go ahead and have a seat over there....

i.dailymail.co.uk

/as hotlinked as the dirtiness I feel in my soul
 
2009-04-24 02:36:48 PM  
I picked up some Likon photopaper at the dollar store. It sucked.
 
2009-04-24 02:36:54 PM  
What about tbn3.google.comTwonkies ?
 
Bf+
2009-04-24 02:36:55 PM  
I can't decide whether I should get a polystation or an exbox.
 
2009-04-24 02:37:58 PM  
You forgot Kia.
How are they real cars? THEY HAD A BUY-ONE-GET-ONE-FREE SALE.
 
2009-04-24 02:38:05 PM  
English is a very difficult language, just ask the people in Mississippi.

some other bad translations:

Tokyo hotel's rules and regulations:
Guests are requested not to smoke or do other disgusting behaviours in bed.

On the menu of a Swiss restaurant:
Our wines leave you nothing to hope for.

In a Tokyo bar:
Special cocktails for the ladies with nuts.

In a Bangkok temple:
It is forbidden to enter a woman even a foreigner if dressed as a man.

Hotel room notice, Chiang-mai, Thailand:
Please do not bring solicitors into your room.

Hotel brochure, Italy:
This hotel is renowned for its peace and solitude. In fact, crowds from all over the world flock here to enjoy its solitude.

Hotel lobby, Bucharest:
The lift is being fixed for the next day. During that time we regret that you will be unbearable.

In a Leipzig lift:
Do not enter the lift backwards, and only when lit up.

Hotel elevator, Belgrade:
To move the cabin, push button for wishing floor. If the cabin should enter more persons, each one should press a number of wishing floor. Driving is then going alphabetically by national order.

Hotel lift, Paris:
Please leave your values at the front desk.

Hotel, Athens:
Visitors are expected to complain at the office between the hours of 9 and 11 am daily.

Hotel, Yugoslavia:
The flattening of underwear with pleasure is the job of the chambermaid.

Hotel, Japan:
You are invited to take advantage of the chambermaid.

Sign in Japanese public bath:
Foreign guests are requested not to pull knob in tub.

Sign in men's toilet in Japan:
To stop leak turn knob to the right.

In the lobby of a Moscow hotel across from a Russian orthodox monastery:
You are welcome to visit the cemetery where famous Russian and soviet composers, artists, and writers are buried daily except Thursday.

Hotel catering to skiers, Austria:
Not to perambulate the corridors in the hours of repose in the boots of ascension.

Taken from a menu, Poland:
Salad a firm's own make; limpid red beet soup with cheesy dumplings in the form of a finger; roasted duck let loose; beef rashers beaten up in the country people's fashion.

Supermarket, Hong Kong:
For your convenience, we recommend courteous, efficient self-service.

Dry cleaner's, Bangkok:
Drop your trousers here for the best results.

Outside a dress shop, Paris:
Dresses for street walking.

Outside a dress shop, Hong Kong:
Ladies have fits upstairs.

Tailor shop, Rhodes:
Order your summers suit. Because is big rush, we will execute customers in strict rotation.

In an East African newspaper:
A new swimming pool is rapidly taking
shape since the contractors have thrown in the bulk of their workers.

Hotel, Vienna:
In case of fire, do your utmost to alarm the hotel porter.

A sign posted in GermanyΆs black forest:
It is strictly forbidden on our black forest camping site that people of different sex, for instance, men and women, live together in one tent unless they are married with each other for this purpose.

Hotel, Zurich:
Because of the impropriety of entertaining guests of the opposite sex in the bedroom, it is suggested that the lobby be used for this purpose.

An advertisement by a Hong Kong dentist:
Teeth extracted by the latest methodists.

From a Russian book on chess:
A lot of water has been passed under the bridge since this variation has been played.

A laundry in Rome:
Ladies, leave your clothes here and spend the
afternoon having a good time.

Tourist agency, Czechoslovakia:
Take one of our horse-driven city tours. We guarantee no miscarriages.

Advert for donkey rides, Thailand:
Would you like to ride on your own ass?

In the window on a Swedish furrier:
Fur coats made for ladies from their own skin.

The box of a clockwork toy made in Hong Kong:
Guaranteed to work throughout its useful life.

Detour sign in Kyushi, Japan:
Stop. Drive sideways.

In a Swiss mountain inn:
Special today - no ice-cream.

Airline ticket office, Copenhagen:
We take your bags and send them in all directions.

On the door of a Moscow hotel room:
If this is your first visit to the USSR, you are welcome to it.

Cocktail lounge, Norway:
Ladies are requested not to have children in the bar.

At a Budapest zoo:
Please do not feed the animals. If you have any
suitable food, give it to the guard on duty.

Doctor's office, Rome:
Specialist in women and other diseases.

Hotel, Acapulco:
The manager has personally passed all the water
served here.

Information booklet about using a hotel air conditioner, Japan:
Cooles and heates: If you want just condition of warm air in your room, please control yourself.

Car rental brochure, Tokyo:
When passenger of foot heave in sight, tootle the horn. Trumpet him melodiously at first, but if he still obstacles your passage then tootle him with vigor.
 
2009-04-24 02:38:09 PM  
Oh oh oh I got another!

a323.yahoofs.com
 
2009-04-24 02:38:17 PM  
Gotta say, love the McDuck logo. At least that one isn't an outright ripoff.
 
HBK
2009-04-24 02:38:44 PM  
Apik0r0s:

Strange, brainwashed hivemind they have there.


They want to be like us, but they don't want to have to pay for it!

/full price at least
 
Bf+
2009-04-24 02:39:03 PM  
3.bp.blogspot.com
/tootled with vigor.
 
2009-04-24 02:39:31 PM  
Bf+: I can't decide whether I should get a polystation or an exbox.

Why not try the Nintonka
 
2009-04-24 02:39:58 PM  
Andromeda: Gotta say, love the McDuck logo. At least that one isn't an outright ripoff.

I would say the Daiads or the Hike logos are probably the most blatant ripoffs, although they're all pretty bad. The PolyStation made me laugh...I bet the games on there are REALLY crappy.
 
2009-04-24 02:40:14 PM  
engrishfunny.files.wordpress.com
 
2009-04-24 02:40:25 PM  
www.injured-ninja.com
 
2009-04-24 02:40:27 PM  
Hotel, Japan:
You are invited to take advantage of the chambermaid.

Umm, I don't think that's a mistake...
 
2009-04-24 02:41:16 PM  
Chinese firms often copycat brand names by switching a couple of letters around.

Really? Nooooo, couldn't possibly be.
 
2009-04-24 02:41:23 PM  
Thread wouldn't be complete without a Crazy People reference.


almostalwaysthinking.files.wordpress.com

eroonkang.com
 
2009-04-24 02:41:38 PM  
i735.photobucket.com
 
2009-04-24 02:41:47 PM  
HMS_Blinkin: I found this in a sidebar article. I'll go ahead and have a seat over there....



/as hotlinked as the dirtiness I feel in my soul


Is this how one airs themselves out?
 
2009-04-24 02:42:22 PM  
HMS_Blinkin: Andromeda: Gotta say, love the McDuck logo. At least that one isn't an outright ripoff.

I would say the Daiads or the Hike logos are probably the most blatant ripoffs, although they're all pretty bad. The PolyStation made me laugh...I bet the games on there are REALLY crappy.


Not to mention the, uh, somewhat limited release of titles.
 
2009-04-24 02:43:08 PM  
Fapple.
 
2009-04-24 02:43:15 PM  
i688.photobucket.com
 
2009-04-24 02:43:52 PM  
Astounding...

i178.photobucket.com


/reminds of the "Thats not chicken" fortune cookie
 
2009-04-24 02:43:56 PM  
Twu rwa lwu rwa lwu rwa
Twu rwa lwu lwa rwye
Twu rwa lwu rwa lwu rwa
Thassa ah chinese rwullrwabye.

/hopes its not obscure
 
2009-04-24 02:45:13 PM  
failblog.files.wordpress.com
 
2009-04-24 02:45:26 PM  
So I can't get HARO on the exbox?

//How about Metal Gear Sorid?
 
2009-04-24 02:45:29 PM  
So all the mouth-breathers at Wally World aren't really buying brand-name stuff? SHOCKING.
 
2009-04-24 02:45:34 PM  
engrishfunny.files.wordpress.com
 
2009-04-24 02:46:30 PM  
If you look closely, one of those Pee colas really has pee in it... and it's still frothy and I'm guessing warm.....
 
2009-04-24 02:46:49 PM  
CnFlght: Twu rwa lwu rwa lwu rwa
Twu rwa lwu lwa rwye
Twu rwa lwu rwa lwu rwa
Thassa ah chinese rwullrwabye.

/hopes its not obscure


You broke the law. You can go back to the House of Pain.
 
2009-04-24 02:47:10 PM  
img.photobucket.com
 
2009-04-24 02:47:31 PM  
Go to Thailand if you want quality knock-offs.
 
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