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2013-03-13 07:06:08 AM  

highwayrun: Rehab on whose bill?


I have zero problem with it being on the tax payers dime. especially since It would ultimately benefit the tax payers as well.

highwayrun: Shelters are temporary, not an actual solution to the problem.


neither is a tent made from bits of stuff found in the trash.

highwayrun: And as for "reconnecting with family", if that was a reasonable option, they would have done it already.


That's a pretty big assumption. many have lost track of their family. others are too ashamed. the list of reasons they haven't made contact go on and on. But maybe with a little help some of them can.
 
2013-03-13 07:06:42 AM  
"In other parts of America, often disguised as foreign countries in Europe."

Come on, this must be a spoof.
 
2013-03-13 07:10:26 AM  

Uchiha_Cycliste: mikefinch: I trek in the deep bush in my river valley all the time. I find homeless dudes little hideaways all the time. 99% of the time its a gross old matress and a bunch or garbage piled around a fire hazard of a cooking area. Oh and empty booze containers and dirty (like actually muddy) porno mags strewn everywhere. Yuck. Thank goodness they werent home when i wandered by cause i dont want to sit and chat with mr mentally ill guy in the woods whos house i stumbled into.

I don't believe your experiences reflect the situation I'm describing but we have no way to judge. you can't take me to where you've seen this and I reckon I can't take you down the trail I'm describing. So, I believe we are at an impasse.


I admire your attempt to resolve your difference of opinion without malice.  Futile, but admirable :)
 
2013-03-13 07:26:23 AM  
I like my women like I like my snow coffee: hot, white, and wet.

/got nothing
 
2013-03-13 07:30:37 AM  

TeddyRooseveltsMustache: Suck our patriotic snow, you fat lesbian worshipping dickheads!

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Any reason why the french flag is a sign of patriotism for the US?
 
2013-03-13 07:30:42 AM  
Well thats Nobamas America for you.
 
2013-03-13 07:34:30 AM  

aesirx: autopsybeverage: MrEricSir: In a certain sense, snow is the main ingredient in coffee.

In a certain sense, hydrogen is the main ingredient in coffee.

in a certain sense, coffee is the main coffee in coffee.


no it's adams

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2013-03-13 07:42:23 AM  
Ok, that video was totally awesome and also sad because there is a ring of truth to it. There are enough homeless people in the US. There are tent cities. Food trucks/soup kitchens are a reality. People living in train stations and nobody caring? Yes, that happens.

Video would have been better if they had portrayed some obese people on hoverounds as the leaders though.
 
2013-03-13 07:43:29 AM  

parahaps: Where the hell do you want them to go?


Away.
 
2013-03-13 08:00:50 AM  
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Here is famous movie star and Oscar award winning actor Cheech Marin. He is forced to live in a train station like a farm peasant. Even the cultural elite must live in public structures and wait their turn for their plastic cup of yummy snow.
 
2013-03-13 08:16:27 AM  
Come on now, I've been posting that video on Fark forums for a few days now:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eem8FO4uP-c
 
2013-03-13 08:21:27 AM  
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I don't always eat snow but when I do, it's from the peak of Mount Rainier
 
2013-03-13 08:23:37 AM  
It's interesting that the guy chooses to do voiceover rather than subtitles.  Maybe he wants to obscure the original Korean so that we don't hear the truth.
 
2013-03-13 08:28:38 AM  
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North Korean babies are so strong, not even imperialist  American dog soldiers can kill them.

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American soldiers will steal your well babies whilst rooting around in your fanny pack and shooting at the sky. Silly Americans, you can't kill the sky.

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Do you WANT a haircut with a rusty saw? Then keep making those sneakers, commrade.

www.listphile.com

5. 5 dorra. 5 dorra foot rongs.
 
2013-03-13 08:32:48 AM  

Claude Ballse: [3.bp.blogspot.com image 850x464]

"...and when there was no meat, we ate fowl on Tuesday and when there was no fowl on Wednesday, we ate heroin, and when there was no heroin to be found, we ate snow.

You ate what?

We ate snow.

You ate SNOW?

That's right!"


dmitriybookshin.brinkster.net
"We would eat snow when times were hard.  Times were always hard."
 
2013-03-13 08:56:57 AM  
Warm snow coffee and DPRK cakes for everybody!
 
2013-03-13 09:04:26 AM  

TV's Vinnie: And don't feel ashamed. Everyone is furry for Lt. Imperialist Vixen. ;)


I would so hit that.

*sigh* what is wrong with me?
 
2013-03-13 09:51:04 AM  

MythDragon: 5. 5 dorra. 5 dorra foot rongs.


You owe me a keyboard.
 
2013-03-13 10:00:34 AM  
www.hollow-hill.com

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As a Canadian, this is how I imagine the REAL America to be....

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just kidding. I know you actually wear more armour during your gladiatorial games...
 
2013-03-13 10:16:55 AM  

MrEricSir: In a certain sense, snow is the main ingredient in coffee.


This coffee tastes like dirt!

It should, it was just ground this morning.
 
2013-03-13 10:39:02 AM  

buckler: What does it say?


I can't translate the entire thing. A, my Korean isn't that good, and B, the narrator is too loud for me to catch much but fragments. What I was looking for were specific telltale pieces of vocabulary; for instance, Korean is pretty rigid when it comes to description of "delicious," and would always translate "yummy" as "맛있는 ." I didn't hear that at all.

Furthermore, when referring to the DPRK you would expect to hear "북한 ," but that phrase doesn't seem to pop up anywhere I could hear.

There are just some clues throughout that indicate that the dubbed narration doesn't match the original speech.
 
2013-03-13 10:50:24 AM  

ReapTheChaos: It's Tuesday and I've got no bird, I want to know who ate my bird.


I hope so much that this becomes a new Fark meme.
 
2013-03-13 10:51:44 AM  

ifarkthereforiam: I think this is a big joke. If you really wanted to portray how bad life in the USA is, you'd show them a couple episodes of Jersey Shore.


Wouldn't work.  North Koreans wouldn't believe it was a documentary of American life.  They'd think it was a bad joke.
 
2013-03-13 10:54:13 AM  

ox45tallboy: AverageAmericanGuy: Where can I queue up to get some of that sweet DPRK cake, man?

sigh.

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A Day in the Life of a Turret.
 
2013-03-13 11:00:38 AM  

aesirx: autopsybeverage: MrEricSir: In a certain sense, snow is the main ingredient in coffee.

In a certain sense, hydrogen is the main ingredient in coffee.

in a certain sense, coffee is the main coffee in coffee.


If you're referring to coffee the beverage you're incorrect.  ~90% of the beverage is in fact water.
 
2013-03-13 11:07:37 AM  
too over the top to be real, even by DPRK standards.
 
2013-03-13 11:21:30 AM  

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As a Canadian, this is how I imagine the REAL America to be....


You didn't have to point out that you were Canadian.  We would have guessed it.
 
2013-03-13 11:23:38 AM  

that one guy with the face: There's a whole 'nother America that most people don't think about.

I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched c-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate.

All those moments, lost in time. Like tears, in the rain.

Time...to die move to North Korea.


/thread appropriate
 
2013-03-13 11:28:28 AM  

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As a Canadian, this is how I imagine the REAL America to be....

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just kidding. I know you actually wear more armour during your gladiatorial games...


I'll have you know that I wear a better hat when half naked and waving around pistols. And, in fact, I compete completely naked in gladiatorial games.

/And I don't throw extra 'u's all over the place.
 
2013-03-13 12:01:26 PM  

Snarfangel: ways


This reminds me of something I heard on NPR.  Evidently Joseph Stalin promoted the film "The Grapes of Wrath" in the Soviet Union and encouraged people to go see it.  The plan was for the Soviet people to see how bad and cut-throat things were in the US.  The plan backfired when the people who saw the movie were amazed that in the US, even poor people have cars.
 
2013-03-13 12:07:30 PM  

doglover: North Koreans really need ponies.

Not the Hasbro ones, but like real ones.... to eat.


At one point they had rabbits large enough for a small child to ride, but kim ate them.
 
2013-03-13 12:10:45 PM  
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"This is pure coffee. It's everywhere! Have you any idea what the street value of this mountain is?"
 
2013-03-13 12:16:27 PM  

chewd: What Korea look like to Americans

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What? Is that inaccurate?
 
2013-03-13 12:45:31 PM  
My snow coffee and bird this morning were especially yoomeh.

And thanks for the cake, Best Korea News Report Crew!
 
2013-03-13 12:47:16 PM  
I'm going to starbucks to get my bird pie slice and cup of snow coffee... MmmmMmm
 
2013-03-13 12:48:10 PM  

El Brujo:
Fair amount of white power groups in Oregon

You're confusing Idaho with Oregon

Asphyxium: "Please.  There are no Republicans in Oregon. "  WTF OF THE YEAR!!!!  I have been to planet Oregonia and I assure you their Confederate flag waiving extreme ring wing conservative ways were duly noted.


WTF were you at?  Did you confuse Idaho with Oregon too?
 
2013-03-13 12:58:14 PM  
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"Having 'grate' time in Git'mo, wishes you being hear"
 
2013-03-13 01:06:03 PM  
And they're still jealous.
 
2013-03-13 01:07:09 PM  
The subway station shots are from Blaha Lujza tér.  In Budapest...
 
2013-03-13 01:39:41 PM  
Because America, who has no money, would cleverly disguise their worst cities to look like european cities in case a NK film crew was to come by and give them a bad rap.

How I would love to see this scene:
US Customs agent: Hi, what's your purpose for entering the US?
NK film crew: Yeah, Dear Leader sent us from North Korea to make a film about how bad life sucks here, and to hand out free coffee, DPRK cakes, and tent walls.
US Customs: Yeah, that ain't happening. We've got plenty of snow coffee, thank you very much.
NK film crew: No, this is coffee coffee.
US Customs: And you say you have....cakes?
NK film crew: Yes. DPRK cakes. No bird. Very yummy.
US Customs: Might I....have one of these cakes? I didn't get a bird today.
NK film crew: Certianly. Dear Leader cares very much for the suffering of poor Americans who cannot live like glorious North Korea.
US Customs: O_o      o_O *stamp* You can go.

The funny thing is that there is plenty of stock footage of homeless American people on the internet they could use to make it look like everyone is starving, and some footage of Detroit would work to make it look like the US is a wasteland. Why use foreign countries and pretend it's the US, when there is enough US footage to show the same thing. Unless it's all part of the troll, then well done, I say.
 
2013-03-13 01:44:30 PM  
A Korean guy here at my work, sadly, puts the kibosh on the translation.  He said the Korean narration is just talking about the usual stuff like how the economy in the US is crap, everything is falling apart and people have to live in tents because they're so poor.  No snow coffee, no yummy birds for dinner Tuesday, no Best Korean snack cakes.

/back to my snow coffee
 
2013-03-13 01:49:07 PM  

Merkin Ball: El Brujo:
Fair amount of white power groups in Oregon

You're confusing Idaho with Oregon

Asphyxium: "Please.  There are no Republicans in Oregon. "  WTF OF THE YEAR!!!!  I have been to planet Oregonia and I assure you their Confederate flag waiving extreme ring wing conservative ways were duly noted.

WTF were you at?  Did you confuse Idaho with Oregon too?


I'm guessing you've never been in or around Klamath Falls?
 
2013-03-13 01:59:57 PM  
well I've certainly eaten my share of squirrel tail and stone soup...... and there's been lean times too!

obscure?
 
2013-03-13 02:04:50 PM  

bunner: [hastingshouse.typepad.com image 800x548]

To be fair, we're not ALL drinking snow coffee.  Just most of us.

/goes to harvest some snow



breaker mansion in newport? yeah that's one awesome tent

must have hired some illegals to eat all the snow of the lawn
 
2013-03-13 02:07:47 PM  
Fake or real, I lol'd.

"They will be eaten on Tuesday."

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Mmmmm...birdburgers with cheese and snow-beer!
 
2013-03-13 02:22:41 PM  
Here is some REAL North Korean propaganda for you.

Warning, dead babies...
 
2013-03-13 02:30:08 PM  

EdNortonsTwin: I think there's a trend right now of mock NK produced propaganda videos.  Go to liveleak and there's another one about NK sending their first man in to space, that's so funny I think I peed a little....

ok fine, http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=b68_1362959193 here it is.


OK you magnificsent bastard! That's literally (I mean literally) the first time I have laughed all week.

/thank you
 
2013-03-13 02:38:34 PM  

uttertosh: [1.bp.blogspot.com image 400x295]

"Having 'grate' time in Git'mo, wishes you being hear"


I "saw" what you did there.
 
2013-03-13 03:39:06 PM  

Mentat: And in another, a bearded, apparently homeless man waits in line for food from a street truck vendor. "This man, a former Republican candidate from Oregon, is having to get coffee made of snow from trucks," our narrator grimly intones.

Please.  There are no Republicans in Oregon.


Well, one thing's for sure, they are not Portland homeless.  None of them is carrying a cell phone or paying with $20s.
 
2013-03-13 03:49:42 PM  
They don't think you're all Dennis Rodmans?
 
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