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(io9)   Old and busted: World's largest ball of twine. Ne hotness: World's biggest bowl of Lanzhou Beef Noodle   ( io9.com) divider line
    More: Weird, Lanzhou, Lanzhou Beef, Kunming, Sina Weibo, China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Yunnan Province, out-of-body experiences, monuments  
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2013-02-22 12:28:33 AM  
Are you of the Knights who say Ne?
2013-02-22 12:39:16 AM  
I'm fine. How are you?
2013-02-22 12:41:13 AM  
Just make sure there's no horse in there...
2013-02-22 12:46:49 AM  
Look subby,

I've been all around this great big world and I can't think of anywhere else I rather gota.

Old and busted....please.
2013-02-22 12:58:20 AM  

jumblue: Just make sure there's no horse in there...

if it wasn't for my first year in college, i wouldn't have eaten that horse
2013-02-22 01:02:48 AM  
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why is optimus prime guarding the CP films studio??
2013-02-22 01:03:49 AM  
I thought the invisible men statues are pretty cool.
2013-02-22 01:11:17 AM  
Not impressed unless it is in  Minnesota.
2013-02-22 01:19:10 AM  
I'm really glad China has a whole bunch of money to be blowing in stuff like that. I wonder where they get it from.
2013-02-22 01:21:50 AM  
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This is awesome!
2013-02-22 01:30:06 AM  
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"Optimus Prime is an ass, ignore him, the fish market is that way."
2013-02-22 01:31:42 AM  
Ok, I'm stumped

/what IS the difference?
2013-02-22 01:31:57 AM  
The backstory on the pigs is kind of funny but nsfw

Zhengzhou pigs
2013-02-22 01:49:10 AM  

Mergatroid: Are you of the Knights who say Ne?

Came here to make similar comment.

*High 5*
2013-02-22 01:56:11 AM  
A Z4 statue? Bah! The MZ3, now that's a car!

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2013-02-22 02:04:04 AM  
I was going to joke that in addition to the largest ball of twine, Minnesota also has a Tweed Museum.

(it was just the name of one of the primary founders though.)
2013-02-22 02:25:26 AM  
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I bet you can squeal like a pig. Weeeeeeee!
2013-02-22 02:41:36 AM  

jumblue: Just make sure there's no horse in there...

It's China. Worst you have to worry about is cat, rat, or a baby Chinese girl.
2013-02-22 02:46:21 AM  

Jclark666: [img.gawkerassets.com image 640x360]

"Optimus Prime is an ass, ignore him, the fish market is that way."

optimus prime is like "ignore the child pornography store behind me. look over there!!"
2013-02-22 04:40:44 AM  
I didn't think the Chinese were too big on circular forms. You know, what with being subjugated by Japan last century.

The Out Of Body Experience sculpture is pretty fantastic.
2013-02-22 06:01:59 AM  
Mm.  Lanzhou Lamien for dinner tonight!
2013-02-22 08:16:15 AM  
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2013-02-22 09:38:26 AM  
sweet sodium hotness!
2013-02-22 09:39:15 AM  

blacknite: sweet sodium neon hotness!

2013-02-22 09:48:28 AM  
i would like to buy a consonant
2013-02-22 11:19:07 AM  
Yobogoya, the taste will destroy-ya!
The cheapest bucket of beef in Illinoi-a!
Yobogoya, Yobogoya, Yoyoyoyoyobagoya!
Yobagoya, makes you jump for joy-a!
What kind of meat is it? It's a mystery for ya.
Legally we're not allowed to call it meat,
So bring the whole family for a tasty brown treat!

2013-02-22 11:20:35 AM  
It just seemed like a good idea at the time...
2013-02-22 11:25:24 AM  
*You begin to suspect that your bowl is a portal to the meat dimension*

2013-02-22 11:44:45 AM  
我 喜歡 牛肉面啦
2013-02-22 11:47:32 AM  
I like the BMW made from stone. Rendering a facsimile of something from the wrong material is interesting to me.

For instance a fuzzy duck cast in bronze.

/Ducky Fuzz
2013-02-22 12:19:22 PM  

Jon iz teh kewl: jumblue: Just make sure there's no horse in there...

if it wasn't for my first year in college, i wouldn't have eaten that horse

was there a horse eating scholarship?
2013-02-22 03:00:25 PM  

ciberido: Not impressed unless it is in  Minnesota.

Good to see this was covered. Carry on everyone.
2013-02-22 04:05:54 PM  
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Seriously, who is that going to impress?

In the border town between Mongolia and China there are two Brontosauruses are kissing above the highway.

2013-02-22 07:25:45 PM  

blacknite: blacknite: sweet sodium neon krypton hotness!

2013-02-23 11:31:27 AM  
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It's still pretty impressive, though
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