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Dirty jokes?

Postby Liz21 » March 29th, 2007 7:06 pm

My Japanese friend sent me some dirty jokes. She couldn't understand one of them. These were jokes in English, from the U.S. I asked her, "Do you have dirty jokes in Japan?" She said, "We don't have jokes". This confused me! Is it true they don't have "jokes" in Japan?

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Postby Liz21 » March 29th, 2007 7:39 pm

Well, my friend Sølvi in Norway told me about "rakugo"! I watched a few examples of that on YouTube. Without subs, though, I was lost, but I got the flavor of it! :D

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Postby annie » March 29th, 2007 8:08 pm

I don't get Japanese comedy at all.

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Postby Liz21 » March 29th, 2007 10:34 pm

Annie-san,
Isn't the Japanese sense of humor a very silly sense of humor?

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Postby Ulver_684 » March 30th, 2007 1:59 am

annie wrote:I don't get Japanese comedy at all.


In my case I do get the Japanese comedy and I love their sillyness! :lol: 8)

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Postby Solvi » March 30th, 2007 7:56 am

I watch this j-dorama called Tiger & Dragon, which has lots of examples of both rakugo and TV-comedy. I love it :)

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Postby Yoshiko » May 13th, 2007 7:22 pm

I saw some of these shows, but always a small part. It starts in the studio with women screaming 'eeeeeeeeee'. And then the presentator presents with a big smile some weird movie. Mostly about people sittin on the toilet, and suddenly the toilet turnes into a rocket. 'Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahahaaaaaaaaahaaaaaa!' In Holland this is called 'onderbroekenlol'. It means 'underpants jokes'. Kind of childish. But I can't deny that I laugh when I see it... :lol: Also hitting people seems to be fun. But as I only see these little parts people put on the internet, it's difficult to say if this is 'Japanese humor'. I think there is also sharper/more intellegent humor.
In Holland persiflage is a very popular kind of humor. Politicians is best! Check this if you're interested. I chose one with Bush, no use watchin a persiflage of a politician you don't know...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rha1-CHPs8k

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Postby Ulver_684 » May 15th, 2007 9:12 am

Yoshiko-san! :wink:

Great video! :lol:

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Postby Yoshiko » May 21st, 2007 7:42 pm

If you want to see more, the programme is called 'kopspijkers' They also did this 'minister of information' (or something like that) of iraq, but It's not on YouTube.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C0gceTiTW0 that's a persiflage of a Dutch band.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmhcNQAThDs that's the 'Eurovision songfestival'. (in my opinion the Eurovision songfestival is already a persiflage of itself...)
The way this video starts really reminds me of those video's of japanese shows...
:lol: Only the kanji are missing.

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Postby Ulver_684 » May 22nd, 2007 8:00 am

Yoshiko wrote:If you want to see more, the programme is called 'kopspijkers' They also did this 'minister of information' (or something like that) of iraq, but It's not on YouTube.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0C0gceTiTW0 that's a persiflage of a Dutch band.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmhcNQAThDs that's the 'Eurovision songfestival'. (in my opinion the Eurovision songfestival is already a persiflage of itself...)
The way this video starts really reminds me of those video's of japanese shows...
:lol: Only the kanji are missing.


WOW! Yoshiko-san! :wink:

another great videos, you made my day again. 8) :wink:

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Postby Yoshiko » June 4th, 2007 6:46 pm

Thanks! (But I didn't make them :), wish i could do this for my job, ^^)
Some 'well-known' persons I only know from this show...
Like Bush
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Postby untmdsprt » June 4th, 2007 9:00 pm

The best Japanese comedians I've seen are the Rahmens (ラーメンズ). They do the Apple commercials, and also the Japanese tradition videos on Youtube. Their routines are very intelligent, and very visual.

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Postby Ulver_684 » June 9th, 2007 4:58 am

Yoshiko wrote:Thanks! (But I didn't make them :), wish i could do this for my job, ^^)
Some 'well-known' persons I only know from this show...
Like Bush
Joke


Yoshiko-san! :wink:

Again you make my day! Beside Bush I know another well-know person Hilary! 8) :lol:

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Postby Lightfibre » August 17th, 2007 8:38 am

Yoshiko wrote:... In Holland this is called 'onderbroekenlol'. It means 'underpants jokes'. ...


I guess people got the gist of it, but I suppose the english equivalent would be toilet humor? ^_^
And, ah yes, Kopspijkers rules :)

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