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Old 11-27-2012, 08:49 PM   #1
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The Onion Does it Again

OMG, this is hilarious.

Apparently, China's paper People's Daily believed an Onion report and made it big news.

Kim Jong Un - Sexiest man alive! Who in their right minds would disagree???

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Old 11-27-2012, 08:54 PM   #2
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Accidental misunderstanding... or a subversive at the paper who knew full well the original article was satire and decided to have a little fun?
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:56 PM   #3
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Either way, it's pretty hilarious. Especially Onion's write up. So over -the- top and ridiculous. I love it.
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:05 PM   #4
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Either way, it's pretty hilarious. Especially Onion's write up. So over -the- top and ridiculous. I love it.
I agree, but you know me... I'm rooting for the subversive.
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:06 PM   #5
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Yep! Either way.
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Old 11-27-2012, 09:39 PM   #6
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Oh come on! This description... Kim Jong Un's actual appearance... State media stupidity!

But I bet Kim's got a print of the original Onion article pinned above his bed. Then again, he's got his own state media to kiss his ass.
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Either way, it's pretty hilarious. Especially Onion's write up. So over -the- top and ridiculous. I love it.
One prior sexiest man alive was the Unabomber. Why didn't that ring any bells?
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This isn't the first time the revered People's Daily has run with a piece from The Onion. I don't know anyone who works for the Daily personally, but I'm beginning to believe they're a bunch of dimwits.
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hahahahahahaha!!!!
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Well humour and satire doesn't necessarily translate well into other languages more lost in translation than anything.
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Well humour and satire doesn't necessarily translate well into other languages more lost in translation than anything.
True, but it doesn't make this any less funny. Not to me, anyway.
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True, but it doesn't make this any less funny. Not to me, anyway.
Me neither! Thanks for posting this, it really made me laugh!
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Me neither! Thanks for posting this, it really made me laugh!
Yay! You are welcome, my dear.
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The real creepy thing is no one will ever tell Kim Jung Un it was a joke.
Would you?
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