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Boxing Day Humor: In Japan, It's No Ordinary Sale!

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Presented with little comment but it seems that 2012 is no ordinary year for Japan... God knows what the people in this Department Store in Osaka were thinking when they came up with this advertising slogan.

 

 

 

(h/t Japan Subculture blog)

 


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Wed, 12/26/2012 - 16:49 | Link to Comment ZerOhead
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Unfuckingbelievable...

 

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 16:54 | Link to Comment kaiserhoff
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Chicks wearing blind folds.  Fuckin' Party.  I'm in.  Why ask why?

Bunga, bunga on Dudes.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:13 | Link to Comment francis_sawyer
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Fuckin A yo!... RMFAO

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:13 | Link to Comment CrockettAlmanac.com
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LOL, literally.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:21 | Link to Comment bania
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This trumps "attention all shoppers..."

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:40 | Link to Comment SafelyGraze
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not to forget the holiday shitlog
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caga_Tió

Caga tió, tió de Nadal,
no caguis arengades, que són massa salades
caga torrons que són més bons

Shit log, log of Christmas,
don't shit herrings, which are too salty,
shit nougats (turrón) which are much better!

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:57 | Link to Comment knukles
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They named that sale in honor of my profane tendencies.

(Honey, you didn't give Tyler that picture of the Japanese sale posters I made, did you?)

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 18:31 | Link to Comment UNCOMPROMISED
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And how many of you are calling Kyle out on his research?

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 18:43 | Link to Comment Mike in GA
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What do you mean, "call Kyle out on his research"?.  Kyle's research has been flawless so far.  The best manifestation will be if Abe succeeds in igniting inflation.  That's one, frankly, that I don't want to see for the resulting conflagration will consume a LOT of the world's wealth. 

The hard part is pinning down a time for the debt wave to swamp the economic boat, not whether or not the wave exists.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 18:59 | Link to Comment UNCOMPROMISED
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Yea well you must have missed it the other day. Lots of anti-Kyle because of his postion on US housing. Anyway, carry on.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 19:59 | Link to Comment Doña K
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Enjo kosai time for you guys?

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:52 | Link to Comment I am more equal...
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So the average oriental member is 5 inches and you take 20% off....

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 18:31 | Link to Comment akak
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... and you get both the IQ and the member size of AnAnonymous, sans his daily dose of Double Lucky Panda powdered dragon bone and tiger penis elixir.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 18:37 | Link to Comment SafelyGraze
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full accounting of inches:

http://goo.gl/d1VTg

yes. it's vonnegut again.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 18:29 | Link to Comment TheFourthStooge-ing
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.

LOL, literally.

ROR, riterarry. (I couldn't just reave it rike that.)

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 18:57 | Link to Comment prains
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all there needs to be now is;

 

FUCKIN BITCHEZ!!!!!

SALE

Thu, 12/27/2012 - 07:00 | Link to Comment monkeyboy
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Shouldn't that be a FRuckin' Sale?

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:17 | Link to Comment phyuckyiu
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I don't like my mannequin's staring back at me either when I umm.... when I ummm... buy four get one free you said?

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:09 | Link to Comment tallen
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Is this the new advertising campaign to get the Japanese public to invest in JGBs?

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 16:49 | Link to Comment Stackers
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Fuck yeah

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 19:42 | Link to Comment margaris
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That's exactly the point.

Japanese people consume our media much more than we consume theirs (with the exception of anime, manga etc...)

They hear us use the words fuck/fucking/fucked so much, and with such an ease... japanese people probably decided that by now it's just some cool word to emphasize something...

Thu, 12/27/2012 - 03:52 | Link to Comment merizobeach
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A year or two ago, I saw a brief cultural segment on a news show based in Taipei: a reporter on the street was interviewing people about the non-vulgarity of use of the word 'fucken'.  I couldn't fuckin' believe it: not only that this was somehow a cultural news segment, and that they're neglecting that vulgarity is exactly the point, but that then they fuckin' misspelled it!

Thu, 12/27/2012 - 21:30 | Link to Comment Tompooz
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Spot on, Margaris. As a result of uninhibited language import, the rest of the world is holding up a pretty accurate mirror to the native english speakers.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 16:50 | Link to Comment meatball
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Holy bukkake!

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 16:51 | Link to Comment Zap Powerz
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You gotta be fuckin kidding me.  That's hilarious!

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 16:52 | Link to Comment CelticCanuck
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Banzai Fuckers

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 16:52 | Link to Comment 101 years and c...
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only 20% off?  wake me when its fuckin 50% off everything!

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 16:55 | Link to Comment fuu
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Mannequins are creepy.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:03 | Link to Comment Poetic injustice
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Only when you fuck them.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:11 | Link to Comment fuu
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Now it's a party.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:17 | Link to Comment CrockettAlmanac.com
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Is there one that looks like Anne Francis?

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:24 | Link to Comment fuu
Wed, 12/26/2012 - 18:17 | Link to Comment fuu
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"Marsha White, a woman browsing for a gift for her mother in a department store, decides on a gold thimble."

Crops up in the weirdest places.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 20:26 | Link to Comment knukles
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Hey, I remember that!
As you said; "Crops up in the weirdest places."

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 16:55 | Link to Comment PUD
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RUT DA FRUK?

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 18:23 | Link to Comment akak
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"Brob-up today and get an extra 20% flee!"

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 16:57 | Link to Comment LoneStarHog
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I sent this to my favorite prostitute and suggested a "Fuckin'" sale of at least 20%.  She said, "Go fuck yourself!" I don't know how to do that.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:07 | Link to Comment kaiserhoff
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In related news, why do dogs lick their own peckers....?

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:35 | Link to Comment Tim White
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Because they can...

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:44 | Link to Comment kaiserhoff
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I thought it was because Bahney Fwank isn't always there when he's needed.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 16:58 | Link to Comment Freddie
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Send this to Kyle Bass.  He will double down on his Jap Bond short position.  Bizarre.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 16:59 | Link to Comment TooRichtoCare
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dude...that's old...it was making the rounds in January.

Still funny though

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:04 | Link to Comment iBuddhaTrader
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Calm down guys, just a minor language slip on the fine word "fukubukuro".

http://gawker.com/5875479/mortified-japanese-department-store-cleans-up-...

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:59 | Link to Comment thisandthat
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Fukubukuro, biatchez!

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:09 | Link to Comment Seasmoke
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01-09.2012 ?????

Fuck, i missed the Fuckin' 20% sale

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:11 | Link to Comment Agent P
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ROR!

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:16 | Link to Comment FinalCollapse
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Fuk Me and Fuk Yu - #1 on my list of things to do before I die.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:20 | Link to Comment Burticus
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Ah soooo!

Easy G.I., you so beeg!

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:23 | Link to Comment Peter Pan
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Everyone will be able to buy when the discount is 100%.

After all, isn't that what Ben has done with interest rates so that the government can effectively "buy"everyone's money for nothing?

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:23 | Link to Comment bloostar
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Did soeone say "Fukushima sale"? Glow in the dark lingerie anyone?

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:25 | Link to Comment IridiumRebel
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Brue Right Speciar!

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:29 | Link to Comment fishwharf
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What's the problem?

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 17:39 | Link to Comment e-recep
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i'd say : fuckin' honest store.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 18:03 | Link to Comment lasvegaspersona
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Lost in 'Translation....calling Bill Murray, need you for a cameo in the remake

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 18:03 | Link to Comment yogibear
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We see how Japan blows up financially first. 

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 18:20 | Link to Comment BigInJapan
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Fuckin' hopeless

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 18:25 | Link to Comment pitz
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SUKI (tm), the famous Japanese religion, The New World Religion (tm), is known as the 'motherfucking religion'.  Apparently 'motherfucking' is something not done adequately in Japan, hence the shrinking population.  But the RELIGION has taken the whole idea a bit far, wouldn't ya say?

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 18:35 | Link to Comment Cult of Criminality
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Funny Stuff,Tell it like it is.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 19:15 | Link to Comment Diogenes
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Reminds me of the tough guys with Asian tattoos that don't know they say "beef with broccoli" or "this dish is cheap but satisfying".

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 19:27 | Link to Comment UGrev
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If this was nyc, they'd be sold out before you posted the pics. Ny'ers can't resist a fuckin' sale. The only thing better would be a motherfuckin' sale @ 50% off.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 20:09 | Link to Comment Stuck on Zero
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Is that place a whore house.

 

Thu, 12/27/2012 - 00:38 | Link to Comment Manthong
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“Attention K-Mart Shoppers.. maternity wear and ladies lingerie are on special under the flashing red light.”

Fri, 12/28/2012 - 14:34 | Link to Comment e-recep
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yes but we call them consumers.

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 21:14 | Link to Comment Stevious
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Few realize the orgin of the word.

It comes from the old Gypsy language. 

Foche: It means "to sheath the knife" whose connotations indicated moving in a peaceful direction as to avoid bloodshed, as in "agree to put the knives back in their safe place."

To sheath the penis in a vagina seems a reasonable adaptation but it's rather sad that it's lost the original peaceful intent, though clearly to the Japanese it has no intent at all.

Fri, 12/28/2012 - 02:57 | Link to Comment awakening
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'but it's rather sad that it's lost the original peaceful intent'

Fuck, as in make love not war?

Still peaceful, unless you fuck with the wrong person...

Wed, 12/26/2012 - 21:38 | Link to Comment djsmps
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That looks very similar to the signs of Christmas 1998: HORNY SANTA
They were plastered on banners everywhere. I still don't know what it meant.

Thu, 12/27/2012 - 01:21 | Link to Comment D-liverSil-ver
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I wish they would put those signs on ebay after the sale is over. I know a few people that would really appreciate these signs on their front door. ;-0

Thu, 12/27/2012 - 04:11 | Link to Comment Harrison
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Did nobody else go to the blog these were reposted from, and notice that this sale was in January 2012?

Thu, 12/27/2012 - 05:36 | Link to Comment ken
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Personally, I always wait for the BIG FUCKIN' SALE.

Thu, 12/27/2012 - 05:38 | Link to Comment ken
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Personally, I always like wait for the BIG FUCKIN' SALE, instead of just the FUCKIN' SALE. But that's just me.

Thu, 12/27/2012 - 06:49 | Link to Comment Strange-Currencies
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It's kind of old news, is it not?  The sale took place in January 2012, almost a year ago then.  So no points for being up-to-date.  Othwer than that, it is still funny, I have to admit that.

Thu, 12/27/2012 - 11:23 | Link to Comment radfish
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Who doesn't enjoy cursing in other languages, Puta?

Thu, 12/27/2012 - 16:33 | Link to Comment dreadnaught
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lol -for years the Japanese public  -with little thought or care, have walked around  with bags or T-shirts etc with a nonsense saying that contained the word FUCK..... i saw a "Fuck you for your green dog" on a shopping bag...and other odd things in public; Its an American pop culture thing that drives them wild-

Thu, 12/27/2012 - 16:40 | Link to Comment akak
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Damn, those Orientals are truly outright alien to this Western mind.

Thu, 12/27/2012 - 21:37 | Link to Comment Tompooz
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You have to spend some time there, Akak.  When understanding comes, you'll love 'em. 

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