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Korean News Station Pokes Fun at KTVU after Southwest Incident
Slothed ^ | 7-23-2013 | James Poling

Posted on 07/29/2013 10:48:23 AM PDT by GeronL

title was too long:

Do I have to excerpt something so short??

You probably remember KTVU’s royal eff up with reading obviously fake Asian names for the pilots of the Asiana crash. Names like “Wi To Lo” and “Ho Lee Fuk”.

It looks like a Korean news agency is having some fun at KTVU’s expense. After the landing gear failure of the Southwest flight at LGA they showed this graphic with American pilot names “Captain Kent Parker Wright”, “Co-Captain Wyatt Wooden Workman”.

They even went as far as making up fake names for people to interview. Flight instructor “Heywood U. Flye-Moore” and skeptical passenger “Macy Lawyers”.

Well played Korean TV, well played.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Humor
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I posted everything but the pic, but if thats not fair use I apologize.
1 posted on 07/29/2013 10:48:23 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

Koreans are funny. Who knew?


2 posted on 07/29/2013 10:49:51 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: GeronL

ROR!!


3 posted on 07/29/2013 10:51:08 AM PDT by TomServo
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To: GeronL

Kent Parker Wright

Heee heee hee.. I get it


4 posted on 07/29/2013 10:51:24 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: GeronL

They aren’t on the excerpted list. You’re cool.


5 posted on 07/29/2013 10:53:11 AM PDT by Pan_Yan (I believe in God. All else is dubious.)
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To: Pan_Yan

Then someone should post the pic, its funny


6 posted on 07/29/2013 10:53:49 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

7 posted on 07/29/2013 10:59:01 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Part of Asian Culture is humor with word play and puns.

The screamibng PC lilly white liberals would have you believe all asians are as humourless and dull as they are.

They are hillariously wong...


8 posted on 07/29/2013 11:04:14 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: knarf

thanks, bump


9 posted on 07/29/2013 11:04:58 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: GraceG

I watch a lot of Korean TV on the internet with subtitles and some references - of course - just fly right by me. I am sure a lot of our humor does the same thing in other countries.


10 posted on 07/29/2013 11:06:41 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: GraceG

Never forget Wong Wei ...


11 posted on 07/29/2013 11:06:44 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: knarf

That plane needs a serious nosegear trim.


12 posted on 07/29/2013 11:06:46 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama: the bearded lady of Muslim Brotherhood))
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To: GeronL

Not as funny as the original that KTVU aired . .


13 posted on 07/29/2013 11:07:32 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: knarf
Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN) says that the Chinese pilot who died in the collision, Wang Wei, was known to have challenged US surveillance planes before, but this time Wei—who apparently died when he ejected from his aircraft and was pulled into the EP-3’s propellers—“exceeded his grasp.”
14 posted on 07/29/2013 11:10:07 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: GeronL

That’s so funny I raughed out roud.


15 posted on 07/29/2013 11:15:46 AM PDT by South40
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To: ├čudda├čudd

Asian names can be funny to us as I am sure a lot of our stuff translate weird too.

I like a Korean show called “Running Man”. The cast of the show is...

Yoo Jae-Suk (like an Asian stereotype)
Ji Suk-Jin (Not really sure why he is on the show, lol)
Song Ji-Hyo (She might be a ho, but it’d be impolite to mention on a family show)
Kim Jong-Kook (don’t call him a kook, he’d go Sparta on you)
Lee Kwang-Soo (he’s... the tall one)
and two guys who go with nicknames Ha Ha and Gary


16 posted on 07/29/2013 11:16:18 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL
Kent Parker Wright is witty. The other name they threw out there fell a little flat.

However, B+ for effort.

17 posted on 07/29/2013 11:16:52 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: South40

lol.

I saw a Korean show and just in passing, literally seconds on screen, was a sign that said “Rocker Room” instead of locker room. So, they know the r/l thing is funny to us english speakers.


18 posted on 07/29/2013 11:17:38 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: SamAdams76

This could lead to a whole new “news” sketch show somewhere


19 posted on 07/29/2013 11:19:02 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

‘Twould appear that the Koreans know how to handle humor...and to dish it right back.

Love it.

They are a good deal more mature than our MSM.

And much, much more intelligent.


20 posted on 07/29/2013 11:20:40 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: SamAdams76
I liked and skeptical passenger “Macy Lawyers”.

Punny and very stabbing at our legal culture. I expect the Koreans to be sued for it. :-)

21 posted on 07/29/2013 11:23:40 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (This message has been recorded but not approved by Obama's StasiNet. Read it at your peril.)
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To: Da Coyote
And much, much more intelligent.

Yes, but that could be almost anyone nowadays

22 posted on 07/29/2013 11:25:39 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: knarf

Now that is a classic - especially since there were no fatalities on that one.


23 posted on 07/29/2013 11:27:38 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: GeronL

The person who shared with me the original news broadcast with the names Ho Li Fuk et al, is Half CHINESE!

And she was RMAO!


24 posted on 07/29/2013 11:27:47 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: GeronL

Hmmmm...

It’s just not funny...

They can’t touch names like “Wi To Lo” and “Ho Lee Fuk”.


25 posted on 07/29/2013 11:35:58 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: left that other site

In China “Wen Ho Lee” is a name, in the ghetto its the time to find a new hook-up


26 posted on 07/29/2013 11:37:50 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL
lol!

I worked with an very educated and equally intelligent Japanese woman. One day she said the word, "X-Lay". I asked her if she knew the word was "X-Ray" and she said yes, that's what she said. I told her she was pronouncing the word incorrectly and she insisted she was not. Dumbfounded, I asked her to pronounce the word again and she said "X-Lay". OK, call me slow but it was only then that I realized she actually thought she was saying it correctly. I pronounced the word slowly for her "X-R-A-Y". She followed with "X-L-A-Y". In spite of her intelligence she apparently could not tell the difference. I asked her to pronounce my office manager's first name of Ryan. To my amazement, she said it correctly. I left the conversation completely confused and I remain that way today.

27 posted on 07/29/2013 11:38:35 AM PDT by South40
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To: GeronL

ROR.


28 posted on 07/29/2013 11:39:52 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: dragnet2
Asian names could be a whole new language.

If you don't like something someone said you can just post a pic of:

Yoo-Jae Suk

29 posted on 07/29/2013 11:40:52 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

Three potatoes are standing on the corner.

How do you know which one is the prostitute?

The one who has a tag that says “IDAHO”.


30 posted on 07/29/2013 11:41:01 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: dragnet2
It’s just not funny...

Yes it is. They did well. Ha Ha. It's a clever, creative and appropriate poke the news people that broadcast the original stuff.

31 posted on 07/29/2013 11:42:36 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (If the government told us to expect rain, I'd schedule an outdoor wedding.)
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To: left that other site

yep.

One Korean actress I like was Oh Yi-Na and another is Jung Yu-Mi, the name possibilities are endless when family names (first) range from Bang and Bong to Ma and Noh.


32 posted on 07/29/2013 11:46:46 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Tenacious 1

Uh...No..It didn’t even touch my funny bone....

But I give them a 2 on the honking hoot scale for trying.


33 posted on 07/29/2013 11:47:17 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Tenacious 1
Ha Ha (Ha Dong-Hoon)


34 posted on 07/29/2013 11:49:01 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Tenacious 1

You got company!

Passenger Hu Flung Dung thinks it’s hilarious.


35 posted on 07/29/2013 11:49:43 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: GeronL

China Town, San Francisco....

We witnessed a funeral procession through China Town. There was a parade with a large picture of a very old Asian Man. As we stood on the curb watching the solemn parade, my father commented, “He was so young.” We were confused. The man in the photo was very old. Then we saw what he saw... the guy’s name was... So Yung.

That was VERY funny. I am still embarrassed just thinking about the scene we made with the laughing fits that followed.


36 posted on 07/29/2013 11:50:10 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (If the government told us to expect rain, I'd schedule an outdoor wedding.)
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To: dragnet2
a 2 on the honking hoot scale for trying

Well, Lee Hongki appreciates you for naming a scale after him.


37 posted on 07/29/2013 11:51:14 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

Indeed.


38 posted on 07/29/2013 11:53:06 AM PDT by left that other site (You Shall Know the Truth, and the Truth Shall Set You Free...John 8:32)
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To: GeronL

No problem...He deserves it.


39 posted on 07/29/2013 11:53:07 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Tenacious 1

There was a Korean show where a 30-something woman who looked much younger took her younger sisters identity to get a dream job. The show was “Baby-Faced Beauty”... character name was ... Lee So-Young played by Jang Na-Ra


40 posted on 07/29/2013 11:57:14 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL
I see the humor. It's a little bit irresponsible, but I'm not offended. And I know enough about people at Southwest Airlines: they might not think it is funny, but they aren't going to threaten anyone over it.

The South Korean airline made the classic mistake of forgetting the "Streisand effect": by threatening to take legal action, they simply called more attention to their problems.

41 posted on 07/29/2013 12:10:19 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: SamAdams76

I liked the passenger named “Macy Lawyers”. That was original.


42 posted on 07/29/2013 12:11:34 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: GeronL

OK, what’s the link to those great Korean Internet TV shows?


43 posted on 07/29/2013 12:12:40 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: GeronL; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...


44 posted on 07/29/2013 12:15:48 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Revolting cat!

There are a lot of websites but I like these:

http://www.dramafever.com

http://www.viki.com

http://www.kshownow.net (not as user friendly, IMO)


45 posted on 07/29/2013 12:16:41 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

The media reported that Chinese fighter’s name was “Wong Wei” that hit our Electronics bird that had to emergency land on Chinese territory and get searched.


46 posted on 07/29/2013 12:21:26 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Revolting cat!

As always, you will quickly find TV Tropes that will be humorous.. eventually.

Someone always gets a piggy-back ride somewhere in the series is one.

They make it way way too obvious who will end up with who in the dramas. One show that didn’t was “Coffee House”.

Don’t always expect happy endings, especially if its not formulaic (those who watch a lot of Kdrama will recognize the formula shows rather quickly).

A lot of them have stories that drag. They can turn the same story into a 90 minute TV movie or a 16 episode series it seems like.

They are mostly pretty low-budget (compared to US shows) but there are exceptions like IRIS (a 20-episode show that cost something like $17 million)
....

I found that Chinese grates on me (although I can endure it if Rainie Yang is on screen), Japanese shows were not my cup of tea. The Korean language doesn’t hurt my ears.
.....

Variety shows like “Running Man” are pretty funny. I don’t even much like the cast individually but the show is good.


47 posted on 07/29/2013 12:26:07 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: BerryDingle

Yes, I remember that one. I still ror about it.


48 posted on 07/29/2013 12:32:02 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: justlurking

I remember one or two shootings in the US by Koreans, at least one might have been partially angered by being made fun of by his name.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oikos_University_shooting

Hey, please do not name your kid One L-Goh just because he was concieved on your first night together.


49 posted on 07/29/2013 12:34:49 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: GeronL

Thanks, I’ll definitely check them out. I enjoyed some Japanese series in the past on local channels, but they’re long gone or shown without subtitles. Always looking for original, non-formulaic dramas, and other than Doc Martin on PBS, I don’t watch anything these days.


50 posted on 07/29/2013 12:40:38 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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