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« on: 11 13, 2013, 06:28: AM »

This doesn't seem like very Klingon behavior.  But from what i can tell, a pretty good translation, if pronounced a bit... Terran.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0YC3RpvE3M


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« Reply #1 on: 11 13, 2013, 10:41: AM »

Why would anyone waste time translating that?

It's not that I don;t like comedy, I do. I just fail to see why Klingons have to be funny when we have never even seen a single example of a funny Klingon (and I am counting Worf in this). However I have been to numerous events at conventions where the Klingons are made into buffoonish caricatures of what we see on screen. Videos like this do not help.   
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« Reply #2 on: 11 15, 2013, 08:43: AM »

You dont see why Klingons have to be funny?  Well they dont HAVE to be, but why do they have to be stuffy and boring... um, I mean serious all the time?  surely even klingons are allowed to have a sense of humor.  I could totally see a group of Klingon students having partaken of a few barrels of bloodwine,  thinking it funny to dress up as humans and take the proverbial out of our music and styles....  something like this video would be the result...

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« Reply #3 on: 12 16, 2013, 02:28: AM »


     Clearly this is not meant as canon, it is even labeled as parody.  It's really a matter of whether we can laugh at ourselves.  I personally think that Gowron and Kor were hilarious in their own terms.  If you want to talk about a canonical Klingon "Sense of Humour", I think you will be approaching from the wrong attitude.  If you look for Klingons amused and appreciative of a bit of Irony that stabs in a delicious manner, I think you will have better success in appreciating Klingon culture.

    But this is clearly a Terran parody.  By Terrans in rubber foreheads for terrans who live vicariously though those Terrans in rubber foreheads.  No real Klingons were harmed in the production of the video.  Personally, I much perfer the performance of Jen Useliss in HIchop.
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