Super Saiyans are Real - Dragon Ball Video Goes Viral

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Super Saiyans are Real - Dragon Ball Video Goes Viral

Post by DerekPadula » Thu Feb 16, 2012 4:07 am

Hey guys, check out this hilariously awesome video of a kid trying to go Super Saiyan on YouTube.

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

It's going viral across the world and has been trending on Twitter for the last 4 hours!

I wrote a detailed article about it called Super Saiyans are Real, and will update it as events unfold.

Absolutely awesome. People all over the globe are talking about how much they loved Dragon Ball when they were kids. And they're discussing the logistics and rationale of what it actually takes to really go Super Saiyan.

Dragon Ball is STILL relevant.

So cool.
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Post by Daimakku » Thu Feb 16, 2012 8:38 am

LOL I saw this earlier today, and just a few hours later the video got like 10,000 more views.. crazy.

Anyway, I kind of did a facepalm watching him try to power up.. so awkward. :lol: Funny video though.

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Post by ET93 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 8:54 am

That video is nothing less than strange lol.

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Post by sangofe » Thu Feb 16, 2012 11:08 am

That guy has some points when he says we limit ourselves with our minds, but he's taking it way too far and comes out like a lunatic.

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Post by Son Geeko » Thu Feb 16, 2012 12:07 pm

Can't tell if serious, or just joking around....

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Post by Necrosaber » Thu Feb 16, 2012 12:08 pm

Daimakku wrote:LOL I saw this earlier today, and just a few hours later the video got like 10,000 more views.. crazy.

Anyway, I kind of did a facepalm watching him try to power up.. so awkward. :lol: Funny video though.
Yea, I found myself cringing mostly. It was almost too embarrassing to watch, but I kept looking in hope of seeing some cool effect..was totally wrong. :lol:
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Post by Piccolo Daimao » Thu Feb 16, 2012 12:55 pm

Yeah, the video was quite cringeworthy to watch, and he's probably half-joking, but I understand the point behind it. He's got balls, though, especially considering how much it's spread now. Could it even become...a new meme?!
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Post by dragondyle » Thu Feb 16, 2012 12:58 pm

This shit really pissed me off. Not the video itself, but why people are freaking out over it on how "funny" it is. My girlfriends roommates were annoying the shit out of me with it. Why did this go viral? Tons of videos like this are all over the internet. Also, I'm trying to get my girlfriend into Dragon Ball, and this isn't helping.
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Post by Piccolo Daimao » Thu Feb 16, 2012 1:05 pm

dragondyle wrote:This shit really pissed me off. Not the video itself, but why people are freaking out over it on how "funny" it is. My girlfriends roommates were annoying the shit out of me with it. Why did this go viral? Tons of videos like this are all over the internet. Also, I'm trying to get my girlfriend into Dragon Ball, and this isn't helping.
Because a lot of people on the internet are your lowest-common-denominator dummies with poor senses of humour, and a lot of subpar or average videos like this become viral, regardless of their quality.
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Post by samuraix123 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 1:20 pm

That video had tears in my eyes I was laughing so hard :lol: I bet some poor little old lady could hear him from her house and is like :shock: lol I thought it was funny when he turned on Goku's Super Saiyan 3 theme. haha I'd buy this kid lunch
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Post by JulieYBM » Thu Feb 16, 2012 1:56 pm

The sad part is he'll probably monetize the video and make a couple o' bucks off it. :(
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Post by DarkGokuZ » Thu Feb 16, 2012 2:03 pm

It killed me when he took his shirt off. :lol:
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Post by samuraix123 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 2:04 pm

DarkGokuZ wrote:It killed me when he took his shirt off. :lol:
Awesome video.
I thought he was going to rip it off when he grabbed it :lol:
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Post by NitroEX » Thu Feb 16, 2012 2:05 pm

I watched it when it only had 300 something views and it made me cringe so hard. The part where he puts on Bruce Falconer music had me face palming myself to the next dimension.

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Post by peter291 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 2:16 pm

I found it annoying at first but now it makes me laugh :D. I like when he turns the music on :lol:

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Post by samuraix123 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 2:40 pm

When he turned the music on you knew this shit just got real :P
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Post by jjgp1112 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 2:59 pm

dragondyle wrote:This shit really pissed me off. Not the video itself, but why people are freaking out over it on how "funny" it is. My girlfriends roommates were annoying the shit out of me with it. Why did this go viral? Tons of videos like this are all over the internet. Also, I'm trying to get my girlfriend into Dragon Ball, and this isn't helping.
So basically...you're complaining about other people's sense of humor? I thought this was pretty freaking hilarious, personally. Of course something as comically awkward and cringeworthy as this is gonna go viral.
NitroEX wrote:I watched it when it only had 300 something views and it made me cringe so hard. The part where he puts on Bruce Falconer music had me face palming myself to the next dimension.
Same here. I don't think I've ever cringed so hard in my life. I almost couldn't even watch it :lol:
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Post by Goten Forever » Thu Feb 16, 2012 3:06 pm

dragondyle wrote:This shit really pissed me off. Not the video itself, but why people are freaking out over it on how "funny" it is. My girlfriends roommates were annoying the shit out of me with it. Why did this go viral? Tons of videos like this are all over the internet. Also, I'm trying to get my girlfriend into Dragon Ball, and this isn't helping.
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Post by Metalwario64 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 4:00 pm

Well, at first, I thought "This isn't funny. I don't know why it's getting popular when I've heard so many stories of everyone trying to turn Super Saiyan when they were kids, so why would this be somehow special."

Then he started grunting, and I thought it was kinda funny, but not enough to make me laugh, but I was grinning a bit.

Then he starts screaming at the top of his lungs, sounding like he's dying and he keeps rolling his eyes into the back of his head as the music's building up to the end. That's the part I start cracking up at. :lol:
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Post by samuraix123 » Thu Feb 16, 2012 4:05 pm

I haven't heard anyone say how funny it was when he throws his head back like when Goku goes Super Saiyan for the first time :P LOL!
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