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August 14, 2012 5:39 AM   Subscribe

The World in 2 Minutes is a series of videos showing the eccentricities, both good and bad, of different countries as told by their youtube videos.

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posted by quin (19 comments total) 12 users marked this as a favorite

 
So the USA is basically a living TruTV marathon?

Okay then.
posted by The Whelk at 6:07 AM on August 14, 2012


Apparently the takeaway is never get within 100 feet of a car in Russia.
posted by The Whelk at 6:18 AM on August 14, 2012 [1 favorite]


More like TruTV is conducting a never ending editing session and has an unlimitled supply of material.
posted by lampshade at 6:19 AM on August 14, 2012


Brazil: dancing! Punching! NAKED DANCE PUNCHING!
posted by The Whelk at 6:23 AM on August 14, 2012


The Whelk beat me to it: there are a few NSFW moments in here, amid the joyous bicycle crashes, dancing, and general mayhem.
posted by Forktine at 6:31 AM on August 14, 2012


India: COWS.

Chile: Nobody likes riot cops.
posted by The Whelk at 6:35 AM on August 14, 2012


I was coming in here to say the exact same thing about India.

Also, I may not be American, since I could take 2 full minutes of twitch-edited car crashes and people abusing fireworks.
posted by DU at 6:38 AM on August 14, 2012


More like fireworks abusing people, amirite?
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 6:40 AM on August 14, 2012 [1 favorite]


couldN'T

I may also have a brain disorder, since I so frequently add/remove "n't" from words. What's my deal?
posted by DU at 6:45 AM on August 14, 2012


Eh, for a long time I would verbs from sentences when typing online.
posted by kmz at 7:09 AM on August 14, 2012


USA: Need more guns. And boobs. And shrinps
posted by growabrain at 7:14 AM on August 14, 2012


Dog hates shrinps.
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 7:22 AM on August 14, 2012


Maybe I didn't look in the right place, but I wish that compilations like this would include links to the source videos. Are citations too much to ask for?
posted by Forktine at 7:40 AM on August 14, 2012


The only "good" I picked out in the USA clip was a slam dunk, and a moment of peaceful patriotism. I guess there's nothing wrong with mud wrestling either.
posted by cmoj at 8:37 AM on August 14, 2012


Russia appears to be a rather dangerous country
posted by jpdoane at 8:44 AM on August 14, 2012


Loud, Fast & Out of Control.
posted by benito.strauss at 9:28 AM on August 14, 2012


Brazil: No wonder I can't move like that. You gotta start young.
posted by benito.strauss at 9:38 AM on August 14, 2012


Korea next! The comments should be priceless.
posted by 1adam12 at 9:54 AM on August 14, 2012 [1 favorite]


I wonder how much of these are accurately placed. In their India video, around their 30sec mark, is someone making teh tarik (tea being pulled from one mug to another) - a Malaysian or Singaporean thing.
posted by divabat at 7:33 PM on August 14, 2012


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