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<h3>''Bāwàn Gē'' 八万哥</h3>
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==''Bāwàn Gē'' | [[八万哥]]==
  
[[File:80k1.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''80K Brother flaunts his wealth. (Source: Mop)'']][[File:80KBill.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''Jackie_郑文’s bill, as posted on his Weibo account. (Source: @Jackie_郑文/Weibo)'']]Nickname for notorious Weibo user ''Jackie_Zhengwen'' ([http://weibo.com/u/2948355370 @Jackie_郑文]), who posted a receipt for a RMB 80,000 (USD 12,383) dinner in 2011.
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[[File:80k1.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''80K Brother flaunts his wealth (Mop.com)'']][[File:80KBill.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''@Jackie_郑文’s dinner bill (Weibo)'']]Nickname for notorious Weibo user [http://weibo.com/u/2948355370 @Jackie_郑文], who posted a receipt for a RMB 80,000 (USD $12,383) dinner in 2011.
  
On September 2, 2011, Weibo user ''Jackie_Zhengwen'' posted a photo of the receipt from a dinner he shared with nine friends. The bill included exorbitantly priced exotic dishes, including giant salamander (a nationally-protected endangered species), Australian lobster, king crab, Kobe beef, and 15-year-old [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2013/05/drawing-the-news-id-do-it-all-again/#maotai Maotai]. The total cost was over RMB 80,000.   
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On September 2, 2011, Weibo user @Jackie_郑文 posted a photo of the receipt from a dinner he shared with nine friends. The bill included exorbitantly priced exotic dishes, including giant salamander (a nationally-protected endangered species), Australian lobster, king crab, Kobe beef, and 15-year-old [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2013/05/drawing-the-news-id-do-it-all-again/#maotai Maotai]. The total cost was over 80,000 yuan.   
  
 
Details from "Jackie's" microblog account suggested he was a student at the Central Party School, and there was speculation that he belonged to the [[rich second generation]]. [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/chinese/2011/09/%E4%B8%AD%E5%A4%AE%E5%85%9A%E6%A0%A1%E5%85%AB%E4%B8%87%E5%93%A5%E9%83%91%E6%96%87-jackie%E5%9B%BE%E9%9B%86 Angry netizens] dubbed him "80K Brother," after the price he seemed to be so proud of.
 
Details from "Jackie's" microblog account suggested he was a student at the Central Party School, and there was speculation that he belonged to the [[rich second generation]]. [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/chinese/2011/09/%E4%B8%AD%E5%A4%AE%E5%85%9A%E6%A0%A1%E5%85%AB%E4%B8%87%E5%93%A5%E9%83%91%E6%96%87-jackie%E5%9B%BE%E9%9B%86 Angry netizens] dubbed him "80K Brother," after the price he seemed to be so proud of.
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In his own defense, Jackie wrote, "The dinner was so expensive because the prices were so high. I had no choice."  
 
In his own defense, Jackie wrote, "The dinner was so expensive because the prices were so high. I had no choice."  
  
As of May 2, 2016, [http://weibo.com/u/2948355370 Jackie's Weibo account] has been wiped clean of all posts as identifying information.
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As of May 2, 2016, [http://weibo.com/u/2948355370 Jackie's Weibo account] has been wiped clean of all identifying information.
  
 
The furious reaction to Jackie's conspicuous consumerism mirrors the uproar over [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/china/guo-meimei/ Guo Meimei] months earlier.  
 
The furious reaction to Jackie's conspicuous consumerism mirrors the uproar over [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/china/guo-meimei/ Guo Meimei] months earlier.  
  
See also [[rich second generation]].
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Latest revision as of 21:40, 25 February 2021

Bāwàn Gē | 八万哥

80K Brother flaunts his wealth (Mop.com)
@Jackie_郑文’s dinner bill (Weibo)

Nickname for notorious Weibo user @Jackie_郑文, who posted a receipt for a RMB 80,000 (USD $12,383) dinner in 2011.

On September 2, 2011, Weibo user @Jackie_郑文 posted a photo of the receipt from a dinner he shared with nine friends. The bill included exorbitantly priced exotic dishes, including giant salamander (a nationally-protected endangered species), Australian lobster, king crab, Kobe beef, and 15-year-old Maotai. The total cost was over 80,000 yuan.

Details from "Jackie's" microblog account suggested he was a student at the Central Party School, and there was speculation that he belonged to the rich second generation. Angry netizens dubbed him "80K Brother," after the price he seemed to be so proud of.

In his own defense, Jackie wrote, "The dinner was so expensive because the prices were so high. I had no choice."

As of May 2, 2016, Jackie's Weibo account has been wiped clean of all identifying information.

The furious reaction to Jackie's conspicuous consumerism mirrors the uproar over Guo Meimei months earlier.