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[[File:然而并没有什么卵用.jpg|300px|thumb|right|''"But that really doesn't do shit. (Source: [http://baozouribao.com/articles/6292771 baozouribao.com])'']]Short for "but it really can't do shit" (''rán'ér bingbìng méiyǒu shénme luǎnyòng'' 然而并没有什么卵用); conveys something's uselessness or a situation's hopelessness. Catchphrase from the comedy show Baozou Big News (''Bàozǒu Dà Shìjiàn'' 暴走大事件).
 
[[File:然而并没有什么卵用.jpg|300px|thumb|right|''"But that really doesn't do shit. (Source: [http://baozouribao.com/articles/6292771 baozouribao.com])'']]Short for "but it really can't do shit" (''rán'ér bingbìng méiyǒu shénme luǎnyòng'' 然而并没有什么卵用); conveys something's uselessness or a situation's hopelessness. Catchphrase from the comedy show Baozou Big News (''Bàozǒu Dà Shìjiàn'' 暴走大事件).
  
"Can't do shit" was popularized in the summer of 2015 on the sketch comedy show Baozou Big News. In a mock interview, the character Zhang Quandan (张全蛋), a quality inspector at Foxconn, talks about the many functions of the cell phones being manufactured:
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"Can't do shit" was popularized in the summer of 2015 on the sketch comedy show Baozou Big News. In a '''[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90ULlejihAg&feature=youtu.be&t=1m9s mock interview]''', the character Zhang Quandan (张全蛋), a quality inspector at Foxconn, talks about the many functions of the cell phones being manufactured:
  
It has so, so many functions
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<blockquote>It has so, so many functions
 
Like it can remotely control your home's air conditioning
 
Like it can remotely control your home's air conditioning
 
And also it can help you get on your neighbor's wifi
 
And also it can help you get on your neighbor's wifi
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And also it can help you hack into your local server
 
And also it can help you hack into your local server
 
And remotely control the air conditioning on an entire block
 
And remotely control the air conditioning on an entire block
But that really doesn't do shit
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But that really doesn't do shit</blockquote>
  
它的功能非常非常的many
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<blockquote>它的功能非常非常的many
 
比如它能遥控你家的空调啊
 
比如它能遥控你家的空调啊
 
再比如它能帮你连上隔壁的wifi
 
再比如它能帮你连上隔壁的wifi
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再比如它能帮你hacker到小区的服务器里
 
再比如它能帮你hacker到小区的服务器里
 
并且遥控一整条街的空调
 
并且遥控一整条街的空调
然而并没有什么卵用
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然而并没有什么卵用 ['''[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90ULlejihAg&feature=youtu.be&t=1m9s Chinese]''']</blockquote>
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"Can't do shit" caught on as an expression of exasperation. While the saying has no political connotation ''per se'', political commentary has made good use of it, as Tang Yinghong did in his reflection on the [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2015/10/minitrue-take-celebrity-groom-huang-xiaoming-off-air/ $31 million wedding] of mainland actor Huang Xiaoming and Hong Kong model Angelababy (Angela Yeung):
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Even if Huang Xiaoming and Angelababy's extravagant wedding becomes a target, it '''can't do shit''' for the powerful clique's concerted effort at winning the ideological battle.
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尽管黄晓明和AB的盛大婚礼不幸成为了新的标靶,但对于权力集团试图赢得新意识形态争夺的伟大努力来说,'''然并卵'''。['''[[然并卵|Chinese]]''']
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Revision as of 22:02, 18 February 2016

rán bìng luǎn 然并卵

"But that really doesn't do shit. (Source: baozouribao.com)

Short for "but it really can't do shit" (rán'ér bingbìng méiyǒu shénme luǎnyòng 然而并没有什么卵用); conveys something's uselessness or a situation's hopelessness. Catchphrase from the comedy show Baozou Big News (Bàozǒu Dà Shìjiàn 暴走大事件).

"Can't do shit" was popularized in the summer of 2015 on the sketch comedy show Baozou Big News. In a mock interview, the character Zhang Quandan (张全蛋), a quality inspector at Foxconn, talks about the many functions of the cell phones being manufactured:

It has so, so many functions

Like it can remotely control your home's air conditioning And also it can help you get on your neighbor's wifi And then remotely control your neighbor's air conditioning And also it can help you hack into your local server And remotely control the air conditioning on an entire block

But that really doesn't do shit

它的功能非常非常的many

比如它能遥控你家的空调啊 再比如它能帮你连上隔壁的wifi 然后遥控隔壁家的空调啊 再比如它能帮你hacker到小区的服务器里 并且遥控一整条街的空调

然而并没有什么卵用 [Chinese]

"Can't do shit" caught on as an expression of exasperation. While the saying has no political connotation per se, political commentary has made good use of it, as Tang Yinghong did in his reflection on the $31 million wedding of mainland actor Huang Xiaoming and Hong Kong model Angelababy (Angela Yeung):

Even if Huang Xiaoming and Angelababy's extravagant wedding becomes a target, it can't do shit for the powerful clique's concerted effort at winning the ideological battle.

尽管黄晓明和AB的盛大婚礼不幸成为了新的标靶,但对于权力集团试图赢得新意识形态争夺的伟大努力来说,然并卵。[Chinese]