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墙奸 (qiángjiān): wall-rape
 
墙奸 (qiángjiān): wall-rape
[[File:wall raped.gif|300px|thumb|right|''This [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2009/08/satire-new-chinese-characters-created-by-netizens/ satirical Chinese character] combines the characters for rape and wall.'']]
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[[File:wall raped.gif|250px|thumb|right|''New character for “wall-rape,” one of many [http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2009/08/satire-new-chinese-characters-created-by-netizens/ satirical neo-graphisms].'']]
  
This word sounds the same as the Mandarin pronunciation of the word “rape” (强奸 qiángjiān). However, the characters are different: the first character, 强 (qiáng, meaning “by force”) is replaced by the character (qiáng, meaning “wall”). Thus, the new term means that one has been screwed by the [[Great Firewall of China]]. A humorous take on this is highlighted by this fictional error message found here:
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What the [[Great Firewall of China]] does to Internet users. In the written form, the first character in “rape” (强奸 qiángjiān), 强 (”strong”) is replaced by “wall” (墙).
  
    404错误! 404 Error!
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'''Example:'''
    您访问的页面正在被墙奸或已经被墙奸, 我们也不希望被墙奸, 但毕竟还是被墙奸了. 别了… The page which you are visting is being wall-raped or was permanently wall-raped, we don’t want things to happen this way, but they've happened anyway. See you in another life…
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<blockquote>404 Error!</blockquote>
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<blockquote>The page which you are visiting is being wall-raped or was permanently wall-raped, we don’t want things to happen this way, but they've happened anyway. Goodbye…</blockquote>
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<blockquote>404错误! </blockquote>
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<blockquote>您访问的页面正在被墙奸或已经被墙奸, 我们也不希望被墙奸, 但毕竟还是被墙奸了. 别了… </blockquote>
  
 
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Revision as of 14:33, 13 August 2014

墙奸 (qiángjiān): wall-rape

New character for “wall-rape,” one of many satirical neo-graphisms.

What the Great Firewall of China does to Internet users. In the written form, the first character in “rape” (强奸 qiángjiān), 强 (”strong”) is replaced by “wall” (墙).

Example:

404 Error!

The page which you are visiting is being wall-raped or was permanently wall-raped, we don’t want things to happen this way, but they've happened anyway. Goodbye…

404错误!

您访问的页面正在被墙奸或已经被墙奸, 我们也不希望被墙奸, 但毕竟还是被墙奸了. 别了…

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