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Watching Ringu
A video (in quicktime) shows a group of Japanese girls (members of the pop group Morning Musume) watching a video of the horror movie Ringu. There's a lot of shrieking, so definitely turn your speakers down. But wait until the end for the prank that's played on them. The video can also be found on other sites in wmv format.
Categories: Photos/Videos, Pranks
Posted by The Curator on Tue Mar 29, 2005
Comments (15)
Yes, make sure you're volume is down...
Posted by Jared  on  Tue Mar 29, 2005  at  12:52 PM
that was brilliant. time to rip it off...
Posted by Nick  in  Merrie Olde Englande  on  Tue Mar 29, 2005  at  01:47 PM
Too good, too good.

I'd hate to be the guy who mops the floor in the studio THAT night, though...
Posted by Rod  in  the land of smarties.  on  Tue Mar 29, 2005  at  02:08 PM
Let me guess - after you watch the car go around a corner, a zombie's head flops into view? A black-and-white face with cut-out eyes? A cat, staring into our souls? Terence Trent D'Arby?
Posted by Ashley Pomeroy  on  Tue Mar 29, 2005  at  02:59 PM
Ringo may not be the best drummer, but he's not THAT scary
Posted by Raoul  on  Tue Mar 29, 2005  at  03:48 PM
HAAAAA!!!!!!!!!! THAT was very freakin FUNNY!
Posted by X  in  McKinney, TX  on  Tue Mar 29, 2005  at  05:59 PM
poor girls, that was kinda mean
Posted by Mika  on  Tue Mar 29, 2005  at  08:33 PM
Haha..related story...when The Ring (American version) came out in theaters, my friend and her roommate saw it on opening night. Their other roommate saw it a few weeks later. So my friend and the other one waited for the third girl to come home; when they saw her car pull up in the parking lot, they turned off the breakers in their apartment and hid in one of the bedrooms. The unsuspecting girl came in to the apartment and tried to turn the lights on in vain. When they heard her call out to them, my friend puleld out her cell phone and called the third girl's. The girl answered with a shaky "hello", when my friend whispered "Seven days!"

Needless to say the girl screamed her head off, and when my friend and the other girl came out of the bedroom laughing, got their asses chewed out and weren't spoken to for weeks smile

Not quite as funny or elaborate as the one in this video, but sadistically funny all the same smile
Posted by Sarah  on  Tue Mar 29, 2005  at  11:34 PM
Way back in the day when Blair Witch first came out I went the first week with some of my highschool friends and we got there early so we could get tickets before it sold out, and after we got out tickets we were waiting outside because the pervious showing was still going on. We saw some kids pull up in a car and put a twig-effigy on a friends car. But then the pranksters' car started overheating and billowing smoke. smile
That was a pretty pointless story. I guess it's time for me to go to bed.
Posted by Katey  on  Tue Mar 29, 2005  at  11:43 PM
twig-effigy might be a cool name for a band
Posted by flip pinderton  on  Wed Mar 30, 2005  at  03:02 AM
I have seen Ringu, The ring like 8 times and they are not very scary, they were obviously acting :S
Posted by Orange Juice  on  Sat Apr 02, 2005  at  09:33 AM
aslo. http://www.the-tape.com it is a promotion site for "The Ring 2" but it fooled 4 of my friends.
Posted by Orange Juice  on  Sat Apr 02, 2005  at  09:38 AM
0____0
Wow. Yaguchi Mari was quite scared in that video.
Wow, so many places have linked this it's insane.
Posted by Kireikoori  in  Hot Springs Arkansas  on  Fri Sep 02, 2005  at  09:48 AM
smile yeah that was sooo funny! everyone freaked out when they saw Sadako!XD
Posted by Kayako  on  Fri Nov 16, 2007  at  10:02 PM
i think there should more security at the apartments and it should be very serious issue and even before buying any apartment i just look out the surroundings and its security.
Posted by Lindahl  on  Mon Mar 16, 2009  at  07:12 AM
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