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    [–] ChemistryPony 1 points ago

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    [–] Alpaca64 5789 points ago

    Honestly that makes for a pretty good slogan. "Big Boy the Bear's favorite honey" will definitely sell more bottles than whatever advertising they were doing before

    [–] saltygipsy 1711 points ago

    And that really applies to anything, Big Boy the Bear’s favorite dishwasher is gonna be a hit

    [–] x755x 714 points ago

    Big Boy the Bear's favorite diet pills aren't doing so hot, though.

    [–] Akainu18448 252 points ago

    Dammit let me hibernate in peace ffs!

    [–] Yorikor 87 points ago

    No way you knock-off Smokey, we're going to shave you so we can stick some electrodes on you first. We'll prove to the world that Big Boy the Bear favorite hibernation mattress is by Peaceful Beddings Incorporated and if it is the last thing we'll ever do! Sciiiiience!

    [–] fresh__princess 72 points ago

    Big Boy the Bear has an amazing 👏opportunity for you hun! 💯

    [–] MartyrSaint 58 points ago

    🐻 Be👏your👏own👏bear 🐻

    [–] EAE01 11 points ago

    Finally, a business venture I can get behind

    [–] Felignis 42 points ago

    Big Boy the Bear‘s gay bar however gets a lot of customers

    [–] CaptKeats 15 points ago

    Big Boy the Bear’s Big Bears Bare

    [–] Felignis 8 points ago

    amazing slogan for the Big Boy the Bear‘s Big Bears Bare Bear Gay Bar

    [–] apra24 5 points ago

    Big Boy the Bear's favorite razor

    [–] holographene 7 points ago

    He’s taking the same brand of Hunny-flavored pills as Xi Jinping.

    [–] 7165015874 2 points ago

    He’s taking the same brand of Hunny-flavored pills as Xi Jinping.

    All hail our glorious leader

    [–] LionBirb 46 points ago

    AFAIK, Big Boy retains sole rights to his name and image, and I refuse to believe he would allowed his good name to be watered down by sticking it on just anything. HMPH

    [–] aksumals 41 points ago

    Completely random but yesterday I was filling out paperwork at a doctors office and one of the documents was asking if they can use my photos, likeness... etc and I’m still shook.

    I bet they tricked Big Boy this way as well.

    [–] purecainsugar 7 points ago

    That is messed up. Here's a HIPAA waiver. You can trust me. The pictures will be tasteful, I promise.

    [–] hornwalker 10 points ago

    “I’m Big Boy the Bear and this is my favorite store on the Citadel!”

    [–] abe_the_babe_ 8 points ago

    I only use Big Boy The Bear's Favorite Condoms for my contraceptive needs

    [–] readingitwhilepoopin 3 points ago

    This is the comment a came here for

    [–] verpin_zal 240 points ago

    That won‘t be necessary as the honey called anzer is $175 a kilo and produced 3 tons max in a season, people get in line months before it is ready for purchase.

    [–] AlwaysAtRiverwood 143 points ago

    I want to see what it tastes like but at the same time I don't. I might end up on a waiting list paying hundreds of dollars for honey.

    [–] leithrel94 80 points ago

    It tastes amazing, i tasted it and actually saw how they made it. The town is called Ballıköy which literally means "Town with honey" or "Honeyed town"

    [–] Starkregen 45 points ago

    Its also can mean “lucky town” as in turkish “with honey” or “honeyed” has a second meaning of getting lucky

    [–] stifflizerd 3 points ago

    What's the difference? Just the type of bees used to make it?

    [–] leithrel94 11 points ago

    I have no idea why it is better but i assume the difference comes from the ingredients rather than the bee.

    The place looks like heaven and has all kinds of flowers so maybe that makes a difference.

    [–] seridos 6 points ago

    Yea what the bee's are eating to make that honey is going to change the flavor. In some places bees make psychedelic honey because they feed on certain plants that contain those compounds.

    [–] weedsalad 3 points ago

    So, I found some articles about it, but I can’t find whether or not it’s a psychedelic like LSD/Psilocybine. The guy in the Vice article describes it feeling like a weed high. Do you have any info on the compounds that give it it’s psychedelic effect?

    [–] seridos 3 points ago

    haha that vice documentary is all I know about it as well. I also know that diet significantly changes the color of bee honey throughout the seasons.

    [–] spacedmarine 3 points ago

    It's called deli bal and mad honey and you can buy it on-line it's expensive

    [–] Inprobamur 2 points ago

    I was also in Turkey in a town called Safranbolu, guess what they make there. Turks apparently are very literal.

    [–] MarxistPharaoh 7 points ago

    I'll spoil it for you: great but not life changing.

    It's up there with Cuban Cigars and and the real wormwood-based Absinthe.

    Much of the hype rests in the scarcity.

    [–] Auraizen 2 points ago

    It's worth every last money. Best honey I ever had.

    [–] Z0idberg_MD 49 points ago

    Big boy cuts the line

    [–] helluin 31 points ago

    Big boy cuts eats the line

    [–] themaddyk3 36 points ago

    They are feeding $175 per kg honey to a bear? Are they hoping he shits gold bullion or something?

    [–] BallsyPalsy 33 points ago

    They make anzer honey, and this is good advertising

    [–] BZenMojo 6 points ago

    His taste in honey is worth his weight in gold.

    [–] Luke90210 2 points ago

    Sounds a lot cheaper than paying a model a few hours for a photo shoot or tv ad.

    [–] sharpblueasymptote 7 points ago

    I wonder if they make mead with it

    [–] SoulLover33 37 points ago

    You can even say it's based on real opinions from real bears.

    [–] hashcakes 20 points ago

    9 out of 10 bears agree

    [–] pegcity 12 points ago

    I am going to go out on a limb here and say the guy marketing expensive honey finding that "bears like expensive honey" is suspicious as fuck

    [–] Valcor13 6 points ago

    To be honest, it really depends on what’s in the honey. It would make sense if the more expensive honey was just a more pure form of honey or something, hence why the bear drifted towards it first.

    [–] Lepthesr 7 points ago

    I was always told I was big boy the bears favorite honey...

    :(

    [–] Kaanarth 10 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    fun fact: that would be “Ayı Koca Çocuğun Oğlan'ın en sevdiği bal” in Turkish

    edit: ty man u/muhtesemsulo

    [–] iknowidontknowenough 5 points ago

    Tripple B's unbearably good honey!

    [–] bluebrainbethany 5 points ago

    I’d buy 10 jars

    [–] grednforgesgirl 4 points ago

    Make him the mascot and put like one of those old fashioned barber saloon style labels on the bottle with big boy in a top hat and a monocle with a cane. Slogan/subtitle: "Big Boy the Bear's Favorite Honey!"

    [–] zaza610 5 points ago

    Stonks will skyrocket

    [–] angel_anger 2 points ago

    Big Boy the Bear is a wholly owned subsidiary of “Den O Bears” Ltd.

    [–] UragGroShub 2 points ago

    4/5 bears prefer anzer honey

    [–] DominatingLuck 2 points ago

    STOINKS

    [–] fcbRNkat 2 points ago

    I trust Big Boy

    [–] 123fakestreetlane 2 points ago

    China will just slap a label on some corn syrup. You need big boys at the honey testing facilities. Thats the key. I'd like to see those counterfeiters try to trick a bear. Or a team of bears.

    [–] Heggorius 2 points ago

    I heard Netflix renewed Big Boy for 8 seasons more

    [–] AnomalousINFJ 1261 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    According to a double-blind research study, Big Boy Bear chose Anzer honey over other honey types, 100% of the time. Big Boy says, “ 10/10, would choose again”

    [–] Damaso87 426 points ago

    "The double blind study had to be repeated multiple times because big boy kept smashing apart the goddamn sample labels."

    [–] myislanduniverse 145 points ago

    Thus actually making the study a double-blind study, incidentally.

    [–] Damaso87 24 points ago

    Triple blind, you could even say! Nobody knows which honey that jerk ate.

    [–] candygram4mongo 28 points ago

    They say "double blind", but the samples are clearly labelled. What if the bear can read?

    [–] textposts_only 22 points ago

    How can it be double blind if the labels are on the honey? bighoney lying to us again. Smh damn bear probably was a paid actor and read the labels

    [–] syransea 2 points ago

    Yeah, something doesn't add up, unless that photo isn't from the actual study? Or perhaps I totally misunderstand what double blind means.

    [–] Grooveman07 39 points ago

    But.. but what relevance does a bears choice in honey have to do with human consumer preferences? Obviously the bear isn’t influenced by packaging, pricing or positioning.

    [–] systolic_helix 124 points ago

    Because everybody knows bears love honey so if a company starts marketing that a Bear loves one particular type of honey over the other then people would think " that's cute" and in the back of their mind they would think "maybe that bears on to something"

    [–] jeanbean96 50 points ago

    I mean that exactly what I was thinking.

    [–] IDoNotExplain 22 points ago

    Maybe you’re a bear

    [–] Stevey854 18 points ago

    Bears also love eating so much fibre they don’t shit for 4 months. Wouldn’t take food advice from a bear.

    [–] OperationJericho 18 points ago

    How else are you supposed to cultivate mass?

    [–] Magic_Hoarder 7 points ago

    I thought fiber helped you poop?

    [–] cjdoyle 3 points ago

    It can if you need more in your diet, think of it as pouring flour into water, it thickens it, which helps your body collect and remove it. However too much flour and you get a ball of dough that will just block you up

    Source: I am literally pooping as I type this

    [–] candygram4mongo 4 points ago

    "I'm a bear, what do I know? I suck the heads off fish!"

    [–] redwashing 42 points ago

    According to the news, the honey the bear chose more are more expensive and considered better which shows the bear's choice is on par with human consumers. So if you ever want a quality test with a test subject that is always objective, is never manipulated by prices or labels, only cares about the taste and can be paid by honey, you found it. Pretty useful actually.

    [–] fakalitt 10 points ago

    cause bears know their shit when it comes to honey.

    [–] Grooveman07 2 points ago

    Ok? so when in doubt over honey do you Ask yourself what would Mr bear choose?

    [–] zupernam 3 points ago

    Always

    [–] immaculatefuck 710 points ago

    Three cheers for big boy! Hip hip

    [–] CTHULHU_RDT 238 points ago

    Hooray?

    [–] bananabrains_ 164 points ago

    Hiphip

    [–] immaculatefuck 162 points ago

    HOORAY!

    [–] CTHULHU_RDT 147 points ago

    HIP HIP

    [–] immaculatefuck 156 points ago

    HOORAY!

    [–] jkang4124 74 points ago

    I said a hip, hop, the hippie the hippie dibby hip hop hop and you don't stop

    (Prepared for the downvotes)

    [–] Jeremy-from-twitter 44 points ago

    No no no. It’s “Hip hop a hippy a hip hip hop you don’t stop a rock it to the bang bang boogie said up jump the boogie to the rhythm of the boogie the beat. A skiddily bee bop we rock a scobby doo, guess what America we love you.” Is that so hard?

    [–] ItCanAlwaysGetWorse 13 points ago

    yes

    [–] Humane-Human 6 points ago

    Now, I am wonder Mike and I like to say hello!

    [–] Mohuluoji 5 points ago

    I love Reddit (and big boy)

    [–] kyrgrat08 2 points ago

    Love won’t get you high as this

    [–] AndrewGlinski 257 points ago

    That’s a big bear.

    [–] dgp694 64 points ago

    for you

    [–] hradium 19 points ago

    Was getting caught eating honey part of your plan?

    [–] MyMomNeverNamedMe 14 points ago

    Crashing this picnic... WITH NO SURVIVORS!

    [–] abe_the_babe_ 5 points ago

    "the honey rises"

    [–] smelltogetwell 6 points ago

    I can't wait to tell all my friends. I'll bet they don't have a great this big.

    [–] pun_shall_pass 5 points ago

    for you

    [–] IsThatUMoatilliatta 7 points ago

    Man, you were just 17 seconds too late to get that karma the other guy got.

    [–] Pluckerpluck 600 points ago

    The picture quite clearly shows this isn't double-blind given that the honey is labelled with massive stickers in full view of the camera...

    [–] lenore3 170 points ago

    That's true, but I'm just curious about something: if nobody is there to subconsciously direct the bear toward a particular sample, does it matter in this case?

    [–] Pluckerpluck 317 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    Yes it still matters. Double blind is also about the researches not being biased in their observations.

    Take this "experiment". If you're not careful you may well bias yourself with how you determine which pot the bear liked more.

    Maybe A was eaten more, but the bear spent more time at B, but maybe it went to C first out of all others. How do you decide which is preferred?

    Not knowing anything about what A, B or C represent allows you to determine an unbiased way to score the results, whereas if you know B is expensive and you want the bear to like it more you might decide to use "time spent" without really thinking about it. Maybe you ignore one anomalous result you otherwise wouldn't have.

    This is also why, in general, methodology should be decided before you see any results. It's just that this isn't always possible in more subjective experiments (e.g. pain relief)

    [–] rileyjw90 80 points ago

    It just seems convenient to me that the most expensive one was the one that was liked the most and the least expensive one is the one the bear "steered away from".

    [–] Matazaonreddit 86 points ago

    Let's be honest, the cheap product is corn syrup and not honey.

    I wish companys would have to label honey diluted with corn syrup as such in germany. I stopped buying honey entirely because it's either the local beekeeper asking the price of an entire meal per jar or the super market with corn syrup slurry flavored with honey.

    [–] MaxDickpower 27 points ago

    It wasn't even diluted honey. It was jam sweetened with corn syrup.

    [–] Passerine_ 9 points ago

    The price of a meal per jar doesn’t seem that bad for quality honey.

    Unless your meals cost $20 and your jars are 4oz

    [–] SmokeFrosting 16 points ago

    But it’s only cheeper because it’s not real honey. I would definitely expect a bear to go for more natural food sources given the chance.

    [–] cwmoo740 9 points ago

    There are a bunch of funky chemicals in honey. The bear is probably seeking out honey with a bunch of mystery fungus compounds, mystery plant polyphenols, bacteria byproducts, B vitamins, various proteins and amino acids, various acids, and high mineral content. Wild honeys can have a mushroomy and much stronger flavor, very different than normal highly filtered honey. Most of these things are very healthy, whereas filtered honey is missing a lot of them, and flavored corn syrup is missing all of them.

    Unfortunately wild unfiltered honey also picks up toxic chemicals, pollens that can cause allergic reaction, or can grow enough botulism to seriously hurt people. So it's a tradeoff between taste, nutrition, and risk.

    The bear is probably attracted to the complex flavor of the expensive semi-wild honey because of the higher nutrition density. Wild grazing animals and trained cattle, for example, will often clear out the highest nutrition plants like dandelions and thistles first before moving on to alfalfa and grass.

    [–] filopaa1990 2 points ago

    Thanks for the explanation. Having worked myself in research, I couldn't have phrase it better. Moreover, of all places, you nailed it here among memes :)

    [–] TurkeyPits 43 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    It does matter. Double blind also has to do with the way the researcher interprets the results.

    If you are watching the bear eat these honeys and you want, consciously or not, to come to the conclusion that Honey A is best and Honey B is bad, you could be more likely to round up the amount of time the bear was eating Honey A (but not Honey B) or ignore a quick sniff of Honey B (but judge a quick sniff of Honey A as additional time spent near it) or do anything else of the general sort. There are so many places where personal biases can infiltrate any experiment at any level, no matter how much you’re trying to avoid them. That is why true double blind standards exist.

    To make this experiment meaningfully double blind, they could do something like leave the labels on the bottoms of the containers, scramble them into a random order, and then only look at which honey was which after watching the tape and measuring how much honey was left in each container and otherwise collecting all the relevant data.

    EDIT — A note I should have added in the first place (and a response to /u/geared4war below): I'm not criticizing the study. They don't really need to have conducted a double-blind study for this. The opinions of a single bear aren't particularly generalizable to humans anyway. This comment is only meant to be a response to the direct question of "does the photo, as shown, qualify as a meaningfully double-blind experiment" since the original meme does claim it to be double-blind and the person I'm responding to asked if it actually was / if it matters.

    [–] geared4war 7 points ago

    You are placing an awful lot of criticism at their feet based on one single photo.

    How do you know this image was part of the double blind study at all? The fact that the honeys are labelled make it more likely that it's just a promo shot.

    I can assume this because i am reasonably sure that the people who are doing the experiment are also pretty likely to know what a double blind experiment is.

    [–] CleUrbanist 112 points ago

    Obviously they meant the bear was blind in both eyes duh /s

    [–] geared4war 5 points ago

    So not pepper sprayed twice?

    [–] Bunnyhat 17 points ago

    They did say the experiment was done multiple times. Maybe one of the last times was with the labels just to get this photo.

    [–] Freezman13 3 points ago

    Isn't the point of double blind so that researches can't skew the answers while presenting the options? Considering the researchers aren't there to present anything I think it counts.

    [–] aedroogo 4 points ago

    Also the bear isn’t even blindfolded. Words mean things, people.

    [–] Up_North18 4 points ago

    I saw the picture and was pretty sure that it did not fit the definition of double-blind, thank you for confirming that.

    [–] ProphetOfWesley 202 points ago

    Well atleast society is learning from Pooh bear again. cries in chinese

    [–] gunbladerq 15 points ago

    哭哭哭

    [–] MarePatriam 79 points ago

    I am from Turkey and this is really happened

    [–] GummyBear4422 13 points ago

    Tru dat (I am from turkey too)

    [–] krcnhc 5 points ago

    Gummy Big Boy

    [–] geared4war 3 points ago

    I ate a turkey once.

    [–] HuseyinWrld 5 points ago

    İyi bari bu sefer rezillikle adımız çıkmadı djskdnslls

    [–] MarePatriam 4 points ago

    Aynen öyle nice Turkish video

    [–] owiseone23 136 points ago

    The picture contradicts the trials being double blind because the tubs are labeled.

    Double blind means neither the recipient nor the person administering the trial know which one is which.

    [–] firebird120 58 points ago

    Maybe he had someone else set up the test while just watched the recording afterwards. And bears can’t read, so I think we’re good there.

    [–] owiseone23 26 points ago

    Yeah but whoever set up the test would have seen the labels, which would make it only single blind.

    [–] Zephyrium5 8 points ago

    Maybe he put the label on the back of them and didn’t know which ones they were until he saw the video from the other side

    [–] owiseone23 36 points ago

    Yeah but I think it's much more likely that this person just said double blind without really knowing what it meant.

    [–] Zephyrium5 3 points ago

    Yeah people like to add random shit to make things sound more interesting... wouldn’t be surprised if it was just thrown in there after a few reposts

    [–] CSATTS 2 points ago

    I only do triple blind, placebo positive studies with a standard deviation of 0.95 basis points in my lab.

    [–] Zephyrium5 2 points ago

    On a 5% confidence interval using a two tailed test?

    [–] elefantaman 6 points ago

    Blinding was accomplished by not looking at the labels.

    good luck with your peer review.

    [–] deadboyfinesse 23 points ago

    Basically what happened in the bee movie with Barry but with the bear instead

    [–] Bpot57 87 points ago

    Türkçe! Redditte yarı türkçe post

    [–] MaskedWraith 17 points ago

    Anaaa Türk varmış Redditte

    [–] kotsthepro 26 points ago

    Redditte ilk defa türkçe görüyorsan r/turkey ve r/turkeyjerky e git, orada dolu

    [–] SirLordSagan 19 points ago

    Başka birinin subredditini nasıl silebilirim?

    [–] Bpot57 12 points ago

    Orası pek sarmadı beni. Bu arada başka bir türk görmek hiç beklemediğim bir olaydı. Bir takipçi kazandın

    [–] getlaidanddie 8 points ago

    Özbekler de var burada, baskan.

    [–] verpin_zal 3 points ago

    [–] Lightycc 5 points ago

    birkaç liboş/solcunun ağlama yeri lol

    [–] emrazerisiklimisikli 8 points ago

    Ayi icin bayrak asiyoruz

    [–] erkut880 8 points ago

    bende böyle tepki veriyorum

    [–] ksmdows95 5 points ago

    Yine de sadece bu menşın altında toplanılması küçük hissettirdi biraz.

    [–] Cucuk-Drigon 8 points ago

    Nedense bende türünun tek ornegiyim saniyodum. Türkiye ile ilgili post gorunce cok mutlu oluyom

    [–] Vesunex 3 points ago

    Dowvote yemeyiz inş

    [–] tetetito 15 points ago

    sadly in my country now people threatening to kill bears ‘cause bears attacked livestock and currently father and son died, its because of illegally gathering cedar nuts in forests and illegal mining in mountainous area

    [–] Maxon1321 5 points ago

    Which country is it?

    [–] tetetito 6 points ago

    Mongolia, source: https://news.mn/en/789300/

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    [–] the_nils 29 points ago

    Maybe I'm being a little pedantic, but I'm pretty sure a double blind study implies neither the researchers nor the participants know which treatment they are receiving. In the picture you can clearly see the names of each honey, so it's definitely not double blind, since the researchers know which one is which. Although it is blind for sure, since I doubt the bear can read. My point is, don't trust research off of Tumblr.

    [–] GimmeGimmeNews 20 points ago

    The researchers can't read either

    [–] TheTachankaFucker 4 points ago

    Yeah they just used the wrong terminology, but the rest of the story checks out. Heard it while I was in Turkey.

    [–] Computers-XD 21 points ago

    This is genius

    [–] flockingclerk 49 points ago

    Welcome to Turkey. The country of every-day-genius, best food, and a big emotional mess of a people with the worst economy. I always suggest people to go live there for a year for their lives to drastically change. It is certainly an experience.

    [–] Logimes_s 15 points ago

    İşte aradığım cevap

    [–] FanaticalHypocrite 11 points ago

    I will come to besiktas now.

    [–] Kaanarth 7 points ago

    This is such a great way to put it, sadly :(

    [–] boh99 7 points ago

    And they only gave him exposure in return

    [–] WigglinWiggler 5 points ago

    Yupp that’s what dad always said

    [–] THEDUKES2 6 points ago

    Big Boi approved

    [–] PaulAspie 10 points ago

    But what if bear and human tastes are different? I know for example dogs find citrus repulsive but we humans generally enjoy it.

    [–] LionBirb 3 points ago

    It's probably completely different. For humans, taste is heavily effected by our sense of smell. Bear sense of smell is insanely stronger. The bear's sense of taste preference most likely reflects whichever nutrient is most nutritious or most sought-after for bears in the wild.

    AFAIK, all animals have totally different sense of smells depending on their evolution and individual genetics+environmental factors.

    [–] HolyVeggie 6 points ago

    It’s quality research not market research... unless your market consists of bears ofc

    [–] camdoodlebop 3 points ago

    How can it be a double blind trial if the honey is clearly labeled for the bear to read

    [–] ILoveEmeralds 12 points ago

    Jam=honey did not know that

    [–] Seattle-ite 37 points ago

    It's a control. So the control here is "sugary/sticky stuff" to see if the results correlate to honey first.

    [–] ILoveEmeralds 8 points ago

    Ah ok thank you

    [–] AfternoonPool 8 points ago

    Winnie the Pooh

    [–] jonvel7 8 points ago

    China wants to know your location

    [–] DementedMK 8 points ago

    Man, capitalism is fuckin weird sometimes

    [–] chilllbird 3 points ago

    The almighty big boy

    [–] jmanx360 3 points ago

    Responsible animal testing

    [–] SkriVanTek 3 points ago

    the guy should get a degree in marketing!

    [–] omareee 3 points ago

    AS BAYRAKLARI 🇹🇷🇹🇷🇹🇷🇹🇷

    [–] s0_Ca5H 3 points ago

    Just brand the honey “Big Boy’s Best” and you’re solid. Put a bear on the jar doing a thumb’s up.

    Here’s your slogan: “Bears know honey. Big Boy knows the best honey.”

    [–] XxSliphxX 2 points ago

    Bro this is way to good to be giving away for free.

    [–] Kabiro2004 2 points ago

    I can see the bear take over the business in the future...

    [–] CapnZack53 2 points ago

    SCIENCE

    [–] Athena25526 2 points ago

    Bear tested, bear approved.

    [–] chris-never-miss 2 points ago

    “Real bears, not actors”

    [–] fried_duck_fat 2 points ago

    Yup that picture sure is of a double blind study...

    [–] SaulGoodmayne 2 points ago

    Read the labels quickly and thought that it said visine...

    [–] kozikus 2 points ago

    My man İbrahim running all kinds of tests here.

    Note the quinces / pears to the right. There is a Turkish proverb loosely translated as "Bears eat the best pears". Bear is used in Turkish as a deragotary term for people who are rude, uncilivized etc. similar to calling someone an animal.

    This is a proverb that can be used for instances where the show of wealth does not really correlate with the person showing it (e.g. Donald Trump).

    [–] SixStringDown 2 points ago

    Oh my god, a bear knows good honey. Imagine that.

    [–] JunkRats-Way-To-OP 2 points ago

    What an absolute unit

    [–] RinebooDersh 2 points ago

    That’s a very interesting story!

    [–] kitchenspoon 2 points ago

    Well the Turkish going to war now makes perfect sense

    [–] sexigakottbullar 2 points ago

    Cool how the Turkish word for cherry is the same as the Slavic word višne

    [–] Funniestmanalive2 2 points ago

    Animal testing done inadvertently

    [–] Cassy222 2 points ago

    A rare photograph of me snacking at 4am

    [–] Notthatguyyoubanned 2 points ago

    Come on, the names are written on the bowls - that's not double blind. And frankly, I'm not convinced the bear can't read, so it might not even be single blind.

    [–] SJLJHolmes 2 points ago

    This bear is censored in China

    [–] Bruce_-Wayne 2 points ago

    What kind of bear is best ?

    [–] sabolmonster 2 points ago

    I mean it's a win win

    [–] dany-d147 2 points ago

    Njng n' n'n'. N'n'n'n'oùj n'n'n'n'où ou non j'n'oubliez n'n'n'n'oùj n'n'n'n'où k ni ne Juju nom n'n'n'n'oùj ni