The phenomenon of Star Wars Kid

  tommy vercetti 10:36 29 Nov 2006
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Star Wars kid voted number one video seen on the net. Incredibly, nearly a billion people have downloaded the original. Im most of you have seen these and found them amusing but on a deeper level, i think the amazing popularity speaks volumes about the power of the internet and viral marketing...

Original:
click here

Drunken:
click here

A new Hope:

click here

Matrix

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  Belatucadrus 12:00 29 Nov 2006

And an unquenchable thirst for the banal and inane.

  tommy vercetti 12:46 29 Nov 2006

If you are not aware of the context behind the video

check

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That may or may not help you get it!

  willswideweb 16:00 29 Nov 2006

[quote]I find it slightly scary that there could be a billion people out there whose idea of what is worth spending time watching is completely beyond my ability to comprehend.[/quote]

Me too - that's why I asked to see the figures.

The 900 million figure *may* be a little optimistic...

More here:
click here

  DrScott 22:46 29 Nov 2006

Must say I am impressed with the various video edits - A New Hope cracks me up...

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