History LargeHam / RealLife

21st Jun '17 4:25:46 PM karstovich2
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* Sarmatism was a cultural movement popular in XVII-XVIII Century Poland and Lithuania. In theory, it was meant to emulate the customs of ancient Sarmatians, but in practice, it was like an exercise in creating a WorldOfHam. Heavy cavalry? Have them wear leopard skins and giant metal wings. A speech? Infuse it with so much [[AltumVidetur Gratuitous Latin]] there's hardly any Polish left, and don't forget to cry. Political protest? Fall to the ground, block the door with your body, rip your shirt and shout you'll let no one pass. Funeral? Doesn't count if there's no fully-armed Hussar riding into the church in full gallop and breaking his lance against the coffin stand, and ritual demolition of the dead man's insignia of office.

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* Sarmatism was a cultural movement popular in XVII-XVIII Century Poland among the nobility/gentry of 17th and Lithuania.18th century Poland-Lithuania. In theory, it was meant to emulate the customs of ancient Sarmatians, but in practice, it was like an exercise in creating a WorldOfHam. Heavy cavalry? Have them wear leopard skins and giant metal wings. A speech? Infuse it with so much [[AltumVidetur Gratuitous Latin]] there's hardly any Polish left, and don't forget to cry. Political protest? Fall to the ground, block the door with your body, rip your shirt and shout you'll let no one pass. Funeral? Doesn't count if there's no fully-armed Hussar riding into the church in full gallop and breaking his lance against the coffin stand, and ritual demolition of the dead man's insignia of office.
11th Jun '17 1:22:48 PM nombretomado
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** The press boxes of the stadiums in the 2006 [[TheWorldCup World Cup]] were open onto the field, which occasionally meant that the sound from one set of broadcasters was audible in the next box over. The ESPN box was right next to that of a Spanish network during one of Spain's matches. Whene Spain scored a goal, viewers in the US watching ESPN could hear the Spanish announcers in the next box going absolutely bananas...''for the next '''five minutes!'''''

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** The press boxes of the stadiums in the 2006 [[TheWorldCup [[UsefulNotes/TheWorldCup World Cup]] were open onto the field, which occasionally meant that the sound from one set of broadcasters was audible in the next box over. The ESPN box was right next to that of a Spanish network during one of Spain's matches. Whene Spain scored a goal, viewers in the US watching ESPN could hear the Spanish announcers in the next box going absolutely bananas...''for the next '''five minutes!'''''
20th May '17 5:47:12 PM GlitteringFlowers
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** Pedro Carcuro is another Chilean ham; he may be a bit low-key when compared to Solabarrieta, but gets extra point for still still hammy through at least 30 years. A good example is is absolutely EPIC celebration [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-VZkhMjsCc of this very awesome goal]] in TheEighties [[note]](taking place in the clasification round for Spain 1982, in the Chile vs. Paraguay match in Asunción)[[/note]]; it was quite the MemeticMutation back then... [[NeverLiveItDown and still is.]]

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** Pedro Carcuro is another Chilean ham; ham (and unsurprisingly, one with [[WorldOfHam Italian]] ancestry); he may be a bit low-key when compared to Solabarrieta, but gets extra point for still still hammy through at least 30 years. A good example is is absolutely EPIC celebration [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-VZkhMjsCc com/watch?v=US9hD8TXICk of this very awesome goal]] in TheEighties [[note]](taking place in the clasification round for Spain 1982, in the Chile vs. Paraguay match in Asunción)[[/note]]; it was quite the MemeticMutation back then... [[NeverLiveItDown and still is.]]
7th May '17 10:55:13 AM staticat09
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* In general, politicians at rallies and campaigns tend to be Large Hams in order to win votes from enthusiastic supporters.
1st May '17 3:08:18 PM PhantomRider
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* Michael Buffer was famous for this. But his ham is nothing compared to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLDPFzw0Xu4 Lenne Hardt]].
** Impressive, but in his favour, Buffer had his ham ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Buffer#Trademark trademarked]]''. "'''[=LLLLLLLLLLLLLLet's=]''' ''get ready to'' '''RRRRRRRRUUUUMMMMMMMMBBBBBLLLLLLLLEEEEEE!'''"

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* Michael Buffer was is famous for this. But his ham is nothing compared to [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLDPFzw0Xu4 Lenne Hardt]].
** Impressive, but in his favour, Buffer has had his ham ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Buffer#Trademark trademarked]]''. "'''[=LLLLLLLLLLLLLLet's=]''' ''get ready to'' '''RRRRRRRRUUUUMMMMMMMMBBBBBLLLLLLLLEEEEEE!'''"
11th Feb '17 7:25:11 AM Morgenthaler
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* Rush Limbaugh's radio personality is often hammy, and he cheerfully spoofed it (and himself) in a mock "commercial" aired during the November 4, 1994 episode of the Late Show With David Letterman. Holding a ham, and hamming it up, he did a skit as himself hawking the product "Big Ass Ham!"
* ConspiracyTheorist, AlexJones, has become more famous over the years for his hammy speeches and tirades against the New World Order, more so than any real conspiracy's he claims to uncover.

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* Rush Limbaugh's Radio/RushLimbaugh's radio personality is often hammy, and he cheerfully spoofed it (and himself) in a mock "commercial" aired during the November 4, 1994 episode of the Late Show With David Letterman. Holding a ham, and hamming it up, he did a skit as himself hawking the product "Big Ass Ham!"
* ConspiracyTheorist, AlexJones, Radio/AlexJones, has become more famous over the years for his hammy speeches and tirades against the New World Order, more so than any real conspiracy's he claims to uncover.
6th Feb '17 8:19:36 PM karstovich2
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** Allegedly, he was hammy even when facing certain death. "SHOOT ME IN THE CHEST!"

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** Allegedly, he was hammy even when facing certain death. "SHOOT ME IN THE CHEST!"CHEST!" (Unfortunately for Mussolini, [[FamilyUnfriendlyDeath they didn't]].)
21st Jan '17 9:45:12 AM LB7979
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** Dutch commentator Jack van Gelder has earned a bit of a reputation for his uncontrolled emotions when Oranje scores. Most notable example is [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exlBHTyB1R0 this.]] Of course the Dutch have also subverted this wonderfully in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMBQVaYUhQU this]] commercial.

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** Dutch commentator Jack van Gelder has earned a bit of a reputation for his uncontrolled emotions when Oranje scores. (the Dutch national football team) scores.%% Most notable example is [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exlBHTyB1R0 this.]] Of course the Dutch have also subverted this wonderfully in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMBQVaYUhQU this]] commercial.
27th Dec '16 1:38:52 AM CaptEquinox
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** Then there were his highly flavoured rants to the musicians. "Because you are all idiots and I cannot do anything with you, I am going to change professions. I am going to open a ''whore'' house, and when I have the most beautiful women in the world offering their glorious bodies, not one of you will be allowed through the door!"
27th Dec '16 1:33:21 AM CaptEquinox
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* Some people with UsefulNotes/{{Asperger|Syndrome}}'s are this. Those who are like that tend exaggerate nearly all of their emotions and reactions. Some others with Asperger's are [[TheStoic the opposite]], and never have very strong reactions to 95% of things.
** And some have a love affair with [[DeadpanSnarker sarcasm]].

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* Some people with UsefulNotes/{{Asperger|Syndrome}}'s autistics are this. Those who are like that tend exaggerate display openly nearly all of their emotions and reactions. Some others with Asperger's reactions, often in dramatic or poetic language. Other autistics are [[TheStoic the opposite]], and never have showing very strong reactions to 95% of things.
** And some have a love affair with [[DeadpanSnarker sarcasm]]. Never fall for the psychiatric assumption that autistics have no sense of humor.
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