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Why Does Everybody Hate Mimes?:

I think mimes are interesting to watch. Granted, I'm that sort of freak of nature who finds all forms of theatre and artistic expression interesting and rankles at the thought of "limits on decency"
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 27 Pykrete, Wed, 5th Sep '12 1:13:12 PM from Viridian Forest
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I don't really find mimes that disturbing either (probably because they're just such a goldmine for weird shit), but I can see how.

edited 5th Sep '12 1:13:54 PM by Pykrete

 28 Tam H 70, Wed, 5th Sep '12 2:02:33 PM from 合計虐殺 Relationship Status: [TOP SECRET]
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A mime, or a guy with his mouth covered in strips of black tape anyway, was top comedian at on of the Ediburgh Festival Fringe comedy events.

Shows you just how screwed up the easties actually are, imho, 8-)
 29 Clarste, Wed, 5th Sep '12 3:45:08 PM Relationship Status: Non-Canon
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I think it's mostly a joke. They're usually used as a form of Acceptable Target that's so absurd that no one can take the hatred seriously.

 30 Malph, Wed, 5th Sep '12 8:11:21 PM from The middle of somewhere Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
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Because they're stealth clowns. At least you can hear a clown coming, what with the laughing and honking. But with mimes, they can sneak up on you and strangle you with an invisible rope before you could react.

But, seriously, it's probably because they're as annoying as clowns but don't give you balloon animals (maybe an invisible one, but unless you're one of them you can't enjoy it).
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 31 Lawyerdude, Wed, 26th Sep '12 7:35:04 AM from my secret moon base
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I agree with the Acceptable Targets argument. I don't actually know anybody who "hates" mimes. I find them annoying, but I've probably seen more parodies than actual mimes. Like the part in Tim Burton's Batman, where Joker has a gang dressed like mimes. Or the bit in Monty Python's Flying Circus where Graham Chapman impersonated Marcel Marceu and then got crushed by a 16-ton weight.
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 32 Bokhura Burnes, Wed, 26th Sep '12 11:04:02 AM from Inside the Bug Pit
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 33 Michael, Wed, 26th Sep '12 1:54:32 PM Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
So that's what this does
I don't hate mimes. In fact I find the female ones oddly arousing. That may be linked to why.
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 34 They Call Me Tomu, Wed, 26th Sep '12 1:55:48 PM Relationship Status: Wishfully thinking
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That's because mimes are associated with France, and French chicks are hawt.

 35 Michael, Wed, 26th Sep '12 1:58:25 PM Relationship Status: THIS CONCEPT OF 'WUV' CONFUSES AND INFURIATES US!
So that's what this does
Naah, I live close enough to France to not harbour any illusions about frenchwomen.

I think it's just because they're odd. Weird women do it for me.
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