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Psy Explains

Bizarre Head-Up-Ass

Korean Kids Game

7/3/2013 11:05 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

070313_psy_launchKudos to Psy ... for helping us solve one of the greatest South Korean mysteries of all time -- and it involves this photo of an actual statue in a kids' playground in Seoul ...

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Confused??!!

We were ... until Mr. Gangnam Style broke it down for us, explaining it's a children's game called Malttukbakgi (yes, we had to look up the spelling).

Psy also tells us a little more about the game's history -- but what he doesn't explain is why the kids have ... THEIR HEADS UP EACH OTHER'S ASSES!!!

We looked it up, and basically the game involves two teams -- one team has a kid standing "up against the wall and the rest of the team have all their heads up in someone else’s butt/crotch area to form what looks like a big ol’ horse."

The other team then jumps on top of the "horse."


Umm ... we'll just stick to Korean BBQ. Delicious.

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Anonymous    

I thought it was just the inspiration for "The Human Centipede" movie.

375 days ago
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Azi    

In the U.S. they call that executive training.

375 days ago
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Coal    

I believe Bill Cosby called the game "Buck-buck" that they used to play in Philly. Sounds like the same Game.
Coal

375 days ago
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Greg    

looks like a game of human centipede

375 days ago
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Anonymous    

Here is a full explanation I will quote verbatim: "This is a fun game that both Korean girls and boys play up until high school. In malttukbakgi, there are two teams. Team A has one person stand up against the wall and the rest of the team have all their heads up in someone else’s butt/crotch area (thus the sort of perverted part) to form what looks like a big ol’ horse. Team B then jumps up onto the human horse one by one, each jumping with as much force as possible. If anyone from any team falls to the floor, that team loses. If everyone stays up, then the person against the wall and the person in front will play a game of gawibawibo (rock, scissor, paper) to determine the winner. It’s just a fun a game that Koreans of both gender play. But when many look back, many Koreans wonder why they spent so much of childhood with their heads up someone else’s butt!"

Here is the reference: http://seoulistic.com/just-for-fun/funny-
but-kind-of-perverted-things-korean-kids-do/

375 days ago
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Ace    

It looks like the staff at TMZ lining up to get their paychecks.

375 days ago
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James R. - Los Angeles    

'Heads Up The Asses' - Sounds exactly like Obama's current administration.

375 days ago
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Shoozie    

At least the kids are playing outside instead of parked in front of the TV or video games. But it does look weird.

375 days ago
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baby    

looks like a gay game

375 days ago
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Bubba    

This isn't just an old Korean game, this has been around for ages! Bill Cosby even did an old stand up routine about it and Fat Albert being the horse breaker, he called "buck buck"

375 days ago
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NE1    

Just so Korea knows, whoever invented this game, and/or made the clay figurine, is a pedophile.

375 days ago
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IwuvTMZ    

Those krazy Koreans are whacked!

375 days ago
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Playboy Buddy Rose    

it'd called Johnny on a Pony... and your head is to the side of the person in front of you.... well that's how we played it in "old" Hoboken...

375 days ago
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Scooter    

This is a guy who wrote and sang a song about killing American women and children. We care about him or what he thinks because.....................................................................?
Not at all. Why would you even have him on this site.

375 days ago
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Simone    

Why would TMZ or anyone else even acknowledge this PSY person?

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PSY hates america and wants to see americans dead.

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How soon we forget.

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