Why Japan Spent $600 Million Protecting Two Rocks

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  • Half as Interesting
    Half as Interesting7 muaj më parë

    You know what's a bad deal? Spending $600 Million to protect two rocks. You know what's a good deal? Persuading your viewers to do you job for you by finding topics for your ALthe channel and rewarding them with a t-shirt that's only worth twenty bucks in return. Unrelated: submit an HAI topic to the suggestion bin and, if we use it, we'll send you a free HAI t-shirt (worth an incalculable amount) docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfUdlvw6YgU44J8AnM2U_ZvRMyvh_CUM51LYSqF5nYJB9d1-w/viewform?usp=sf_link

  • Henry Stickmin

    Henry Stickmin

    2 ditë më parë

    And monetizing the video to get thousands of dollars

  • Trúc Phạm

    Trúc Phạm

    4 muaj më parë

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  • Kaushal Sharma

    Kaushal Sharma

    4 muaj më parë


  • Online Doctor Seuss

    Online Doctor Seuss

    4 muaj më parë

    @IFearlessINinjaTypo errors should never be a big deal!

  • Online Doctor Seuss

    Online Doctor Seuss

    4 muaj më parë

    @Live The FutureJapan is not a rock

  • Quilir
    QuilirOrë më parë

    Lets do it a Dutch way. Extend those rocks by reclaiming surrounding ocean. Build multiple research labs there, It would bring it way closer to being a proper island

  • John vic
    John vic4 orë më parë

    1:00 something dosnt look right

  • Pishi PishPish
    Pishi PishPish9 orë më parë

    bro there are so many jojo fans in the comment that I'm starting to think you did this intentionally

  • Pishi PishPish
    Pishi PishPish9 orë më parë

    nobody: jojo fans: haha two rocks

  • your boi jeff
    your boi jeff16 orë më parë

    Good for Japan

  • Contrast
    ContrastDitë më parë

    I had to chuckle when he said U.S had a rock named The

  • Baron Von Jo
    Baron Von JoDitë më parë

    If China can make dumb fake islands so can Japan.

  • kyle Farrell
    kyle FarrellDitë më parë

    2:50 this stuff is why I watch you

  • You'll-Never Silence-Me
    You'll-Never Silence-MeDitë më parë

    Which include Plymouth, Fraggle and *The* You get a sub for that 😂🍻

    xWHITExEAGLEx2 ditë më parë

    Says English 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿, but shoes the British 🇬🇧 flag. Man, how hard is it to get it right.

  • Iamwarranted
    Iamwarranted2 ditë më parë

    I AM CURSED FOR I HAVE A BLOOD OF A CHINESE ANCESTOR ( my great great grandfather sorry grand grand father ) NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

  • Ajc 7575
    Ajc 75752 ditë më parë

    3:45 I swear he said irands there, , am I stupid?

  • Inn Keeper
    Inn Keeper2 ditë më parë

    Plot twist; its actually the 2 bombs that hit japan

  • Panders Person
    Panders Person3 ditë më parë

    1:55 is that a 2 builders 2 tools reference

    UMA MURALI4 ditë më parë

    3 rocks better than 2 Double interesting

  • Matthew Hemmings
    Matthew Hemmings4 ditë më parë

    I’m never sure which of you and Wendover is the plane guy or the pun guy, but I’m happy you stick to your branding.

  • Zhey Falcon
    Zhey Falcon5 ditë më parë


  • aapoboi
    aapoboi6 ditë më parë

    haha jojo go haha

  • TeLeSc0pIc
    TeLeSc0pIc7 ditë më parë

    sounds like two identical rocks in the middle of the desert

  • Shayan Eshghi
    Shayan Eshghi7 ditë më parë


  • theawesomepikachu20
    theawesomepikachu207 ditë më parë

    On the second oldest world war on earth, 2W2W...

    DDDPLAY8 ditë më parë

    2:17 ay bruh you better chill. we were the first state in the union to declare independence and we will take over the world lol

  • New River Agriculture
    New River Agriculture9 ditë më parë

    Seeing that Japan spends twice that every year in tentacle paraphernalia frankly I'm not surprised

  • Sus
    Sus9 ditë më parë

    Finally, a person who calls it Philippine ocean.

  • E Gg
    E Gg9 ditë më parë

    *robot in suit says* PRIORITIES PEOPLE PRIORITIES

  • UbuntuTheDistro
    UbuntuTheDistro10 ditë më parë

    I will protect 1 chicken nugget

  • Fazor Plays
    Fazor Plays10 ditë më parë

    All the money was waisted you could’ve bought so many McDonald’s hamburgers

  • Hoplasa
    Hoplasa10 ditë më parë

    wow..... maybe focus more on presenting the facts instead of that endless string of shitty puns and poor jokes. This is unwatchable.

  • Speedster14 5
    Speedster14 511 ditë më parë

    Rhode Island lol

  • Cutie PieV2
    Cutie PieV211 ditë më parë

    I feel click-baited Dislike

  • pink lemons make pink lemonade
    pink lemons make pink lemonade11 ditë më parë

    I like your jokes :-)

  • ThatMarDude
    ThatMarDude12 ditë më parë

    Stop being funny 👿

  • Madara Uchiha
    Madara Uchiha12 ditë më parë


  • Madara Uchiha
    Madara Uchiha12 ditë më parë

    Then i saw two identical rocks.. funniest shit i've ever seen

  • Oskar W
    Oskar W12 ditë më parë

    Yeah my favorite is the

  • A normal person
    A normal person13 ditë më parë

    Is it an island or not? Answer: probably yes or no So is it yes or nah ????????????????????

  • J Y
    J Y13 ditë më parë

    Just pay someone 20000 gold, that should remove it

  • ELC Nytroid
    ELC Nytroid13 ditë më parë

    Why is the guy so funny

  • For his neutral special, he wields a gun
    For his neutral special, he wields a gun14 ditë më parë

    *Japan's emperor is Patrick confirmed*

  • CodeBeanz
    CodeBeanz14 ditë më parë

    Because they rock

  • Neumo500
    Neumo50014 ditë më parë

    Haven’t watched yet, but imma guess it’s because owning water around it Edit: I WAS RIGHT!

  • WhishiWhooshi
    WhishiWhooshi14 ditë më parë

    Japan: **Spends $600,000,000 on protecting a rock** Britain: You and I aren't so different after all

  • Fitz the dragon
    Fitz the dragon15 ditë më parë

    Rhode Island being useless...lol

  • R - G - C
    R - G - C15 ditë më parë

    This is what happen when my brother wouldn't let go of the stick he found on the sidewalk

  • Pac
    Pac16 ditë më parë

    I really wish China would F off at times

  • Kris Jain
    Kris Jain16 ditë më parë

    Laughing hard on 2:02 a rock named 'The'

  • Jared Keith Arboleda
    Jared Keith Arboleda16 ditë më parë

    No is not a island is a isrock you need logic

  • Random person
    Random person16 ditë më parë

    *"dude, it's not like it's a pet rock or anything"*

  • Charles Thorkildson
    Charles Thorkildson17 ditë më parë

    As everyone says us Americans will use anything but the metric system including the rocks

  • Arczeth
    Arczeth17 ditë më parë

    Well, rook is strongest after queen in late game tho

  • TheWhispering
    TheWhispering17 ditë më parë

    Honestly Chinese submarine are vary load and the US would send counter submersible weapons

  • Psyco Gaming
    Psyco Gaming18 ditë më parë


  • Lopoo Qwuyt
    Lopoo Qwuyt18 ditë më parë

    Ah yes, the rock named “the”

    ECZPLAYSGAMES _YT18 ditë më parë

    1:17 bro how is that so true 1:25

    ECZPLAYSGAMES _YT18 ditë më parë

    Want to sub to me?

  • Michael Sanders
    Michael Sanders18 ditë më parë

    i love this man’s jokes!

  • Mos
    Mos18 ditë më parë

    "and theres oil there" US: hmmmmmm did somebody say oil~~~~~?????

    INNOPID19 ditë më parë

    Rockd by this

  • Imani Ivy
    Imani Ivy19 ditë më parë

    Plymouth, fraggle, and the 😂😂

  • Chaz c
    Chaz c19 ditë më parë

    “This video was...” made to make me want to watch more

  • Commander Ondolemar
    Commander Ondolemar20 ditë më parë

    all hail the rocks

  • Bálint Hegedűs
    Bálint Hegedűs21 ditë më parë

    Jojo fans be like: Wheeeze

  • Brianna Leung
    Brianna Leung21 ditë më parë

    the pioneers used to ride these babies for miles

  • RomNathan
    RomNathan22 ditë më parë

    this is the longest 6min video ive ever watched

  • Ken Mendoza
    Ken Mendoza22 ditë më parë

    Wtf is this guy's script? I cant understand if hes making a joke or being serious.

  • Soy
    Soy23 ditë më parë


  • Oh niBBoi
    Oh niBBoi23 ditë më parë

    Ah, yes. My favourite rock, *The*

  • iEatNoodlez_
    iEatNoodlez_24 ditë më parë

    $600M USD? When you said that the animation displayed Yen (¥) so, naturally, I'm confused. Editor can you clarify if this was an error?

  • 草Shrimp
    草Shrimp25 ditë më parë

    3:47 oh no The cursed word

  • Marco
    Marco26 ditë më parë


  • Mariachee Bandidos
    Mariachee Bandidos27 ditë më parë

    1:00 they still do that even today

  • Doombringer
    Doombringer27 ditë më parë

    2:11 eat shit Rhode Island, lol

  • PhotoGraphy Expert
    PhotoGraphy Expert28 ditë më parë

    @ 6:06: Sam: Plymoth, Fragle & The Me:lmao

  • God Of Trash
    God Of Trash29 ditë më parë

    Now I know why some dudes laughed at some rocks

  • tristan manivong
    tristan manivongMuaj më parë

    Rock joke LMFAO

  • Kirk Napigkit
    Kirk NapigkitMuaj më parë

    A 40yo Man Marine Biologist in Japan Spent $600 Milion Protecting Two Rocks To Spend His Time laughing at it with his friends. leaving his grandfather still confused up to this day and thinking why his grandson spent $600M to protect 2 rocks and laugh at it.

  • Gregdabrat
    GregdabratMuaj më parë

    The oldest anarchy server in real life. *2 world 2 war.*

  • commander dark
    commander darkMuaj më parë

    A rock is worth more than me

  • Cole Joseph Alexander Kashay
    Cole Joseph Alexander KashayMuaj më parë

    2 World 2 War- good onw

  • FunGi Channel
    FunGi ChannelMuaj më parë

    2:45 bruh the Americans will measure in literally anything BUT the metric system.

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  • Jotaro Kujo
    Jotaro KujoMuaj më parë

    Two rocks... You know were I'm going

  • bruh
    bruhMuaj më parë

    *Lol funniest shit i ever seen*

  • Sub Goal:169
    Sub Goal:169Muaj më parë

    *Me hears Philippines in this video but no Filipino comments show up* Impossible perhaps the archives are incomplete

  • Gintas asd
    Gintas asdMuaj më parë

    Lol japan makes island bad China makes island all are good with that lol

  • Christian James Peralta
    Christian James PeraltaMuaj më parë

    I'm sad for my Country the Philippines 🇵🇭, today China 🇨🇳 slowly taking over the Philippines without us (the people living here) know it. Now the China has control in the West PHILIPPINE Sea and Chinese HURTING Filipino who is just fishing in that area. I'm not angry at Chinese people but I really hate their Government really bad really really BAD!!!! 👎

  • Asian Boi

    Asian Boi

    21 ditë më parë

    Ty for pointing out the difference with the people and the government. I agree that the ccp is bad.

  • Darius Farrel
    Darius FarrelMuaj më parë

    Two identical rocks, hahaahhahahahahahahahahahahahaa Jojo reference

  • Jotaro Kujo
    Jotaro KujoMuaj më parë


  • No I'm Not A Weeb
    No I'm Not A WeebMuaj më parë

    Japan was like: *"ITS NOT JUST A BOULDER"* *"ITS A ROCK"*

  • sieg.
    sieg.Muaj më parë

    the identical rocks are so funny, even jotaro laughs

  • Joe Cool
    Joe Cool2 muaj më parë

    “It’s not just a boulder, its a rock!”

  • Red Jet 7059
    Red Jet 70592 muaj më parë

    Great, funny and entertaining video. Dislikes are prolly from useless lowlife CCP trolls 🤷

  • OfficialRock
    OfficialRock2 muaj më parë

    Ay mah homies be gettin special privileges!

  • kuzuma._
    kuzuma._2 muaj më parë

    i searched for japanese rock as in music genre and found this

  • Brett DeLong
    Brett DeLong2 muaj më parë

    It has a total dry land area of 101.6 feet.

  • Madison Rankin
    Madison Rankin2 muaj më parë

    This is the most intriguing thing I could find on my homepage...

  • Cherry Bomb
    Cherry Bomb2 muaj më parë


  • Bill Nye
    Bill Nye2 muaj më parë

    Japan: *_"I was actually using an advanced technique called LYING"_*

  • Water Puppies
    Water Puppies2 muaj më parë

    Oh hey look there is a sea hole if it is an island

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