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Very good very mighty (Chinese: 很好很强大pinyin: hěn hǎo hěn qiáng dà) is a catch phrase and internet meme in China that originated with the WoW Chinese-translation group in June 2007. Using the syntactical structure very X very Y (很X很Y) became increasingly popular among netizens of Mainland China as internet slang and snowclone.

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Very erotic very violent

In the December 27, 2007 edition of CCTV's daily newscast, Xinwen Lianbo, a primary school student described a pop-up she had seen on a website as being "very yellow, very violent" (很黄很暴力) (黄, huáng, the Mandarin character for "yellow", also means "erotic") as part of an appeal to strengthen the already strict web filtering in the People's Republic of China. The statement quickly became a catchphrase on Chinese web forums due to the nature and context of the child's statement and also raised questions over the credibility of Xinwen Lianbo.

Very silly very naive

After the Edison Chen photo scandal, Gillian Chung made a statement during her first public appearance on February 11, 2008, to respond and apologize to the public for being naive and silly [1]. This news was reported by media of Mainland China with the title of “very silly very naive[2][3].

Very darkminded very strongly-backed

On March 29, 2008, two female students in Zhengzhou City had haircuts in a barbershop named Paul International and were asked to pay 12 thousand yuan [4]. When reporters came, a spokesman for Paul International said, “I have a strong backing, you (the reporters) can do anything you want.” In response, on April 3, 2008, some netizens went to the barbershop, which had been banned by the Administration for Industry and Commerce of Zhengzhou City holding a banner with "very dark-minded very strong-back" (很黑很後台) on it in protest against Paul International’s actions. [5][6].

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