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International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, left, jokes with IMF Committee Chair Tharman Shanmugaratnam, center, and Japan's Minister of Finance Taro Aso before the IMF photo during the World Bank IMF Spring Meetings in Washington on Saturday.

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Looks like they don't know how to play rock-paper-scissors (except for the guy in the middle).

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Taro: Ill lend you all the money you want! IMF: Haha, but you dont have any money to give! Taro: Thats right, hahahah Guy in middle: Actually, we shouldnt be laughing about this....

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These are the fools that are destroying the world. Laughing while Rome burns.

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Better to be laughing than crying.

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Shanmugaratnam: "Aso, if you don't stop talking about Manga this fist is going down your throat!"

Aso: "This is the Japanese Kanji for 'ichi'"

Lagarde: "Go make this gesture to the Turkish representative."

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It doesn't matter what the mob here thinks because Asochan is dressed better than the rest of you.

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CGB Spender: And that makes it all okay?

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It doesn't matter what the mob here thinks because Asochan is dressed better than the rest of you.

Mutton and lamb come to mind.

I remember the days when he used to have Sarkozy and Berlusconi as company on these photo-ops. Same delusional ideas about their own coolness, same egos (and same height)

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Smithinjapan: makes what OK?

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A woman hears from her doctor that she has only half a year to live. The doctor advises her to marry an economist and to live in South Dakota. The woman asks, "will this cure my illness"? Answer of the doctor: "No, but the half year will seem pretty long"

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He's going to get his way with them so at the very give Aso-san some props here peeps for getting the job done.

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I don't the fist though. Did Aso-san just beat him at Rock scissors paper?

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