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ID: 2624 Advanced
Fri Jan 23 2015 | Fiona Tian, Constance Fang
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wǒdetiān ！zhèjǐnián chàbuduō měinián dōu yào chū jǐ bù jiāngshī piàn ，bùguò zhèxiē xīyáng jiāngshī gēn zánmen Zhōngguó de jiāngshī kě tài bùyīyàng le 。
My god! Over the last few years several zombie movies have come out each year, but Western zombies are very different from the Chinese concept of zombies.
díquè ，chúle dōu shì shītǐ biànchéng de yǐwài ,méiyǒu rènhé xiāngsìzhīchù ，qíshí shuō jiāngshī yě bù tài zhǔnquè ，xīyáng de zhèzhǒng ，zhèngquè de jiàofǎ yīnggāi shì “huóshī “。
Indeed, except for the fact that they both come from dead bodies, there are hardly any similarities, even using the word "jiangshi" isn't quite appropriate when referring to Western zombies, as it would be better to call them "huoshi" or living dead.
ò ！qíshí háiyǒu gè xiāngtóngdiǎn ，jiùshì tāmen dōuhuì yǎo rén ，bìngqiě bèi yǎo de rén dōuhuì biànchéng tā de tónglèi ！
Oh! Actually, there is also another similarity, they both bite people and the person they bite turns into the same kind of creature!
duìduì ！nánguài hěn zìrán de gēn zánmen de jiāngshī hùnwéiyītán le !
Yes! No wonder they're often talked about together with our zombies, Haha!
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