Shanghai Noon

Question: What is the translation of the Chinese drinking game Roy and Chon play?

Answer: One crab with eight feet, painted horns - what a big crab./ Blinking eyes, shrinking head,/ crawling, crawling everywhere./ Two and Two, who should drink?/ Three and three, who drink first?/ Five and Five, who should drink?/ Two and two, you drink first.

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Question: What was the meaning of John's ponytail? Why didn't he want it to be touched or cut off?

Answer: In the Qing Dynasty (which was in power at the time the film was set), all soldiers were required to wear the Manchurian hairstyle of the queue (Chon Wang's "pony tail"). Cutting off his queue ensured that he would not be able to fight in the Chinese army for a while.

Answer: His religion states, more or less, that if his hair is ever cut then he cannot enter heaven.

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Answer: During the Qing Dynasty it was compulsory for men to wear a queue to prove loyalty to the Manchu rule. Refusal to follow can result to execution considering that as treason. Also, he not only prevented him from going back to China but also preventing him from informing the emperor of his crimes without his queue.

Chosen answer: The song is "Yeah, Yeah, Yeah" by Uncle Kracker featuring Kid Rock on additional vocals.

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Continuity mistake: In the desert, when Roy is buried alive, Jackie walks up and casts a shadow over his face. In the next shot, the shadow is facing a different direction. It continually changes throughout this scene.

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