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Too Excited about Pears! (Question Tuesday with Hank)

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10th Anniversary Woodcut Prints: https://store.dftba.com/collections/vlogbrothers Claire Emery is going to be at NerdCon Nerdfighteria to do a couple of woodcut demos if you're going to be there! You can see more of her work here: http://emeryart.com The Many Plans to Reform Obamacare: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kLVfVPYz_Oc I did get asked some actual hard questions...and I even answered them...and then I looked back and the video was 12 minutes long... Turns out answering just one hard quesiton on Vlogbrothers is hard enough, and that's not really the sprit of the Question Tuesday. I might edit those into smaller videos and put them on Twitter, Facebook and/or Hankschannel if I have time. Basically, hard questions are hard... ---- Subscribe to our newsletter! http://nerdfighteria.com/newsletter/ And join the community at http://nerdfighteria.com http://effyeahnerdfighters.com Help transcribe videos - http://nerdfighteria.info John's twitter - http://twitter.com/johngreen John's tumblr - http://fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com Hank's twitter - http://twitter.com/hankgreen Hank's tumblr - http://edwardspoonhands.tumblr.com
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Hailey Smith (6 days ago)
Your balloon is holo!!
AJ K (15 days ago)
watching this while eating pears
Dawndeather (22 days ago)
'Through that soft soft Bartlett yeah!'
Emily Ann (1 month ago)
I have never seen someone get so excited about pears.
Thecla Shubert (1 month ago)
One of you (I think John) said that being a nerd means you can be unabashedly enthusiastic (paraphrasing sorry) and every time I hear that I think about this video and your enthusiasm for pears.
Madhurima Gogia (3 months ago)
I totally get what Dave is going through..
Homo Sapien (4 months ago)
2:23 I love this song a lot. Hank can you please please make a longer version of it?
Homo Sapien (4 months ago)
The song at 2:20 is really good.
Kensley Schonauer (5 months ago)
I may get too excited about pears... I just realized that for the first time
I have an obsession with pears. 😍 I like them nice and juicy... and female. I don't use knives because that's inhumane. I still eat the booty like grocery tho😜👌🏻
Leslie Rubel (9 months ago)
dogs not cats.dogs
Linda Zhang (10 months ago)
Watching Hank get excited about random things is my entire existence
Brenda Walton (11 months ago)
I LOVE PEARS TOO! 😋
Nikki Griffin (11 months ago)
Can i get that song as my ringtone. I really want that. I feel like that would be a nice reminder.
Pepper (1 year ago)
Pear <3
Samantha (1 year ago)
Just happened to be eating a pear while watching this
Juliana Sanguanini (1 year ago)
the wood block is so pretty
Jack Rota (1 year ago)
I say neither the s nor the c are silent. They are both making the sound.
Mel (1 year ago)
when he said whats the new republican health care plan my brain said "they dont have a plan they just hate mine" . hamilton reference.... no? anyone?
A Unicorn (1 year ago)
i am allergic to racism and poverty please help me get rid of my allergies { comment this everywhere and variations
Eric Harkleroad (1 year ago)
I I had to pause this one in the middle to do something and I have to say the face John is making at 2:08 is fantastic. You can interpret it many ways but I think it conveys his love of pears quite well. It also made me think of a topic for HFS, the science of the face, or facial expressions... ok the truth is I feel like the HFS guests could spend 10 or so hilarious minutes speculating about the cause of the face and discussing the muscles needed to make it!
Patrick Weaver (1 year ago)
"The C is silent" -Hank Green 2017
Sonder \m/ (1 year ago)
2:49 sounds a lot like this song! https://youtu.be/-WEIspgrMYc?list=RD-WEIspgrMYc "PPAP Pen Pineapple Apple Pen (BOIRIA Remix)"
Niharika Krishna (1 year ago)
What's that thing floating in the background? E : I know now.
Sharat Chandra (1 year ago)
The correct answer to 'how many cats is too many cats' is there's no such number
DFTBEmi (1 year ago)
Can't believe you forgot your second and most humble brother, Dave Green
Lily is (1 year ago)
Hank is more of a 5 year old than john
Emily Jelassi (1 year ago)
i love pears too...so yummy!!!
Dan Robertson (1 year ago)
Superman should avoid flying at hypersonic velocity in the lower atmosphere to avoid massive destruction from the shockwave.
Alex Nikiforov (1 year ago)
Two cats is good. You don't want one, because it would be lonely, so you get two so they have each other to be friends with.
Ichigo Hime (1 year ago)
cat pineapple apple pear
Robert Merritt (1 year ago)
I suddenly have the urge to track down a ditto machine.
Jenni S. (1 year ago)
Pears and cats are the best things.
Ethan Jones (1 year ago)
To me, one cat is too many cat...s? But it depends on the cat really.
Sheila W (1 year ago)
Hank, there is no such thing as being too excited about fruit! (But this is coming from someone who invented a religion based on pineapple and chocolate, so I may not be the most objective authority on the matter.)
Yapprove (1 year ago)
This is either early or late for question Tuesday, but I would like to know more about printmaking that was cool! I didn't know woodcut prints were by nature a limited run! Or is this somewhere on Art Assignment?
ally wally capally (1 year ago)
This is my first video I am seeing if yours. Let's see how this goes..
chameleonhound (1 year ago)
If your pears are sufficiently ripe, one can eat them with a sturdy spoon. If you practice, you get all the tasty juices this way, too.
Cheesy chio (1 year ago)
Why can't we just have free healthcare like Canada
"Cat pineapple apple pear" this made my day 😄😆
whitehorsept (1 year ago)
Hank, i totally know what you mean with that pleasured way of cutting and eating Pear, mess free.
AnimatorJackie (1 year ago)
I ate a pear today because of this video
Tofofoso (1 year ago)
The "j" in howjsay is actually a phonetics symbol for the sound in the beginning of you, yes, use, young, etc. So it's more of "how you say" than "how jay say". Just thought I'd point that out :)
Zoey Cameron (1 year ago)
Killer Hank has made his first appearance while talking about pears!
angelswave88 (1 year ago)
"If you wanna get a little bit less of a partisan hot take..." I was rolling my eyes just before he said this and then I started laughing. As long as he realized how biased and unsubtle it was, it's all good.
LoryRus (1 year ago)
THAT'S HOW CIRCLES WORK I need that on a T-shirt! :D
William Rosen (1 year ago)
I hate pears. -10
euph li (1 year ago)
Woodcut prints are SO beautiful!!!!!!! Makes me want to be a 90s kid when I actually saw a bunch of them and fluffy baby first-memory books. And there was no internet. But then I wouldn't be watching this.
Hellmark (1 year ago)
Neither the S or C is silent in scent. Sent, scent, and cent have slightly different pronunciations.
nitsujy (1 year ago)
what percentage of the oceans have yet to be explored?
Neha Pd (1 year ago)
french the llama help that floating fish
Grace (1 year ago)
Hank no. I have seven cats at home and hair is everywhere there are pee stains on the walll, and the litterbox smell is gross and messy. Thanks, Mom..
Tyson Brown (1 year ago)
Super speedy English! Over the speed limit by 15mph!
joenjwang (1 year ago)
no no no, you eat the whole pear. Seeds, core, and stem. haha. half-joking. pears remind me of a high school peer who used to consume the whole thing.
Matthew Love (1 year ago)
Why do people get less creative as they get older?
ehart624 (1 year ago)
1:50 Captioning win! LOL....
Chel O'Reilly (1 year ago)
pears! sliced with a slice of parmesan cheese. you will be AMAZED.
Armored Interactive (1 year ago)
That balloon though....
scrabzy (1 year ago)
vlogbrothers why cats don't have eyellashes?
Shane Park (1 year ago)
"Because people felt like it." Idk why people would want the English Language's spelling system to be as screwed up as it currently is.
Lockirby2 (1 year ago)
If I was the only candidate I would have won.
Bruce Stevens (1 year ago)
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Miles of Color (1 year ago)
hank should do a tutorial on how to talk at lightning speed like he does.
dumpster fire (1 year ago)
What is Hank Green?
IncendiarySolution (1 year ago)
Superman flys to space to get perspective on the situation before he enters the situation, not because it's faster.
ToBeOrNot221B (1 year ago)
It's ok man! Pears are very exciting fruit! (There should be a song...) Cats are also great! My uncle Clyde was an orange tabby, and he was great.
Daniel Ardron (1 year ago)
2:07 Hank are you a serial killer?
Fernando Torre (1 year ago)
This is the first American I know that knows what a proper pear is like! (None of the others want them ripe)
Oceanlabree S (1 year ago)
sure Tuesday...that's what it is....
Emmett McMullan (1 year ago)
Hank, you are not a banana. You are a poor scale for woodblock prints. I have no idea what size they are.
Anke Jl (1 year ago)
#TeamApple
Anna Arathorn (1 year ago)
Dear Hank & John, I have a big question that's been bothering me for a while now. Hank, a few videos ago you mentioned that you have begun to censor a lot of comments which were hateful and inappropriate. While I think that's wonderful and it's about time someone did something (on any platform), here's my question: I am someone who holds a lot of opinions (on homosexuality, etc.) which are not socially acceptable. Are discussion - appropriate, respectful discussion - of those opinions allowed? I've considered myself a Nerdfighter for many years now and I guess what I'm really asking is if I am welcome as a part of this community anymore. Thanks, Anna
vanessa bitar (1 year ago)
the llama of "ola ke hace"
amyafterwords (1 year ago)
oh god don't take a cab to vidcon unless you got moneyyyy. look for super shuttle shared ride coupons, chances are there will be cheap rides and plenty of people heading that way.
AmeliaBell28 (1 year ago)
I like printing presses as much as you like pears, Hank. Any other printmaking nerdfighters out there?
Bionically Challenged (1 year ago)
DOES THE MIND EXIST??????????!?!?!?!?!?!!??!?!?!??!?!??!!?!?!?!???!!?!?!!?!?
Janet Bellantoni (1 year ago)
Never eat pears. They're too squishy and they always make your chin wet.
Shellewell (1 year ago)
I think they were asking how Dave is in reference to the third Green brother, Dave Green. Admittedly he hasn't been discussed much in the community in a while.
Carmen Clemons (1 year ago)
There is a simple answer to the cats question. If the number of cats exceeds the number of human hands in the household, you have entered Cat Lady territory. (Yes, men _can_ be Cat Ladies.)
Elizabeth Mancera (1 year ago)
This is very disrespectful to pears 😡
Emma-Rose Strom (1 year ago)
Hey Hank (and John! And my fellow nerdfighters!), this is a super random question and I know that it's already over but what do ya think about the guys over on ASAPscience. I haven't seen a lot of their stuff so idk if they're nerdfighters but they're pretty cool guys who seem to want to decrease world suck and love science (like you guys).
MissLilyputt (1 year ago)
Isn't this Monday? I'm so confused. Was this a Friday video or is it a Monday video?
Dorra (1 year ago)
Holy shit! I was so freaked out by that balloon for the first few seconds
Elsa (1 year ago)
Oh man that woodblock is so cool
philophos (1 year ago)
We need a separate video with just the Would Bernie Have Won song! Has this been done? Who can do it?
Zeynep Beyza (1 year ago)
it's not how j say, it's how'd you say hank
Hank Green (1 year ago)
O.o
Z K (1 year ago)
Hank gets excited about pears in a really 10th doctor sort of way.
Natalie Gilmore (1 year ago)
unfortunately, my cat also thinks two cats are too many cats
NinjaNerd007 (1 year ago)
Printmaking was one of my favorite, but time consuming, art classes I took. For one of my projects, instead of carving into metal or wood, I used a small CNC milling machine (my dad's) to carve out some super geometric designs into clear sheet acrylic. My professor went ape shit over them because he'd never had someone use that method before. I haven't thought about that class in a while. I should find those prints and photograph them.
dcseain (1 year ago)
Pears rock! There's an Anjou tree in my back yard.
Zenn Exile (1 year ago)
Pears are worth it. They are magically delicious like a 90's lucky charms commercial.
Got real distracted by that balloon in the back, which is evidently named Dave.
*monotone screaming* (1 year ago)
" *I hate pears.* John Smith is a character I made up, but I won't know that. I'll think I am him, and he might do something stupid like *eat a pear.* In three months, I don't want to wake up and be human and taste that. And six. Now I have to talk for around about a minute without hesitation, deviation, or whatever the other thing is. It's like that panel game on Channel Four, like Rory just pointed out. However, I'm going to move on and say number seven, and talk about my other favourite band, which is the Housemartins. I don't know if anyone remembers the Housemartins, but the best gig I ever went to was at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in about December, it must have been 1990, and the Housemartins were playing, and it was quite simply the best gig I've ever been to. They split up quite soon afterwards; I don't know what that tells you about that particular event. I'm sitting in the TARDIS now, and I'm going to wind up soon, but not before I make a few strange noises with my mouth that will go somewhere along the lines of bingle bongle dingle dangle yikkety-doo yikkety-dah ping pong lippy tuppy too tah." -Our lord and savior, David Tennant.
Girl InaHat (1 year ago)
The fish is looking sad.
Jason Tod (1 year ago)
Can this be the first question?
Erica Grenger (1 year ago)
this video is trending!!!
anniekate76 (1 year ago)
Please post just the "I don't know and nobody else does" song as its own video so we can use it by itself in Internet comments
Nettles' Cats (1 year ago)
2:30 I didn't know you were a Folk singer:)
Alyssa G (1 year ago)
PSA: you can NOT get an uber from LAX anymore :( (I tried last year) To get around this you can A. get a taxi (expensive), B. get a shuttle (potentially expensive, ymmv), or C. Get on a free shuttle to a random car rental place, and hail the uber there. :) I like option C. But Uber can drop you off at LAX for departing flights with no problems. That is all. (unless there are questions!)
Graham Pedersen (1 year ago)
Are you guys selling the wooden blocks as well (likely for a slightly higher price-tag) since they can't be used to make shirts anymore?

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