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Putting a man on the moon is so 1969. In China, in 2016, it’s all about putting a moon on the man.

A giant, rolling, gray, partially deflated and sad-looking moon ballon was caught on video rolling through the Chinese city of Fuzhou on Wednesday. Cars and scooters and people and more were no match for the untethered satellite.

The Shanghaiist reported that Super Typhoon Meranti was to blame for blowing the moon loose, as it was among models being used in cities around China to mark the Mid-Autumn Festival.

The video is especially entertaining when you listen to the people behind the camera laughing and reacting to the bizarre sight.

One person with a motorbike, who is frozen by the approaching orb, clearly missed out on valuable pop-culture life lessons that could be called upon in such an event:


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