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We get "a lot" of questions about International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day, so we've compiled this list of FAQ to answer some of the most common inquiries we receive. If you have a query that isn't answered below, you can always ask us.

What is International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

When is International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

Who is International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

Where is International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

Why is International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

What is Jar Jar Binks?

When is Jar Jar Binks?

Who is Jar Jar Binks?

Where is Jar Jar Binks?

Why is Jar Jar Binks?

Do I have to participate in International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

Will my friends and family like me more or less if I participate in International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

When was the first International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

I don't know how to speak Gungan, can I still participate?

Is there an official hashtag for International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

Is it OK to talk like Jar Jar at school?

Is it OK to talk like Jar Jar at work?

Is it OK to talk like Jar Jar on a first date?

Is it OK to talk like Jar Jar whilst addressing Congress?

Is it OK to talk like Jar Jar in prison?

Is it OK to talk like Jar Jar while meeting my significant other's parents for the first time?

Is it OK to talk like Jar Jar while speaking to a police officer after being pulled over for speeding?

Is it ok to talk like Jar Jar at the gym?

What is the official song of International Talk like Jar Jar Day?

Does Ahmed Best know about International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

Does Ben Burtt know about International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

Does George Lucas know about International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

Does Natalie Portman know about International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

How did Jar Jar Binks die?

Is Jar Jar Binks a Sith Lord?

What is International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day is the official holiday when everyone in the world is obligated to speak like popular Star Wars character Jar Jar Binks by speaking in Gungan. We here at the Official Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day page started the holiday in 2016 in order to help the world gain greater appreciation for our favorite Gungan and for fun.

When is International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day takes place on August 19th every year, which happens to be the birthday of Jar Jar actor Ahmed Best.

Who is International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

All of us are International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day.

Where is International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

Here, between you... me... the tree... the rock... everywhere.

Why is International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

Fun.

What is Jar Jar Binks?

A CGI character created by George Lucas for the 1999 Star Wars film The Phantom Menace. Jar Jar Binks was the first major computer generated character to be portrayed in a movie. He directly inspired other motion capture characters such as Gollum in the Lord of the Rings films.

When is Jar Jar Binks?

Jar Jar Binks lived during the waning days of the Galactic Republic and the birth of the Empire.

Who is Jar Jar Binks?

A Gungan from the world of Naboo who served as a General during the Battle of Naboo and later as a politician in the Galactic Senate. He was instrumental in (unwittingly) helping Chancellor Palpatine ascend to Emperor of the Galactic Empire.

Where is Jar Jar Binks?

In your heart.

Why is Jar Jar Binks?

Fun.

Do I have to participate in International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

Yes.

Will my friends and family like me more or less if I participate in International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

More.

When was the first International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

The first International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day was August 19th, 2016. It was a rousing success, with upwards of one person participating.

I don't know how to speak Gungan, can I still participate?

If you don't know any Gungan, we've put together a useful list of handy words/phrases here. You can also view this list of Jar Jar quotes or our lists of gunganified phrases for further help. And if all else fails, just add an -sa to any word. You'll be finesa.

Is there an official hashtag for International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

Yes. #talklikejarjarbinksday

Is it OK to talk like Jar Jar at school?

Yes.

Is it OK to talk like Jar Jar at work?

Yes.

Is it OK to talk like Jar Jar on a first date?

Yes.

Is it OK to talk like Jar Jar whilst addressing Congress?

Yes.

Is it OK to talk like Jar Jar in prison?

Yes.

Is it OK to talk like Jar Jar while meeting my significant other's parents for the first time?

Yes.

Is it OK to talk like Jar Jar while speaking to a police officer after being pulled over for speeding?

Yes. As long as you refer to your car exclusively as a "heyblibber" the entire time.

Is it ok to talk like Jar Jar at the gym?

Yes.

What is the official song of International Talk like Jar Jar Day?

"Cousin Jar Jar" by Meco.

Does Ahmed Best know about International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

I don't know. Does he? Are you Ahmed Best? Can you put me in contact with him?

Does Ben Burtt know about International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

I don't know. Does he? Are you Ben Burtt? Can you put me in contact with him?

Does George Lucas know about International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

I don't know. Does he? Are you George Lucas? Can you put me in contact with him?

Does Natalie Portman know about International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day?

I don't know. Does she? Are you Natalie Portman? Can you put me in contact with her?

How did Jar Jar Binks die?

He didn't. At least his death hasn't been portrayed in any media as of yet. That said since the movies take place a long time ago, in theory he and all of the other characters we love in the Star Wars universe would all probably be dead by now, but in reality we don't actually know how long ago the Star Wars films took place, nor the lifespan of an average Gungan. So for all intents and purposes, Jar Jar Binks is alive, until we're told otherwise.

Is Jar Jar Binks a Sith Lord?

This is a theory that has been floating around for a number of years. Some people believe that George Lucas had originally planned on revealing a more sinister side to our favorite Gungan, Jar Jar Binks, but due to the backlash that the character received upon his introduction in The Phantom Menace, Lucas abandoned those plans in the subsequent prequel films. While this is a fun theory, we here at the International Talk Like Jar Jar Binks Day website think that it is unlikely that George Lucas actually had this in mind when writing TPM. Nevertheless, you can make your own mind up after you read more about Darth Jar Jar at darthjarjar.com