Talk:1510: Napoleon

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Well, this explains a lot. Why Obama refuses to return to the Moon and wants to go for an asteroid...Jkotek (talk) 07:33, 10 April 2015 (UTC)

That would make an awesome addition to the story line. I wish Randall included that extra panel. 173.245.50.89 08:21, 10 April 2015 (UTC)BK201
So... the reason he wants to go for an asteroid is that we need the capability to send the Moon-escaped Napoleon there! 141.101.98.192 09:42, 10 April 2015 (UTC)

Haha this is now one of my favorite xkcd comics 141.101.98.33 08:16, 10 April 2015 (UTC)

Which goes to show that tastes can be different - I think this comic is just silly, silly, silly. --RenniePet (talk) 13:28, 11 April 2015 (UTC)

IMHO the explanation somewhat misses the crucial point: A parody of the villain type who always comes back in comic books. (Don't force me to add a TVTropes link :-) 198.41.243.240 09:22, 10 April 2015 (UTC)

Another question - Why the Antarctic? Something evil resting under deep ice is concept used for example in movie(s) The Thing ([[1]], [[2]], [[3]] - chose your favorite ;-) or game Prisoner of Ice [[4]].Jkotek (talk) 13:59, 10 April 2015 (UTC)

Don't forget Alien vs. Predator! 141.101.98.33 09:21, 11 April 2015 (UTC)

In 2115, Napoleon escapes from the moon and almost conquers the United Nations of Earth before being defeated. He is then sent into the Sun, where he stays for the next thousand years.... But in the 32nd century, humanity begins extracting material from the Sun to build a Dyson Sphere, and this allows Napoleon to escape and wreak havoc once more. At this point, the Star People just give up and go "WTF?!". Jake (talk) 16:37, 10 April 2015 (UTC)

http://what-if.xkcd.com/imgs/a/124/kennedy.png 108.162.210.177 18:20, 10 April 2015 (UTC)

I was so sure that "A century later" meant this was a setup for an "Avatar-the last airbnder" joke. 141.101.98.28 12:27, 11 April 2015 (UTC)

In Flanders, the comic series De Kiekeboes is very popular. Though sadly unknown abroad (unlike other Belgian comic series like Tintin or The Smurfs). As a reader of the series, I immediately noticed the striking similarity with the 1989 album Een koud kunstje. In that album, the protagonist, Marcel Kiekeboe, bumps into the Bonaparte society. Their aim is to free Napoleon form the Antarctic ice, where he has been frozen until science could being him back to life. Nobody knew that apart from the Bonaparte society. The comic series is set up mostly as a sitcom, so the humor is hard to explain, and even harder to translate. However, the fact that Napoleon is buried in the ice strikes me. First, I thought it was a well known comply theory (like Elvis being still alive), However, I can't find other references of Napoleon on Antarctica. Any thoughts about this are much appreciated. --141.101.66.59 21:46, 11 April 2015 (UTC)

This reminds me of the comment I made about people that deny the moon landing, we need another moon landing to take one of them along...then leave them there! ^_- 108.162.221.101 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Anybody else think that him escaping the antarctic could very likely be an allusion to global warming? Reywas (talk) 21:23, 6 June 2016 (UTC)

More likely just a very, very, very hard place to escape fromDontknow (talk) 22:22, 8 March 2017 (UTC)

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