Talk:1268: Alternate Universe

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I thought Earth Prime was a reference to Sliders... but Wikipedia says it's been used much more widely. Saibot84 (talk) 04:40, 23 September 2013 (UTC)

Wait, wait ... only "some of you" change your clocks? In the universe I just came from, MOST of them changed their clocks at unsynchronized times for no good reason anyone has ever been able to demonstrate. Only the Third World along with Hawaii and Saskatchewan were holdouts where I came from. (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Neither India nor China are having this obscure idea of occasionally changing their clocks for no obvious reasons. So even "most" might be a bit of a stretch. Pmakholm (talk)

Iceland (definitely NOT Third World) does not changes its clocks. It remains on GMT throughout the year, despite being way west of the Greenwich Meridian 09:53, 23 September 2013 (UTC)

Yeah I think it's a Sliders reference. Randall says he was transported in the late 1990s and Sliders aired from 1995-2000. 06:02, 23 September 2013 (UTC)

Didn't we already had discussion about Earth Prime on 1184:_Circumference_Formula? Hmmm ... should we prepare category for comics mentioning Earth Prime? :-) -- Hkmaly (talk) 10:02, 23 September 2013 (UTC)

They eat spiders in some parts of this world, e.g. Cambodia. Geevade (talk) 06:54, 23 September 2013 (UTC)

Reminds me a little bit of this Married to the Sea strip: 10:38, 23 September 2013 (UTC)

Reminds me of this bit from a Dave Barry column: "I personally see no significant difference between a lobster and, say, a giant Madagascar hissing cockroach, which is a type of cockroach that grows to approximately the size of William Howard Taft (1857-1930). If a group of diners were sitting in a nice restaurant, and the waiter were to bring them each a freshly killed, steaming-hot Madagascar hissing cockroach, they would not put on silly bibs and eat it with butter. No, they would run, retching, directly from the restaurant to the All-Nite Drive-Thru Lawsuit Center." SteveMB (talk) 10:46, 23 September 2013 (UTC)

Has this guy never heard of Bear Grylls? (Just occasionally!) 11:01, 23 September 2013 (UTC)

I wonder how amount of meat compares, and meat-to-shell ration, and taste of meat. BTW Wikipedia says that Cooked tarantula spiders are considered a delicacy in Cambodia. --JakubNarebski (talk) 11:56, 23 September 2013 (UTC)

Personally, I don't think spiders to lobsters is a good comparison. Spiders are carnivores, while lobsters are carrion eaters. Personally, I would never want to eat a carrion eater. (Of course, I would never want to eat a spider either, but that's different...) --Divad27182 (talk) 13:53, 23 September 2013 (UTC)