Talk:1385: Throwing Rocks

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Current explanation says the rock in the second panel is seen "possibly sinking the boat." Whoever typed this apparently didn't notice the undisturbed leaf boat, floating approximately 2 feet away from the splash. - 04:38, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

My boat sunk! THANKS, OBAMA! - 05:32, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

SURE... BLAME OBAMA WHEN IT WAS BUSH WHO STARTED IT. (Sorry! Couldn't resist.) 11:15, 23 June 2014 (UTC)
Heh. Thanks. That started the day with a laugh. 16:48, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

Did we already know both Beret Guy and Megan are left handed? Wrybred (talk) 12:20, 23 June 2014 (UTC)wrybred

They could be ambidextrous. Seriously I suspect that was easier to draw with them facing that way. And them facing the other way is just wrong.Halfhat (talk) 18:14, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

Vinland != America

"Vinland was the name given to an area of North America by Norse Vikings..." per Wikipedia. (Providing actual info rather than just yelling "NO!" is always more helpful. But I'll take your comment (and you posting it anonymously) was intended as being in the spirit of the comments Randall's poking fun at.) 16:52, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

Since "Leaf" Ericson is a pun on Leif, I think Vinland is a pun for Finland, but with the prefix "Vin" from "Vine". All of these puns make sense since the boat is made from a leaf.

Try reading the wikipedia entry for Vinland. That makes a lot more sense. 15:18, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

Is it just me or does this sound a lot like the game discordian game "Sink"? 15:15, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

The explanation says Megan's comment is in contrast, I felt it was more of a comparison or a parallel. News articles go away once they're a week old in some places, various comments could be seen as thrown rocks or stones. Am I the only one who read it this way? 15:27, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

Happy Leif Erikson day, everyone! Jinga-hinga-durga! 17:15, 23 June 2014 (UTC)

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