Talk:260: The Glass Necklace

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All I gave my girl was a pearl necklace... 04:37, 27 August 2013 (UTC)

I believe the supposed "number 7565" may actually be a sound effect with poor kerning: "TSSS", the crackling of the electricity traveling down the line. Worth considering, I think. -- 04:12, 8 January 2018 (UTC)

It is "TSSS". Why a bolt of lightning would make the sound ”7565" is beyond me. But I've added a trivia section. Herobrine (talk) 12:26, 5 March 2018 (UTC)

I think that fuses rated to break a high voltage are actually full of sand. When the wire in the fuse heats up in a fault it melts the sand and makes a bead of glass around the wire. This insulates the wire and stops the electricity from just arcing through the gap in the wire. If you cut one of these fuses open after they blow, you will see a bunch of sand pour out with a bead of glass in the center. This may be what the text in the comic that says “fuse” is about.--A person with a computer of some kind (talk) 07:22, 13 July 2018 (UTC)

I'm sorry but on what possible grounds did someone add and lock down that this was a "chakra" necklace? There is no mention of or reference to spirituality or belief systems in the comic -- and Randall is pretty much grounded in an American science worldview so this seems way off base.

Why is this comic in Animals category? I can see only humans and glass here and the animal category here is only meant for non-human animals. I'm removing the Animals category, fell free to undo my edit if I'm mistaken. Now I see those birds Birds in Scene 10 (just under LATER text box). However, I doubt if this is enough to classify it in Animals category. Those birds are just a really easy to miss part of the scenery. If they were removed from this comic nothing would change. CryptoNut1269 (talk) 08:46, 5 August 2022 (UTC)