Talk:470: The End is Not for a While

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I love this one... it reminds me of the 'Father Ted' episode (Se01Ep03) with the polite protest signs reading "Careful Now" & "Down With This Sort Of Thing". I always try and see what's written on the back of those "The End is Now" placards expecting "...For The Sale at Carpet-World" or somesuch; been disappointed on all but 2 occasions. Squirreltape (talk) 14:32, 30 January 2014 (UTC)

I do like it when this kind of counter-protest trolling is done to groups like the Westboro Baptist Cretins. -Pennpenn 05:10, 17 August 2015 (UTC)

I'm not sure, but is the mention of scrabble significant? I think somewhere there is something about scrabble and 'end time' governments, but I'm not sure. ----

In "The Hitchhikers guide to the Galaxy" a set of hand made scrabble pieces are used to "randomly" determine the Question to which the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything refers. Here's a link that explains it. May not be what the poster above is thinking about, but it's interesting.

A Dutch politician of the center-right party VVD once went to a left-wing protest. He called it building bridges. (The ruling coalition slogan.) His comment on Twitter: "Quite a lot of angry people here."

I don't think the analysis of the title text is correct here. I think it might be a reference to a protest such as a Women's Rights Protest in which a man calling all the women there 'cute' would probably not go over well or as a 'complement'. I think it is more likely to be viewed by the protesters as problematic objectification, which is what makes it funny in that him saying that at the protest would be so wrong.

For some reason, even though the page looks right when I'm in the editing page, it gets crapped as soon as I confirm the edit. Does anyone know what's going on? - Roselily2006

I think that the title text is not referring to another sign, but to Cueball’s motivation: he is there because he thinks everyone is cute, not because he wants to protest - this is also why his signs are irrelevant/non-helpful. L-Space Traveler (talk) 01:05, 1 September 2022 (UTC)