Talk:753: Southern Half

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OF COURSE! A Penis-Shaped Obelisk on Mars! And it's got to be big enough to been seen with an ordinary backyard telescope.--138.163.128.41 00:31, 20 March 2013 (UTC)

And, yes, I imagine it would be hard. 178.98.192.132 23:17, 4 May 2013 (UTC)
"Hard" .... *facepalm*. 173.245.54.168 14:37, 9 October 2014 (UTC)

Woah, woah, no cloned velociraptors in spaaace. Not on my watch. BruceJohnJennerLawso (talk) 05:25, 13 November 2013 (UTC)

However, leave off Latin America and the rest seem to be pretty much in the hemisphere centered at the Persian Ocean.--108.162.215.9 07:14, 27 May 2014 (UTC)

I was under the impression that latin America did not include south America, just the part of north America south of the USA. 108.162.219.7 02:20, 19 June 2014 (UTC)

Randall lacks to take in account the USA-centric view of the USA. If you define "south" as "more south than the USA", the speech sounds legit (especially if you subtract the Soviet Union from Asia - surely the enemy but not the "battlefield" Kennedy talked about). 108.162.230.89 12:12, 20 October 2014 (UTC)

Ah I see, so the USA-centric view puts the equator as the southern border of USA to Mexico... So pretty much everything is the southern Hemisphere then! Makes sense! Lol. 108.162.221.224 00:46, 13 December 2014 (UTC)
The thing is, JFK did say 'southern half' and not 'southern area'. I understand your argument, but half is half, no matter your perspective. In Australia, 'southern half of the globe' doesn't mean 'Antarctica'. 108.162.250.160 09:23, 13 December 2015 (UTC)

The title text in the first illustration for http://what-if.xkcd.com/124/ also references the Kennedy Rice speech. 173.245.52.177 10:34, 6 February 2015 (UTC)

Look. Kennedy was zoned out on painkillers most of the time. He didn't know what he was saying and probably didn't care. The praise lavished on his Presidency is mostly hype. Jakee308 (talk) 02:50, 10 June 2015 (UTC)

Is it possible that the dash in Kennedy's quote should be a comma? In which case he was saying the battlefield is everywhere except US, Canada, and Europe? 108.162.221.17 07:52, 6 August 2015 (UTC)

See xkcdsw. 108.162.221.150 06:14, 18 August 2015 (UTC)