Talk:819: Five-Minute Comics: Part 1

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The Magic Flute was composed by W.A. Mozart, not Bach! -- 02:10, 30 December 2012 (UTC)

You are correct! I've fixed that particular mistake. If you spot any other errors on any explanation, please edit the explanation to be correct. Or, if you find an explanation to be lacking, please add to it! lcarsos_a (talk) 06:13, 30 December 2012 (UTC)

Is it possible that the unnamed Cueball is Mozart? (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Regarding #7, couldn't perhaps the lines of the respective girls be transcribed, too? (can't read them)-- 10:59, 4 February 2014 (UTC)

Ups,sorry, very bad reading. Refers only to the first girl.-- 11:03, 4 February 2014 (UTC)
Can anyone tell what the magazine girl is saying? To me it looks like "Airbrush!", but I'm not sure. 03:29, 1 April 2014 (UTC)
It's 'Airbrush!', referring to the Photoshop tool that paints, as the photo has been edited. Fizzle (talk) 05:11, 21 April 2014 (UTC)
An airbrush is an actual spray-painting tool that was used for many years to touch up glamour shots long before personal computers even existed, never-mind Photoshop! The function in Photoshop that produces a similar effect was named after the mechanical tool. -- The Cat Lady (talk) 15:10, 20 August 2021 (UTC)

Regarding #6, the motorcycle could be a reference to Tron. The music for Tron 2 is composed as an opera by the band Daft Punk. 17:48, 9 January 2015 (UTC)

The explanation of "reintroduction" only refers to captive-raised animals. Reintroduction programs often use wild animals from another geographic area. The wolves reintroduced to Yellowstone, for example, were wild wolves trapped in Alberta, Canada. The main point is that putting wolves back where they haven't been for a while; the source is beside the point. (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

I don't think that it starts taking a turn for the worse when the girl's wearing one of your shirts. I mean isn't that the climax of hotness? 10:13, 10 January 2015 (UTC)

I read #1 as Jupiter doing a PUA style 'approach', did anyone else get that? (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

"Human skin is not generally designed to detach from its owner." [Citation Needed] (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

the horse being crammed into the well makes me think of this fable where a donkey falls into a well and they decide to fill the well with the donkey in it. -- 16:16, 13 May 2021 (UTC)

Relating to comic 4, Coincidentally [Seagate sells HDDs for NAS devices called IronWolf]( I don't know for how long they've been around for this to possibly be referenced in the comic, but I reckon it's a possible link. 13:28, 28 September 2022 (UTC)

Comic 1 might contain a [forced perspective gag]( of sorts like [this]( [one]( from Rick & Morty 14:36, 28 September 2022 (UTC)