Talk:860: Never Do This
The current explanation states "A "Rule 34" version of this might feature microscopic views of other bodily areas or fluids than fingernails." However, I think the title text is actually meant to point out that the images in The Secret House (and the stuff under your fingernails) are so disgusting that it may not be possible to make porn of it, which would be a violation of Rule 34. So by saying "I call Rule 34 on The Secret House," he is either challenging someone to prove that Rule 34 applies to something so disgusting, or he is questioning the validity of Rule 34 altogether. --Foushee217 (talk) 16:07, 6 February 2013 (UTC)
- I agree that it should be changed, but I disagree with your explanation. I think that calling Rule 34 on the book means the book already implements Rule 34. If microscopic photos of what's under your fingernails are dirty, microscopic photos of everyday phenomena in the common house are likely to be dirty. "Dirty" may be related to sexual activities. So, the book contains pornographic photos. 220.127.116.11 03:37, 16 January 2014 (UTC)
- I am 100% sure that Rule 34 has absolutely nothing to do with the dual meaning of "dirty". Randall cannot be saying anything else except that since the Secret House exists, there must be porn that relates to it, or the idea or concepts expressed within it. Microscopic household porn. I am not going to pretend I can imagine what he thinks that will entail; he is simply calling Rule 34 that says it must exist. 19:59, 22 January 2014 (UTC)
- He just wants dibs on drawing Rule 34 images of The Secret House. 18.104.22.168 23:49, 5 January 2015 (UTC) Scroblaw
I improved the Rule 34 explanation and tried to do better overall. Note that I am not convinced the third paragraph even belongs there (about Buddah and everything) but I worked on that one too. Goody. 22.214.171.124 20:27, 22 January 2014 (UTC)
The title text refers to Rule 34 (see 305: Rule 34), an internet meme which states "If it exists, there is porn of it.
Rule 34. Producing Documents, Electronically Stored Information, and Tangible Things, or Entering onto Land, for Inspection and Other Purposes: http://www.law.cornell.edu/rules/frcp/rule_34
The 34th Rule is a Star Trek: Deep Space Nine novel, an allegory for the internment of Japanese Americans during the Second World War. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_34th_Rule
Those were the first two results from Duckduck go. They can both be applied.
I have no idea how is catatonic state related to this comic strip. More like they are simply aghast / petrified / despaired or something like that. On the other hand, according to Wikipedia page provided, "Catatonia is a complex neuropsychiatric behavioral syndrome that is characterized by abnormal movements, immobility, abnormal behaviors, and withdrawal" — Not really a fan of using a neuropshyciatric syndrome to describe what merely looks like a normal (if somewhat exaggerated) emotional response. 126.96.36.199 (talk) 09:14, 11 August 2023 (please sign your comments with ~~~~)