# 1713: 50 ccs

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 50 ccs Title text: There's been a raccoon accident at an accordion bacchanalia! Double doses!

## Explanation

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# Discussion

I don't fully get this joke but I do get that people do all sorts of strange things to cure hiccups so I think it has to do with that but I don't understand the title text at all MrEnder (talk) 05:26, 29 July 2016 (UTC)

Thinking more CCs is a measurement of medicine usually referring to pain killers. Maybe people are coming in with the hiccups and the doctor is going to hand out pain killers (or just sugar pills) saying they are a hiccup vaccine and is annoyed at having to do so. So this could be a joke about placebo drugs. MrEnder (talk) 05:33, 29 July 2016 (UTC)

No, 1 cc here literally mean "cc" which is egnogh c's to spell vaccination -- so 25 cc's is literally "cccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccc" 162.158.255.113 13:53, 29 July 2016 (UTC)

50cc is a volume measurement typically used to measure injectible dosages. A metric measure meaning "cubic centimetre" it is equivalent to 1 millilitre. Thus, the title is referring to volume of injection. However, the words hiccup and vaccine both include the letter combination "cc", hence writing them down 25 times each will be a total of 50 "cc" words. This is supported by the additional "cc" words in the mouseover text 141.101.98.78 05:36, 29 July 2016 (UTC)

Folks, it's a matter of spelling: it takes 50 pieces of the letters "cc" to write "hiccup vaccine" 25 times 162.158.85.141 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Could it be related to http://xkcd.com/1383/ ? 198.41.242.241 05:45, 29 July 2016 (UTC)

No I see no connection. This is about words with cc and the volume cm^3 as cc, whereas the 1383: Magic Words is about language and sex... --Kynde (talk) 14:24, 29 July 2016 (UTC)

Just noticed something else! maybe coincidence! But raccoons are known to have rabies. If you read the title texts first letters of the description of what happened fuck you get R A A A A B (could be pronounced Ray Bee) because accordions have nothing to do with women's roman drinking and ecstasy parties as far as I can tell MrEnder (talk) 05:47, 29 July 2016 (UTC)

#overthinking 141.101.104.115 11:10, 29 July 2016 (UTC)
Agree ;-) --Kynde (talk) 14:24, 29 July 2016 (UTC)

Y'all are making this too complicated. It's the classic garden-path joke which says something simple and obvious, then says something that completely changes the meaning of what went before. "I shot a n----- in my pajamas. I don't know how he got into my woodpile." 108.162.237.136 14:17, 29 July 2016 (UTC)

That joke makes no sense; maybe you meant to use the slur "coon" instead...?108.162.244.6 17:40, 29 July 2016 (UTC)
Is that not what the explanation says? --Kynde (talk) 14:24, 29 July 2016 (UTC)
Felt obliged to edit above - Being born & raised in MS, I have no tolerance for the word. The pajamas / woodpile joke is presumably familiar enough, or findable. Miamiclay (talk) 08:35, 30 July 2016 (UTC)
Is this supposed to be an evolution of the Groucho Marx "I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas I'll never know"? Because I have never heard the woodpile ending, or the racial slur before. 108.162.237.242 20:04, 1 August 2016 (UTC)

Drinking has been known to cause hiccups. Do you think the raccoons from the bacchanalia are the ones who need the hiccup vaccine? 173.245.54.51 16:19, 29 July 2016 (UTC)

1713 cc also means carbon copy. So 50 carbon copies of either of those words could be called for. 108.162.215.146 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

CC (CopyCat) is also the name of the first ever cloned cat. [1] Maybe they need 50 copies of her? Zorlax the Mighty'); DROP TABLE users;-- (talk) 11:45, 1 August 2016 (UTC)

If the distraction works against already existing hiccups, it's a hiccups remedy, not a hiccups vaccine. Physicalattraction (talk) 08:48, 30 July 2016 (UTC)