Talk:1713: 50 ccs

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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" 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 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 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Could it be related to ? 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 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)

  1. overthinking 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 an elephant in my pajamas. I don't know how he got into my pajamas." 14:17, 29 July 2016 (UTC)

Is that not what the explanation says? --Kynde (talk) 14:24, 29 July 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? 16:19, 29 July 2016 (UTC)