Talk:1763: Catcalling

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Wouldn't this very quickly result in the extinction of all cats, as they are forced to rush from one chauvinist to another, unable to escape long enough to eat or sleep? >Jesper

Is it just me or wouldn't this fail if the misogynists also were cat-lovers? 15:16, 23 November 2016 (UTC)

  • I doubt even cat-lovers would enjoy being swarmed by a hopeless amount of cats for an entire year. 15:51, 23 November 2016 (UTC)


The way I originally read this, in addition to wanting to stop getting harassed, Megan also just liked cats and wanted an easy way to gather them. 15:56, 23 November 2016 (UTC)

My initial thought: Awww! Maybe by being confronted to care for neighborhood cats, such "men" might learn how to love and care for creatures who only want to exploit them, like said men do with women. That could work! ...And then I read the title text. --BigMal // 16:52, 23 November 2016 (UTC)

Catcalling now attracts my friend Catherine. Int (talk) 17:00, 23 November 2016 (UTC)

Did we know Megan was a lefty? jameslucas (" " / +) 18:18, 23 November 2016 (UTC)

The big question is... does it attract bobcats? -- 21:30, 23 November 2016 (UTC)

The cursor might not be left handed, rather, we might just be on the other side of the screen, eh? NotLock (talk) 07:40, 24 November 2016 (UTC)

I was thinking the same thing, but dismissed the idea because the text ("Catcalling", "Attracts cats", etc) isn't similarly mirrored. The drop-down menu itself usually has its arrow-thingy on the right, though... Hmm... Maplestrip (talk) 11:22, 24 November 2016 (UTC)

I'm pretty sure the part about the title text being perl is wrong. It's definitely not perl5, because things like [2 miles] are not valid syntax at all. This might be perl6 with syntax I don't know, but I doubt it, since the square brackets would indicate something like an array rather than a single element: [2 miles] would then mean "2" and "miles" separately, which doesn't make much sense. 09:23, 24 November 2016 (UTC)

I agree, it looks much more like trying to indicate text fields in a ASCII string. 12:20, 24 November 2016 (UTC)