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[edit] Louisiana lingerie?

Note that the state of Louisiana's underpants are only halfway on (and they are on sideways). It's likely a vague reference to Mardi Gras and its reputation for drunken wildness.

From: weird dream
Posted on: 06:19, 22 November 2005 (UTC)

Arguments for:

  • This has been on the page for over a year.
  • What other explanation can be offered for the state of their underdrawers?

Arguments against:

  • This is too big a stretch.
  • There is far more to LA than Mardi Gras.
  • It may have more to do with the shape of the state.
  • Illinois is wearing its underpants on its head, so to speak. We never even attempted to guess the reason for that. Is Louisiana any different?

Additional comments:

  • This one has been on the page for quite a while. Perhaps longevity alone shouldn't decide whether an item stays or goes, but I think old facts like these that are at least plausible should be grandfathered in. And this one is at least plausible.
    • I must respectfully dissent and state that I don't believe that longevity should cause us to accept any Fun Fact for being "at least plausible", seeing that we normally require a much higher standard of likelihood.
      • However, in cases like these, longevity does carry some weight, because in that timespan, thousands of eyes have tacitly accepted the fact simply by allowing it to remain on the page.
  • I don't believe the state of the underwear requires an explanation; this may be just how TBC decided to draw them.
  • Given current events, this could prove a very sensitive topic.
    • I don't see what that has to do with anything. This email predates the hurricanes by a good three years.
  • Too big a stretch? This is what I've thought from the first time I watched the easter egg. It's stupid to not keep this fact... "it's likely a vague reference"...? You can't even admit that much?
    • I would appreciate if you wouldn't say "it's stupid not to keep this fact" when there are obviously people who don't think we should keep it. Let's keep our arguments courteous.

Votes to accept: Votes to decline:
  1. It's dot com
  2. DorianGray
  3. Mycroft Holmes
  4. Trey56
  5. DEI DAT VMdatvm center\super contra
  6. DMurphy
  7. KookykmanImage:kookysig.gif(t)(c)(r)
  8. Has Matt?
  9. Spell4yr
  1. Heimstern Läufer
  2. Jay (Gobble)
  3. talk Bubsty edits
  4. I R F
  5. Geshmalder
  6. teeeffoh!
  7. Lapper (talk)
  8. GG Crono
  9. Rogue Leader / (my talk)
  10. minibaseball.png Bkmlb(talk to me·stuff I did)
  11. Ramrod
  12. — User:ACupOfCoffee@
  13. Grabboarm700
  14. GWR_Wikisig.gifGWR 2004 TalkContribs
  15. DJM1791 · (Sup | Stuff I Did!)

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