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the turducken bit is very reminiscent of the red v blue thanksgiving psa.
the turducken bit is very reminiscent of the red v blue thanksgiving psa.
:Definitely [[TTATOT]]. There's already a reference to turducken itself, and it makes sense for Marzipan to be making a faux one. No reason to assume that it's a reference to Red vs Blue. [[User:Nightsong81|Nightsong81]] 20:02, 21 November 2007 (UTC)
:Definitely [[TTATOT]]. There's already a reference to turducken itself, and it makes sense for Marzipan to be making a faux one. No reason to assume that it's a reference to Red vs Blue. [[User:Nightsong81|Nightsong81]] 20:02, 21 November 2007 (UTC)
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== What Casserole? ==
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I could swear it was 'turkey pot casserole' as a combination of pot pie and casserole..

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I don't claim the transcript

wait, nevermind, I DON'T claim the transcript. someone do it. anyone. just... some parts of it are unintelligable at best for me due to how tired I am. Yadaman 08:28, 19 November 2007 (UTC)

...Manchester?

Okay, I know I'm tired, but... That's one syllable, and sounds more like 'Rich' to me than 'Manchester.' WTF, dorian? Yadaman 09:12, 19 November 2007 (UTC)

I think it's actually Reg. "Reg has the ball at the top of the twenty..." You know, like, "Reg had the ball at the top of the key" in autobiography and anything. See also Top of the Key. —BazookaJoe 09:19, 19 November 2007 (UTC)
I had no idea what it was. I heard "man", so I just put "Manchester" as the first name I thought of. I figured someone would fix it. --DorianGray 09:35, 19 November 2007 (UTC)
You got the transcript done in 45 minutes. That's something to be proud of. —BazookaJoe 09:37, 19 November 2007 (UTC)
It is a pretty nice transcription, isn't it? --DorianGray 09:40, 19 November 2007 (UTC)

Reg has the ball

An inside reference read: "Reg has the ball" may be a reference to the Emails autobiography and anything, both of which featured the line "Reg had the ball at the top of the key". This was removed, but I thought it was plausible. May need a re-word, and then maybe a running gag page of its own. Opinions? OptimisticFool 15:28, 19 November 2007 (UTC)

I'm pretty sure three is the agreed upon number of sightings for something to be a running gag. "Reg" fits the bill poifectly. I move for creationg Flashfight
I was actually gonna create it earlier, but i couldn't think of a good title and then i had to run out... Definitely... i put the fact back on the page. — Defender1031*Talk 17:44, 19 November 2007 (UTC)
I don't know what we should call the running gag page. We have two uses of "had" and one use of "has" .. so .. Reg Had the Ball ? *shrug* Anyway, the project is all yours if you want it, as far as I'm concerned. OptimisticFool 18:07, 19 November 2007 (UTC)
Reg Having the Ball? — Defender1031*Talk 18:12, 19 November 2007 (UTC)
Make sure it meshes properly with Top of the Key. —BazookaJoe 18:44, 19 November 2007 (UTC)

Ugh. Reg having the ball and the top of the key are NOT two different concepts. For the love of butterscotch, merge 'em. A slight variation is okay, you know. It's the same gag anyway, even if one word is different. Geez. --DorianGray 20:28, 19 November 2007 (UTC)

Nope, there have been other "top of the key" references than just reg, and this reg instance is at the twenty, not the top of the key... two separate gags. — Defender1031*Talk 20:30, 19 November 2007 (UTC)

'Mad Men' Parody?

The scene w/ Blue Lazer ("Nice gams!"). judging by the style of BL's office and his treatment of his secretary, is it possible that scene is a parody/reference of the AMC sereies 'Mad Men?'

TTATOT. User talk:Sam the Man Sam the Man 16:20, 19 November 2007 (UTC)
People are just absolutely in love with that term, aren't they? And... am I the only one the repeated misusage of it is starting to... I dunno, annoy? It's only actually "TTATOT" if something can be specifically linked to, as the term implies, "this", "that", and "this other thing". Too much these days is being immediately shot down as "TTATOT" -- often, as this reply is, without even explaining *how* -- when there's no "that" or "the other thing" *ever* implied. While I usually don't agree with such facts myself, the term that usually should be used is "That's a Stretch/Coincidence". Or "Common Phrase/Happening". Not "This, That, and the Other Thing". End rant. -YKHi. I'm Ayjo! 23:51, 20 November 2007 (UTC)
This happened to me on alternate universe when I tried to explain the whole concept of the ending. Awexome 18:29, 21 November 2007 (UTC)

who are we to judge

The "Bubs Friday" $chedule is missing apostrophes at the end of "SHOVIN" and before "N'". It should read "SHOVIN' 'N' TRAMPLIN'". Is there really a definitive answer to the question of the appropriate way to abbreviate slang words? Hardly seems like a goof, maybe bubs wrote it that way intentionally -Jdhannan 20:24, 19 November 2007 (UTC)

Omitted letters are represented by apostrophes. In this case, those are the "g" from "shoving", the "a" and "d" from "and", and the "g" from "trampling". EYanyo 02:24, 20 November 2007 (UTC)
Bubs is hardly trying to write "proper slang" if such a thing is possible. This can't be a goof. We may as well say that coach z's mispronunciation of words is a goof because he didn't pronounce the words correctly -Jdhannan 15:53, 20 November 2007 (UTC)

STUFF?

I have noticed many edits which remove fun facts. Isn't this an instance where the STUFF process of the wiki should be used instead?--Dwedit 23:43, 19 November 2007 (UTC)

No, STUFF is only used as a last resort, where no consensus can be reached by regular edits or talk page. If we STUFFed for every fact, do you realize what a mess that would be? — Defender1031*Talk 23:52, 19 November 2007 (UTC)

KOT and Marzipan segements

Could they be referencing ads where turkeys would ask people to eat ham instead? Awexome 01:21, 20 November 2007 (UTC)

No. — Defender1031*Talk 01:29, 20 November 2007 (UTC)
Why would Marzipan suggest replacing meat with a different meat? The whole point of her segment is that it's meatless. ¡ɯooz + 15:34, 20 November 2007 (UTC)

Short Shorts?

I think this is kind of like the Summer Short Shorts and Decemberween Short Shorts, were it was kind of just random things about the holiday. Do you think this should be added somewhere in the article?

This is more like various characters doing things on TV, like Holiday specials, commercials, and cooking shows. Homestar-Winner (talk) 13:30, 21 November 2007 (UTC)

A Slew of References

Should we mention all the things this references...and if so how? Bubsonathon, A Folky Tale, Marzipan's A&C type show (from lady fan), Let us give Tanks. I mean this entire short is more or less a potpurri of inside references, and I don't think having a million-sided inside reference section is the right thing to do.Flashfight

Strong bad

Hey, you know how strong bad seemed as though his mouth seemed to smile all the time in Jibblies 2? well i dont know if it's just because he's tired but his mouth isn't the same. -mr. puffy

no, it doesn't look different much.if it was sore though, it would have healed by now. i mean it's around a month later. and sign you're name

User:Imdaman

My name's not sign, and don't call me name.

John Wayne?

When Gunhaver says "Well, pilgrims," it sounds a lot like John Wayne's catchphrase. --71.70.216.231 03:54, 20 November 2007 (UTC)

Tryptophan

What does tryptophan have to do with falling asleep on the couch watching football? Lots of people (including my mother) fall asleep on the couch watching TV, and the tryptophan in turkey doesn't really make you sleepy. --Trogga 04:51, 20 November 2007 (UTC)

Yeah, the tryptophan thing is an urban myth. You get sleepy from overeating, not from tryptophan. My question - should we correct the fun fact, or just remove it entirely? They never mention trpytophan in the toon, so there doesn't seem to be any reason to mention it, and "getting sleepy after Thanksgiving dinner is due to overeating" just doesn't strike me as a valid FF... Nightsong81 08:17, 20 November 2007 (UTC)

Internet Slang?

From the page: "The $avings $chedule uses internet slang." - Is that even true? I mean, has internet slang officially abducted the pretty commonplace practice of replacing S with $? ☮y P … "Biscuitheads!" … 05:33, 20 November 2007 (UTC)

I thought $=S originated with Uncle Scrooge. ¡ɯooz + 15:34, 20 November 2007 (UTC)
I've seen a lot of places use $ instead of S for announcing a sale. I think this line needs to be reworded to something about how stores make that substitution in their signs to emphasize money and the saving thereof. EASports 02:28, 21 November 2007 (UTC)
Yeah, go ahead and remove it. I have seen $ used in place of S even before the internet. Awexome 22:20, 21 November 2007 (UTC)

Football

Football on Thanksgiving is a tradition dating back to the twenties. Awexome 19:18, 20 November 2007 (UTC)

...yes. And...? -YKHi. I'm Ayjo! 23:44, 20 November 2007 (UTC)
Not everyone would know of it? Awexome 01:11, 21 November 2007 (UTC)

Fried Turkey

Is the KoT's announcement about frying turkeys a reference to PSAs that appear around Thanksgiving reminding people to cook their turkeys properly?--Zuxtron 23:24, 20 November 2007 (UTC)

TTATOT, nice job pointing it out though. I thought of that too, but I knew it was TTATOT. User talk:Sam the Man Sam the Man 23:33, 20 November 2007 (UTC)
What could "that other thing" be? Bad Bad Guy 14:16, 21 November 2007 (UTC)
I agree with Zuxtron. Awexome 18:25, 21 November 2007 (UTC)
Actually, I thought it was a reference to the danger of starting a fire when frying a turkey. Apparently it's a pretty dangerous practice - [1]. But it could be a little of both. Don't think it's TTATOT at all. Nightsong81 20:05, 21 November 2007 (UTC)
I agree with Nightsong. I just saw it on the Today Show that you should never pour water on an oil fire. Awexome 22:19, 21 November 2007 (UTC)

faux turducken

the turducken bit is very reminiscent of the red v blue thanksgiving psa.

Definitely TTATOT. There's already a reference to turducken itself, and it makes sense for Marzipan to be making a faux one. No reason to assume that it's a reference to Red vs Blue. Nightsong81 20:02, 21 November 2007 (UTC)

What Casserole?

I could swear it was 'turkey pot casserole' as a combination of pot pie and casserole..

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