smiley_cow wrote:It's a pretty obvious joke, it's entirely possible they both came up with it independently. The quote is also decently old (Colour of Magic came out nearly 30 years ago), without knowing when Woody Allen said his quote, it's hard to actually know which one came first.
smiley_cow wrote:You know, it is just a throwaway joke. And still an obvious enough of one that it wouldn't be that surprising for two people to come up with it independently. I wouldn't get too worked up over this, this is hardly on par with stealing an entire song.
Jesse M. wrote:hopefully a forum for a comic as nerdy as SMBC is one where people can understand nerdy OCD about demonstrating totally trivial points
Astrogirl wrote:Lethal, nobody wants to know about your herpes.
Lethal Interjection wrote:That's good to know. I can avoid a few awkward phone calls now.
Kaharz wrote:The idea of non-existence does not bother me, because I won't exist so it won't matter. I'm only apprehensive about things I can actually experience. The idea of an afterlife of some sort in which I am conscious and aware is more disturbing to me.
NeoTechni wrote:Then there's reincarnation. I don't want to be anything lower than human, that'd be horrible.
NeoTechni wrote:I don't want to be anything lower than human, that'd be horrible.
Hitchhiker's Guide wrote:For instance, on the planet Earth, man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much - the wheel, New York, wars and so on - whilst all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man - for precisely the same reasons.
AHMETxRock wrote:I thought of a cool concept for a fiction piece involving the whole uncertainty thing. Might write it. And by might, I mean I won't and the cat is obviously dead.
Kimra wrote:You are quite fixated on finding Pratchett the enemy.
Kimra wrote: Though I suppose your internet research is completely unflawed. After all, all information in the history of man is on the internet, so clearly it is infallible.
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