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Veni, vidi, wiki (I came, I saw, I edited).

To quote an episode of the original DuckTales, "Who on board is smart enough to fix the propeller, but stupid enough to go out there?" --Geoduck42 (talk) 04:32, 22 June 2022 (UTC)

Ok, travels very fast in short bursts, nailed it! Only in reverse with one engine, didn't see that one coming. I guess my sense of the absurd isn't absurd enough.🤪 (Dperra) Heading 3

They could dismount the engine and flip it around front-to-back. Bkharvey (talk) 13:24, 22 June 2022 (UTC)
We know there are at least two engines. if Agatha can modify a second one in the same way, they can leave one in place and reverse the other and zip forward and backward. If there are six engines and a way to mount them appropriately, they can zip in any possible direction; no doubt leaving everyone very shaken up (and probably, in at least some cases, violently airsick). But they sure would be maneuverable! -- 🔧William Ansley (talk) 18:21, 22 June 2022 (UTC)

Hmm... In the air while fighting off giant flying rats. Stretching absurd a little too far I think. (Dperra)

'Why', Krosp? Because you have part of a competent General in your brain. Plus of course your basic cat vs rat expertise. -- SpareParts (talk) 14:55, 22 June 2022 (UTC)

Or it could be for his voice . Argadi (talk) 12:20, 23 June 2022 (UTC)
That was my thought. But it's been done, so 🤷 wouldn't be surprised if that's not it. ⚙Zarchne (talk) 16:24, 23 June 2022 (UTC)

Sinking into the sea[]


Why are we seeing so many off topic post, like the one following this entry, in the Girl Genius discussion forum? (Dperra)

Britain sinking into the sea isn't relevant to GG? Considering that it's an old quotation, maybe it's where the Foglios got the idea. Bkharvey (talk) 00:18, 23 June 2022 (UTC)

I'm saying it is not particularly relevant to the discussion about the Wednesday June 22, 2022 page. The GG page where that surfaced posted years ago. The comment would indeed be appropriate in a discussion about that page. (Dperra)

I agree that it's Possibly Relevant. To be clear, we're talking about the quote from 1966 by a comedian who died in 1995. But little doubt that Phil, at least, was familiar with him. ⚙Zarchne (talk) 16:46, 23 June 2022 (UTC)


NY Times op-ed: "It Feels Like Boris Johnson’s Britain Is Finally ‘Sinking Giggling Into the Sea’" Turns out to be a quotation from Peter Cook. Who knew? Bkharvey (talk) 18:39, 22 June 2022 (UTC)