0073: "Zeppelin"

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0073: "Zeppelin"

Postby 1800yolk » Sun Jan 25, 2009 7:26 am UTC

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Alt text: A tribute to Buttercup Festival
link: http://xkcd.com/73/

I heartily searched for this thread, and am convinced that it doesn't exist yet..

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Re: "Zeppelin" Discussion

Postby Cytoplasm » Mon Jan 26, 2009 5:52 pm UTC

Well, then I would give you an 'A' for the day!

I enjoy this comic, it makes me giggle. It just seems so random..yet I would love a watch that said "Zeppelin!" in it.
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Re: "Zeppelin" Discussion

Postby Internetmeme » Wed Jan 28, 2009 11:01 pm UTC

Is there a Led-Zeppelin reference that I am missing here?
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Re: "Zeppelin" Discussion

Postby PhantomPhanatic » Thu Jan 29, 2009 2:36 am UTC

Seems like innocent random fun.....I liked that about the early comics.
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Re: "Zeppelin" Discussion

Postby WhitePanther » Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:21 pm UTC

It's more or less just a (delightfully) random comic.

I'm pretty sure that the "Buttercup Festival" in the alt-text is talking about a webcomic that was defunct at the time this comic was written (and was revived at some point last year).

http://www.buttercupfestival.com/buttercupfestival.htm

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Re: "Zeppelin" Discussion

Postby peter-lebt » Fri Jan 30, 2009 5:29 pm UTC

Hi, actually there are wrist watches branded "Zeppelin"

example: http://www.solingen-shop.de/uhrenarmban ... ppelin.php (text in German - scroll down for a larger view of the watch)

http://www.buttercupfestival.com/buttercupfestival.htm says:
28 January 08: Buttercup Festival Series II has begun.

so your timing, 1800yolk, is kind of perfect ... ;) :)
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Re: "Zeppelin" Discussion

Postby PhantomPhanatic » Sat Jan 31, 2009 1:24 am UTC

peter-lebt wrote:Hi, actually there are wrist watches branded "Zeppelin"

example: http://www.solingen-shop.de/uhrenarmban ... ppelin.php (text in German - scroll down for a larger view of the watch)


That's awesome....I need one of those.
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Re: "Zeppelin" Discussion

Postby Kartoffelkopf » Tue Feb 03, 2009 9:51 pm UTC

As do I...

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Re: "Zeppelin" Discussion

Postby Carnildo » Wed Feb 04, 2009 2:36 am UTC

Forget the wristwatch. I want the zeppelin.

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Re: "Zeppelin" Discussion

Postby Kain » Wed Feb 04, 2009 5:22 am UTC

Carnildo wrote:Forget the wristwatch. I want the zeppelin.


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