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(Only bothered to fix the bits that read like a five-year old's writing. There's still semantic issues in the explanation, what with confusing of religions and logical jumps and all.)
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It's night and [[Megan]] and [[Cueball]] lie down on the earth while looking into the sky. Cueball believes that all dead bloggers are up there in the sky and watching them. This is similar to the belief in god or Jesus who are watching us everywhere. And above of them all there is the master blogger {{w|Cory Doctorow|Cory Efram Doctorow}}, his name is the largest one at the {{w|Tag cloud}}.
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It's night and [[Megan]] and [[Cueball]] lie down on the earth while looking into the sky. Cueball begins to quote the Lion King, where King Fufasa tells prince Simba that the 'great Kings of the past are up there'.  Later in the film, once (spoiler alert) King Mufasa is dead, he appears in the clouds calling to his son. Here Cueball is presenting Cory as the great master blogger {{w|Cory Doctorow|Cory Efram Doctorow}}, his name is the largest one at the {{w|Tag cloud}}.
 
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In the title text, [[Randall]] mentions that the word {{w|blog}} is a silly word, even when it went after the years to normal.
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In the title text, [[Randall]] mentions that the word {{w|blog}} is a silly word, despite becoming common in usage. 
 
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:Cueball: Just look at those stars.
 
:Cueball: Just look at those stars.

Revision as of 02:24, 26 October 2013

Starwatching
I always figured the word 'blog' would sound *less* silly as the years went by.
Title text: I always figured the word 'blog' would sound *less* silly as the years went by.

Explanation

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It's night and Megan and Cueball lie down on the earth while looking into the sky. Cueball begins to quote the Lion King, where King Fufasa tells prince Simba that the 'great Kings of the past are up there'. Later in the film, once (spoiler alert) King Mufasa is dead, he appears in the clouds calling to his son. Here Cueball is presenting Cory as the great master blogger Cory Efram Doctorow, his name is the largest one at the Tag cloud.

In the title text, Randall mentions that the word blog is a silly word, despite becoming common in usage.

Transcript

Cueball: Just look at those stars.
Cueball: My father once told me that the great bloggers of the past are up there, watching over us.
Cueball: High above the blogosphere, a gap opens in the tag clouds. Cory Doctorow's voice booms forth...
Megan: You need to get out either more or less. I can't decide.
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Discussion

An interesting interpretation. I thought Cueball was just referencing The Lion King. 184.41.49.246 00:53, 4 July 2013 (UTC)

My thoughts exactly. "Great kings of the past," "great bloggers of the past"... I don't think there was any intended reference to Christianity. 24.20.112.104 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)
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