Talk:1278: Giraffes

Explain xkcd: It's 'cause you're dumb.
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Woohoo! I made an explain xkcd article. This one wasn't that confusing, nor did it require much extra information. I am still a little new to the formatting, so please let me know what I need to improve.

The hardest parts were the date format and the transcript format. I also am unsure of how formal my explanation has to be. All of the other explanations sound so formal, and it is weird to be contributing to a community with such high standards.

Perhaps a link should be provided to say this is an allusion to Jurassic park? Perhaps? Crossing of frogs with dinosaur DNA?

Any feedback would be appreciated. (This is soo cool!)

Zyxuvius (talk) 04:59, 16 October 2013 (UTC)

I'd think that'd be a giraffopod, wouldn't it? *(~.^)
Perhaps the recurring theme of giraffes could be mentioned (not as much in the comic as in the what-if).
Kupiakos (talk) 07:23, 16 October 2013 (UTC)
Not sure "utopical" is a good word choice. Maybe "exotic" would be better? --B. P. (talk) 23:21, 17 October 2013 (UTC)

Where does the joke about Pi come in? I don't think it's in there. I think the "joke" is just that giraffes would look amazing with dinosaur tails. --Grimertop90 (talk) 15:17, 16 October 2013 (UTC)

I think there was a kickstarter some time ago for a glowing plant of some kind. The alt-text might be referencing that. (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)