Talk:2563: Throat and Nasal Passages

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at time of publishing, the title text contained a typo ("neeeded"). Im pretty sure it is going to be corrected soon though. 13:08, 3 January 2022 (UTC)

Hasn't yet been corrected, but I'm sure it will be. Anyways I added a transcript and although I did try my best I doubt it's good, so if you can improve it, I won't exactly be mad. * (talk) 15:30, 3 January 2022 (UTC)
I have added a Trivia about the error. When/if it gets corrected this should be mentioned here. I also changed the transcript. Not so much the content more the order. Also I believe that all text written in the picture should be written beneath explanations of the image. And try to leave out any explanations or theories, leaving that part to the explanation above. The transcript should help people that cannot see the comic well enough to get the idea, so they can form their own ideas, before reading what others think ;-) But always great when people fill in the transcript. So thanks for the effort. --Kynde (talk) 16:54, 3 January 2022 (UTC)
It's a day later and the title text still has the typo. If there's a way this could be intentional and somehow related to the topic, I can't think of it. Barmar (talk) 15:06, 4 January 2022 (UTC)

I think the title text might be related to 972: November, since that also dealt with people being made aware of their tongue. Should it be added in the explanation? (I know that editors should be at least somewhat bold, but it seems a bit of a tenuous connection, so I want an opinion from a more experienced editor). -- 18:34, 3 January 2022 (UTC)

Thanks for mentioning it. I have included it in the title text explanation. Much of what needs to be said on this subject stands there already, so I deleted a lot of the current title text explanation referring to that instead. It is perfect. Also nice to read the Peanuts version of it again which is on that page, collapsed though!. --Kynde (talk) 19:20, 3 January 2022 (UTC)

I have changed the introductory sentence on the pandemic as it isn't really a 2020 pandemic anymore, and also started a discussion thread on this on the Covid-19 Cagetory page. --Lupo (talk) 08:35, 4 January 2022 (UTC)

As a generally curious-minded person, one would think that the amount that Randall would want to think about throat and nasal passages would be non-negligibly >0. 15:58, 4 January 2022 (UTC)

If it's a decent and unmisleading graph (e.g. vertical axis is at zero where the horizontal axis crosses. So it is non-zero. Exactly how unnnegligibly so depends upon the scale used. (It could even be a Log axis!) 18:02, 4 January 2022 (UTC)
Seeing that comment, 833: Convincing comes to mind... "I can do better than someone who doesn't label her axes." --Lupo (talk) 08:20, 5 January 2022 (UTC)

My association with the meme of being aware of your tongue was a Peanuts cartoon from way back - don't know if it was original then - but a copy is here: [1] 08:43, 5 January 2022 (UTC)