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I think this is a reference to how many ancient cultures have three versions of grammatical, besides singular and plural, most early languages have dual as well, normally. {{unsigned ip|173.245.52.190}}
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I believe this is also a reference to the discworld universe, where the trolls have a base three number system which is mistaken to be primitive by most (basically one, two, many, many-one, many-two, many-many and so on)[[Special:Contributions/85.164.251.29|85.164.251.29]] 09:03, 25 August 2013 (UTC)
 
I believe this is also a reference to the discworld universe, where the trolls have a base three number system which is mistaken to be primitive by most (basically one, two, many, many-one, many-two, many-many and so on)[[Special:Contributions/85.164.251.29|85.164.251.29]] 09:03, 25 August 2013 (UTC)
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You are correct, Discworld gets the one two three reference from the one two three infinity by George Gamow. The line the Count uses in the comic is almost a direct quote in the first chapter about the primitive Hottentots tribe. The one other thing I failed to mention in my original creation of this page was the myth about vampires and OCD. That dropping seeds while fleeing vampires was a way to escape because they were forced to compulsively count the seeds. However I wasn't sure how many would remember the myth. Thank you for looking at this. [[User:Understudy|Understudy]] ([[User talk:Understudy|talk]]) 19:23, 25 August 2013 (UTC)
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:So they are all counts not one Count?
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:And the stake through the heart routine counts as well?
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[[User:Weatherlawyer| I used Google News BEFORE it was clickbait]] ([[User talk:Weatherlawyer|talk]]) 21:45, 26 January 2015 (UTC)
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Actually, the Discworld trolls have a base four number system, not three. [[User:Sciepsilon|Sciepsilon]] ([[User talk:Sciepsilon|talk]]) 02:19, 29 August 2013 (UTC)
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Excellent, I have not read the series in many many years. Thank you for the information. [[User:Understudy|Understudy]] ([[User talk:Understudy|talk]]) 22:09, 30 August 2013 (UTC)
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I like that the TV has many channels. {{unsigned ip|108.162.238.157}}
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I hope they send chain letters [[User:Elvenivle|Elvenivle]] ([[User talk:Elvenivle|talk]])
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There's a parody in [http://web.archive.org/web/20100714145013/http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=2439 this blog post]. --[[Special:Contributions/172.68.46.23|172.68.46.23]] 06:17, 30 December 2016 (UTC)

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I think this is a reference to how many ancient cultures have three versions of grammatical, besides singular and plural, most early languages have dual as well, normally. 173.245.52.190 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

I believe this is also a reference to the discworld universe, where the trolls have a base three number system which is mistaken to be primitive by most (basically one, two, many, many-one, many-two, many-many and so on)85.164.251.29 09:03, 25 August 2013 (UTC)

You are correct, Discworld gets the one two three reference from the one two three infinity by George Gamow. The line the Count uses in the comic is almost a direct quote in the first chapter about the primitive Hottentots tribe. The one other thing I failed to mention in my original creation of this page was the myth about vampires and OCD. That dropping seeds while fleeing vampires was a way to escape because they were forced to compulsively count the seeds. However I wasn't sure how many would remember the myth. Thank you for looking at this. Understudy (talk) 19:23, 25 August 2013 (UTC)

So they are all counts not one Count?
And the stake through the heart routine counts as well?

I used Google News BEFORE it was clickbait (talk) 21:45, 26 January 2015 (UTC)

Actually, the Discworld trolls have a base four number system, not three. Sciepsilon (talk) 02:19, 29 August 2013 (UTC)

Excellent, I have not read the series in many many years. Thank you for the information. Understudy (talk) 22:09, 30 August 2013 (UTC)

Bold text 173.245.52.190 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

I like that the TV has many channels. 108.162.238.157 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

I hope they send chain letters Elvenivle (talk)

There's a parody in this blog post. --172.68.46.23 06:17, 30 December 2016 (UTC)