Quotes / Alien Geometries

I told you we should have taken the stairs. All these temples have stupid hyper geometry.
Black Mage, 8-Bit Theater

Why do we even have physics?!
Black Mage, 8-Bit Theater

You're not out there, you're in here. It's different in here. More different the farther inside you go.
Mirror Girl, Blind Lake

Jerry: (on the phone) Well, what street are you on?
Kramer: (looks out of the phone booth) I'm on 1st and 1st How can the same street intersect with itself? I must be at the nexus of the universe!
Seinfeld, "The Maid" (1998)

666-4850A normal-looking house that, on closer inspection, has no right angles.
John Hodgman, The Areas of My Expertise

Are you sure that a floor cannot also be a ceiling? Are you absolutely certain that you go up when you walk up a staircase?

another dude falls into a hole on the structure
that is only there
because the dude who built this shit
like all the veticals are horizontals
and and the parallels are fucking
and what the fuck is a cosecant?

It's Bigger on the Inside!
Numerous Doctor Who companions

He looked around him and saw various constructions and buildings of every size, shape, and form. They all had one thing in common: they were impossible. Straight vertical angles connected parts at different horizontal distances. Pillars scattered everywhere that supported straight beams. Things far in the distance cut in front of things in the foreground. Slopes and steps went in endless circles, always going up or down but never getting any higher or lower. Wherever things could not touch, they did.

Jame: But are you sure this thing is real? It's so small.
Marc: Only on the outside. The Builders could be very playful about space.

I can barely glance at the dimensions of the pavilion's interior; my mind shudders away from the sheer impossibility of it. Where from the outside the pavilion seemed merely huge, from within it seems nigh-on infinite! Endless plains of satin cushions and deep carpets, divans, beds, pools, baths and fountains stretch away from me in every direction as far as my eyes can see. And not just upon one plane - there is no separation between up and down. Where there should be walls or ceilings, there are instead yet more cushions, rugs and divans.

The classroom was high up in the castle - on the fifth floor - and Harry knew that was as much explanation as he'd get for where a room like this was supposed to fit. It was becoming clear that Hogwarts simply did not have a geometry, Euclidean or otherwise; it had connections, not directions.