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* How come, when the Society for Putting Things On Top of Other Things finally escape from the cartoon, they don't notice they're still on film?



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** It's a research mission. The British participants go to France and, in cooperating with the French on a united silly walk, learn techniques that will improve British silly walks. They're sending him over to France because, although his own walk is suboptimal in terms of silliness, he's eager to contribute and will benefit from learning from the French. If benefit is the right word.



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*** Yes, he would.

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*** Yes, it is!



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*** No, he wouldn't.

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** At risk of [[DontExplainTheJoke over-explaining the original joke and missing the one playing out here]], the translation book had been written to mismatch the Hungarian words and their English translations. There were never any hovercrafts full of eels outside of our wonderful suggestions here; the Hungarian gentleman was simply asking to buy a box of matches all along, but when he looked up the appropriate words in Hungarian, the words they were matched with involved hovercrafts and eels.



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** I assume the bacon and sausage were made of Spam.


** See [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGEeLtqtNvU The Mattress Sketch]], and also [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTQfGd3G6dg The Knights who Say "Ni"]] from MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail.

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** See [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGEeLtqtNvU The Mattress Sketch]], and also [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTQfGd3G6dg The Knights who Say "Ni"]] from MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail.''Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail''.



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*** While on the other side, they've always been my favorite part of the show. YMMV and all that.

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*** Look, this isn't even an argument!


-->'''Arthur''': What is '''IT''' that you want?
*** RuleOfFunny seems to dictate that when a quirk is brought up, it is only applied when brought up and ended when inconvenient for the writing. Even nonsense has to make have some structural sense.

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-->'''Arthur''': What is '''IT''' that you want?
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RuleOfFunny seems to dictate that when a quirk is brought up, it is only applied when brought up and ended when inconvenient for the writing. Even nonsense has to make have some structural sense.


*** RuleOfFunny seems to dictate that when a quirk is brought up, it is only applied when brought up and ended when inconvenient for the writing. Even nonsense has to make have some structural sense.

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*** RuleOfFunny ***RuleOfFunny seems to dictate that when a quirk is brought up, it is only applied when brought up and ended when inconvenient for the writing. Even nonsense has to make have some structural sense.


** With the Mattress Sketch, the person that mentions what the first salesman's numbers are multiplied by ten would have said "multiplied by thirty" if we knew about the quirk initially.
** With The Knights Who Say "Ni" in the first half of the sketch, pay attention to Arthur. He says the taboo word without the ill effects affecting The Knights Who Say "Ni"

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** *** With the Mattress Sketch, the person that mentions what the first salesman's numbers are multiplied by ten would have said "multiplied by thirty" if we knew about the quirk initially.
** *** With The Knights Who Say "Ni" in the first half of the sketch, pay attention to Arthur. He says the taboo word without the ill effects affecting The Knights Who Say "Ni"



** RuleOfFunny seems to dictate that when a quirk is brought up, it is only applied when brought up and ended when inconvenient for the writing. Even nonsense has to make have some structural sense.

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** *** RuleOfFunny seems to dictate that when a quirk is brought up, it is only applied when brought up and ended when inconvenient for the writing. Even nonsense has to make have some structural sense.


** See [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGEeLtqtNvU The Mattress Sketch]], and also [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTQfGd3G6dg The Knights who Say "Ni"]] from MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail.
**With the Mattress Sketch, the person that mentions what the first salesman's numbers are multiplied by ten would have said "multiplied by thirty" if we knew about the quirk initially.
**With The Knights Who Say "Ni" in the first half of the sketch, pay attention to Arthur. He says the taboo word without the ill effects affecting The Knights Who Say "Ni"
-->'''Arthur''': What is '''IT''' that you want?
**RuleOfFunny seems to dictate that when a quirk is brought up, it is only applied when brought up and ended when inconvenient for the writing. Even nonsense has to make have some structural sense.




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**See the C/K headscratcher.

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