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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1485 on: 21 January, 2022, 09:03:23 AM »
Can't believe it took me this long to pick up that M.A.C.H.0 = "MACHO". Boh! <-- Oops and mentioned on the previous page too. Never mind.

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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1486 on: 21 January, 2022, 03:41:15 PM »
It's just occurred to me that M.A.C.H. 0 is a play on 'MACHO'.
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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1487 on: 21 January, 2022, 07:06:54 PM »
And M.A.C.H.One is a play on 'machine'!

Mind=blown.  ;)

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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1488 on: 21 January, 2022, 08:16:09 PM »

To me it was always about the Mach scale, Mach 1 being "hyper"sonic - although technically hypersonic relates to speeds above Mach 5 (I didn't know this when I was 11 years old, though, but the idea kinda' stuck).

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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1489 on: 21 January, 2022, 08:27:02 PM »

To me it was always about the Mach scale, Mach 1 being "hyper"sonic - although technically hypersonic relates to speeds above Mach 5 (I didn't know this when I was 11 years old, though, but the idea kinda' stuck).

Y'know Sharky, I think you might have just explained the pun.... ;)

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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1490 on: 27 January, 2022, 04:07:46 PM »
'A mud Gideon'

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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1491 on: 27 January, 2022, 06:20:48 PM »
'A mud Gideon'

I spotted that on another thread and only got it now too.  Mind you, it was years before I realised Amoured Gideon was a play on Armageddon.
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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1492 on: 27 January, 2022, 07:52:17 PM »
Return to Armoured Gideon
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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1493 on: 29 January, 2022, 12:37:25 PM »
Now there's a crossover I'm mildly interested in seeing!
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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1494 on: 30 January, 2022, 01:12:15 PM »
Now there's a crossover I'm mildly interested in seeing!


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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1495 on: 01 February, 2022, 07:14:57 AM »
D'oh! I've only just noticed the obvious Frank Weitz/Clara Weitz connection.

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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1496 on: 01 February, 2022, 02:32:40 PM »
Oh, of course!

Also, giraffes.
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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1497 on: 03 February, 2022, 11:51:21 PM »
This may be me feeding my own ego here, and it probably is... anyway, though it didn't occur to me for a year or two, the chief judge of Murphyville may possibly maybe perhaps be called after ME.

 When Mike Carroll was a regular poster I suggested that he might rescue the Emerald Isle from the silliness of Garth Ennis's version, and while I'm sure he would have done it anyway being a Dub, he gave the chief judge my surname.

To be fair, it's about the third most common surname in Ireland, but feck it,  I'm going to believe what I choose to believe. My former neighbour Johnny McMonagle (remember our johnnystress?) and his twin made it into a Carroll Dredd as the McMonagle brothers, so... well,  I can always dream.
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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1498 on: 04 February, 2022, 12:25:23 AM »

St. Carlos made me Sharkman.

I'm happy.

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Re: Things that went over your head...
« Reply #1499 on: 04 February, 2022, 04:40:17 PM »
Aye, that one's kind of indisputable.  Fair play
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