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July 09, 2006

The Inside-Joke Explanation Thread

I just got a nice email from a reader, who likes the site -- including, alas, the retarded shit you morons post in the comments -- but he's bewildered by the inside jokes.

I thought maybe it would be good to have a thread where people can ask "What the hell is that supposed to mean?" so they'll be on the inside, too.

So, ask away, if you care. Either I or a trained AoSHQ inside-joke professional will try to explain.

This site has always been thick with inside joke and old references, but, as the "Layers" post shows, even I have trouble keeping up with it, and I'm on this site, sadly, 12 or 15 hours a day.

Incidentally, I just noticed last week-- there really hasn't been a single Paul Anka reference, at least that I've noticed, in six months or so.

I guess it ran its course.


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