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« #160 : 10-20-2010 14:31 »

Well this has been sorted out, we all know of the animation goofs. Just look at the court scene in 6ACV09. :p
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« #161 : 10-31-2010 19:51 »

This really ought to be merged with the animation goofs thread. Where's Fazeshift?
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« #162 : 10-31-2010 21:36 »

This really ought to be merged with the animation goofs thread. Where's Fazeshift?
He must be busy with other PEEL-stuff. It's a hard life to be a moderator. :D
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« #163 : 11-22-2010 10:41 »

He's probably off drunk somewhere.  From what I've heard, it's a requirement to be a mod...  :)
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« #164 : 11-22-2010 15:07 »

Ahh, you gave me a good laugh with that one.
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« #165 : 11-27-2010 19:43 »

did anyone else notice how in the Kwanzaa part of the holiday spectacular ep. Dwight's comic is Captain Yesterday?
i would have a picture if i could find one
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« #166 : 11-27-2010 21:39 »

that wasn't a goof, it was an intentional reference.
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« #167 : 11-28-2010 00:22 »


yes i guess it is. i probably should have opened a new topic for it or something, but i didnt have the time or patience or the sense to care very much at that time.
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« #168 : 01-01-2011 02:37 »

Shouldn't Zoidberg be dead.... if we infer that Fry in his body did stuff with Leela in the Professor's body..?
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« #169 : 01-01-2011 04:32 »

Good point. Maybe he never got rid of his male jelly? Hahaha...ew.
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« #170 : 01-02-2011 11:17 »

There are four explanations on the Infosphere article:
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It was established in the episode "Why Must I Be a Crustacean in Love" that, once a male Decapodian releases his male jelly, he dies. However, in this episode, Fry, who was in Zoidberg's body, wound up having intercourse with Leela, who was in the Professor's body, and did not die.
*It could be that, to die, a Decapodian needs to mate with another Decapodian.
*It could be that, Leela was keen to use her new appendage, therefore it would be Farnsworth's male jelly, not Zoidberg's, that was released.
*Mating and having sex are not necessarily the same thing for all species. The releasing of male jelly might be voluntary.
*Zoidberg's male jelly may only be produced during his mating season. Making it so that there was nothing to release. As for the male jelly in "Why Must I Be a Crustacean in Love", his body probably broke it down and reabsorbed it as in nature.

edit: spelling.
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« #171 : 01-02-2011 12:47 »

Those are multiple hypotheses.  There are many others for that matter.  It could also be that mating in the Decapodian world is why the Decapodians die.... but mating somewhere else may not kill them as such.  Who knows?  Perhaps Rosencrantz and Zoidberg are already  dead?
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« #172 : 01-02-2011 13:42 »

I would think that releasing the male jelly simply is voluntary. Having sex as in having sex with a human is different to mating with another Decapodian in the purpose of reproducing.
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« #173 : 01-02-2011 18:25 »

Perhaps Rosencrantz and Zoidberg are already  dead?
oh that was good :) 

i'd like to visit the transcript for Why Must I Be a Crustacean in love and see if there are any clues there.
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« #174 : 01-02-2011 18:37 »

http://theinfosphere.org/Transcript:Why_Must_I_Be_a_Crustacean_in _Love%3F

I wonder where...
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« #175 : 01-02-2011 23:54 »

Aren't those just stolen from the neutral planet? :confused:
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« #176 : 01-03-2011 00:04 »

Aren't those just stolen from the neutral planet? :confused:

Quote from: FROM THE PAGE I JUST LINKED
Transcribed by   The Neutral Planet
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« #177 : 01-03-2011 00:18 »

So I was right? :confused:

Now that the mystery is solved, I believe we should start drinking.
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« #178 : 01-03-2011 07:50 »

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Zoidberg: They come to feast after the frenzy. Once
my species passes on its genes, it dies.
Solution: He never passed on his genes to Professor (how could he?) so he never died. I wonder then, would his species die from self love? Under this principle, no. Fry did say he could lend him his arm if he needed it.
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« #179 : 01-03-2011 10:33 »

Zoidberg has also made mentions of his own self-masturbation.  That's a pretty strange mechanism... perhaps during full intercourse (between a male and female decapodian) they exchange chemicals in their fluids that enact the death process.
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« #180 : 01-03-2011 11:44 »

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Zoidberg: They come to feast after the frenzy. Once
my species passes on its genes, it dies.
Solution: He never passed on his genes to Professor (how could he?) so he never died. I wonder then, would his species die from self love? Under this principle, no. Fry did say he could lend him his arm if he needed it.

I also think that Fry's comment about 'so you have to choose between a horrible death or a life with no sex' with a grain of salt.  It is Fry attempting to dumb down the events in order for him to understand them properly.
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« #181 : 01-03-2011 13:37 »

Fry is a genius of the highest caliber.
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« #182 : 01-03-2011 15:19 »

Except that with his genius, it doesn't matter if he doesn't use it.
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« #183 : 01-03-2011 20:42 »

perhaps during full intercourse (between a male and female decapodian) they exchange chemicals in their fluids that enact the death process.
Quite interesting. Their loins combined contain the active ingredients for making a deadly bomb within them. Like a sexual suicide pact.
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« #184 : 01-03-2011 22:53 »

I know more about Lobster sex now than I ever, ever wanted too. I couldn't stop reading. I feel.......................di rty, and I don't think I can ever eat at Joes Crab Shack again.
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« #185 : 01-04-2011 04:59 »

What made you eat there in the first place? Lol
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« #186 : 01-04-2011 09:30 »

Hey futurefreak, wanna go eat at Joe's Crab Shack?
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« #187 : 01-04-2011 09:52 »

Not really. Never had crab. I unfortunately associate it with hookers :(
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« #188 : 01-05-2011 10:33 »

Are you secretly jewish?  They have shrimpies there too!
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« #189 : 01-06-2011 09:44 »

Maybe...that might explain my desire to be a shiksa goddess.

Also I don't like shrimp. But to be fair there are very few meats I like.

I wonder if we'd ever see Zoidberg eat lobster...to keep on topic a little...heh
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« #190 : 01-07-2011 10:43 »

Cow will become extinct quite soon. :hmpf:
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« #191 : 03-11-2011 05:11 »

I still have to wonder what explanation the writers would give for the whole Fry-as-Zoidberg/Leela-as-Farnsworth nastification. I watched the episode with the commentary on, but none of them even brought it up.

To be fair, though, I think they were all too busy trying not to hurl.
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« #192 : 03-11-2011 10:44 »

I still have to wonder what explanation the writers would give for the whole Fry-as-Zoidberg/Leela-as-Farnsworth nastification. I watched the episode with the commentary on, but none of them even brought it up.

To be fair, though, I think they were all too busy trying not to hurl.
Haven't you got enough explanations already? Decapodians die when they reproduce. Zoidberg did not reproduce, he merely had sex, or at least "snuggled" in some form even without using his genitalia.
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« #193 : 03-11-2011 13:38 »

Well... that's difficult to say too.... it's never explained in great detail the mechanisms that kill Decapodians during mating.  Since Zoidberg and the Professor are different species, it's entirely plausible that they did in fact have sex.  What I find much more confusing if they performed any sort of intercourse is how they actually went about it; since I'm sure Fry is probably adamently not homosexual and Farnsworth actually has a penis.  Perhaps Leela likes anal, and Fry was willing to copulate in a homosexual manner if he got to be the pitcher...... this might make even more sense, since Farnsworth's frail old body would peak to orgasm through anal, and Zoidberg's penis probably gives off all kinds of ecstatic, alien sensations upon being tantalized........ also the Professor probably has a really tight sphincter.

What the fuck did I just type?
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« #194 : 03-11-2011 15:24 »

Well...

   
   [*Hurk*] Easy there stomache...

What the fuck did I just type?

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« #195 : 03-11-2011 15:38 »

I still have to wonder what explanation the writers would give for the whole Fry-as-Zoidberg/Leela-as-Farnsworth nastification.

Maybe they just cuddled?

Also: Winna, ew.
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« #196 : 03-11-2011 15:49 »

Well... that's difficult to say too.... it's never explained in great detail the mechanisms that kill Decapodians during mating.  Since Zoidberg and the Professor are different species, it's entirely plausible that they did in fact have sex.  What I find much more confusing if they performed any sort of intercourse is how they actually went about it; since I'm sure Fry is probably adamently not homosexual and Farnsworth actually has a penis.  Perhaps Leela likes anal, and Fry was willing to copulate in a homosexual manner if he got to be the pitcher...... this might make even more sense, since Farnsworth's frail old body would peak to orgasm through anal, and Zoidberg's penis probably gives off all kinds of ecstatic, alien sensations upon being tantalized........ also the Professor probably has a really tight sphincter.

What the fuck did I just type?

We know that male jelly comes out the wazoo (ass), and that Leela is a very dominant person... we don't know if Zoidberg even has a penis. I'd say that Leela used Farnsworth's penis to pork Fry in Zoidberg's anal equivalent.
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« #197 : 03-11-2011 16:44 »

I, for one, will sleep easier tonight.
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« #198 : 03-11-2011 18:10 »

Haven't you got enough explanations already? Decapodians die when they reproduce. Zoidberg did not reproduce, he merely had sex, or at least "snuggled" in some form even without using his genitalia.
I guess it's not so much that I need an explanation. It just annoys me slightly that the writers didn't bother to think of one. The lazy sods.  :p

I'm going with the theory that Decapodians only die when they mate with other Decapodians. Perhaps they even go all praying mantis and bite each other's heads off.

Also, thanks to Winna, I may never eat again.
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« #199 : 03-11-2011 20:43 »

It extends the enjoyment of the episode. :)
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