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April 13th, 2021 at 3:30:23 PM permalink
The cat that lived next to Snoopy was not Frieda's cat, but the unseen one in your bottom cartoon. It destroyed Snoopy's doghouse many times, but it was always quietly rebuilt.

Here is the Richard Feynman reference.


Direct: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QhZLQsJg9U&t=16s

I should have included Felix the Cat, but didn't think of the idea at the time. Probably Garfield also, although I never liked that comic strip.
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April 13th, 2021 at 4:01:23 PM permalink
Thanks for providing the TBBT clip. Feynman's wikipedia entry included two references to cats, but neither are a clear connection as to why you included him in the poll.
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April 13th, 2021 at 4:36:22 PM permalink
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April 13th, 2021 at 4:52:51 PM permalink
Quote: smoothgrh

Thanks for providing the TBBT clip. Feynman's wikipedia entry included two references to cats, but neither are a clear connection as to why you included him in the poll.



I wanted to include one of the TBBT cats. Feynman was the most pertinent to the plot. Sheldon got him first before the rest of the clowder.

I also like the real Feynman. Almost saw him give a talk once on black holes, but the auditorium filled up before my place in line.
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April 13th, 2021 at 6:14:51 PM permalink
My two cat's were Felix and Oscar. The wife says that I can't get more until our current cat, Ellie, perishes.
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April 13th, 2021 at 7:03:40 PM permalink
Quote: DRich

The wife says that I can't get more until our current cat, Ellie, perishes.



I think Ellie would like a friend.
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April 13th, 2021 at 10:49:45 PM permalink
Quote: Keeneone

Garfield



In the 1980s there were Garfield figurines for sale everywhere. At Hallmark stores, in pharmacies, at airports. There were hundreds of them; all different. There were probably two dozen of them just for Halloween. My wife started collecting them in the early 80s she eventually had almost all of them. There were so many she could only display 40 or 50 at a time. She paid two or three dollars apiece for them and started selling them this year on eBay. Some of the harder to find figurines we're going for three or four hundred dollars each. I don't know how much she made but it has to be thousands of dollars.

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April 15th, 2021 at 7:38:42 AM permalink
Did she have Odie figurines too? Didn't a second cat come along at some point?
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April 15th, 2021 at 8:42:36 AM permalink
Quote: Wizard

Didn't a second cat come along at some point?

That would have been Nermal.
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April 15th, 2021 at 11:44:58 AM permalink
Quote: Wizard

I think Ellie would like a friend.



I agree, but the wife is adamant that we wait until Ellie perishes and our little puppy grows up more.

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