Talk:Egg-stortionary Tactics

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Is it just me, or does this not stack with Polka of Plenty? Phlip 10:32, 13 Oct 2005 (MDT)

Umm relook?

I agree with the above, this definilty needs a look at.

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  • Probably a reference to Doctor Robotnik of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, specifically the initial video game franchise. A children's storybook series published by Ladybird Books had Doctor Robotnik - whose body shape coincided with that of an egg - referring to any part of any word with -ex as -egg.
All of these are just extensions of the bad pun "eggstraordinary". There's nothing else to link with Sonic/Robotnik. --Jonrock 14:03, 7 October 2006 (CDT)

I beg to differ. The reference was very obvious, and it was most likely from this series which the idea was referenced, because - quite fittingly - the pun first appeared on that series of storybooks intended for a children audience; Also, like you said, a bad pun on -eggs replacing all instances of -ex, and then from the on it seeped into popular usage (Remember, Sonic is a mascot of Sega, which was *once* popular! (come to think about it, it still is!)). If you need verification, the children's picture book series was published by Ladybird Books, intended for the child audience. Unless you have another reference or you can disprove that there is nothing to link with Sonic/Eggman (the other name of Robotnik), I would highly suggest that the removal of content be reversed. The reference came from the series, no doubts about it. Thank you very much. While we're at it, we all might as well move this eggs-ordinary reference to the main oyster eggs page where this description truly belongs, eh? --Pasonia 06:16, 10 October 2006 (CDT)