This is fun. (Recruitment)

by Robot Chickens, Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 16:53 (2350 days ago) @ Claude Errera
edited by Robot Chickens, Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 17:05

"Hey dad, how did the Tigers do?"

"Grass is green."

Ostensibly, these have nothing to do with one another, but I, as a human, assume my father is following these maxims, and he is trying to tell me something. Is the grass green because the outfielders barely had to move and Boyd threw a no hitter? Maybe it was a rainout and now the grass is greener. I have to think about what he could mean by that because I assume he is giving me relevant information. This happens.

Heh - my first thought would be that he's saying that the Tigers did what they always do. (I don't know what they always do - maybe they lose a lot, maybe they win a lot. I know nothing about the Tigers. I'm just saying that I'd interpret that response as "Grass is green, water is wet, the Tigers ______.")

That was my initial interpretation too. Human minds are amazingly creative at filling in the blanks when data is missing.

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