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copycatcat
2014-09-26, 03:53 PM
A simple game- ask a question. TPBM will answer it and question their answer.

Example
Why is this forum called giant in the playground?
Because Rich Burlew said so. Why did Rich Burlew say so?
Because he thought it was cool. Why is the name Giant in the Playground cool?
And so on.

I'll start it: Why does the CW Samurai suck?

backwaterj
2014-09-29, 04:43 AM
Because masterwork bastard sword does not a samurai make.

Why does a masterwork bastard sword not a samurai make?

PersonofJid
2014-10-07, 07:20 PM
Because a samurai must know how to handle it.

What does that mean, to handle it?

Dudeons
2014-10-28, 03:53 PM
Presumably, that means they can put a handle on a sword.

But what kind of handle would they use?

copycatcat
2014-10-28, 08:22 PM
A wooden one.

Why is wood called "wood?"

Targ Collective
2014-11-02, 04:33 PM
The etymology is complex, but consider this: the old name of Odin was Woden. Woden: Wood. He was ... there was some unpleasantness with Yggdrassil the World Tree. Tree: Wood. My best guess is that there is a connection between the word Woden and the word Wood, although which way around it was is beyond me.

Is Woden a root word for wood, or is wood a root word for Woden?

Dudeons
2014-11-02, 08:39 PM
Yes.

But how?

PersonofJid
2014-11-04, 06:13 PM
With a knife.

But what kind of knife?

Orm-Embar
2014-11-04, 07:45 PM
A bread knife, of course.

But... what kind of bread?

copycatcat
2014-11-05, 05:03 PM
White.

What does "white" look like?