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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 1/22/2006 5:21:04 PM EST
I see people respond in threads with the number 87 frequently. What the hell does it mean?
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:23:57 PM EST
tag
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:27:02 PM EST
IBTL.
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:28:16 PM EST
87 replies before the lock.
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:28:20 PM EST
I think it is in reference to the number of innocent people burned to death at the Branch Davidian House in Waco Texas.
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:28:57 PM EST
42
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:31:57 PM EST
42
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:31:57 PM EST
I asked that question once, and everyone just acted all smug and superior that they knew and I didn't.
Another guy asked that a few days ago and they locked the thread, called him a troll and threatened to ban him.
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:33:55 PM EST
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:34:30 PM EST
I've seen it a lot too. This is my guess

87
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:35:56 PM EST
Ammo made in 1987, of course.

Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:36:13 PM EST
Yea, I asked too (even hijacked a thread to do it), and never got a response, except responses that were designed to make the posters feel smarter than me. I just figure it's a number, and if they think it's so special, then they are one nut short of
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:37:04 PM EST
Hasnt this been done 87 times?

For the record I dont know or care about 87 or for that matter Chuck Norris.
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:39:40 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/22/2006 5:40:57 PM EST by m-dc]
Double tap
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:40:11 PM EST
Hasnt this been done 87 times?

For the record I dont know or care about 87 or for that matter Chuck Norris.
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:40:30 PM EST
Dumbest inside joke on Arfcom. Heck I dont even get the other ones but at least they are funny when used, even if folks dont know the history behind them.
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:41:49 PM EST

Originally Posted By Specop_007:
42



+1

The answer to everything is 42, not 87.
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 5:44:25 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/22/2006 5:44:25 PM EST by 82ndAbn]
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