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Posted: 1/22/2006 6:21:04 PM EDT
I see people respond in threads with the number 87 frequently. What the hell does it mean?
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 6:23:57 PM EDT
tag
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 6:27:02 PM EDT
IBTL.
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 6:28:16 PM EDT
87 replies before the lock.
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 6:28:20 PM EDT
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 6:28:57 PM EDT
42
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 6:31:57 PM EDT
42
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 6:31:57 PM EDT
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 6:33:55 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 6:34:30 PM EDT
I've seen it a lot too. This is my guess

87
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 6:35:56 PM EDT
Ammo made in 1987, of course.

Link Posted: 1/22/2006 6:36:13 PM EDT
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 6:37:04 PM EDT
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 6:39:40 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/22/2006 6:40:57 PM EDT by m-dc]
Double tap
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 6:40:11 PM EDT
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 6:40:30 PM EDT
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 6:41:49 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Specop_007:
42



+1

The answer to everything is 42, not 87.
Link Posted: 1/22/2006 6:44:25 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/22/2006 6:44:25 PM EDT by 82ndAbn]
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