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Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP20 Jan 2016 4:14 p.m. PST

Research into the origins of fairy tales indicate they are thousands of years old: bbc.com/news/uk-35358487

zoneofcontrol Inactive Member20 Jan 2016 7:41 p.m. PST

That's old news! (LOL)

Seems they must have had a Hollywood agent who just kept rebooting them.

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP20 Jan 2016 7:59 p.m. PST

"So the hero makes thus deal with Tiamat…"

"Tiamat? Really? That's so done. Audiences are sick of Tiamat. I'm sick of Tiamat. Gimme something new!"

"Uh, okay, so he makes a deal with Set."

"Now you're talking! New, fresh, got that whole pointy- top pyramid thing going for it that all the kids are into these days. I'm totally sold! Golden, baby, golden!"
grin

Charlie 1220 Jan 2016 8:14 p.m. PST

"And think of all the related product we can peddle!!!"

JSchutt21 Jan 2016 10:56 a.m. PST

"I'll huff and I'll puff and blow your house down" has always been quite popular….

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP21 Jan 2016 12:25 p.m. PST

First pyramid where of hay, the jackal blew it down and ate the mummies.

The second pyramid was of wood, and the jackal blew it down. And ate the mummies.


The third pyramid was of stone, and no mater how hard the jackal huffed and puffed he could not blow it down.

So instead he fired a howitzer at the sphinx and blew of its nose. And said : Bleeped text you and your tasty Bleeped texting mummies, I'll go eat some pigs they don't have aposable thumbs!

Personal logo Great War Ace Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2016 10:26 a.m. PST

Conan. Gilgamesh. Melqart. Herakles. Irminsul. Hoder. Balder. Cuchulainn. Susanowo. Samson. The overlaps are obvious and as inescapable as plagiarism is as old as humanity….

Mithmee Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2016 11:47 a.m. PST

They still usually end in death most of the time.

Mithmee Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2016 11:48 a.m. PST

Oh and Global Warming/Climate Change is a Fairy Tale.

Last Hussar30 May 2016 6:44 a.m. PST

Fairy Tales were often good advice in a way to pass on to kids.

Personal logo Great War Ace Supporting Member of TMP30 May 2016 6:48 a.m. PST

"The sky is falling! The sky is falling!"

Sound familiar?

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