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Did Phil Foglio introduce the trope that platypuses don't do anything?

I very much doubt that "Platypuses don't to anything" is popular enough to be a trope, but if it is then it certainly predates Phil Foglio. If there is a trope, and if it has a start point ...
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What costumes are these characters wearing?

(This answer is an empty template with the characters numbered. Please edit answers into it.) 1: 2: 3: 4: 5: 6: 7: Pikachu from Pokémon 8: The Flash from DC Comics Lord Hater 9: 10: 11: Dr. ...
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Is the Dark O(ne) worshiped in Girl Genius?

No. Probably not... more or less. These stairs are actually the stairs to Lucrezia's secret lab well underneath Castle Heterodyne. Even the castle wasn't aware what was there, so this is all her ...
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In "Girl Genius" novel "Agatha H. and the Clockwork Princess", do the Van Rijn Muses contain human consciousnesses?

There's too much we don't know about the Muses to answer fully. Let's discuss your thoughts first. "Anevka", the robot clank that Tarvek's injured sister operated, was a learning machine ...
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What differentiates a "Spark" from a "Scientist" in girl-genius

To quote the wiki: To quote the Professors Foglio, the Spark is "whatever it is that makes Mad Scientists what they are. A poorly understood concept that identifies and incorporates a batch of ...
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Has any Heterodyne tried the Jägerbräu?

Not known at this point... but likely. No known member of the Heterodyne family has been mentioned to have taken the Jägerbräu. We also don't have a full accounting of their family tree however, ...
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What is the "thread incarnation of the Other"?

A total unknown. The references to "thread" in that wiki article appear starting in an edit dated Oct 16th 2010. The comments for that edit states "added link to interviu whear Phil tell us about a ...
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Is Tarvek believing Gil to be descended from pirates canon?

Och, and the answer was closer than I thought. Right after the strip where Tarvek vows to learn more, the next strip explains him mistakenly believing Gil to be "the son of Petrus Teufel, leader of ...
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