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June 16, 2009

That old new thing

srikanth @ 9:30 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1245187806 ) Play

Origins of what?

Cracked by p vs np , udupendra , Raghuvansh , Mo , varuns88 , lordmaldy , Logik , krudebox , joe , Rogi , Siddharth Jain and tete80.

Answer:

Simple, wasn’t it. The Vulcan salute!

Answers of note:

  • udupendra – Vulcan salute smiley!_\\//
  • Mo – Full funda
  • joe – Wins and loses the geek cred bigtime for mixing up Vogon and Vulcan. Great going, dude/dudette :-)

15 Responses to “That old new thing”

  1. p vs np
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    Nice and easy : The Vulcan Salute.


  2. udupendra
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    The Vulcan salute – _\\//


  3. star trek?


  4. Raghuvansh
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    Vulcan Salute.


  5. Mo

    Vulcan Salute….Live long and prosper.

    In his autobiography I Am Not Spock, Nimoy wrote that he based it on the Priestly Blessing performed by Jewish Kohanim with both hands, thumb to thumb in this same position, representing the Hebrew letter Shin (ש)


  6. varuns88
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    vulcan salute?


  7. jewish origins of the vulcan salute


  8. Logik
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    The vulcan salute. used by Spock


  9. krudebox
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    A wild guess of sorts..
    Referring to the 2nd pic, its an ancient Jewish priestly custom of greeting which inspired Spock’s “Live long and prosper” three-fingered salute in Star Trek.


  10. joe

    Vogon salute.


  11. joe

    TYPO!!!! Vulcan salute. :P


  12. Rogi
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    The Vulcan Salute


  13. Siddharth Jain
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    The vulcan salute


  14. tete80

    thanks to wikipedia:
    “Shin also stands for the word Shaddai, a name for God. Because of this, a kohen (priest) forms the letter Shin with his hands as he recites the Priestly Blessing. In the mid 1960s, actor Leonard Nimoy used a single-handed version of this gesture to create the Vulcan Hand Salute for his character, Mr. Spock, on Star Trek.”


  15. The Vulcan Salute.


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