[789] Showdown

Title Text:The tumbleweed then tried to roll off into the sunset, but due to the Old West’s placement north of the subtropical ridge, the prevailing winds were in the wrong direction.

Origin:https://xkcd.com/789/

https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/789:_Showdown

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在许多西方老片中,枪战很常见,最着名的是意大利西部片。通常,为了突出战斗前场景的沉默和沉闷,风滚草将滚过战斗机。在这部漫画中,按照陈词滥调,两名枪手静静地站着。然后风滚草滚过去,拉了一对左轮手枪。然后它同时射击两名枪手,赢得了决斗。这有点不寻常[引证需要]。

标题文本指的是西部片中的一个普通比喻,即在电影结束时将英雄(或者在这种情况下,风滚草)骑行(滚动)到日落。然而,鉴于盛行风从西向东,这意味着风滚草将无法翻滚到日落,因此无论它如何努力,它都无法重演这一比喻。

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