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Scissors, stone, paper, lizard, Spock - or Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock as it is called in the original - is a game that appears in the US sitcom The Big Bang Theory showed up and has since sneaked into global nerd culture. If you are fans of TBBT and want to know how to play rock, paper, scissors, lizard, Spock, then you've come to the right place! But I have not only summarized the rock, paper, scissors, lizard, Spock rules for you in the following; I also picked out matching t-shirts and sweaters on the topic. A great Christmas present for all big bang nerds;)
Before confusion arises: the game is actually called as a word-to-word translation from the English original "Stone, paper, scissors, lizard, Spock". However, since the original game is called “Schere, Stein, Papier” in German, this order of the original game elements is often placed before Lizard and Spock. Sheldon Cooper describes the rules of play in "The Big Bang Theory" Season 2, Episode 8:
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Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock or Rock, paper, scissors, lizard, Spock is not an invention of Sheldon Cooper, actor Jim Parsons or the writers of The Big Bang Theory. Like many other elements of the series and the pop-cultural allusions that occur in it, the game is taken from a nerdy source - namely the remarks by Internet pioneer Sam Kass, who invented the game together with Karen Bryla or in the direction known today from "Rock, Paper, Scissors" has developed.
On Website of Sam Kass Regarding the rules of the game of RPSSL it says:
Scissors cuts Paper covers Rock crushes Lizard poisons Spock smashes Scissors decapitates Lizard eats Paper disproves Spock vaporizes Rock crushes Scissors.
In addition, you can find the following graphic on the website, which has now entered pop culture in a wide variety of variations as a t-shirt, sweater, poster, and more:
In the following I have summarized a few Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock Shirts, Hoodies and similar products for you. If you want to browse through it yourself, you can also find corresponding search result lists with German and English search using the following links: list 1 as well as list 2.
After graduating from high school, Johannes completed an apprenticeship as a business assistant specializing in foreign languages. But then he decided to research and write, which resulted in his independence. For several years he has been working for Sir Apfelot, among others. His articles include product introductions, news, manuals, video games, consoles, and more. He follows Apple keynotes live via stream.