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« on: August 18, 2005, 08:26:33 PM »

Did the numbers '5477' of his Klar Ken T5477 alter ego have any significance?  Either in the fictional universe or in the real world?

He recalls how several of his predecessors lost their secret identities due to carelessness.  How was it explained how the Superman line continued to use the Kent-like last name after those multiple revelations?
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« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2005, 04:38:05 PM »

Its not KenT. Its Ken as the last name with his ID number, I think.
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« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2005, 09:11:06 PM »

Thanks, Klar.  I had a feeling you'd be the only one with insights on this one.

It does seem odd and asking for trouble that the later descendants still used variants of the old Kent name, such as Kantor and Ken T5477.  If they really wanted to fix their predecessors' mistakes, they should have gone with a completely different last name.

I guess '5477' was just a random set of numbers with no significance.  May 4, 1977 was long after the story publication so that's out.  April 4, 1977, ditto.  5=E, 4=D, 7=G, 7=G => EDGG ...  That seems like nonsense.  Adding 'T' to make 'TEDGG' seems only marginally more like a name but still has no significance.

I guess not everything has a hidden meaning in the supermythos.
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« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2005, 11:02:28 PM »

Two 7s upside down are two LLs Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2005, 11:44:02 PM »

Right you are TeLLe. Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2005, 01:37:27 AM »

*slaps own forehead* D'oh!

Well done, Telle!

Now, we just have to find some hidden meaning for the remaining '54'.

C'mon, impress me again. Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2005, 05:33:43 AM »

Quote from: "Captain Kal"
*slaps own forehead* D'oh!

Well done, Telle!

Now, we just have to find some hidden meaning for the remaining '54'.

C'mon, impress me again. Smiley


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54" upside down is "hs", maybe?   :wink:
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« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2005, 08:15:38 AM »

Actually it's more like bS Tongue
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