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  • What colour is a Zebra….
  • TP
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    What colour is a Zebra if you remove its stripes?

    Isn’t their skin striped as well?

    Premier Icon 4130s0ul
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    Puce

    Apparently it’s black.

    Premier Icon Drac
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    Black.

    Premier Icon Cougar
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    Racist.

    Red and white….Zebra 3

    Premier Icon sandwicheater
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    Gold?

    Premier Icon Rusty Spanner
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    Depends on how you remove the stripes.

    Premier Icon edlong
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    I’ve used this as an example when explaining the pitfalls of relying on averages.

    They’re grey.

    Premier Icon akira
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    A newspaper, nope.
    A nun rolling down a hill, nope.
    Sure I’ve heard this joke before.

    TP
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    I see black is actually right and that science has answered it, probably. Of course in the modern political world science doesn’t actually matter. It was part of primary school philosophy homework.

    Are the clouds in the sky, above the sky or below the sky?

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    I thought they were brown rather than black?

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    A zebra without stripes is just a small horse, right?

    Premier Icon dangeourbrain
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    Neigh its not.

    IGMC.

    What’s pink and hard in the morning?

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    *adopts sniffy, condescending and aloof designers pose*

    Ahem….. technically, neither black or white are colours.

    If you used a bead blaster to remove the stripes, they’d be red. Like the Starchy and Hutch car, without the stripe

    Actually… I wonder if you could mask off a stripe?

    What is black and white and eats like a horse?

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    I thought they were brown rather than black?

    I think you’re right. There’s two different questions here:

    1) Is zebra fur black with white stripes or white with black stripes?

    2) If you shaved a zebra, what colour is its skin?

    AFAIK, 1) is black with white stripes and 2) is brown. IANAzoölogist.

    Sorry, I think it’s the tiger’s skin that’s striped as well as it’s fur. My bad. 😳

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    There’s two different questions here

    I have another one. How do you “remove its stripes”? I’d bet that you can’t.

    I have another one. How do you “remove its stripes”? I’d bet that you can’t.

    Black hair dye. What do I win?

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    They’re black, the same colour as polar bears.

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    bodgy – Member
    A zebra without stripes is just a small horse, right?

    That’s a load of old pony for a start.

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    Black hair dye. What do I win?

    A massive bottle of Tippex.

    A massive bottle of Tippex.

    Excellent…..Unicorn Ahoy!

    duffle
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    binners – Member

    *adopts sniffy, condescending and aloof designers pose*

    Ahem….. technically, neither black or white are colours.

    *adopts puzzled and awkward colourist stance*
    Is that for the additive colour system…or subtractive??

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    It’s actually blue and gold. Only looks black and white when your white balance is off.

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    This one is off duty.

    unovolo
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    Where does a Albino zebra factor into this?


    As they seem to be neither black or white, a bit like Michael Jackson.

    The real question is “What colour is a polar bear?”

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    They’re equines, but not horses, and the dark stripes are very dark brown, not black.
    And from a distance they’re a sort of beige.

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    I had a zebra skin drum made for me as a kid when I lived in Africa. My memory is that the skin colour looked like cardboard.

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    Shave a zebra and let us know?

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    MtPottatohead – see above. Black, like zebras and the sky when it’s dark.

    Yup-thought I was being a smart arse-didn’t spot you’d got there first 😉

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    I had a zebra skin drum made for me as a kid when I lived in Africa. My memory is that the skin colour looked like cardboard.

    Someone gave you a box for your birthday, sorry to break the news.

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    Drac – Moderator
    Someone gave you a box for your birthday, sorry to break the news.

    Nah. Lived out bush, so a real cardboard box would have been too expensive. 🙂

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    Grey primer.

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