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Also known as the Seventh Great Thingamabobber of the World, Pyramids are large structures primarily notable for confusing the piss out of everyone. It is entirely unknown as what their creation, purpose, function, composition, history, total mass, and estimated value at Sotheby's are, although many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many persons have speculated on the topic, all of which boil down to essentially a dozen basic theories.
edit The Mystery of the Pyramids
The pyramids have remained an enigma since the fall of Ancient Egypt, though recent evidence suggests that even the Ancient Egyptians were bamboozled by them. Hieroglyphics have been found inscribed in the Pyramid of Khufu that Professor Jan Assmann has translated as "Wait, you guys, what the fuck did we build this for again?"  In his 1880 best-seller, "Large Things We Don't Know What They Are," Prof. Assmann said of the buildings "They're just, like, there, man. Smack dab in the middle of the desert, as if an enormous child with ADHD had dropped it in the middle of his sandbox to go chase after squirrels, forgetting it entirely. I therefore theorize that the pyramids were made by an enormous child with ADHD, who had dropped it in the middle of his sandbox to go chase after squirrels, forgetting it entirely." Professor Assmann went on to win the Nobel Prize for his work.
- ↑ Dr. Heinrich Brugsch, on the other hand, translates it as "Pharaoh Khufu has sand in his arse."
edit The "Enormous Outhouse" Theory
13th century renowned Egyptologist Benoît de Maillet proposed that the magnificent pyramids were simply gigantic places to go to the loo. He formulated this after an especially long expedition to Egypt in which, in his excitement, de Maillet refused to take any bathroom stops. Upon arriving at the pyramid of Piye, de Maillet immediately dashed off his camel and ran around the pyramid looking for an entrance. Unfortunately, due to having approached the pyramid from the back, and also due to the pyramid being incredibly fucking huge, de Maillet was unable to make it inside before urinating in his trousers. Fortunately, a small antechamber was discovered soon after and repurposed as a lavatory by the whole team, before necessitating being filled in due to the "god-awful smell."
edit The Fälschung theory
Hermann Fälschung claimed in 1889 that the Pyramids were a hiding place. According to his higly controversial study, the Egyptians used to hide behind the Pyramids when the Nazis were coming to get them. However, the egyptians then realized that the Nazis only targeted Jews, so they started using the Pyramids as a hiding place to suddenly pop up wearing white clothes in order to scare tourists. This theory was then proven to be crap.
edit The Toux theory
In 1900, the eminent egyptologist Jean-Jacques Toux pubished his study, in which he stated that the Pyramids are merely piles of construction waste. He argues that the Egyptians used Giza as a landfill site to dump all the stone that was left over when they built their temples and palaces.
However, just two days later, Xuot Seuqcaj-Naej, another eminent egyptologist, claimed that the opposite was true: temples and palaces in egypt were built using leftover stone from the pyramids. Either way, both men claim that the egyptians were fond of the 3 "R"s of recycling, namely recycle, reuse, and reduce, especially in the recycling of stone, making the egyptians the first, and only environmentally-friendly civilisation in the world.
edit The Galenström theory
Pathologist Olof-Åke Galenström suggested in 1912 that the Pyramids were built by the Sphinx before it was petrified near them. However, this gives rise to the problem of who build the sphinx in the first place.
edit The Hamilton-Udder theory
In 1920, Sir Edmund Hamilton-Udder declared to have single-handedly built the Pyramids in May 1900. He said this was done during the night so no one could see him. However, this theory was later brought to question after his girlfriend's shocking revelation that they were having a passionate love affair on that exact night when he was supposed to be building his pyramids.
edit The Glöffenschütter-Jakobsberger theory
The German pseudo-scientist Helmut Glöffenschütter-Jakobsberger published his so-called study The Pyramids: Their Secret Energy Things in 1949, arguing that a superhuman race from outer space had built the Pyramids using their superior mental skills. He argued that the ancient Egyptians just could not have been capable of moving stones from one place to another.
edit The Egyptian theory
The Pyramids were originally thought to be tombs for the Pharaohs of Egypt, but it has recently been disovered that they are merely a practical joke played on future generations by the ancient. the idea seems to be that the dead mummies have a hell of a good laugh watcing us try to figure out why and how these structures were built.
Since the "Egyptian" pyramids are currently located in the country of Egypt, some people speculate that they were made on-location, by the native inhabitatants. That's clearly ridiculous. If humans and camels were capable of making pyramids, why are there no photographs? Why haven't they made any in the last millennia of recorded history?
edit Aztec-Mayan-Incan Devolution Theory
The Aztec-Mayan-Incan peoples origins are clouded in old mysteries claiming that they were visited by Hyperborean sailors who were escaping their own dying worlds and taught the noobs how to build 'Good Pyramids' (square looking ones, as opposed to the hotels they had been thinking of renovating in Las Vegas). Only the Egyptians have been capable of building 'Great Pyramids' (Pyramid shaped looking tall ones with a missing golden apex on top). Since these Oceanic communities were bandied up together by the sweeping Spanish Inquisitional reforms of Cortez the Cabalistic Cow Farmer, who was competing with Columbus for control of the New World Order, the joint-three communities have forgotten how to build even Good Pyramids and nothing has survived into the modern era. All surviving knowledge from this historical time period has devolved and discombobulated.
edit The land mine theory
The pyramids were created by the Wookies as a weapon in their interstellar war against forks. Most of the bombs that rained down on planet earth eventually asploded, when triggered by their fork-proximity sensors. Since the people in Egypt use chopsticks, rather than forks, these bombs still remain.
edit The crystal growth theory
The pyramids are a kind of giant crystal, formed deep in the earth, like the ones found in all mountains. As the softer sandstone wears away, more and more of the harder crystal becomes visible.
edit The Superior Wisdom Theory
Proposed by Q. Laureate Bandersnatch in 1999, the Superior Wisdom Theory holds that whoever built the pyramids - although Professor Bandersnatch, in his book Superior Wisdom, or Where Kent Hovind Went Wrong, does not suggest who these people were - built them to pay tribute to their "superior wisdom" that the Earth was in fact pyramid-shaped, rather than the Flat Earth theory proposed by Joseph Stalin or the equally crazy Round Earth hypothesis advocated by those pesky Greeks. Professor Bandersnatch holds a PhD in Pyramidiocy from the University of the North-West Passage.
edit The Commemoration Gift theory
The mongols builted the Piramids and gifted them to the egiptians to honor their friendship. They carried the Piramids by the Nile (some crocodiles at the end of the interior laberynth of one piramid seem to confirm this). But the egiptians afforded the expensive travel, which eventualy leaded first to a resentment in the taxed people and later to a war between the Egiptian Empire and the Mongols. The Egiptians lost, because of millions of mongol soldiers were hidden inside the Piramids. After the liberation, the egiptians wanted to demolish the oprobius gift, but the colossal antiproject was delayed till the finalization of the big Wall, gifted to China.
edit The "Tourist Attraction" Theory
Rupert Murdoch proposed that the pyramids may have been built as a last-ditch effort to bump up the economy by raising tourism revenue from Greece and Arabia. In that case, it seems to have failed.
edit The "Time Machine" Theory
Perhaps the pyramids were built in the future. That would explain everything.
edit The Scheme Theory
Bernard Madoff attempted to sell a sheet of papyrus inscribed with the following:
Pyramid. A building giving away free wheat for:
- Getting friends and then strangers to create a chain of referrals to boost financial reputation.
- Repeat until found out. Go to jail for 140 years.
The authenticity of this document has not been verified.
It may never be known why the pyramids were built.
“But it was totally aliens.”