Talk:Great Race of Yith

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Accompanying Image[edit]

Dodgy both conceptually (bad illustration) and fair use (article not about computer game)? Comments in image.

Flying Polyps on Jupiter?[edit]

An incomplete sentence in the Jupiter article seems to imply that the Flying Polyps once lived on Jupiter. The article here gives Neptune and one other planet as their former home. Is the 'Jupiter in Fiction and Film' section wrong, or was Jupiter just a brief stop on the flying polyps magical mystery tour? --Clay Collier 10:45, 6 September 2005 (UTC)

  • My source (Daniel Harms' Encyclopedia Cthulhiana) says the Great Race of Yith spent some time on Jupiter (the Lovecraft story "The Shadow Out of Time" indicates the Yithians mind-swapped with at least one being that lived on "an outer moon of Jupiter"). As for the flying polyps, the mysterious third solar planet they inhabited may be just that: a mystery. Gate2ValusiaOh?..(contribs) 03:22, 8 September 2005 (UTC)

Pnakotus... pronunciation?[edit]

Is it known how the words "Pnakotus" and "Pnakotic" are to be pronounced? Since it is not Greek, but a non-human language, I would assume that the initial PN should be pronounced as a PN (with the P not silent), but is anything known? SpectrumDT 19:06, 20 October 2005 (UTC)

One could also argue how we can even try to pronounce anything said by race who communicated by clicking claws, but I would agree that I'm personally prefer to pronounce it as "pna-ko-tus".Atzel 21:05, 28 August 2006 (UTC)


I dunno if its tedious trivia but in the commentary for the Futurama episode mentioned in the article the witers confirm that one of the brides is indeed meant to be a Lovecraft creature from The Shadow Out of Time. MuJoCh 11:44, 16 November 2006 (UTC)

timeline conflict[edit]

The Lovecraft quote says "a billion years" ago, but the article says "65 million years" ago. Which is it? Seems to me the Lovecraft story should be the primary source. The Merciful 15:38, 2 September 2007 (UTC)