aliens: holy fucking shit
humans: I know, first contact right?
aliens: no you dipshits we're talking about whales
humans: ooh yeah, whales are pretty cool
aliens: literally the most amazing thing in the entire galaxy
humans: did you know you can boil them down into lamp oil?
@selfsame this is the plot of star trek iv: the voyage home
first meme to come to mind
@selfsame... if the aliens made it here instead of frolicking in their oceans, they must have boiled down a few whales themselves to get to the point of interstellar flight.
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