Why did the chicken cross the mobius strip? To get to the same side! A strip of paper connected into a half loop is one of the most intriguing shapes youll ever encounter! For such a seemingly simple shape, it has some amazing qualities. why did the chicken cross the möbius strip? Posted on july 8, 2013 by sean li. Mathematicians answer it couldnt, because chickens cannot cross non-orientable manifolds. Why did the chicken cross the möbius strip? To get to the same side! We get this twist on the classic why did the chicken cross the road ? To get to the other side! Due to the fact that the möbius strip has, in fact, only one, never-ending side. The reason the chicken crossed the möbius strip then, was to get to the same side. why did the chicken cross the möbius strip? Sunday, 4th june 2006 at 1349 leave a comment. First lets start with the basics what exactly is a möbius strip when its at home. Explanation one of the many answers to the joke why did the chicken cross the road? Is to get to the other side. A mobius strip is a figure that has only one side, hence the change in the answer. i know the answer to why did the chicken cross the road? I actually witnessed it. They cross the road to find more bugs to eat on the ground on the other side. I would like to try and figure out the other great chicken mystery, but would be too embarrassed to look in the chicken coop and watch.