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Because they named the idea a tripod and tri means three. So once they named it, they had to make it have three legs.

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Because "tri" comes from greek that means three in greeks and "pod" comes from the greek word "podus" that means foot

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The word 'pod' is albanian for illuminati, which is geometry terms for three. 'Tri' is martian for leg, therefore making it 'illuminati-leg'.

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Because it has three legs, if it and two legs it would be a bipod, and four legs would be a qudrapod.

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Because three legs best fits the name tripod. Two legs are unstable unless they are thick. If it had four legs, a more appropriate name would be tetrapod. 


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