[Theforum] survey now on surveymonkey..

Martin martin at members.evolt.org
Sat Dec 1 19:40:28 CST 2001

spinhead wrote on 11/28/01 10:48 PM

>In a sequel to 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" called "Life, the
>Universe, and Everything" 
[Deep Thought, the second most powerful computer in time and space]
> is asked "What's the answer
>to Life, the Universe, and Everything?" and after 
[six and a half million years]
>, it says "42." When
>everyone's puzzled, it says, "Perhaps you don't really understand the
...a question which required Deep Thought to design a successor so
powerful that organic life itself forms part of its operational
matrix. This successor (the most powerful computer in all of
time and space) was designed by the planet builders at Magrathea,
and was called "The Earth"

Unfortunately, moments before the point (nine million
years later) when it was to provide the Ultimate Question it
was demolished by the Vogons to make way for a hyperspace
bypass. The mice were furious.


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