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#1 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 12 March 2007 - 05:54 AM

I'm not quite sure what, if anything, this means, but it was given to me by a camera assistant on Saturday.

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Look. He has a Point of View gun.

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#2 chuck colburn

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Posted 12 March 2007 - 05:57 AM

Watch "The Hitchikers Guide To The Galaxy".
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#3 Max Jacoby

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Posted 12 March 2007 - 07:36 AM

Oh how sweet Phil, you were given a shortend! ;)
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#4 Daniel Smith

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Posted 12 March 2007 - 08:19 AM

Marvin the Paranoid Android :lol:



Who knows what Anna meant by it...

(Anna = AC)
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#5 Hal Smith

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Posted 12 March 2007 - 08:49 AM

Marvin the Paranoid Android :lol:
Who knows what Anna meant by it...
(Anna = AC)

"...I am at a rough estimate, thirty billion times more intelligent than you. Let me give you an example. Think of a number, any number." [said Marvin]
"Er, five" said the mattress.
"Wrong," said Marvin. "You see?"


Remind you of anyone in particular?

(Between Google and Wikipedia, we're not living in an age of the Information Superhighway, we're living in the HyperSpace Warp Drive age, it took 15 seconds to find that quote in digital form!)
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#6 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 12 March 2007 - 10:57 AM

Life?

Don't talk to me about life.
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#7 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 12 March 2007 - 12:37 PM

Alan Rickman was the perfect choice as the voice of Marvin, ha ha!

I suggest you read the entire series :)
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#8 Mitch Gross

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Posted 12 March 2007 - 01:28 PM

Phil, this is truly the perfect gift for you!
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Posted 12 March 2007 - 03:53 PM

Don?t forget to ?Share and enjoy.?

"Share and Enjoy" is, of course, the company motto of the hugely successful Sirius Cybernetics Corporation Complaints division, which now covers the major land masses of three medium sized planets and is the only part of the Corporation to have shown a consistent profit in recent years.
The motto stands - or rather stood - in three mile high illuminated letters near the Complaints Department spaceport on Eadrax - "Share and Enjoy". Unfortunately its weight was such that shortly after it was erected, the ground beneath the letters caved in and they dropped for nearly half their length through the underground offices of many talented young complaints executives - now deceased. The protruding upper halves of the letters now appear, in the local language, to read "Go stick your head in a pig", and are no longer illuminated, except at times of special celebration.
At these times of special celebration a choir of over two million robots sing the company song "Share and Enjoy". Unfortunately - again - another of the computing errors for which the company is justly famous means that the robot's voices are exactly a flattened fifth out of tune and the result sounds something like this, only slightly worse.

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#10 Max Jacoby

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Posted 12 March 2007 - 07:15 PM

Phil, this is truly the perfect gift for you!

Hehe, I read the book some time ago, but I have fond memories of Marvin the constantly depressed robot. Didn't he get left behind at some point and had to spend billions of years all by himself until they found him again, just before the universe was about to end? Needless to say he was as glum as Phil on a good day ;)
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