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I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
        Douglas Adams

The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don't.
        Douglas Adams

`This must be Thursday,' said Arthur to himself, sinking low
 over his beer, `I never could get the hang of Thursdays'
        Douglas Adams

Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
        Douglas Adams

There is an art, it says, or rather a knack to flying.
The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the
ground and miss.
        Douglas Adams

The paper burns, but the words fly away.
        Ben Joseph Akiba

Had I been present at the Creation, I would have given some
 very useful hints for the better ordering of the universe
        Alfonso the Wise, King of Castille

Hi, I'm not home right now.
 But if you want to leave a message,
 just start talking at the sound of the tone.
        Laurie Anderson

I think we should put some mountains here.
 Otherwise, what are the characters going to fall off of?
        Laurie Anderson

They say that heaven is like TV.
 A perfect little world
 that doesn't really need you.
        Laurie Anderson

Probable impossibilites are to be preferred to improbable

The shortest distance between two points is under construction.
        Noelie Altito

Prose is when all of the lines except the last one go on to the
end of the page. Poetry is when some of them fall short of it.
        Mathew Arnold

You are caught in a maze of twisty little Sendmail rules, all obscure.
        Sendmail: Theory and Practice, Avolio and Vixie

It's 10PM, do you know where your spacecraft is?
We do!
	Ron Baalke - baalke@mars.jpl.nasa.gov

Inanimate objects are classified scientifically into three major
 categories those that don't work, those that break down and those
 that get lost.
       Russell Baker

If at first you do succeed - try to hide your astonishment.
        Harry F Banks

This is ther Never-Never - ther lars' place Gord made
       Barbara Baynton

Absurdity. A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent
   with one's own opinion
        Ambrose Bierce

Engage Romulan .sig cloaking device....
        Julie Bixby

We all agree that your theory is crazy, but is it crazy enough?
        Niels Bohr (1885-1962) 

Metaphysician. A man who goes into a dark cellar at midnight without
               a light looking for a black cat that is not there.
        Bowen of Colwood

I don't have any solution, but I certainly admire the problem.
        Ashleigh Brilliant

Please don't ask me what the score is,
I'm not even sure what the game is.
        Ashleigh Brilliant

Shoot for the moon ...
cause even if you miss you'll end up in the stars.
        Les Brown

Language is a virus from outer space.
     William S. Burroughs

Computers are like Old Testament Gods; lots of rules and no mercy.
        Joseph Campbell

Outer space is no place for a person of breeding.
        Lady Violet Bonham Carter

The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.
        Tom Clancy 

File names are infinite in length
where infinity is set to 255 characters.
        Peter Collinson, The Unix File System

Sheriff : It bit me!!!
Wiz (examining marks) : Actually there are eight of them, so that's a byte
    Rick Cook : The Wizardry Consulted

Consulting - Applied Creative Reality
    Rick Cook : The Wizardry Consulted

What happened, get lost in the directory tree again?
    Rick Cook : The Wizardry Consulted

Malkin : I see. So, it's demons and trolls but it's not magic.
Wiz : No, it's... Okay, have it your way. It's magic.
    Rick Cook - The Wizardry consulted

Moira : That thing is not round!
        Or does it approach roundness for sufficiently large values?
    Rick Cook - The Wizardry Cursed

Virtual machines?' asked Moira.
That's like a computer that isn't there,' Jerry said helpfully
    Rick Cook - The Wizardry Cursed

Wiz : Our explanations are real. A virtual explanation would be
      something that acted like an explanation, but wasn't
    Rick Cook - The Wizardry Cursed

I don't do windows,' Malkin said haughtily.
Wiz:  'I had a 386 system like that once.
    Rick Cook - The Wizardry consulted

The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to chance.
        Robert R. Coveyou, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Just a dream and the wind to carry me and soon I will be free
    C. Cross

No, son, you lose.  'Cause this is a Smith & Wesson
I'm holdin' here, an' a Smith & Wesson beats four aces.
        Canada Bill Jones

Reeling & Writhing, of course, to begin with,' the Mock Turtle
  replied, and then the different branches of Arithmetic
  - Ambition, Distraction, Uglification & Derision
        Lewis Carroll

You must run as fast as you can, just to stay in the same place.
If you want to get anywhere, you must run twice as fast!
        Lewis Carroll 'Through the Looking Glass

Why, sometimes I've believed as many as
 six impossible things before breakfast
        Lewis Carroll

If it was so, it might be, and if it were so, it would be.
 But as it isn't, it ain't.  That's logic.
        Lewis Carroll

Arthur C. Clarke's Third Law:
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
Dr. Barry Gehm's corollary to Clarke's law:
Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced.

That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment,
 which constitutes poetic faith.

Home is the place where your computer lives.
        Chrome Cowboy, sobiloff@thor.acc.stolaf.edu

Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe,
 and sometimes I think we're not.
 In either case the idea is quite staggering.
        Arthur C. Clarke

From ghoulies & ghosties & long leggety beasties
 & things that go bump in the night
 Good lord, deliver us!
        Cornish proverb

Listen: there's a hell of a good universe next door; let's go.
        EE Cummings

Do not condemn the judgment of another because it
 differs from your own. You may both be wrong.

I haven't lost my mind, its backed up on tape somewhere!
        Peter da Silva

Why can't life be menu driven or at least have an 'undo' feature?
        David M. DeFelice - NASA Lewis Research Center

Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing left to add,
 but when there is nothing left to take away. 
     Antoine de St. Exupery 

Delroic: Dragons:1 humans:0

All ends in a crash of iconoclastic surfeit.
        Disraeli, Tancred ii. xvi (1847)

Evolution is G*d's way of issuing upgrades
	Jonathan Dlouhy

First things first, but not necessarily in that order
        Dr. Who

Well, you know what they say about hyperspace..
They say it's a hypothetical absurdity and that's
something I've always wanted to be lost in.
        Doctor Who - Stones of Blood

If you want to surf, move to Maui.
        Domino ad - www.lotus.com

When you have eliminated the impossible,
whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth!
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 'Sherlock Holmes', A Study in Scarlett

Happy surfing to all, and to all a good byte!
        Hugh Drumm & Vincent Ambrose

Sometimes I turn there's someone there, sometimes it's only me
        Bob Dylan

I'm one too many mornings & a thousand miles behind.
        Bob Dylan

The times they are a'changing
        Bob Dylan

To live outside the law you must be honest.' 
        Bob Dylan 

His ignorance is encyclopedic
        Abba Eban (1915-) 

....I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
        Thomas Edison

Long live the ephemeral!
    David Edwards

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
        Albert Einstein

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.
        Albert Einstein

Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity,
and I'm not sure about the former.
        Albert Einstein

The answer is 'yes' or 'no', depending on the interpretation.
        Albert Einstein

This is the way the world ends. Not with a bang but a whimper.
        T. S. Eliot

Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers. 
        T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) 

Only those who will risk going too far
can possibly find out how far one can go.
        T. S. Eliot 

Macavity, Macavity, there's no one like Macavity,
There never was a Cat of such deceitfulness & suavity
He always has an alibi, and one or two to spare:
At whatever time the deed took place
        TS Eliot - Old possum's book of practical cats

Millions long for immortality who do not know what
 to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
        Susan Ertz

If you lie to the computer, it will get you.
        Perry Farrar

The world's Fay Wray & you're King Kong
       John Forbes : Damaged Glamour 

We're not lost. We're locationally challenged.
        John M. Ford

There is a certain impertinance in allowing
   oneself to be burned for an opinion.
	      Anatole France

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.
        Sigmund Freud

Copyri.... ah hell, just take it.
  Jeffrey Friedl (jfriedl@omron.co.jp) Active Perl

A fair jaw-cracker dwarf-language must be.
        Samwise Gamgee

640K ought to be enough for anybody.
        Bill Gates, 1981

Cyberspace: A consensual hallucination experienced daily
by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation.
        William Gibson 'Neuromancer

Can't you see I'm soliloquizing, you've interrupted an apostrophe Sir!
    William S. Gilbert : Mikado

... Windows NT - from the people who brought you EDLIN!
        Tommy Hallgren

guaranteed - or double your money back - to be printed on
 genuine paper of enough pages to hold the covers apart
        Robert A Heinlein

If you pray hard enough, water will run uphill. How long?
 Why long enough to make water run uphill, of course!
        Robert A Heinlein  [L.Long]

Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of,
 but do it in private and wash your hands afterwards.
        Robert Heinlein

Arrakis teaches the attitude of the knife -- chopping off what's
 incomplete and saying: 'Now, it's complete because it's ended here.
        Frank Herbert, 'Dune

Can't you see I'm soliloquizing, you've interrupted an apostrophe Sir!
    William S. Gilbert : Mikado

No man ever steps in the same river twice,
for it's not the same river and he's not the same man. 

Very few things happen at the right time, and the
 rest do not happen at all; the conscientious
 historian will correct these defects.

There is a coherent plan in the universe,
 though I don't know what it's a plan for.
        Fred Hoyle

Bill Gates says no matter how much more power we can supply,
he'll develop some really exciting software that will bring
the machine to its knees.
        David House, Intel VP

Hellish Temptation To Procrastinate

Serious error.
           All shortcuts have disappeared
           Screen. Mind. Both are blank.
           -- Ian Hughes

But what...is it good for?
        Engineer at the Advanced Computing Systems
        Division of IBM, 1968, commenting on the microchip.

It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word. 
    Andrew Jackson

Another day ends:
* All targets met
* All systems running
* All customers happy
* All staff eager and enthusiastic
* All pigs fed and ready to fly .............
        Lech J. Janczewski

The superego is soluble in alcohol
        Erica Jong   'Fear of Flying

When I take up the end of the web, & find it pack-thread,
  I do not expect by looking further to find embroidery.
        Dr Samuel Johnson

In the fight between you and the world, back the world.
        Franz Kafka

One if by LAN, two if by C.  - Paul Revere, as told by John Karwoski

Use the defaults, Luke. Use the defaults.
        Obi-Web Kenobi

If I had it all to do over again, I'd spell creat with an 'e'.

Kettering's Law :-
Logic is an organized way of going wrong, with confidence.

Television - a medium.
So called because it is neither rare nor well-done.
        Ernie Kovacs

In a mad world only the mad are sane.
        Akira Kurosawa

No, we do not die. It is a foolish alien custom which
 we see no reason to imitate.
        R.A. Lafferty - Nine Hundred Grandmothers

A distributed system is one in which the failure of a computer you
 didn't even know existed can render your own computer unusable.
        Leslie Lamport CACM, June 1992

No matter how great your triumphs or how tragic your defeats,
 approximately one billion chinese could not care less.
        'lazlo's axiom of chinese relativity

Exodendritic : to be out of your tree
        Robert Langsford
Hey that is a good one. I find many people are out of their tree!
(Directory tree that is :-)        Anthony Thyssen

Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
        John Lennon

Styracosaurus lived seventy-five million years
before the first Macintosh icons.
        Nick Longrich   http://www.stardot.com/~longrich/

To hear, one must be silent.
        Ursula K. Le Guin 'A Wizard of Earthsea

One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men.
 No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.
        Elbert Hubbard
        Karl Lehenbauer

There has never been an unexpectedly short debugging period in
 the history of computers.
        Steven Levy, 'Hackers

Isn't technology wonderful. Yes it is isn't it. It will be even
 better when we get some electrictry!  Yes, Yes it will, won't it?
        The Looney Toon Chupmunks

Tis an ill wind that blows no minds.
        Malaclypse the Younger

DO NOT, repeat, DO NOT blow the hatch!
 'Roger....hatch blown!

Oh dear, I think you'll find reality's on the blink again.
        Marvin The Paranoid Android

Turn left & straight on until morning
        'Crystal Line' Anne McCaffrey

Simplicity has a habit of expanding into catastrophe
        The Ship who Sang -- Anne McCaffrey

Magic is Real -- unless declared an integer
        John P.Melvin

So far from God, so close to the United States
        Old Mexican proverb

A mischievous, magical spirit associated with screen displays.
        Jeff Meyer

The computer industry has frequently borrowed from mythology:
Witness the sprites in computer graphics, the demons in artificial
intelligence, and the trolls in the marketing department.
        Jeff Meyer

I have been Foolish and Deluded,
and I am a Bear of No Brain at All.
        A. A. Milne    Winnie the Pooh

Of course, unless one has a theory, one cannot expect
much help from a computer (unless it has a theory)...
        Marvin Minsky

I bet the human brain is a kludge.  - Marvin Minsky

We have an anomaly
        Mission Control : Delta rocket explosion 1997

Anyone who isn't confused really doesn't understand the situation.
        Edward R. Murrow

Anyone attempting to generate random numbers by deterministic
 means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
        John Von Neumann

It is hard enough to remember my opinions,
 without also remembering my reasons for them!
        Friedrich  Nietzsche

East takes you out.  Out takes you west.  West takes you in.
In takes you east.  North and south bring you back.
Litany of Orbital Mechanics --- Larry Niven -- 'Integral Trees

Everything starts as someone's daydream
        Larry Niven  'N Space

Set the buffer to the max, set the buffer to the max...
 Ta dum da da dum...
        Peter Olausson

Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
        P. Picasso

C code. C code run. Run. code, run ..... PLEASE!!!!
        Jennifer Pick

Atilla The Hun's Maxim:
If you're going to rape, pillage and burn,
be sure to do things in that order.
        P. J. Plauger, Programming On Purpose

The gods confound the man who first found out how to distinguish hours!
Confound him, too, who in this place set up a sun-dial, to cut and hack
my days so wretchedly into small portions.
        Titus Plautus

Light thinks it travels faster than anything, but it is wrong.
No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness always got
there first, and it is waiting for it.
        Terry Pratchet - 'Reaper

... and the smoking yet still impressive hole where
the Alchemist's Guild had been up until yesterday.
        Terry Pratchet - 'Soul Music

      Please leave a wish after the tone and,
        very shortly it will be our command.
Smoke from a Magic Lamp   -- Terry Pratchett  Sorcery

5 exclamation marks, a sure sign of an unsound mind.
        Terry Pratchett     Reaper Man

I'm not a cartoon, I'm just dimensionally impaired
        Terry Pratchett     Discworld

Just erotic.  Nothing kinky.  Its the difference
 between using a feather and using a chicken.
        Terry Pratchet - 'Eric

Twoflower's Luggage was currently ambling along on its little
 legs, occasionally snapping its lid at butterflies.
        Terry Pratchett

Natura vacuum abhorret
        Francois Rabelais

Sex is the mathematics urge sublimated.
        M.C. Reed

Life is one big editing session
        Rich Rinehart

I was born ready!
	Rix Raw
We may break the rules but we don't break the law
        Robbie Robertson - Hold back the dawn

Start me up, I'll never stop
 You'd make a grown man cry
        Rolling Stones

Ralph's Observation:
It is a mistake to allow any mechanical
object to realize that you are in a hurry.

C is quirky, flawed, and an enormous success.
        Dennis M. Ritchie

If little else, the brain is an educational toy.
        Tom Robbins

I hexed them with my bopamagilvie
        Eric Frank Russel

The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are
composed entirely of lost airline luggage.
        Mark Russell

Help!  I'm being held prisoner in a .signature factory!
        Stan Ryckman   sgr@alden.com

Not all bits have equal value. Carl Sagan

If you want to make an apple pie from scratch,
you must first create the universe." 
        Carl Sagan 

All a computer does is tell a consistent story: a consistent truth
or, if the programmer's guesses are unlikely, a consistent fiction.
        Paul A. Samuelson

The problem will go away if you reboot.  :------) 
        David Sanderson

A man without an address is a vagabond
        George Bernard Shaw

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable
one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.  Therefore
all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
        George Bernard Shaw

Forgive him, for he believes that the customs of
 his tribe are the laws of nature!' 
        George Bernard Shaw 

Ego is not a dirty word

Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster
   at your side, kid. 
        Han Solo

MS-DOS is the worst text adventure game I have ever played.
        Ignatios Souvatzis

Every time I inspect the mechanism closely, more pieces fall off." 
        Henry Spencer

Politics, n: from "poly ticks", short for "many small 
bloodsucking insects". 
        Henry Spencer

Belief is no substitute for arithmetic.
        Henry Spencer

Take nothing but notes, leave nothing but email.
        Steven http://www.ozemail.com.au/~stevenz/

Logic is in the eye of the logician.
        Gloria Steinem

The meek may inherit the earth, but they don't get write permission
        Tanuki the Raccoon-dog

The mistakes are all waiting to be made. 
        chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower (1887-1956)
        on the game's opening position 

Do not go gentle into that good night...
 Rage, rage against the dying of the light
        Dylan Thomas

The steady state of disks is full.
        Ken Thompson

Stop, too many words! You're giving me a headache.
        Sir Anthony Thyssen  The court jester

The UNIX Project was the last best hope of defeating Microsoft. It Failed.
But in the Years of the Platform Wars,  it became something greater...
Our last best hope for an open OS
The year is 1999.   The place:  Linux 5
        Anthony Thyssen & afactor

        Arturo Toscanini (1867-1957) to his orchestra

Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing.
        Mark Twain

The trouble with the rat-race is that
even if you win, you're still a rat.
        Lily Tomlin

Hyperlinks are the GOTOs of the '90s.
        Henri de Toulouse-LaTech

And remember, rebooting your brain can be tricky.
        Eric Townsend (erict@flatline)

Coffee should be black as Hell, strong as death & sweet as love.
        Turkish proverb

95 is how may times it will crash an hour
        Theo Van Dinter

I don't write Perl, I speak it.
        Theo Van Dinter

I firmly believe that all programs can be reduced to a Perl one-liner.
        Theo Van Dinter

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
But, in practice, there is.
        Jan L.A. van de Snepscheut 

We will encourage you to develop the three great virtues of
a programmer :   laziness, impatience and hubris.
        Larry Wall - 'Programming Perl

I take it that it may be a two-pass sort of solution. 
In the first pass, install perl. :-) 
        Larry Wall 

Just because you're into control doesn't mean you're in control.
        Larry Wall 

As far as we know, our computer has never had an undetected error.

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
        Jeannie West

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
        Oscar Wilde

When I see a spade I call it a spade
I am glad to say I have never seen a spade
        Oscar Wilde

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
        Oscar Wilde

It wasn't as easy to get programs right as we had thought.
        Wilkes, 1949

A pessimist is one who builds dungeons in the air.
        Walter Winchell

Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today.
        Herman Wouk 

Right now I'm having amnesia and deja vu at the same time
 I think I've forgotten this before.
        Stephen Wright

Door open, stay in
Door closed, go out
        Zen for Cats - Alfred Birnbaum & Riku Kanmei

Find where paths cross - Sit smack center.
     Zen for Cats - Alfred Birnbaum & Riku Kanmei

Send lawyers, guns and money...
        Warren Zevon

I'll sleep when I'm dead. 
        Warren Zevon

Half this game is ninety percent mental.
        Yogi Berra 

Weird is relative.
        The Addams Family

Circular Error Probable zero. Impact with high-order detonation. 
Have a nice day. 
        Clear and Present Danger

This is one big web site

The answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything is 42.
        Hitchhitchers Guide to the Galaxy

Did I do something wrong this morning or
 has the world always been like this
        Hitchhikers guide to the Galaxy

In the beginning, the universe was created. This had made a lot of
people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad Move.
        The Guide, The Restaurant At The End of The Universe

I'm a fifty terabyte self-evolving neuro-network
double back flip off the high platform

Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.
       The Wizard Of Oz

Intriging! I wish I had more time to discuss this matter
Why don't you have more time?
Because I must detonate in 75 seconds!
 thermostellar bomb #20  DarkStar, 1974

Patience Lewis, we're only human!
        RoboCop - RoboCop 2

By the light of the night, it'll all seem all right
 I'll get you a satanic mechanic
        Rocky Horror Show

With a bit of a mind flip, you're into the time slip
 And nothing will ever be the same.
        Rocky Horror Show

He thinks dynamic tension must be hard work
        Rocky Horror Picture Show

So That is what an invisible barrier looks like!
        Time Bandits

I am endevoring to construct a pneumonic memory circuit using
 stone knives and bear skins.
        Spock, City on the Edge of Forever

Scotty: I beamed the whole kit and kaboodle over to the Klingons
        engine room...  where they'll be no tribble at all.
 	       Startrek - The Trouble With Tribbles

Excuse me, there is a multi-legged creature crawling up your shoulder.
       Spock, A Taste Of Armageddon

LaForge : 'The laws of physics just went right out the window.
Q : 'And why shouldn't they? They're so inconvenient!
 	       Startrek NG - True Q

Celle Delegate: 'Sorry, wrong species.
 	       Startrek NG - Lonely Among Us

Don't tell me, their rubber band broke, right?
        LaForge  Samaritan Snare

Data: `I could be chasing an untamed ornithoid without just cause!'
	       Startrek NG - Data's Day

Star Trek Generations:  You're dead, Jim.

Things are only impossible until they're not.
	       Startrek NG - Jean-Luc Picard

Troi: 'You spell 'knife' with a 'k'.
Picard: 'I spell 'knife' with an 'n', but then I never could spell.
	       Startrek NG - The Big Goodbye

It's hard to work in a group when you're omnipotent
	       Startrek NG - Q

Q: 'Let us pray for understanding and for compassion.
Picard: 'Let us do no such damn thing.
	       Startrek NG - Hide And Q 

Data:   Sensors still show nothing out there.
Geordi: Sure is a damed ugly looking nothing!
	       Startrek NG - Where Silence has Lease

Data: 'I hope I did not do anything unbecoming a Starfleet officer.
Riker: 'Does wrestling a Klingon targ ring a bell?
Data: 'Did I win?
	       Startrek NG - The Schizoid Man

Riker: 'No, the name of my ship is the 'Lollipop'.
Rice: 'I have no knowledge of that ship.
Riker: 'It's just been commissioned.  It's a good ship.
 	       Startrek NG - The Arsenal Of Freedom

Dr Basher: 'Who told you that?
Miles O'Brian: 'You did!
         : 'Well who am I to argue with me!!
 	       Startrek DS9 - Visions 

Miles O'Brien & Miles O'Brien 'I hate temporal mechanics !!!
 	       Startrek DS9 - Visions 

Set a new course. There's coffee in that nebula.
 	       Startrek Voyager - Captain Janeway    

Kirk: 'Take us out.
Chekov: 'Very good, sir.
Scott: 'Brought a tear to my eye.
        Star Trek - Generations

This is no time to argue about time... We don't have the time
        Star Trek - First Contact, Deanna Troi

You say history considers me dead.
 Who am I to argue with history?
        James T. Kirk

Who am I to argue with the Captain of the Enterprise?
        Kirk to Picard : Star Trek : Generations

Chekov: 'Course heading, Captain?
Kirk: 'Second star to the right and straight on till morning
        Star Trek - The Undiscovered Country

E-9?!?  You sank my Bird of Prey!  Worf

Nobody knows the Tribbles I've seen; nobody knows but Kahless... 

The avalanche has started, it is too late for the pebbles to vote.
 	      Babylon 5 - Vorlon Ambassador Kosh Naranek, Believers 

Initiating "Getting the hell out of here" maneuver!
 	      Babylon 5 - Lennier, Hour of the Wolf

Ok, ok! Everyone from non-aligned worlds get in line
 	      Babylon 5 - Zac : War without end

No boom today. Boom tomorrow
 There's always a boom tomorrow
 	      Babylon 5 - Commander S. Ivanova

The universe is run by the complex interweaving of 3
elements; energy, matter & enlightened self interest.
 	      Babylon 5 - Ambassador G'kar

Just don't give away the homeworld 
 	      Babylon 5 - Londo & G'Kar

If you see something  big with eight legs coming your way
tell me, I have to kill it before it develops language skills.
 	      Babylon 5 - Ambassador Mollari

I have already been born once & quite sufficiently I think.
 	      Babylon 5 - Ambassador G'kar

Can not say. Saying, would know. Do not know, so can not say!
 	      Babylon 5 - Zatheris, War Without End

Zathras have sad life; probably have sad death.
But, at least is symmetry... 
 	      Babylon 5 - Zathrus

Stephen : Where I come, one man from three leaves two
Marcus : Where I come from is a far more interesting place.
 	      Babylon 5

You can't free a fish from water.
        Ferengi Rule of Acquisition 217

Never gamble with an empath.
        Ferengi Rule of Acquisition 216

Let's you and him fight.
        Ferengi Rule of Acquisition 60
        Tunk - Balance of Power

Deep down everyone's a Ferengi.
        Ferengi Rule of Acquisition 284

Every once in a while declare peace.
It confuses the hell out of your enemies.
        Ferengi Rule of Acquisition 76

Gentlemen! You Can't fight in here! This is the war room. 
        Dr. Stangelove 

It's hard to believe that the entire fate of the
world lies in the hands of the Phone Company.
        War of the Worlds

I am now telling the computer exactly what it
can do with a lifetime supply of chocolate bars.
        Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Freedom of the press belongs to those who own one.
        Zen and the Art of the Internet

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Sometimes insanity is the only alternative
   Button at a Science Fiction convention.

Remove items that don't exist
    Mosaic Menu Option

. a point in the space time continuum

 :-(   :-)  :-|  :-?    (confused)

(((((This tagline in Stereo where available))))) 

1950: Signed-Sealed-Delivered
2001: Sigged-Sent-Downloaded

186,000 miles/sec: It's not just a good idea, it's the LAW. 

2 + 2 /= 5 (not even for very large values of 2)

     smog  |  bricks
 AIR  --  mud  --  FIRE
     soda  |  tequila

A black hole is where God divided by zero.

A computer ... where do I change the channel?
    Just go to IE / favorites /c

A fault-tolerant computer can recover from my opinions.

A journey of a thousand sites begins with a single click

A Life!? Cool! Where can I download one of those from?

A program is a spell cast over a computer,
turning input into error messages.

A programmer is a bug's way of making more bugs...

A tagline is a snippet of surreality.

A warp in time saves..uuumm..years and years!

A)bort, R)etry or S)elf-destruct?

A)bort, R)etry, I)nfluence with large hammer.

Access denied! Nah nah na nah nah! 

AD&D Famous Last Words: I know that's an illusionary dragon!

Add your own tagline in the space provided: [   ]

Adhesive tagline.  Lick here.  XXXXXXXXXXX

Ahh! I get it !! The Universe *doesn't* make sense!!!

All wiyht.  Rho sritched mg kegtops awound?

ALPHA: Software undergoes alpha testing as a first step in
getting user feedback. Alpha is Latin for 'doesn't work'.

BETA: Software undergoes beta testing shortly before
it's released. Beta is Latin for 'still doesn't work'.

And if one bad cluster should accidentally fail... 

An' then Chicken@little.com, he come scramblin
outta the terminal room screamin' The system's
crashing! The system's crashing!
    Uncle RAMus, 'Tales for Cyberpsychotic Children

Any similarity is due to the overlapping quantum reality...

APATHY ERROR: Don't bother striking any key.

Art, broadly conceived, is any action the
next move of which is a free variable

As a Toon, I find your faith in Reality amusing

As of next week, passwords will be entered in Morse Code.

As soon as I git some grip on reality, I'm goin' t' choke it

Avoid temporary variables and strange women.

Bad Command or File Name. Good try, though!

Bad command or filename. Hey! You're not my regular programmer. HELP!!!

Bad command or file name. You have 2 wishes left.

Bad Command: (A)bort (R)etry (T)ake RAM hostage

Bad Command! Bad, Bad Command! Sit! Staaaaay

Backup - Opposite of forward.

Backup Initiated:  Insert disk 1 of 1362

Backup my hard drive -- where's the clutch?

Backup is irrelevant, your C drive will be assimilated

Baroque (adj.): When you are out of Monet

Black holes are merely where G*d divided by zero

C:\>del c:\reality.sys  copy a:\pern\*.* c:

Calm down -- it's only ones and zeros.

Cannot find REALITY.SYS...Universe Halted


Compatible: Gracefully accepts erroneous data from any source.

Computer /nm./: a device designed to speed and automate errors

Computer Human Interface
The means by which the program conditions the
user into never trying all things that don't work.

Disclaimer: Any errors in spelling, tact or fact are transmission errors

DISCLAIMER - These opoi^H^H "damn", ^H, [esc :q :qq !q "shit!" :Q! "Whaddya
mean, Not an editor command?" :wq! ^C^C^C !STOP ^bye ^quit :quit! !halt ...
^w^q :!w :wq! ^D :qq!! ^STOP [HALT!   HALT!!! "Why's it doing this?" :stopit!
:wwqq!! ^Z ^L ^ESC STOP  :bye  bye  bye! "Hey, what's this red button d..."

DO NOT ADJUST YOUR MIND - the fault is with reality

Does fuzzy logic tickle?

Don't drink and derive!

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup

Does 'anal retentive' have a hyphen?

Due to rising energy costs, the light at
the end of the tunnel has been turned off.

DYNAMIC LINKING ERROR: Your mistake is now everywhere.

/Earth is 98% full. Please delete anyone you can.

Egad! Document Not Found!

End of life encountered. Ooops, i mean file

Enter any 11-digit prime number to continue...

Error 0014: Nonexistent error. This can't really be happening.


Error reading REALITY.SYS - Solar System halted.

Every problem can be solved by ripping a hole in the fabric of reality

Every time I close the door on Reality, it comes in through Windows.

For every action, there is an equal and opposite malfunction

Frisbyterian:  When you die, your soul goes up on the roof!

From C:\*.* to shining C:\*.*

Get a grip - it's only a TAGLINE!

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach
him to use the Net and he won't bother you for weeks

Gotta get back to Reality... where is that stupid Blue Dragon?

Gravity doesn't exist. The earth sucks. 

grep..grep..grep... (Frog with UNIX stuck in its' throat)

HAL 9000: 'Dave. Put down those Windows disks, Dave. DAVE!

Hardware:  The parts of a computer system that can be kicked.

Heisenberg might have been here

here pigs will fly, lightning will strike twice, hell will freeze over,
  and eventually, things will get really interesting...

Hi, I'm a tagline. When I grow up I'm gonna be a novel!

Home is where the cat is.  =(-.-)=

Home is where you hang your @

How do I set my laser printer on stun?

How to hack a Computer:  Step 1: Take axe and...

IBM: Invented By Murphy

I have not yet begun to procrastinate.

I hit the CTRL key but I'm still not in control!

I'm an creationist. I refuse to believe I could have evolved from humans

If at first you don't succeed, call it Version 1.0

If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.

If it wasn't for the last moment, nothing would ever get done!

If you can't beat your computer at chess, try kickboxing!

If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space!

I'm SAVED!!! and the backups are in a safe place...

I'm not a complete idiot - several parts are missing. 

In /dev/null no one can hear you scream

It said, 'Insert disk #3,' but only two will fit!

I've heard of hunt-and-peck typing,
but his is more search-and-destroy!

Justify my text?  I'm sorry but it has no excuse.

Kernal PANIC: Unable to mount /dev/coffee.machine -- Operator Halted.

The law of inanimate reproduction
If you take something apart and put it back together again enough times,
you will eventually have enough parts left over to build a second one.

Life is a horizontal fall.

Logic will take you only so far...
Insanity will take you all the way...

Linux: Opens Windows, shuts Gates

Linux vs. Windows is a no-Win situation

Machine-independent:  Does not run on any existing machine.

Madness takes its toll. Please have exact change.

man reboot (-n option): Avoids the sync(1).
It can be used if a disk or the processor is on fire.

Masochist: Windows programmer with a smile

Mary had a little RAM -- only about a MEG or so. 

May the bugs of many programs nest on your hard drive.
  No, don't take it personally, I didn't mean you!

Misfortune: The kind of fortune that never misses.

MSDOS is the worst text adventure game I ever played

MSDOS was created to keep idiots away from Unix.

Muttering 'Gawd darn %$@%^& Win95!!', you pick yourself up.

My cat killed my mouse  :-(

My Karma ran over my Dogma.

Never trust anything you can eat. - Dragon Proverb

Nice computers don't go down.

Nothing is 100% certain, bug free or IBM compatible. 

On the keyboard of life, always keep one finger on the escape key.

The idea that a human being should always be accessible to a computer.

Once you have pulled the pin out of Mr. Grenade,
he is no longer your friend.

One Disk to rule them all,
 One Disk to Find them.
 One Disk to hold the Files
 and in the Darkness grind them.

Oops.  My brain just hit a bad sector.

OS/2 ? What's that? Half of an Operating System? ...

Out the 10Base-T, through the router, down the T1,
over the leased line, off the bridge, past the firewall
...nothing but Net. 

Push to test.'  'Release to detonate.

RAM : Rarely Adequate Memory

REALITY.DAT not found. Atempting to restore Universe......

REALITY.SYS corrupted- reboot Universe (Y/N)

Religious backup -- pray nothing goes wrong

The Roman Rule:
The one who says it cannot be done should
never interrupt the one who is doing it.

Real Time, adj.:
Here and now, as opposed to fake time, which only occurs there and then.

Scott: Damage control is easy.  Reading Klingon, that's hard.

Shell to DOS...Come in DOS, do you copy? Shell to DOS... 

Shh! Be vewy vewy qwiwet. I'm hunting dose peskwey wuntime ewwors.

Scratch here to reveal your prize ------>   ##############

Smith & Wesson the original point and click interface

Southern DOS: Y'all reckon? (Yep/Nope) 

Speed Kills - Use Windows!

Stack Error:  Lost on a cluttered desk...

T.A.G. you're it!

Talk is cheap because supply exceeds demand...

Terrifying sysadmin comment:  'You _do_ have a backup tape?

<-------- The data went data way -------->

The best book on programming for the layman is 'Alice in Wonderland';
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.

The computer is mightier than the pen, the sword, and usually, the programmer

The E-mail of the species is more deadly than the mail

The Net interprets censorship as damage, and routes around it.

The number of the beast - vi vi vi

The number of UNIX installations has grown to 10, with more expected.

The Road to Enlightenment is Long and Difficult.
Bring Snacks and a Book to read.

The secret of the universe is @*&^^^ NO CARRIER

The three most dangerous things in the world are a programmer with a
soldering iron, a hardware type with a program patch and a user with
an idea.
   ancient computer saying

There are lies, damned lies, and benchmarks

There's too much blood in my caffeine system.

This message transmitted on 100% recycled electrons.

This system practises safe hex.

Thou shalt not teleport within sight of technologically-inferior species.

Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once.

Timesharing : The use of several people by the computer.

To err is human. To really screw things up you need a computer.

To err is human...to really foul up requires the root password.

To think is human, to compute, divine.

To seek out strange, new Taglines to BOLDLY quote ... 

Today's subliminal thought is: '

Toto, I don't think we're in DOS anymore... 

True Multitasking
   Three computers and a chair with wheels!

Trust your computer, but not its programmer.

Very funny, Scotty. Now beam down my clothes

We are designated, Pentium 90 of the Borg....
Division is futile!     You will be approximated!

What goes up must come down. Ask any system administrator.

When in danger or in doubt...
run in circles, scream, and shout !!!!!

When you type to Unix, a gnome deep in the system is
 gathering your characters and saving them in a secret place.
      Unix 6th edition manual

When your dreams turn to dust, vacuum.

Watson, the game's afoot!

When all else fails manipulate the data.

WinErr: 001 Windows loaded - System in danger

You are here: X

You *can* go home again.  Just type "cd \".

You must realize that the computer has it in for you. The 
irrefutable proof is that it always does what you tell it to do.

X-Rated Tagline...Press Ctrl-Alt-Del to see!

Zen Math - 2+2 just is

A host is a host from coast to coast
& no one will talk to a host that's close
Unless the host (that isn't close)
is busy, hung or dead

Laws of Computer Programming
(8) Make it possible for programmers to write programs in
    English, and you will find that programmers cannot write
    in English.
   SIGPLAN Notices, Vol. 2 No 2

faq of the week
Q: Are you guys in league with the devil?
ps They said no

WARNING: Keyboard device not present. Press <F1> to continue...
   "American Megatrends" PC Bios
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