42: never forget

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by Sydde, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. Sydde macrumors 68020

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    The guy who coined the term "insanely great" to describe the Macintosh computer and gave us The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series is remembered again on the BBC website.



    (Adams on right, Pythonian Terry Jones on left)
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    One of my all time favourite writers, of one of my all time favourite books.....
     
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    I really thought this thread was going to be about Jackie Robinson.
     
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    Nope. Instead, it is about the late, great Douglas Adams.....why, the very use of the figure of '42'.....tells you all you need to know about the Topic of the Thread, and, of course, the Meaning of Life itself.
     

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