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jimregan at o2.ie
Tue Sep 28 18:53:12 MSD 2004
Ben Okopnik wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 25, 2004 at 12:08:35PM +0100, Jimmy O'Regan wrote:
>>Ben Okopnik wrote:
>>>Now, I ask you: if you can't laugh at people's guts
>>>being blown through their spines by a 50-cal slug, or someone strangling
>>>on sulfuric acid in their Heart-Healthy (tm) salad, or some shmuck being
>>>incinerated in his shower (ahh, the wonders of liquid sodium), what
>>>*can* you laugh at?
>>Ben, how many times? You don't laugh; you cackle, you grin, but if at
>>all possible, you toss out a deadpan one-liner.
> Oh. Right, yes. Emphasis on "dead", although I'd initially read it as
> "debian one-liner". Which reminds me - we could hook up a bunch of TNT
> inside a computer case, to be triggered by a specially-crafted TCP
> packet... it would have to run Wind0ws, of course; a Linux firewall could
> shoot that plan down in flames. So to speak.
I'm not sure if that'd work - how can we be sure it'd run long enough
between crashes to be activated? On the other hand, it'd bring a whole
new meaning to ... no, I won't go there.
>>And "Youth in Asia" - come on, after that TV ad, we're going to have to
>>turn away Boy Scouts. Though a lot of the skills *are* the same - rope
>>work, knife handling...
> ..., rope work, Girl Scout handling... perhaps we should consider a
> sideline? I mean, we've already spent the money on the ad; might as well
> take advantage.
OK, but no cub scouts - just teenagers, who should be feeling pretty
>>Excerpt from "Going Postal" is available:
>>Lord Vetinari :)
> Woohoo! The Mozilla window containing the sacred scripts will be waiting
> for me when I get done with my mail.
Out (here) tomorrow, I think. Goody goody gumdrops!
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