"and their mothers with the thickening middles and the even bigger boobs. They are the orange cows of orange county." -- Kayti from LambdaMOO
"'tis an ill wind that blows no minds" -- Drachen on Brigandine
"I'm thinking of making a miniature voodoo model of his precious car and then slashing its tires ;-)" -- Licentia on Brigandine
"A lot of our relationship is tormenting each other. We're really in love..." -- Jeremy Elliot
"A good friend will bail you out of jail, a GREAT friend will be sitting next to you asking "Damn that was fun huh?" -- Anonymous
If I ever wanted to thwart an alien invasion, the Guiness book of world records is the propaganda piece I would choose to scare them away with. -- Clint JCL
'but the one nice thing about conductors is that they keep the electrons flowing along an axis..' -- Deadman on Brigandine during a discussion about IXL fusion reactors.
'Normal' is a dryer setting --- Brian Leeper
"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about." - Albert Einstein
... So they passed a ordinance against free speech Against speaking openly on the street - applied to everyone but the salvos Now that's intolerable We all know the state can't give you free speech, and the state can't take it away You're born with it - like your eyes, like your ears.. We all under stand that - Like old cambell said - Freedom is something you assume Then you wait for someone to try and take it away from you The degree to which you resist is the degree to which you are free. --- Utah Phillips (relating a story passed to him)
He said 'Hey little boy, you can't go where the others go Because you don't look like they do' I said 'Hey, old man, how can you stand to think that way and did you really think about it before you made the rules? --- Bruce Hornsby, "The way it is"
The day microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is the day they start making vacuum cleaners. --- Net Proverb
1) if there's a comment box, it's a debate --Clint JCL
You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses. -- Abraham Lincoln Or you can genetically engineer thornless roses. -- Peter Abrahamsen
There are still many human emotions I do not fully comprehend. Fear, hatred, revenge. But I am not confused by the desire to be loved. Or the need for friendship. These are things I do understand -- Lt. Commander Data, in "Star Trek: The Next Generation episode 4x11: Data's Day".
You say, "what we need are the people who invented ENIAC" ZenDog barks, "eniac?" You say, "eniac was the first computer ever* . All vacuum tubes." You say, "[they didn't do that for long. Average time between failures was 6 !minutes!]" ZenDog barks, "6 minutes? that's better than win98 actually..." -- Conversation on Lambdamoo* = First digital computer, actually. See the wikipedia page. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eniac)
"But when I'm scared enough to need pills, I'm scared OF pills." -- Kayti on LambdaMoo