[ExI] quote of the day

ddraig@pobox.com ddraig at gmail.com
Mon Sep 6 15:38:45 UTC 2021

On Mon, 6 Sept 2021 at 13:44, Gabe Waggoner <lostmyelectron at protonmail.com>

> And after the missiles turn into the bowl of petunias and the sperm whale:
> "With horror, they suddenly realized that it was fresh whalemeat."
> And when the alien battle fleet was, due to a terrible miscalculation of
> scale, accidentally swallowed by a small dog. (I still remember playing the
> Infocom text-based interactive game on my Apple IIe in the 1980s and
> cackling when one of my entries triggered the "It is of course well known
> that careless talk costs lives . . ." line.)

Did you get the microscopic space fleet in a tiny clear plastic bag? And
the peril-sensitive sunglasses that were bits of cardboard?  Did you read
through all of the footnotes?

"oh no, not this again"

  ddraig at pobox.com              ddraigbot / NSO / Connery
our aim is wakefulness,  our enemy is dreamless sleep
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