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No mouse poll....

by DyasJester / March 26, 2008 8:02 PM PDT

You said that you were creating a poll asking if we were mice. I can't find it, so I am forced to reply here. Of course I'm a mouse. Yes I'm white, and Yes I know what 42 means. Don't you?

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you were crushed by a teapot?
by mementh / March 28, 2008 12:12 PM PDT
In reply to: No mouse poll....

you were crushed by a teapot? and you used to own the earth?

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Ah.... you are mistaking a movies adaption of a book. . .
by DyasJester / March 28, 2008 7:14 PM PDT
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hitchhiker%27s_Guide_to_the_Galaxy - More Original Book

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hitchhiker%27s_Guide_to_the_Galaxy_%28film%29 - Completly wrong holywood movie

The protagonists escape, setting course for "The Restaurant at the End of the Universe". The mice, in Arthur's absence, create a phony question since it is too troublesome for them to wait 10 million years again just to cash in on a lucrative deal. Their new question was "How many roads must a man walk down?"

Ford and Arthur, meanwhile, end up on a spacecraft full of the outcasts of the Golgafrinchan civilization. The ship crashes on prehistoric Earth; Ford and Arthur are stranded, and it becomes clear that the inept Golgafrinchans are the ancestors of modern humans, having displaced the Earth's indigenous hominids. This has disrupted the Earth's programming so that when Ford and Arthur manage to extract the final readout from Arthur's subconscious mind by pulling lettered tiles from a Scrabble set, it is "What do you get if you multiply six by nine?" Arthur then comments, "I've always said there was something fundamentally wrong with the universe."

No mice squashing. Hollywood isn't always right.
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re: 6 by 9
by zoredache / March 29, 2008 6:05 PM PDT

This discussion isn't complete without a mention the below.

Narrator: There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable.

There is another theory which states that this has already happened.

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