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Douglas Adams, author of the 'Hitchhikers Guide' series of insanely funny books. He passed away 5/13/01 from a heart attack at his home in California.
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Yes indeed I was very sad to hear he had passed away. As morbid as it sounds I can't help thinking how ironic it would have been had he been 42 when he dies rather than 49 ... but never mind!! Sorry I know it's in really poor taste but I just can't get that thought out of my head!
 
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It's been suggested (at slashdot) that whenever an arbitrary number is needed in a program, we now use 42 as that number.
 
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Yes, he will certainly be missed. I guess the "Increasingly Innaccurately titled Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Trilogy" will increase no more. I can't wait until my kids are old enough to read his books.
God speed, Douglas, I hope they bury you with a blanket.

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Blanket??!?
you mean towel right?
Maybe he's not really dead, but actually spending a year or two that way for tax purposes?
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Originally posted by Dave Vick:
Blanket??!?
you mean towel right?
Maybe he's not really dead, but actually spending a year or two that way for tax purposes?
Dave


Oh my G**... can't believe I said blanket! Thanks, Dave... apparently I didn't miss the ground when I threw myself at it...
 
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