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Re: 42 sightings
« Reply #60 on: January 28, 2011, 11:25:53 PM »
Finally getting over the disappointment from last Sunday (reengaging socially and clearing out the spammers here).  So far, 42 hasn't been all that positive an omen for my sports teams.  But then who is to say the meaning of life the universe and everything is supposed to be positive.  Perhaps "God's last message to his creation" is more an indication of what one can expect from the meaning of life.
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Re: 42 sightings
« Reply #61 on: January 29, 2011, 01:38:33 AM »
That's so sad.  :'(

This will lift you up. Some Biblical inspiriation. :)
Psalm 42: "As the hind longs for the running waters, so my soul longs for you, O God."
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Re: 42 sightings
« Reply #62 on: February 04, 2011, 02:46:24 AM »
My dog is 42 in dog years, but only six in human years. :o
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Re: 42 sightings
« Reply #63 on: February 04, 2011, 03:28:32 PM »
I spent 42 minutes lying in bed last night, trying to sleep with a headache.
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Re: 42 sightings
« Reply #64 on: February 04, 2011, 04:07:39 PM »
My husband said something about 42 as he was leaving for work this morning. Just as he went out to the garage he said, "somethingsomething forty-two." I opened the door and said. "Forty-two what?" He said. "Yeah." But it was cold, so I said goodbye and shut the door. LOL  :D
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Re: 42 sightings
« Reply #65 on: February 04, 2011, 10:32:36 PM »
Today we played D&D and my little sister said somthing about 42, but I don't know what she said.
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Re: 42 sightings
« Reply #66 on: February 05, 2011, 01:25:06 AM »
My girls took the math test, which was on page 42, and they both got an "A"!  :D
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Re: 42 sightings
« Reply #67 on: February 12, 2011, 06:37:04 PM »
Our new kitty litter comes in a 42 pound bag, and it says so prominently on the bag. A coincidence? I think not.  8)
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Re: 42 sightings
« Reply #68 on: February 15, 2011, 01:29:12 AM »
Washington was the 42nd State in the Union


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Re: 42 sightings
« Reply #69 on: February 15, 2011, 06:22:09 AM »
Hmm, speaking of which, Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States :P

I'm not sure what to make of that.
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Re: 42 sightings
« Reply #70 on: February 15, 2011, 07:26:47 PM »
Speaking of 42, apparently there is a new book out on the subject:

42: Douglas Adam's Amazingly Accurate Answer to Life, the Universe and Everything - by Peter Gill



I ran into it at Amazon
http://www.amazon.com/42-Amazingly-Accurate-Universe-Everything/dp/1907616128/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1297794056&sr=8-1#_
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Re: 42 sightings
« Reply #71 on: February 16, 2011, 04:01:40 PM »
Oh, Yeah! My friend send me this article about that book!  :D
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We know that 42 is the answer to life, the universe, and everything, but how did Douglas Adams come up with it? In this excerpt from the book 42: Douglas Adams’ Amazingly Accurate Answer to Life, the Universe and Everything,  author Peter Gill teases us with some background on how Adam’s radio comedy series (and later, book) The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy came about.

As the book’s title suggests, Adams, like most authors, was not afraid to borrow, and there are revealing similarities between Welsh’s Hitch-hiker’s Guide to Europe and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. One of these provides perhaps the most intriguing explanation for “Why 42?”. As you may remember Adams had Deep Thought perform a little expectation management and say: “You’re really not going to like it” before revealing the Ultimate Answer.

Curiously, Hitch-hiker’s Guide to Europe had told of visitors to the UK searching for family roots finding “the answer a little disappointing” – after travelling around the world in search of “the solution to the most puzzling question of all”. A coincidence, perhaps . . . but this coincidence is on page 42.

Coincidence or not, knowing the origin of “42? takes nothing away from the genius of Adams’ work. Read more from the book at The Guardian.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/feb/03/douglas-adams-42-hitchhiker


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Re: 42 sightings
« Reply #72 on: March 03, 2011, 02:08:57 AM »
Well recently I've been watching a TV series called Doctor Who, and I printed out the episode guide for it and noticed that episode 184 is called "42".  The episode has nothing to do with life the universe and everything though.  The episode is actually about the Doctor trying to save a ship being hurtled into the sun and he only has 42 minutes to do it.
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Re: 42 sightings
« Reply #73 on: March 03, 2011, 04:00:18 AM »
Well recently I've been watching a TV series called Doctor Who, and I printed out the episode guide for it and noticed that episode 184 is called "42".  The episode has nothing to do with life the universe and everything though.  The episode is actually about the Doctor trying to save a ship being hurtled into the sun and he only has 42 minutes to do it.

I think that is no coincidence.  :D Once upon a time, Douglas Adams wrote for Doctor Who. But that was long before David Tennant.
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Re: 42 sightings
« Reply #74 on: March 19, 2011, 09:35:59 PM »
The AP (Associated Press) just added 42 new guidelines for social media, including changing the spelling of e-mail to email. http://mashable.com/2010/06/02/ap-social-media-guidelines/
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