Quote of the day

  Newuser2 08:27 23 Jul 2004
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This appeared on a news letter I recieved.
Quote of the day
"The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armor to lead all his customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he who by peddling second-hand, second-rate technology, led them all into it in the first place."
Douglas Adams, author.

  pcwhizz 16:35 23 Jul 2004

AMEN

  GANDALF <|:-)> 17:34 23 Jul 2004

Douglas Adams rarely had anything interesting or lucid to say. The above statement is no exception.

G

  Forum Editor 17:40 23 Jul 2004

than getting a cheap laugh at someone else's expense - especially when they can't defend themselves. Douglas Adams' comment simply confirms my long-held view about him, and presupposes that we're all a bunch of addle-headed sheep, who haven't a brain between us.

  Dorsai 18:57 23 Jul 2004

Maybee.

But i thought the books were funny. and how recently did he say this anyway. Didn't he pass away over 2 years ago?

But of course, no one forced us to follow Bill, as he led us into the mire, if indeed a mire it was.

  watchful 21:41 26 Jul 2004

The books are funny - if we're talking 'the' Douglas Adams.
Especially 'The Meaning of Liff' which I keep next to my comp. It contains a wealth of password-friendly names and makes me laugh every time I dip into it.

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