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topane
05-12-2001, 11:12 AM
It's a sad sad day. Douglas Adams, author of "The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy" series, among others, dead of a heart attack at 42.

Mezpin
05-12-2001, 11:46 AM
He had some really fun books. A heart attack at 42, huh? Makes you think....

Mezpin

LPMiller
05-12-2001, 02:42 PM
49, not 42. 42 is the answer to everything.

cruelpupet
05-12-2001, 05:57 PM
ironic, that I just figured out how 6x9=42

topane
05-12-2001, 09:29 PM
Um, how exactly did you figure that out? Last I checked it was 54 :P

ProMinx
05-12-2001, 10:44 PM
he means 6x7...heh heh. I guess something had his mind predisposed to those other numbers...

ProMinx

cruelpupet
05-13-2001, 01:32 AM
no 6x9 is 42

I know what Im saying!

cruelpupet
05-13-2001, 01:36 AM
I actually had a few theories on why he did that in the book...but now i know the truth.

Unfortunatly i dont think i can tell....cause it would ruin the mystery.

But I assure you, there is a valid answer to the 6x9=42 problem

[Edited by cruelpupet on 05-12-2001 at 10:42 PM]

ProMinx
05-13-2001, 03:11 AM
x = (7/9)? :-p

cruelpupet
05-13-2001, 03:50 AM
Originally posted by ProMinx
x = (7/9)? :-p

Nope not even close... It has to do with something Adams said one time. Thats all the hints your getting from me!

Jeffbx
05-14-2001, 08:51 AM
Does it involve bistromathics?

ironchef
05-14-2001, 11:04 AM
*ahem*base 13*ahem*

cruelpupet
05-14-2001, 11:33 AM
Bastard

ironchef
05-14-2001, 11:36 AM
oh come on, i have so little in this world. let me at least have that without being a smelly ol' bastard!

topane
05-14-2001, 12:39 PM