Google celebrating Douglas Adams' 61st birthday

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by Ar-Pharazon, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Vice Admiral Premium Member

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    It's a strange number, 61 (not like 42), but Google has a nice interactive Hitchhiker's Guide theme going on today.
     
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  2. Redfern

    Redfern Commodore Commodore

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    Google missed a great opportunity.

    I typed in "Earth" and thought it may have loaded an "introductory gag" page that read nothing more than "Mostly harmless."

    Alas, no such humorous luck.

    Sincerely,

    Bill
     
  3. Guy Gardener

    Guy Gardener Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    That's what it says in my Star Trek Encyclopaedia.

    Okuda has some balls on him.
     
  4. Turtletrekker

    Turtletrekker Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Awesome. Happy birthday, Douglas Adams!
     
  5. auntiehill

    auntiehill Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    If you keep clicking on the Guide, it shows you little animated scenes from the book. Very cute.

    I wish they'd made Marvin speak, though. It would've been great to hear him say something whenever you clicked on the door.
     
  6. Mr. Adventure

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    They did animate a guide entry at least.
     
  7. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Vice Admiral Premium Member

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    ^ Yep, the Babel fish.
     
  8. auntiehill

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    ^There's more than just that. Keep clicking on it.
     
  9. Dart

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    Is it gone now forever? I only clicked on the guide the once.
     
  10. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Vice Admiral Premium Member

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    This page has all the 2013 ones. If you change the year in the URL, you can see past years as well.