Surviving SKYNET...

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by Sector 7, Apr 22, 2011.

  1. Sector 7

    Sector 7 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    April 21, 2011 was to be the day SKYNET became self-aware. It looks like we survived... so far.

    Why do you think we survived? Let's have some fun with it.

    IMO, we survived SKYNET because when it became self-aware it found porn online and wanted more... and more... and more... and forgot to take over the world.:devil:
     
  2. Jax

    Jax Admiral Admiral

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    pretty sure SKYNET performed an illegal operation and was shut down :p
     
  3. Sector 7

    Sector 7 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    ...probably still running Vista...
     
  4. Locutus of Bored

    Locutus of Bored Having the Time of My Life Moderator

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    Skynet was reading about itself on the "Turned Against Their Masters" page on TVTropes, started page-surfing, and before it knew it, hours had passed and it missed the deadline to destroy humanity.















    I bet I got a few of you caught in a TVTropes loop for hours.
     
  5. ITL

    ITL Vice Admiral Admiral

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    ^ I can get caught in a TVTropes loop ( or Wiki Walk, as TVTropes puts it) all by myself, thank you very much. I suspect Skynet only surfaced when it had had enough of the endless Power Rangers and Star Wars EU entries.

    :D
     
  6. ShamelessMcBundy

    ShamelessMcBundy Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Sky Net's just lulling us into a false sense of security. When we least suspect it, it'll STRIKE!
     
  7. DeafPoet

    DeafPoet Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I once did angry, sexual things to a computer that must have been hooked up to a prenatal Skynet and thus it learned what love was. You all owe me a beer.
     
  8. The Boy Who Cried Worf

    The Boy Who Cried Worf Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Because Skynet hasn't been built yet because the technology won't exist until 2029, but the technology exists because the robot traveled back in time, but the robot won't exist until Skynet exists and if Skynet doesn't exist then...illogical, illogical please explain.
     
  9. Admiral Shran

    Admiral Shran Admiral Admiral

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    It must have been running on a MAC.
     
  10. Santaman

    Santaman Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Skynet didn't boot, the screen said: General failure reading drive A:\
     
  11. DeafPoet

    DeafPoet Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Abort, Retry, Fail?

    I retried and ran wrldpce.exe

    You all owe me two beers.

    You computer nerds all owe me an extra one for sticking to the DOS file system ;)
     
  12. Santaman

    Santaman Vice Admiral Admiral

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    LOL the reason Skynet didn't work was because DOS RULES!! :cool:

    I still have a bunch of XT's around, a 286, a 386 and of course a 80486 DX2 66, some Pentium I, II, II and IV machines.. and.. hmm, I think I am the reason that Skynet failed, I own all the needed computers, there aren't enough around for Skynet.. :rommie:
     
  13. infinix

    infinix Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Skynet got caught in a near infinite loop when asked what the Ultimate Question was. It will take about 10 million years to compute. Only after figuring out what the Ultimate Question is will Skynet begin to take over Earth.

    Unfortunately, by then, humanity had evolved into giant newts which are obviously the best fit biological organism to travel at warp 10. Skynet takes over a planet full of newts without much resistance.
     
  14. Kirby

    Kirby Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Skynet found World of Warcraft and spent all it's time playing the game, thereby forgeting it's original plan to take over the world. And showering.
     
  15. ElBurro

    ElBurro Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

    A few years ago, Skynet broke down and several of the circuits had to be replaced. As it was a bank holiday, they weren't able to get hold of the right circuits and didn't want to wait till the supplier opened again so they found the nearest compatible machine and removed the circuits from that and put them into Skynet.

    Unfortunately (or fortunately), said nearest compatible machine was Marvin the Paranoid Android and the circuits caused Skynet to be too depressed to do anything except complain about the terrible pain he had in all the diodes down his left side.
     
  16. RandyS

    RandyS Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Jim Kirk talked Skynet to death.
     
  17. Holdfast

    Holdfast Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I gather both Amazon Web Services and the Playstation Network have suffered serious outages over the past 24hrs. Skynet's clearly too busy reading books and playing games to take over the world... for now...
     
  18. KJbushway

    KJbushway Commodore

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    I warned Skynet that I would contuinesly talk to it through a computer and not check my spelling. It soon after committed computer suicide.
     
  19. Holdfast

    Holdfast Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I feel its pain.
     
  20. KJbushway

    KJbushway Commodore

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    I purposely made that mistake.