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Wed 2014-07-30 09:30
Adages II: The Adagening
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[identity profile] cartesiandaemon.livejournal.comWed 2014-07-30 09:10

And I guess I'll reflexively make my traditional adage-response of pouncing on the first thing on the list and saying "Wherever you stand in the kitchen, it'll always be where someone needs to be next, I bet you could make some sort of interstellar FTL communication device out of that" :)

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[personal profile] simontWed 2014-07-30 09:12

"His ambitious plans to use his discovery to send messages, involving the careful rearranging of a small kitchen in order to modulate the signal, were never fully expounded because, at that point, the bar closed."

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[identity profile] cartesiandaemon.livejournal.comWed 2014-07-30 09:18

Fictional blowhards always seem curiously resistant to shouting loudly at each other in the middle of the street, neither willing to go home without being sure the other understands their new theory: in real life, I haven't found "the bar closing" such a sure-fire conversation ender. Maybe I just know unusually stubborn people :)

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