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Misty
03-06-2004, 08:13 PM
Mrs Misty and I had dinner out tonight and we were given one of those numbers to locate us with and it was ...............42 !

I paid for the dinners (and two glasses of wine) and it was $42 also - exactly $42.

This is seriously weird ... this is honest reporting..........I even looked around and could not see Arthur Dent (though this last part may be slight exaggeration !). The author did revise the number though in a subsequent part, I seem to recall ( Godfather said !!).... I am going to read the trilogy in four parts again soon - have asked for it in my list for my birthday next month.

This is truly honest, the order number on one of those sticks was 42 and I did not even pick up on it ... it was Mrs Misty who did !!
Misty
?:| ?:| ?:| ?:|

PS - it was not the wine !! REM - must look up the name of that author

Mike
03-06-2004, 08:22 PM
> in four parts again soon - have asked for it in my
> list for my birthday next month.

Not your 42nd is it?

Mike.

Misty
03-06-2004, 08:29 PM
I wish !!!
Misty


By the way - here is the link --------

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/hitchhikers/

:)

godfather
03-06-2004, 08:31 PM
The Author is Douglas Adams.

And the number 42 is actually in base 13 notation, which is 54 in base 10.

(4 x 13) + 2 = 54

Was it the Restaurant at the End of the Universe?
(The title of the second book in the HHGTTG series)

Baldy
03-06-2004, 09:23 PM
Hi Misty,
Just think, if you had been the first customer, the meal would have been very reasonably priced.

Growly
03-06-2004, 10:41 PM
mmmm 42