Do not scream

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Post by Kopio » Sat Dec 01, 2007 6:45 am

I like the new Avatar William....where is it from?

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Post by annis » Sat Dec 01, 2007 8:40 pm

I split this off the other thread...

A few days ago on Slashdot I saw a link to a site which had a mass of early Soviet sci-fi posters and book covers: Retro-Future: to the Stars!. The same site had a collection of "Outrageous Signs," where I found my new avatar image. It speaks to me. :)

I also printed out a copy at work and pasted it above the backup tape jukeboxes.
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Post by GlottalGreekGeek » Sun Dec 02, 2007 7:24 am

Why was my first reaction "I have no mouth and I must scream"?

Even I don't know (though I know it's a Harlan Ellison title)

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Post by mingshey » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:33 pm

It reminded me of this scene from the Matrix:
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Post by cdm2003 » Tue Dec 04, 2007 4:57 pm

Ok...I know I'm going to be the first here to say "I just don't get it." I'm assuming it's one of those bad lost-in-translation episodes? What does the sign really say?
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Post by annis » Tue Dec 04, 2007 11:30 pm

cdm2003 wrote:Ok...I know I'm going to be the first here to say "I just don't get it." I'm assuming it's one of those bad lost-in-translation episodes? What does the sign really say?
I really does mean don't be noisy. But something about the words "do not scream" grabbed me by the brain stem. I'm not sure there's anything to get. :)
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Post by Arvid » Fri Dec 21, 2007 11:58 pm

Just a suggestion: You should really put this on the title page of all of Textkit's downloads. Sort of on the model of "Don't Panic!" in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
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