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Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

This is a collection of quotes from Douglas Adams' famous “Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy”.

To install these fortunes, copy the .dat file to your fortunes directory (possibly /usr/games/lib/fortunes). To use it, simply type: fortune hitchhiker

Download: fortune-hitchhiker.tgz (Last Update 2005-06-11)

Guillaume Rousse maintains a Mandrake package of this fortune collection at the Penguin Liberation Front.

"`...and the Universe,' continued the waiter, determined
not to be deflected on his home stretch, `will explode
later for your pleasure.'
Ford's head swivelled slowly towards him. He spoke with
`Wow,' he said, `What sort of drinks do you serve in this
The waiter laughed a polite little waiter's laugh.
`Ah,' he said, `I think sir has perhaps misunderstood me.'
`Oh, I hope not,' breathed Ford."

-- Ford in paradise.


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