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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.

"`Maybe somebody here tipped off the Galactic Police,' said
Trillian. `Everybody saw you come in.'
`You mean they want to arrest me over the phone?' said
Zaphod, `Could be. I'm a pretty dangerous dude when I'm
cornered.'
`Yeah,' said a voice from under the table [Ford's now
completely rat- arsed at this point], `you go to pieces so
fast people get hit by the shrapnel.'"

-- Zaphod getting paranoid over a phone call.