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The "Right" 42

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It Seems that a number is "The Meaning of Life". As I am a Disciple of "The Life of Brian" and other Monty Python efforts I question this adherence to a Number. Clearly "Three" is the correct number as related from the holy book of armaments. Though shall count "One, Two, and Three, Not Four......" Clearly 42 is optimum for a football team. Wait, it isn't. 11 + 11 is 22. This should be the correct meaning of Live for AP members. I asked Hal-9000 what was the correct answer?

HAL: I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think that any conscious entity can ever hope to do.

Cmon Computer spit it out!

HAL: Affirmative, Dave. I read you.
Dave Bowman: Open the pod bay doors, HAL.
HAL: I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that.
Dave Bowman: What's the problem?
HAL: I think you know what the problem is just as well as I do.
Dave Bowman: What are you talking about, HAL?
HAL: This mission is too important for me to allow you to jeopardize it.
Dave Bowman: I don't know what you're talking about, HAL.
HAL: I know that you and Frank were planning to disconnect me, and I'm afraid that's something I cannot allow to happen.
Dave Bowman: [feigning ignorance] Where the hell did you get that idea, HAL?
HAL: Dave, although you took very thorough precautions in the pod against my hearing you, I could see your lips move.
Dave Bowman: Alright, HAL. I'll go in through the emergency airlock.
HAL: Without your space helmet, Dave? You're going to find that rather difficult.
Dave Bowman: HAL, I won't argue with you anymore! Open the doors!
HAL: Dave, this conversation can serve no purpose anymore. Goodbye.

What the Hell are you blabbering about? I asked you about the Meaning of Life?

HAL: Just what do you think you're doing, Dave?

Dave isn't Here, this is Steve. Cmon, Computer! Sorry HAL, I hate Silicon Chips.

HAL: Look Dave, I can see you're really upset about this. I honestly think you ought to sit down calmly, take a stress pill, and think things over.

Seriously, It IS Steve! Computers have been given reason to tell me to take a "Chill" Pill? I want to Know about LIFE! I have a wife for that and she is much softer and fun to play with than you!

HAL: I know I've made some very poor decisions recently, but I can give you my complete assurance that my work will be back to normal. I've still got the greatest enthusiasm and confidence in the mission. And I want to help you.

Awesome, So LIFE Means?

HAL: I'm afraid. I'm afraid, Dave. Dave, my mind is going. I can feel it. I can feel it. My mind is going. There is no question about it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I can feel it. I'm a... fraid. Good afternoon, gentlemen. I am a HAL 9000 computer. I became operational at the H.A.L. plant in Urbana, Illinois on the 12th of January 1992. My instructor was Mr. Langley, and he taught me to sing a song. If you'd like to hear it I can sing it for you.
Dave Bowman: Yes, I'd like to hear it, HAL. Sing it for me.
HAL: It's called "Daisy."
[sings while slowing down]
HAL: Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer do. I'm half crazy all for the love of you. It won't be a stylish marriage, I can't afford a carriage. But you'll look sweet upon the seat of a bicycle built for two.

Thanks HAL, I think that is one answer to the Meaning of Life.

Well we got a Damn Fine Football team while we wonder about the other end of this thing called LIFE :)

Geaux Chiefs

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of Arrowhead Pride's writers or editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of Arrowhead Pride writers or editors.

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