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Happy Towel Day everyone! May 25th
« on: May 24, 2007, 11:40:56 pm »
The Towel Day is a annual memorial on May 25th for Douglas Adams, the writer of the worlds longest trilogy. The concept behind the Towel Day is to carry a towel with you for the whole day in order to show your appreciation to the humour that Douglas Adams brought into our culture and lives.

Here is a lil something from the book for the "reason" behind Towel Day being about towels :P
" A towel, it says, is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitch hiker can have. Partly it has great practical
value - you can wrap it around you for warmth as you bound across the cold moons of Jaglan Beta; you can lie on it on the brilliant marble-sanded beaches of Santraginus V, inhaling the heady sea vapours; you can sleep under it beneath the stars which shine so redly on the desert world of Kakrafoon; use it to sail a mini raft down the slow heavy river Moth; wet it for use in hand-to-hand-combat; wrap it round your head to ward off noxious fumes or to avoid the gaze of the Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal (a mindboggingly stupid animal, it assumes that if you can't see it, it can't see you - daft as a bush, but very ravenous); you can wave your towel in emergencies as a distress signal, and of course dry yourself off with it if it still seems to be clean enough"


So have a nice Towel Day, carry a towel and tell everyone who is interested that you are doing so in the memorial of a great writer  :)
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Re: Happy Towel Day everyone! May 25th
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2007, 11:52:08 pm »
I'll do it, he was a legend
But if one day we meet together while I'm drunk, I promise you to draw a big group sex picture including a lot of forumites. :D

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Re: Happy Towel Day everyone! May 25th
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2007, 11:56:18 pm »
man, gota do it.

Douglas Adams <3.

you are MISSED.

and much lucky that you died before you could see what they did to you story in the theatres.

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Re: Happy Towel Day everyone! May 25th
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2007, 12:04:58 am »
Alright... Towel? I'll try.

I just love that guys books.
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Re: Happy Towel Day everyone! May 25th
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2007, 12:08:49 am »
gonna bring me a towel to work tomorrow!

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Re: Happy Towel Day everyone! May 25th
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2007, 12:19:21 am »
I have a 3 hour English exam tomorrow. I'm so fucking in.

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Re: Happy Towel Day everyone! May 25th
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2007, 02:18:45 am »
Gotta find myself a clean towel :/

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Re: Happy Towel Day everyone! May 25th
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2007, 02:29:48 am »
You know what, I may just go downtown tomorrow and lump a towel with me, for the sake of it.

HEIL ADAMS o/

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Re: Happy Towel Day everyone! May 25th
« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2007, 02:39:34 am »
* Cerapter knows where his towel is.
Just close your eyes and keep your mind wide open.

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Re: Happy Towel Day everyone! May 25th
« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2007, 10:12:02 am »
Damnit. I went to work and I didnt even bring a towel with me. I should check the forums in the morning before I go to work. Yees.

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Re: Happy Towel Day everyone! May 25th
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2007, 10:43:53 am »
My dad's gonna ask me "what the fuck I'm doing".
That's the problem with heroes, really. Their only purpose in life is to thwart others. They make no plans, develop no strategies. They react instead of act. Without villains, heroes would stagnate. Without heroes, villains would be running the world. Heroes have morals. Villains have work ethic.

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Re: Happy Towel Day everyone! May 25th
« Reply #11 on: May 25, 2007, 03:48:42 pm »
I have a 3 hour English exam tomorrow. I'm so fucking in.

The exam invigilators made me put it to the side, and now I have no towel.

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Re: Happy Towel Day everyone! May 25th
« Reply #12 on: May 25, 2007, 04:02:27 pm »
Fight it Fiindil!
Demand a decent explanation as to why you can't have a towel during an exam. Say it keeps you warm or something.
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Re: Happy Towel Day everyone! May 25th
« Reply #13 on: May 25, 2007, 04:13:39 pm »
can't you assholes create a thread like this BEFORE the day

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Re: Happy Towel Day everyone! May 25th
« Reply #14 on: May 25, 2007, 04:46:12 pm »
can't you assholes create a thread like this BEFORE the day

*insert a slightly more friendly version of Rad's post here*

Well, I see that it was in fact created before today, only after I had left my computer for the night. If I'd seen this before, I would definately have carried my towel around today. Oh well, I'll just carry it around for the rest of the day, then...

And please remind me earlier next year :D