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Old 03-26-2007, 08:40 PM
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As if we didn't have enough geek holidays already, here's a new one. Universal Day of the Jedi, set to start this May 25th, the 30th anniversary of the release of A New Hope.

http://www.myspace.com/universaldayofthejedi

Opinions on how we can celebrate it?

Oh, and as it's also Towel Day, I think it'd be cool for some sort of dicotomy event. Using the h2g2 font to write Star Wars and the Star Wars font to write The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy!

http://www.towelday.kojv.net/
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Could we slaughter all the Jedi by letting loose the Ravenous Bugblatter Beast of Traal?

When is the Universal Day of the Sith?
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Old 03-27-2007, 02:35 AM
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I don't know.

Maybe we could write two fanfivers for the big day. One where we put Star Wars characters into h2g2, and one vice-versa.
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How do you find these things?
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How do I find these things? "Way too much free time" and "up all night" come to mind.
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How do you survive? You're here all DAY too.

I look forward to your cross-fivers, too.
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My cross-fivers? Erm, does that mean that you would want me to make "Star Wars as Hitchhiker's" and "Hitchhiker's as Star Wars" fivers even if they're only posted in here?

Well, I work overnights, but the nights I'm not working I'm usually in bed by three. I sleep when you guys are usually at work so as far as you're concerned I guess I look omnipresent.
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I probably just screwed up with timezones again.

Yes I would like to see your cross-fivers even if only here. But Maybe Zeke would be nice and put a link to them in the news post or something.
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I guess I'd better get started on those, then...
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Okay, I can't decide. Do we want:

1. Write a fiver of the h2g2 plot in the Star Wars style, and vice-versa.
2. Write a fiver of the h2g2 characters in the Star Wars universe, and vice-versa.
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Both? The characters swapped over, thus making the original storylines have the style of the opposite storylines.

Hmm, I'll see if I can find something that I saw a while ago...

Here it is: http://www.farscapefantasy.com/video...t=video&id=637

Or at least I think this is the one.
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Huh? If the h2g2 characters are doing the plot of h2g2 in the SW style, that's option one. If the h2g2 characters are doing the plot of SW in the SW style, that's option two. All that's left is the h2g2 characters doing the plot of SW in the h2g2 style, which I suppose is option three. Actually, looking at it from that angle, option three looks to be the more entertaining possibility.
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I think option three is what I just suggested, isn't it?

Looking at my previous post, wow that made no sense at all! Sorry.

Yeah option three is what I was ever-so-clearly trying to suggest.
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Sounds like a plan.
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Belated thought: Shouldn't the Universal Day of the Jedi have been May the Fourth?
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Why May 4th?

Oh, and here's a question for the Warsies out there: is there a "standard repository of all knowledge and wisdom" in the Star Wars universe? I kinda wanta make it the narrator of the "Star Wars as h2g2" crossfiver.
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Oh, and here's a question for the Warsies out there: is there a "standard repository of all knowledge and wisdom" in the Star Wars universe? I kinda wanta make it the narrator of the "Star Wars as h2g2" crossfiver.
Not that I know of, but then my knowledge of the EU is pretty damn limited.
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