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Live TV died in the late 1950s, electronic bulletin boards came along in the mid-1980s, meaning there was about a 25-year gap when it was difficult to put your foot in your mouth and have people all across the country know about it
-- Mark Leeper

Considering the flames and intolerance, shouldn't USENET be spelled ABUSENET?

-- Michael Meissner

In view of all the deadly computer viruses that have been spreading lately, Weekend Update would like to remind you: when you link up to another computer, you're linking up to every computer that that computer has ever linked up to

-- Dennis Miller, "Saturday Night Live," U.S. television show

The last good thing written in C++ was the Pachelbel Canon

-- Jerry Olson

There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home

-- Kenneth H. Olson, President of DEC, Convention of the World Future Society, 1977

Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining

-- Jeff Raskin

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-- Seen in a .signature file

The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do

-- B. F. Skinner

If unix is the face of the future I wanna go back to quill pens

-- Joseph Snipp

Usenet is like a herd of performing elephants with diarrhea -- massive, difficult to redirect, awe-inspiring, entertaining, and a source of mind-boggling amounts of excrement when you least expect it

-- Gene Spafford

If addiction is judged by how long a dumb animal will sit pressing a lever to get a 'fix' of something, to its own detriment, then I would conclude that netnews is far more addictive than cocaine

-- Rob Stampfli

Men have become the tools of their tools

-- Henry David Thoreau

Technology makes it possible for people to gain control over everything, except over technology

-- John Tudor

Those parts of the system that you can hit with a hammer (not advised) are called hardware; those program instructions that you can only curse at are called software

-- Unknown author,