Firfox Hacks

7 Comments

  1. Brian:

    I got every single reference in about:robots. Should I be worried?

  2. Josh:

    Don't bother worrying, Brian. There's no hope for you.

    If we divide it into 11 statements, I got 4 1/2 of them, I think.

    Gort!
    ?
    Klaatu Barada Nikto!
    (I thought Army of Darkness but was wrong, so this counts as 1/2)
    Welcome Humans!
    ?
    We have come to visit you in peace and with goodwill!
    ?
    Robots may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
    I, Robot - Isaac Asimov
    Robots have seen things you people wouldn't believe.
    ?
    Robots are Your Plastic Pal Who's Fun To Be With.
    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams (Sirius Cybernetics marketing literature)
    Robots have shiny metal posteriors which should not be bitten.
    Futurama - Matt Groening et al (Bender)
    And they have a plan.
    ?
    Try again
    ?
    Please do not press this button again.
    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Heart of Gold)

  3. Jim Collins:

    The first two are from the movie "The Day The Earth Stood Still".

  4. Rolo Tomasi:

    Coyote's "I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords" link title was said in GTA Vice City on one of the radio shows. I'm just wondering if I'm missing a common reference that I should be made aware of.

  5. Tony Edwards:

    "Robots have seen things you people wouldn't believe."

    If I remember correctly, this quote is from Blade Runner.

  6. josh:

    "I, for one, welcome our new robot overlords."

    That one is from the Simpsons:

    http://www.snpp.com/episodes/1F13.html