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    • Le Début
    • The text is derived from Cicero's De Finibus Bonorum et Malorum (On the Ends of Goods and Evils, or alternatively [About] The Purposes of Good and Evil ). The original passage began: Neque porro quisquam est qui do____ _____ quia ____ ____ _____, _______, adipisci velit (Translation: quot;Neither is there anyone who loves grief itself since it is grief and thus wants to obtain itquot;). It is not known exactly when the text acquired its current standard form; it may have been as late as the 1960s. The passage was discovered by Richard McClintock, a Latin scholar who is the publications director at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, by searching for citings of the rarely used word 'consectetur' in classical literature. What famous text ?
    • Lorem Ipsum Dolor Sit Amet
    • What are these? or what more famous example of these has been missed out ? Big fjords vex quick waltz nymph. Junk MTV quiz graced by fox whelps. Bawds jog, flick quartz, vex nymphs. Waltz, bad nymph, for quick jigs vex! Fox nymphs grab quick-jived waltz. Brick quiz whangs jumpy veldt fox.
    • The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. ..... These are called “pangrams”
    • Which religious denomination are these symbols of ?
    • The Invisible Pink Unicorn A church of satirising religion.  On the same lines as the Church of The Flying  Spaghetti Monster.
    • The following films and book are famous examples of a famous class of artistic creations which were addressed by a certain term. A certain famous director inspired by these films heard this term on his trip to Japan and used a derivative of this term for a certain class of people in his own creation.
    • Jedi The term used to refer to the films in Jedaigeki 
    • The original UNIX text editor quot;edquot; has a construct _/_ _/_ , where quot;_ _quot; stands for a regular expression, to Globally search for matches to the Regular Expression and Print the lines containing them. This was so often used that it was packaged up into its own command, thus named quot;_ _ _ _quot;. According to Dennis Ritchie, this is the true origin of the command.
    • grep
    • _____ ______ is a metaphor taken from the poem quot;Childe Harold's Pilgrimagequot; by George Gordon, Lord Byron, where a gladiator in Ancient Rome expects to be quot;butcher'd to make a ____ ______. What english phrase that was also the title of a rather famous movie that showcased to the world a certain actress named Audrey Hepburn.
    • Roman Holiday
    • What was this movie poster inspired by ?
    • Saul Steinberg created 85 covers and 642 internal drawings and illustrations for the magazine. His most famous work is probably its March 29, 1976 cover, an illustration titled quot;View of the World from 9th Avenue,quot; sometimes referred to as quot;A Parochial New Yorker's View of the Worldquot; or quot;A New Yorker's View of the World,quot; which depicts a map of the world as seen by self-absorbed New Yorkers.
    • Identify the participants in this famous conversation. - People get on my nerves - I am not sure I understand you - You should pay more attention - Suppose you should pay more attention - You're entitled to your opinion - What makes you think I am entitled to my
    • ELIZA and PARRY The first conversation between two AIs over the  ARPANet . ELIZA was programmed to come across as a Rogerian psychologist and PARRY, a paranoid schizophreniac.
    • Connect
    • Pic 1 – Mark David Chapman (Lennon’s  assasin) Pic 2 - John Hinckley, Jr (Regan’s would-be-  assasin) Pic 3 - Robert John Bardo (Rebecca  Schaeffaer’s assasin) All of them were inspired by the book “Catcher  in the Rye”
    • Connect quot;The British are coming!quot; - Paul Revere  quot;The only traditions of the Royal Navy are rum,  sodomy and the lash.quot; - Winston Churchill quot;If they have no bread, let them eat cake!quot; -  Marie Antoinette quot;Houston, we have a problem.quot; - Apollo 13 crew  quot;Anything that can go wrong, willquot; - Edward A.  Murphy, Jr. quot;Et tu, Brute?quot; — Julius Caesar 
    • Famous Misquotations Made up  His Assistant  Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Confessions  Lunar Module Pilot Fred Haise starting a sentence quot;OK, Houston...quot;  which was cut off by Commander Jim Lovell saying quot;I believe we've had a problem here,quot; followed fifteen seconds later by Lovell's quot;Houston, we've had a problem. Actual quote uncertain. Variously, quot;If that guy has any way of making a mistake, he willquot; and quot;If  there's more than one way to do a job, and one of those ways will result in disaster, then somebody will do it that wayquot;. Murphy's law has been purposely misrepresented and sometimes simply misinterpreted to mean quot;something will always go wrongquot; or quot;nothing will ever work perfectlyquot;. This is actually a statement of Sod's Law. Murphy's Law is really a design principle: if something can be done in more than one way (such as inserting a two-socket plug the wrong way around), somebody will eventually do it. The solution is to design defensively - if the plug is asymmetrical, it simply can't be plugged in the wrong way around. There is evidence that Murphy himself didn't mean it this way when he said it, for more details, read the complete article.
    • What is are these the other names for ? Smilex  Smylex  Laughing Gas  Laughing Toxin  Laugh-A-loads  Perma-Smile. 
    • The Joker Venom
    • What is the third and most famous of this series of letters. The Dear Boss Letter  The Saucy Jacky card 
    • From Hell
    • Identify
    • The Elephant Man – Joseph Merrick
    • Solve for Y and Z An e-mail spam filtering system, a progressive rock band, a right-wing website, a sound amplifier in the film Back to the Future, a catalog code in the TV series Heroes, and a weapon in the TV series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine all named _ X _ _ Z _ as a homage to _ Y_' whose trademark it was . X was once CRM and in another film “serum”.
    • Y = 114  Z = Kubrick  CRM114 in Dr. Strangelove  Serum 114 in A Clockwork Orange. 
    • Indentify this guy whose magnum opus was NOT the children's book “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”
    • Fleming, Ian Fleming
    • Identify this guy who was for years quite  popular at X which is a play on Y. However in 2005 he had to miss X beacause he actually had to go for Y.
    • Prof. Roy Glauber – The Keeper of the Broom at the Ig Nobel Awards
    • Identify this guy and his accomplishment that  has recently been chronicled as an academy award winning film.
    • Phillipe Petit Walked on a high wire between the two towers  of the world trade center. Man on Wire a documentary shot as a heist film  won the Oscar for Dest Documentary. He's the french guy who did the coin trick. 
    • Identify this woman who became really famous  after a certain film portrayed her in a way that made her stand out somehow although her name is never mentioned in the film and she has no dialogue.
    • Roma Ligocka(The girl in the red coat) A Holocaust survivor  Inspiration for the character, the little girl in the  red coat, in Schindler’s List Autobiographical novel titled The Girl In The  Red Coat .
    • Identify this trio who started something, that has  been recently(and still is) the focus of a lot of media attention.
    • Pirate Bay founders Gottfrid Svartholm  Fredrik Neij  Peter Sunde 
    • Identify this tree that has a special significance  in the world of music 2.
    • The Joshua Tree
    • La Fin