Re: "all your base" - distress call, or attack?

From: Gordon Worley (
Date: Wed Mar 21 2001 - 15:27:52 MST

At 2:56 PM -0500 3/21/01, Eliezer S. Yudkowsky wrote:
>Since several people have (sigh) actually asked - YES, that post was
>humorously intended. The phrase derives from a computer game that was
>badly translated into English. As far as I know, this is the real
>explanation and not merely a deceptive smokescreen intended to throw us
>off the track of the horrifying truth.

Sorry, but you are usually pretty serious. When I read the post, I
thought that maybe you had gotten ahold of some good drugs and were
holding out on us. ;-)

Gordon Worley
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