“O Deep thought computer," that said, "the job we have actually designed you to execute is this. We desire you to tell us...." the paused, "The Answer.""The Answer?" claimed Deep Thought. "The Answer come what?""Life!" urged Fook."The Universe!" stated Lunkwill."Everything!" they said in chorus.Deep believed paused for a moment"s reflection."Tricky," he stated finally."But can you execute it?"Again, a far-ranging pause."Yes," said Deep Thought, "I can do it.""There is an answer?" said Fook v breathless excitement."Yes," said Deep Thought. "Life, the Universe, and also Everything. Over there is one answer. But, I"ll need to think about it."...Fook glanced impatiently in ~ his watch.“How long?” the said.“Seven and also a half million years,” stated Deep Thought.Lunkwill and also Fook blinked at every other.“Seven and also a half million years...!” they cry in chorus.“Yes,” declaimed Deep Thought, “I said I’d need to think about it, didn’t I?""We are the ones who will hear," stated Phouchg, "the answer come the great question of Life....!""The Universe...!" claimed Loonquawl."And Everything...!""Shhh," stated Loonquawl v a slight gesture. "I think Deep believed is prepare to speak!"There was a moment"s expectant pause while panels slowly concerned life on the front of the console. Lights flashed on and off experimentally and resolved down right into a businesslike pattern. A soft low hum come from the interaction channel."Good Morning," said Deep thought at last."Er..good morning, O Deep Thought" stated Loonquawl nervously, "do you have...er, that is...""An Answer because that you?" interrupted Deep believed majestically. "Yes, ns have."The two men shivered with expectancy. Your waiting had not remained in vain."There yes, really is one?" breathed Phouchg."There yes, really is one," shown Deep Thought."To Everything? come the good Question of Life, the Universe and also everything?""Yes."Both that the men had actually been trained because that this moment, your lives had actually been a preparation for it, they had actually been selected at birth together those who would angry the answer, but even for this reason they found themselves gasping and also squirming favor excited children."And you"re prepared to give it to us?" urged Loonsuawl."I am.""Now?""Now," stated Deep Thought.They both licked their dry lips."Though ns don"t think," included Deep Thought. "that you"re walking to choose it.""Doesn"t matter!" said Phouchg. "We must know it! Now!""Now?" inquired Deep Thought."Yes! Now...""All right," claimed the computer, and settled into quiet again. The two guys fidgeted. The stress was unbearable."You"re really not going to favor it," observed Deep Thought."Tell us!""All right," said Deep Thought. "The Answer to the great Question...""Yes..!""Of Life, the Universe and also Everything..." stated Deep Thought."Yes...!""Is..." said Deep Thought, and also paused."Yes...!""Is...""Yes...!!!...?""Forty-two," stated Deep Thought, with unlimited majesty and also calm.” ― Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker"s overview to the Galaxy


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“The Answer to the an excellent Question... Of Life, the Universe and Everything... Is... Forty-two," stated Deep Thought, with boundless majesty and also calm.” ― Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker"s overview to the Galaxy
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