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Quote:
 Originally Posted by logician Does it matter what the question is so long as you get the answer right?
I guess it depends..

What is not the answer to life the universe and everything…42?

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 Originally Posted by M Gregg What is not the answer to life the universe and everything…42?
42 could be everything AND nothing

Can we assume that the question was not condensed to its simplest form to provide the simplest possible answer as provided (rather than all the pages from all the books in the worlds)? Might it have been simply 21x2 or 17+25? All the numerical series may be pure coincidence as 'life, the universe and everything' is A LOT of information and is bound to throw out patterns along the way - so much so that it would be odd if it didn't

If the question asks everything what is not the question?
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Last edited by JRKO; 17th July 2012 at 09:08 AM.

 17th July 2012, 10:37 AM #23 diyAudio Member     Join Date: Jun 2009 Location: Bandung The 3 × 3 × 3 magic cube with rows summing to 42. __________________
 17th July 2012, 10:48 AM #24 Official Court Jester diyAudio Member     Join Date: Jan 2003 Location: ancient Batsch , behind Iron Curtain it's simple question for 42 is written in Zen Mod's Book of Everything __________________ my Papa is smarter than your Nelson ! clean thread; Cook Book;PSM LS Cook Book;Baby DiyA ;Mighty ZM's Bloggg;Papatreasure;Papa...© by Mighty ZM
 17th July 2012, 11:24 AM #25 diyAudio Member   Join Date: Oct 2006 Curiously enough... What is not the answer to life the universe and everything…42? ...the answer to this question is 21d i.e. 010101b
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Quote:
 Originally Posted by JRKO 42 could be everything AND nothing If the question asks everything what is not the question?
You have a point!...Deep thought...

I guess if the world was going to end that would be 42 as well....If we had a last wish could it be for a tasty fish? (Things are not always what they seem)

20..12..+ 10..? October...more deep thought...

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Last edited by M Gregg; 17th July 2012 at 04:58 PM.

 17th July 2012, 05:43 PM #27 diyAudio Member     Join Date: Dec 2003 Location: U.K. If you could get to Milliways ,someone there is bound to know if/when the various Earths ended. Hotblack Desiato who is dead for tax purposes might be the one to ask. Or meet the meat and ask Dish of the Day ('the rump is very good. 'I've been exercising it and eating plenty of grain, so there's a lot of good meat there.') i'm off for a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster - here are some recipes if you fancy your own Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster __________________ If I'm not making noise, I'm making something to make noise
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It seems that...

Quote:
 Originally Posted by kroto The 3 × 3 × 3 magic cube with rows summing to 42.
... we humans are seeking continuously to find meaning and significance in the most unlikely of places, sometimes seeing commonplace or even remarkable shapes in shifting clouds and occasionally finding easily recognisable forms and patterns in vegetables!

As with 'the great 42 question' does this not tell us more about ourselves than anything else?

Just wondering.

 18th July 2012, 11:42 AM #29 diyAudio Member   Join Date: Jun 2010 Location: UK Well, So Long and Thanks for all the Fish - YouTube The Bable fish is a dead givaway isn't it... Regards M. Gregg
 18th July 2012, 02:45 PM #30 diyAudio Member   Join Date: Oct 2006 When it comes to the meaning of life; always remember to never trust a therapist... ...because, although the Vogons did all the damage, it was the psychiatrists who put them up to it.

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