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The Second Reincarnation of the Final Grandson of Wowbagger the Infinitely Prolonged.
March 15, 2001 8:51 AM   Subscribe

The Second Reincarnation of the Final Grandson of Wowbagger the Infinitely Prolonged. For those of us in constant search of universally meaningful insults, wowbagger delivers. The program is based on a character in Douglas Adams' "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy", a character who, after an incident involving a time traveling machine and a piece of elastic band, became so pissed off at the universe that he sought to insult every creature in it, in alphabetical order.
posted by samsara (5 comments total)

 
more like Wowbagger the Infinitely Prolonged Page-Loading.....sheesh...
posted by briank at 10:40 AM on March 15, 2001


Woah! Woah, zing! Haha! You should be the wowbagger, briank! Ho-ho! Take that page-designer!!!




:)
posted by sonofsamiam at 10:46 AM on March 15, 2001


sheesh is right, I suppose they're running IIS. mental note: check webserver software before inviting traffic of more than two people.sonofsamiam, you are an annoyingly galactophagous bucket-full of earth-vexing mucilage! (j/k)
posted by samsara at 11:22 AM on March 15, 2001


I suppose they're running IIS.

That seems a reasonable assumption, since every other web server available is ultra-fast and has no problem serving as many thousands of hits per minute you care to throw at it no matter how lowly the hardware or bandwidth. Yessir, my Macintosh Plus behind a 300 baud modem once outperformed a 4-way Dell 6400 Pentium III-1300MHz on a T3 by a factor of ten thousand. The software? The Dell was running IIS. My Mac: custom web-server software, running on Dr. Scheme on a PC emulator. (I was also playing Tribes 2 and simulating a nuclear reaction in real-time on the Mac, so performance suffered a bit.) Zooooom!
posted by daveadams at 12:11 PM on March 15, 2001


How did it know my name!? It was like a rude version of the Amazon Honor System. Or a strange coincidence.
posted by smeat at 1:10 PM on March 15, 2001


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