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51 Post author: Alicorn 19 February 2010 12:18AM

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Comment author: Alicorn 19 February 2010 01:54:17AM 1 point [-]

Huh?

Comment author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 19 February 2010 02:56:26AM 4 points [-]
Comment author: sketerpot 19 February 2010 08:50:47AM 11 points [-]

I could have sworn you were going to make a reference to Ezra Dahlquist and friends, who are mentioned in a nearly identical ritual in Space Cadet. I miss books where one could go to Venus in a nuclear-thermal rocket and have a conversation with the swamp-dwelling natives.

Problem #21 with literary allusions: hash bucket collisions.