Forget About Towel Service

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Forget About Towel Service

Post by Scattercat » Tue Nov 23, 2010 2:08 am

They watched it on the viewscreen for a while.

"This doesn't mean anything," said Docker. "In a theoretically infinite universe, there's bound to be seeming patterns that crop up. A truly random sequence can manifest apparent runs or sequences as easily as random noise."

They watched the viewscreen a little longer. The object spun gently in space: a perfect replica of the Holiday Inn from downtown Boardman, Ohio, back on Earth. An escaped chocolate mint ricocheted off of the exterior camera.

"What I want to know is how they can justify those prices," said Waslo.

"Supply and demand?" Eretri suggested.

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Re: Forget About Towel Service

Post by Thomas Daulton » Tue Nov 23, 2010 2:41 am

Beautifully absurd! And the title is like a nice little hat tip to the late great Douglas Adams.
"All that is gold does not glitter; not all those that wander are lost." --J.R.R. TOLKIEN

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