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2017-06-11 Announcement: 42 memes!

Post 1

h2g2 Operations

As you may know, h2g2.com has boldly gone where...okay, where millions on the internet have gone before.

We're on Twitter https://twitter.com/h2g2_Guide. We're on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/The-Hitchhikers-Guide-to-the-Galaxy-Earth-Edition-341327959239272/. We're on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/h2g2_guide/. We toot our horns in the general direction of Planet Earth.

And we like to get noticed. One way to get noticed is the Meme, that sacred totem of the interwebs.

Recently, our posting of this link:http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/2bcFfMt6rGLTPpbG0yLwPw0/42-douglas-adams-quotes-to-live-by ...garnered 2.2k views on FB. 'Hey,' we thought. 'That's really cool. Wonder how we could keep this going?'

Enter the 42-item list meme. And we need your help.

In the handy thread provided below, please make suggestions for lists of '42...' that you would like to see.

The titles should be reasonably upbeat, such as:

42 Reasons the Earth is Mostly Harmless, or
42 Reasons Not to Panic

The Communications Team will choose the best themes, come back to you for further help, and post the finished lists on social media.

Then we'll all be galactically famous, right?

Thanks for your help!


2017-06-11 Announcement: 42 memes!

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Jackruss a Grand Master of Tea and Toast, Keeper of the comfy chair, who is spending a year dead for tax reasons! DNA!

christ, welllk done all to those involved smiley - smiley


2017-06-11 Announcement: 42 memes!

Post 3

Pierce The Pirate ~ in Hotblack Desiato mode ~

In the handy thread provided below smiley - huh

smiley - pirate


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Post 4

Dmitri Gheorgheni

smiley - laugh Oh, dear. I guess you'll have to put the suggestions in this thread.


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Post 5

Pierce The Pirate ~ in Hotblack Desiato mode ~

Oh, I get it!

The Vogons are here, but smiley - dontpanic, The Drumpf is just a paper tiger and we still have the Heart Of Gold smiley - ok

smiley - pirate


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Post 6

Pierce The Pirate ~ in Hotblack Desiato mode ~

smiley - sorry blame it on the fact that I worked really hard in my backyard since 9am and just returned from feasting on roast smiley - flyingpig with smiley - redwine at 9pm smiley - blush

As you were!

smiley - pirate


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Post 7

2legs - Hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side...

I seem to vaguely recall through the mists of time and the inexplicible vastness of the WSOGMM, that there were some '42' type entrys, years and years back.... sort of '42 uses of clothes pegs' and suchlike.... I think... or not... as the case may or may not be... smiley - headhurtssmiley - cdouble


2017-06-11 Announcement: 42 memes!

Post 8

2legs - Hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side...

42 money saving tips (is an entry), as is 42 household .. somethings.... in the guide I think smiley - headhurtssmiley - cdouble


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Post 9

Dmitri Gheorgheni

A48150830 Occurrences of 42 in Astronomy
A24591341 42 Amazing Facts About Sawdust
A30558288 42 Time-saving Household Tips
A30558323 42 Money-saving Household Hints


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Post 10

2legs - Hey, babe, take a walk on the wild side...

yeh... those ones... smiley - blushsmiley - doh


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Post 11

Mr. X

42 Ways God Screwed Up.

42 Ways God's Just Messing With Us.

smiley - pirate


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Post 12

FWR

42 ways to avoid making lists.


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Post 13

minorvogonpoet

42 things to do in London, or Paris, or the Isle of Wight?


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Post 14

Icy North

42 is a long list of anything. Are you sure your readers have the attention span for that more than once?


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Post 15

Pierce The Pirate ~ in Hotblack Desiato mode ~

re posting 12:

smiley - roflsmiley - applause

smiley - pirate


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deb - I'm in love with my soup maker & I don't care who knows it

Does anyone else think "42 things to do in {insert place name here} sounds like a good travel series?

Deb smiley - cheerup


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Post 17

deb - I'm in love with my soup maker & I don't care who knows it

Meant to say, that was in reference to minorvogonpoet's post 13.

Deb smiley - cheerup


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Post 18

Milla, h2g2 Operations

42 reasons your life isn't all that bad?


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Post 19

Dmitri Gheorgheni

42 Reasons Earth is a Weird and Wonderful Place


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Post 20

Baron Grim

42 surprising reasons "listicles" are taking over the internet!!!


smiley - evilgrin


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