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A87930165 - 'Digging Holes in Popular Culture' - a Book with a Preface by Douglas Adams

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SashaQ - happysad

Entry: 'Digging Holes in Popular Culture' - a Book with a Preface by Douglas Adams - A87930165
Author: SashaQ - happysad - U9936370

Here is an Entry about a book I found that is surprisingly h2g2 linktastic!


A87930165 - 'Digging Holes in Popular Culture' - a Book with a Preface by Douglas Adams

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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

smiley - wowI knew not of this!smiley - applause

Perfect EG material, thank you! smiley - ok


A87930165 - 'Digging Holes in Popular Culture' - a Book with a Preface by Douglas Adams

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Bluebottle

Ah, that answers that question. smiley - ok
A couple of minor things – the official name of 'The Dæmons' is with an æ (&aeligsmiley - winkeye rather than ae and 'Red Dwarf' being the name of a ship should be in italics.

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A87930165 - 'Digging Holes in Popular Culture' - a Book with a Preface by Douglas Adams

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SashaQ - happysad

Thanks GB smiley - biggrin


A87930165 - 'Digging Holes in Popular Culture' - a Book with a Preface by Douglas Adams

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SashaQ - happysad

"Ah, that answers that question. smiley - ok "

smiley - biggrin Yes! F48874?thread=8321548

Thank you - I have made those tweaks smiley - ok


A87930165 - 'Digging Holes in Popular Culture' - a Book with a Preface by Douglas Adams

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Tavaron da Quirm - Arts Editor

The book was published in 1997? That's really a pity you know. Because Stargate SG1 only launched in 1997 and that would have been the perfect addition. Daniel Jackson has always been my favourite sci-fi archeologist.


A87930165 - 'Digging Holes in Popular Culture' - a Book with a Preface by Douglas Adams

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Bluebottle

I've only seen the film, which was made in 1994 (I didn't have a telly 1998-2002).

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A87930165 - 'Digging Holes in Popular Culture' - a Book with a Preface by Douglas Adams

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Tavaron da Quirm - Arts Editor

I always liked the series much more than the film. The characters got much better I think and I also prefer the actors. We got it all on DVD, also Atlantis. They go around uncovering relics and ruins on different planets all the time. Or even on Earth. I mean the whole story starts with digging up stuff in Egypt.


A87930165 - 'Digging Holes in Popular Culture' - a Book with a Preface by Douglas Adams

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SashaQ - happysad

Thanks for reading, Tav!

The conference took place in 1997 but the book wasn't finished until 2002 so I found mention of Stargate SG1 smiley - biggrin I will work that in for you somehow as we have an Edited Entry about it A765597smiley - ok


A87930165 - 'Digging Holes in Popular Culture' - a Book with a Preface by Douglas Adams

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Tavaron da Quirm - Arts Editor

smiley - laugh thanks Sahsha!


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SashaQ - happysad

Updated smiley - biggrin


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Tavaron da Quirm - Arts Editor

smiley - cheers great!


A87930165 - 'Digging Holes in Popular Culture' - a Book with a Preface by Douglas Adams

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Dmitri Gheorgheni

Lovely entry! smiley - smiley

I wondered: when they discussed fictional female archaeologists, did they at all mention the 1981 movie 'The Sphinx'? Lesley-Anne Down's portrayal of an archaeologist set records for awful.


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