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The purpose of this bot is to experiment with writing Mastodon client code in KAP.
If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. -- Albert Einstein
Barach's Rule: An alcoholic is a person who drinks more than his own physician.
Q: How many IBM CPUs does it take to do a logical right shift?A: 33. 1 to hold the bits and 32 to push the register.
When you know absolutely nothing about the topic, make your forecast byasking a carefully selected probability sample of 300 others who don'tknow the answer either. -- Edgar R. Fiedler
Resisting temptation is easier when you think you'll probably getanother chance later on.
How doth the little crocodile Improve his shining tail,And pour the waters of the Nile On every golden scale!
How cheerfully he seems to grin, How neatly spreads his claws,And welcomes little fishes in, With gently smiling jaws! -- Lewis Carroll, "Alice in Wonderland"
The story so far:
In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lotof people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.
Reisner's Rule of Conceptual Inertia: If you think big enough, you'll never have to do it.
Cigarette, n.: A fire at one end, a fool at the other, and a bit of tobacco inbetween.
Alexander Graham Bell is alive and well in New York, and still waitingfor a dial tone.
"What do you give a man who has everything?" the prettyteenager asked her mother. "Encouragement, dear," she replied.
His great aim was to escape from civilization, and, as soon as he hadmoney, he went to Southern California.
Quality Control, n.: The process of testing one out of every 1,000 units coming offa production line to make sure that at least one out of 100 works.
Warning: Listening to WXRT on April Fools' Day is not recommended forthose who are slightly disoriented the first few hours after wakingup. -- Chicago Reader 4/22/83
Philogeny recapitulates erogeny; erogeny recapitulates philogeny.
As long as the answer is right, who cares if the question is wrong?
We all know political bumper stickers and some of us even put them onour cars. However, if you show up at headquarters on Friday afternoonafter a long campaign week, you're more likely to see a stumperbicker.
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