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Towel Day Is Near  (View post)

MarkM [PersonRank 1]

Monday, May 22, 2006
17 years ago5,390 views

Awesome. Thanks for all the fish.

/pd [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

hehehe.. my towel was with me on the cold moons of Jaglan Beta :)-

geee.. how I wish I had a google towel -just for fun!!

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

you can buy one:

The US:

Datrio [PersonRank 1]

17 years ago #

Just to note – the Pope comes to Poland, and some are having a free day on Thursday because of that. So I hope many people will come out with their towels ;)

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

maybe the Pope will be with a towel :)..
i can imagine him with a mickey mouse towel :)

Stephan Locher [PersonRank 9]

17 years ago #

The last sentence about this other holiday made me grin so much that my colleague has asked me what's the matter.

I like such try gags, get us more of them Philipp!

Jay Amin [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

Towel Day?! Now how did that start?

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

It's from the hitchhiker's guy to the galaxy...I watched the movie(I think it's actually a book) last year, pretty funny.
You need a towel to suvive in the galaxy...

Captain Kangaroo [PersonRank 3]

17 years ago #

Can you guys get to the Towel Day site? I had a link to it on my site, but it just shows up as an Xed image now. Then, when I click on it, it says that the webpage cannot be found.

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

<<(I think it's actually a book)>>
it is a book... it became a movie after the book..

heres some info about this day:
<<Towel Day is celebrated every May 25 as a tribute by fans of the late Douglas Adams. The commemoration was first held on Friday in May 2001, two weeks after his death on May 11, and since then has been extended to an annual event. On this day, fans carry a towel with them throughout the day. The towel is a reference to Adams's popular science fiction novel, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.>>

Taken from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

you can read more here:

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

Actually, it was first a radio show, then a book, then a TV show, then a couple of more books, then a comic, even comic collectors cards, and finally, a real movie... author Douglas Adams started to work with the movie creators but unfortunately died before it was completed. This way we never know if it was totally true to his intentions, though I think it was pretty good.

arthur dent [PersonRank 0]

17 years ago #

my favourite implementation of the hitchhiker's guide (earth edition):

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