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Gremlins are the physical manifestation of Murphy's law

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posted on Jul, 19 2009 @ 05:47 AM
Yes it is I! Its been some time since my last post on BTS but worry not true believers I am back.
Anyway. I have decided to blame my absence on a law discovered my a dude named Murphy.
It is this dreaded law that haunts our day to day lives. Confusing confounding and convoluting even the simplest things. It is so evil that even an attempt to print it will jam your printer. Uploading it will crash your server and saying it out loud might give you laryngitis.
This is Murphy's Law.

To put an end to your confusion Murphy's law is not some reference to Robocop and the law he enforced. Although that was cool.
It just means that people will always think they know all they need to know to do something and just do it relying purely on fresh air and good luck. Since fresh air is very hard to come by these days it generally leads to a 50:50 chance of things going wrong. And Murphy's law makes sure they do and there is nothing anyone can do about it.

Lets face it. Idiots are ingenious. No matter what you do to foolproof something someone will find a way to fowl it up. Give an idiot a complex machine and things relay mess up. But once every few thousand years someone floops something up in such a manner of epic proportions a gremlin is born.
Gremlins are fowl creatures. They love hanging around large machines making them go bad just when you need to use them most. They love destroying the technology we so rely on.

Its quite simple. When something goes wrong and you know you did everything right and everyone feels the same way the only logical course of action is to call the exterminator to rid you of gremlins.
Sometimes sacrificing a giraffe into a volcano might help too but it is quite expensive so people tend to avoid it.

Gremlins start out as Mogwais. These cute little creatures seem harmless so most people tend to ignore them. But if you are not careful and allow it to eat after midnight it will evolve into a gremlin and then you can kiss the world goodbye.

So next time your refrigerator light does not turn on and you drink vinegar instead of water
Or your computer shuts down without saving your work
Or you just realise you spend thirty minutes of your precious life reading nascence on the internet
you know you got a gremlin.

[edit on 19-7-2009 by raptorinvictus]

posted on Jul, 19 2009 @ 09:12 AM
i was just bored. lol


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