Re: All of your base are belong to us

Subject: Re: All of your base are belong to us
From: Bob Morrisette <Robert -dot- Morrisette -at- Sun -dot- COM>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2001 16:08:23 -0700 (PDT)

Will someone please explain what the message below means
and is this the technical writing list I subscribe to?

Bob Morrisette

>Okay, okay...stop pounding me in private...I'll reveal the secret.
>If you spend any time bumming around F***, or any
>other nerd infested web site, you will undoubtly see "ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG
>TO US".
>Basically, its from this cheesy video game Zero Wing that had a really bad
>translation from Japanese to English.
>Some nerds got a hold of it, made this funny little flash video and it has
>spread like wildfire on the Internet. Why just today, HP put it on their
>website and it keeps popping up here and there. It even got to The Onion:
> . Its basically an in-joke that
>only hardcore nerds know. Wait and in about three weeks it will be everywhere.
>Want more info:
>Before Eric squashes this thread, there is an interesting tech comm point in
>it. Bad translations can sometimes be cause for great cult followings. But I
>don't think you can figure that into the Tech Pubs mission statement.
>Andrew Plato


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