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Old 12-13-2002, 12:45 PM   #1
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Cool Star Wars


Here are some parallels I drew between an inter galactic battle far far away and cyber war near home.I have left many of the characters untouched because I have not seen any of the recent editions and its been long since I saw the orignal ones.


Dark Side : Copyright
Emperor : Bill Gates
Dart Vader : None(no one will change for good)
DeatStar : Internet Explorer
X wings : Visual Studio
Stormtroopers : M$ programmers

Force : GPL
Jedi : Copyleft
Obi : Richard Stallman
Luke : Linus
Tie figters : gcc
Rebels : The LiNUX comunity
Jedi Council : Free Software Fondation or LQ.org
Jedi Knights: Jeremy, TrickyKid(Drew), MasterC etc.


The Galaxy : Internet
Netscape : The planet that Death star blew up.
Star Wars : Internet wars

Phontams Mennace : Bill's Pen** (not pennys)
Attack of the clones : Attack of the clowns
???
A new begining : A new Unix
Empire Strikes back : XPires Dies Dead
The Return of Jedi : The Return of Mithais (Hindi)


I could not decide on these:
Yoda,Jedi council,Princess Lea, Quenn Amadila, Naboo, Bounty hunter, Hansolo, Falcon Mellenium,Jar Jar Binks, C3PO, R2D2(Though I do think some wise guy who wants to attack Iraq because its a threat to his daddy will fit here but then he never appeared in star wars).

or

The judge who ordered M$ split up, M$ Redmond Office, Windows XP, Dos, Linux, RedHat, Debian, Slackware etc.



May GPL be with you.

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Old 12-13-2002, 01:20 PM   #2
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I always wanted to be a Jedi Knight.. woohoo !
But I wouldn't mind being HanSolo, he did get Princess Leia.. oh yah buddy.. hehe.
 
Old 12-13-2002, 03:49 PM   #3
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Chad will love this thread, Chad??? ... CHAD, where are you?!?
 
Old 12-13-2002, 04:38 PM   #4
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Quote:
I always wanted to be a Jedi Knight.. woohoo !
We had a national census about a year ago in Canada, with a question polling for religion. There was this email going around that said to enter your religion as "Jedi Knight" because if there is over a certain amount, the "religion" must be recognized by the government. Well, our government learned that there are over 2000 "Jedi Knights" in Canada, myself included.
 
Old 12-13-2002, 09:40 PM   #5
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We all know who yoda is, who here has more mediclorines than any one else on the board? Jeremy of course! root=yoda

Nice analogy yadavankur! I have some to add:

Princess Lea: Stephanie
Queen Amidala: Isajera

Oh man, I am almost forgot about Senator Palpatene.. = MSFT's Own Monkey Boy, Steve Ballmer.

Go rebels go! Do not fall back to the dark side!

Cool
 
Old 12-13-2002, 09:45 PM   #6
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Princess Lea: Stephanie
Queen Amidala: Isajera
ooh, then I definitely want to be HanSolo now. Or maybe even young Anakin, but I wouldn't turn to the dark side..
 
Old 12-14-2002, 04:18 AM   #7
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Slackware : The Millenium Falcon

It may look old and archaic, but it can do the kessel run in less than 12 parsecs.

Damn I'm a geeks.

Cheers,

Finegan
 
Old 12-14-2002, 05:05 AM   #8
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Erm ... can I be R2D2?
 
Old 12-14-2002, 01:18 PM   #9
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Wait a sec TIE fighters should be GNU softwares insted of GCC.

And GCC compares with the light sabers right?
 
Old 12-14-2002, 02:00 PM   #10
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No, no X Wings are gcc / GNU software. Ties are Visual Studio.NET.

Tie Fighter:
Code:
  /      \
  |_(QQ)_|
  \      /
X Wing:
Code:
Q\ _ /Q
Q/| |\Q
   V
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Old 12-14-2002, 02:51 PM   #11
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Oh goodness me I made a mistake there but Bert good ol boy corrected it thanks a million Bertie dear.

I knew what Tie look like It just momentarily slipped out of my mind. These are Tie's right?

/ \
|_(QQ)_|
\ /

But still I insist GCC is Light Saber.

In the hands of an experienced Jedi Gcc can (and will) kill then emperor. OR better still GCC is that strange lightening that comes out of yoda's hand In attcak of the clones (I have not seen it though).


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Old 12-14-2002, 04:02 PM   #12
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Quote:
Originally posted by finegan
Slackware : The Millenium Falcon

It may look old and archaic, but it can do the kessel run in less than 12 parsecs.

Damn I'm a geeks.

Cheers,

Finegan
And with a "working" crew of 2 (one if you are that good!)!

Storm Troopers = The mindless drones who don't even know Linux exist.

DV: "Luke, join the dark side."
Luke: "No way dad!"
Storm Trooper (appropriately named DeadMeat): "What, there is something other than the dark side? Lord Vader, why have we not heard of this?"
DV: "(Using Jedi Mind choke) You fool! Never look anywhere but to me for the Force!"
Dying Storm Trooper: "Lord Vaaadder, pllleeease, I only wanted something mmooore staabbbbllle...."
DV: "Muaa ha ha ha"



Cool
 
Old 12-14-2002, 04:03 PM   #13
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Doh! Just noticed that Storm Trooper has already been acounted for... Uh, this is an alternate story line

Cool
 
Old 12-14-2002, 07:28 PM   #14
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Then there's those guys that kinda work with the empire, kinda back the rebellion, but eventually turn to the good side of the force:

Cloud City: Sun Microsystems
Scott Nealy: Lando

Cheers,

Finegan
 
Old 12-14-2002, 07:57 PM   #15
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Is Scott Nealy and Scott McNealy the same guy? I did a google on Scott Nealy and came up with Scott McNealy who is the man behind Sun.

Stupid fence walkers! If the force had a mind of its own, it would have killed Lando, that halfa traitor!

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