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The Douglas Adams Reading Room

He was the gateway from religion for many of us. This group is dedicated to reading and discussing his work.

He was the gateway from religion for many of us. This group is dedicated to reading and discussing his work.

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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
Feb 18, 2019Feb 2019

Posted by RavenCT
My other Hitchhiker's Group turned this one out...
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
Oct 7, 2018Oct 2018

Posted by JJWS112482
Anybody know any literary agents?
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
Aug 21, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by 273kelvin
Does anyone else use a recurring joke or funny from his books? My job often entails putting flat-pack furniture together. All well and good but the amounts of cardboard etc. that comes with it is huge. It is on these occasions that I tell the ...
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
Aug 21, 2018Aug 2018

Posted by LB67
I was out with a friend driving to a store, when I started describing Dirk Gently’s method of following a vehicle that looks like it knows where it’s going. “It might take us somewhere we need to be.” Say we choose that fire truck as an ...
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
Jul 18, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by phxbillcee
Best of Douglas Adams Amazing Arguments And Clever Comebacks Part 1
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Shared from Music, Movies & Books
Jul 11, 2018Jul 2018

Posted by wowspring
Dr. Who lost episode episode, "Shanda" written by Douglas Adams on BBC America July 19. I don't know if this has already been posted but this is exciting news worth repeating:
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
May 25, 2018May 2018

Posted by RavenCT
So many great lines....
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
May 25, 2018May 2018

Posted by RavenCT
Happy Towel day
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
May 25, 2018May 2018

Posted by RavenCT
Hitchhiker's Guide...
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
May 25, 2018May 2018

Posted by SpawnofSagan
Don’t forget your towel
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
May 24, 2018May 2018

Posted by maggiethecat
In honor of the late, great Douglas Adams, have a happy Towel Day. I have my towel. Do you?
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
May 21, 2018May 2018

Posted by moNOtheist
“Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?” Which seems to put religion pretty much in its place :)
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
May 21, 2018May 2018

Posted by MLRoach
I have been a fan ever since back in my 20's I was able to hear the original radio broadcasts of Hitchhikers on WBCN at weird hours here in Boston. I have been known to totally confuse people when saying that 42 is the answer to their ...
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
May 8, 2018May 2018

Posted by phxbillcee
A few more book covers...
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
May 8, 2018May 2018

Posted by Dingodog
I believe I quote this book more than any other I have read although people don't understand what I mean when I say "Gaarrrrrruuuummmompphalektorkumoohmmoph". Paraphrased.
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
May 7, 2018May 2018

Posted by RonB
Loved Hitchhikers Guide.....Deep Thought and Marvin the depressed robot, Zaphod Beeblebrox and of course Ford Prefect, Snotty Fartblaster.... all great names. Dirk Gently and his Holistic Detective Agency was equally as good. When I received the news...
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
Mar 30, 2018Mar 2018

Posted by 273kelvin
I don`t know how many of you guys know about " The meaning of Liff. " This is a great restroom book. You know the type that you can just delve into when you have 5 minutes with nothing else to do. All the definitions in it are real place names in ...
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
Mar 22, 2018Mar 2018

Posted by SpawnofSagan
He was right
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
Mar 18, 2018Mar 2018

Posted by 273kelvin
It occured to me the other day hay many of our US Douglas Adams fans would not quite understood one the jokes . Ie " They have been in orbit monitoring our TV broadcasts for 20 years and the only conclusion they have come up with was never give a ...
3 comments
The Douglas Adams Reading Room
Mar 17, 2018Mar 2018

Posted by Rugglesby
The ultimate question of life etc etc.How many million proteins are there in a cell at any given time?
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Shared from Music, Movies & Books
Mar 12, 2018Mar 2018

Posted by Fidget
The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Chapters One through Eight: In which our intrepid heroes escape demolition by a descendant of Genghis Khan only to find themselves in danger of exposure to Vogon poetry and the unforgiving cold void of space...
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Shared from Music, Movies & Books
Mar 10, 2018Mar 2018

Posted by Fidget
Gonna start here. Would you like to share your Initial impressions as a walkup to the book discussion? When did you first discover Adams' writing? Was it love at first read or did it have to grow on you? (Apologies to the person who offered to start ...
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
Feb 27, 2018Feb 2018

Posted by NothinnXpreVails
Hey, do y’all know anything about the 90’s or earlier audiobooks? Classic readings and I can’t find them anywhere.
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The Douglas Adams Reading Room
Feb 27, 2018Feb 2018

Posted by Fidget
Quick question: Would it be better for everyone if I just put up a discussion thread about what we're reading right now?
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Posted by RavenCTMy other Hitchhiker's Group turned this one out...

Posted by LB67I was out with a friend driving to a store, when I started describing Dirk Gently’s method of following a vehicle that looks like it knows where it’s going.

Posted by wowspringDr. Who lost episode episode, "Shanda" written by Douglas Adams on BBC America July 19. I don't know if this has already been posted but this is exciting news worth repeating: [nerdvanamedia.com]

Posted by RavenCTSo many great lines....

Posted by RavenCTSo many great lines....

Posted by RavenCTHappy Towel day

Posted by RavenCTHitchhiker's Guide...

Posted by SpawnofSaganDon’t forget your towel

Posted by phxbillceeA few more book covers...

Posted by phxbillceeA few more book covers...

Posted by phxbillceeA few more book covers...

Posted by SpawnofSaganHe was right

Posted by FidgetThe Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Chapters One through Eight: In which our intrepid heroes escape demolition by a descendant of Genghis Khan only to find themselves in danger of exposure to Vogon ...

Posted by FidgetGonna start here. Would you like to share your Initial impressions as a walkup to the book discussion?

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