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Re: My favourite stuffed toy is a(n)

by Tux (Monsignor)
on May 01, 2012 at 10:47 UTC ( #968227=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to My favourite stuffed toy is a(n)

Where is Tux?


Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn


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Re^2: My favourite stuffed toy is a(n)
by thomas895 (Hermit) on May 02, 2012 at 02:29 UTC

    I notice a lack of the geeko, too. Or just lizards in general.

    ~Thomas~ I believe that the source code to life is written in Perl :-)
      ... or reptiles, even! -- I have passed Myrtle the Turtle on to the next generation.

      perl -e 'print qq(Just another Perl Hacker\n)' # where's the irony switch?

        What the heck? The list has snake and crocodile.

        I know I don't have all animals. That would make the poll too long. It's apparently too long already if people don't have the patience to read all the choices.

Re^2: My favourite stuffed toy is a(n)
by ambrus (Abbot) on May 05, 2012 at 18:18 UTC

    Tux is an "Other bird".

      I read the whole list, and didn't see any real coherence. I kinda hoped the "named" cuddles would all have something to do with Perl/OS/Editor/Distribution/Whatever on-topic relation that matches, so a Camel/Dromedary would match Perl, a Lizard might be from SUSE, a devil to Debian, and several other IT related stuffed ones could probably be surfaced.

      I've never seen a penguin as a bird, as it cannot fly. I know several other (extinct) birds cannot/could not fly either (dodo, emu, ostrich), but the penguin deserved a spot in this list far more than a few other entries to my honest opinion.


      Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn
Re^2: My favourite stuffed toy is a(n)
by KPeter0314 (Deacon) on Oct 05, 2012 at 15:18 UTC
    Not Tux! Opus!!!

    Yes, he would be 'Other Bird', but he is a long term fav and sits on my shelf at work (the version with the shower cap and hotel towel is at home). I had him way before Linus started coding his masterwerk...ergo way before Tux.

    Also, I know this is an old thread but I had to....

    -Kurt

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