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I've got this terrible pain in all the diodes down my left side

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I've got this terrible pain in all the diodes down my left side

I've got this terrible pain in all the diodes down my left side, good old Marvin and, doesn't the symbol for an indirectly heated thermionic diode look similar to Marvin 1.0's face? Who can forget those fateful words by the laconic and lugubrious Marvin, the Paranoid Android from The Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy who was also described as having a brain the size of the planet as the video embedded below will remind you.     Of course, Marvin featured large in my formative years, because when I met the yet to be Mrs Mullard Magic, when she was a pert PhD...

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