What's a Vampire Omelette ?

Jon Mercer jon.mercer at achean.com
Tue Feb 28 14:02:53 GMT 2006


Mmmm... I see. Quite a few posters there. Good time to bring this up, what
with the debate going on in advocacy about the branding competition and
with Slashdot suggesting Apple don't make waves about security to avoid
crackers ire.

Jon


On Tue, February 28, 2006 12:51, Sam wrote:
> 's this one: http://openbsd.org/images/poster7.jpg
>
> There's one right above my desk...
>
> Sam
>
> On Tue, 2006-02-28 at 12:09 +0000, Jon Mercer wrote:
>> More to the point, where can we see this poster???
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, February 28, 2006 12:07, Paul Robinson wrote:
>> > On 27 Feb 2006, at 23:36, Jonathan Schneider wrote:
>> >
>> >> Almost everything on it makes sense. There are pictures of sea
>> >> creatures labeled with terms like "Insecure Permissions" and "Code
>> >> Bloat". Then there's the puffer fish frying something labeled a
>> >> Vampire Omelette and I still don't know what it is.
>> >
>> > Well, OK, an omelette is a bit like a pancake but with 46.7% less
>> > fun. Remember, it's pancake day, so you're allowed to test this fact
>> > *extensively*.
>> >
>> > A Vampire Omelette is unique in that:
>> >
>> > a) It is 215% less fun than a pancake. This statistically makes no
>> > sense, but you'd understand if you ever tried making a Vampire
>> Omelette.
>> >
>> > b) Instead of using cheese, mushrooms, onion, etc. you use blood
>> > sucking nocturnal bat-morphing devils. And a bit more dill than usual
>> > helps, I think.
>> >
>> > c) They're illegal in Switzerland. Oh sure, they're down with Nazi
>> > gold and conspiring with the Vatican, but Vampire Omelettes? Not this
>> > century...
>> >
>> > d) You become a vampire after eating one.
>> >
>> >> Can somebody help please or do I need medication ?
>> >
>> > Medication is optional but recommended. Not just for Vampire
>> > Omelettes, but for life in general.
>> >
>> > Hope that helps. Maybe.
>> >
>> > --
>> > Paul Robinson
>> >
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