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Vail's Second Axiom:
The amount of work to be done increases in proportion to the
amount of work already completed.
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Van Roy's Law:
An unbreakable toy is useful for breaking other toys.
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Van Roy's Law:
Honesty is the best policy - there's less competition.
Van Roy's Truism:
Life is a whole series of circumstances beyond your control.
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Ordinary flavor, standard. See FLAVOR. When used of food,
very often does not mean that the food is flavored with vanilla
extract! For example, "vanilla-flavored won ton soup" (or simply
"vanilla won ton soup") means ordinary won ton soup, as opposed to hot
and sour won ton soup.
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Velilind's Laws of Experimentation:
(1) If reproducibility may be a problem, conduct the test only once.
(2) If a straight line fit is required, obtain only two data points.
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1. Daring Scandinavian seafarers, explorers, adventurers,
entrepreneurs world-famous for their aggressive, nautical import
business, highly leveraged takeovers and blue eyes.
2. Bloodthirsty sea pirates who ravaged northern Europe beginning
in the 9th century.
Hagar's note: The first definition is much preferred; the second is used
only by malcontents, the envious, and disgruntled owners of waterfront
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The world's foremost multi-user adventure game.
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A mountain with hiccups.
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It is better to have lobbed and lost than never to have lobbed at all.
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The feeling that you've *never*, *ever* been in this situation before.