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voyageur 14 June 2018 at 11:02 pm UTC
Adding myself to the Surviving Mars list

Do "in kernel code funny lines" count?
/* Welcome to Sun Microsystems, can I take your order please? */
/* Would you like fries with that? */
/* Anything else? */
/* Fifty-two cents is your change, have a nice day. */
/* Would you like to try our SMCC Delux? */
/* We have a special on GNU/Viking hardware bugs today. */
/* Will that be all? */
/* Don't forget your vik_1137125_wa.  Have a nice day. */
/* We're consolidating our STB products, it's your lucky day. */
/* Come back next week when we are "Sun Microelectronics". */
/* Remember: "Different name, same old buggy as shit hardware." */

printk(KERN_ERR "BIGMAC: Would you like that for here or to go?\n");

(thanks kernelcookies fortune file)
Purple Library Guy 14 June 2018 at 11:19 pm UTC

Arguably those open source attributes could apply equally well to polytheism. But it's certainly an appropriate joke for someone who wants "iconoclasts".
HarryKane 14 June 2018 at 11:42 pm UTC
Surviving Mars please!

I am quite sure it has already been posted, but anyway I like it:
QuoteLinux is user friendly. It's just picky about who its friends are.
TheBard 14 June 2018 at 11:58 pm UTC
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I have a good old joke on Linux, it is "comming soon".
kneekoo 15 June 2018 at 12:28 am UTC
Ooh, Surviving Mars would be great!

And here's a Linux joke: Microsoft Linux.
RandomColourzzz 15 June 2018 at 12:32 am UTC
Iconoclasts please!

Doctoen 15 June 2018 at 12:35 am UTC

systemd's philosophy - its not a bug its a feature
Drahcir 15 June 2018 at 12:41 am UTC
Surviving Mars, thanks.

Here's a joke.
rodvil 15 June 2018 at 12:46 am UTC
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I go with Surviving Mars:

Reactions to the message "An update is available for your computer"
Windows: Noooo!!!! Not again!!!!
Mac: Oh, it's only 99€!
Linux: Cool, more free stuff!
tuxisagamer 15 June 2018 at 1:00 am UTC
Surviving Mars (Not for official simulations...)

Knock, knock
Who's there?
Tux who
Tux is a gamer
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