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  • Zork - The word 'zork' was slang for an unfinished program.

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  • If you want a tag named "zork" that allows you to turn text green and change the font size to 24 point, you can create it.

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  • That is a quarter-century, for those of you who like more flourish, a game I first attended as an acne-bedazzled zork of 18 years old in January 1986 with my future brother-in-law Jon Vaden and my still-wonderful-friend Kendall Crosswell.

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  • At 2008-04-17 on 8: 47 p.m. spring break oh how i love thee! monday: i bought a pink cruiser from target. tuesday: me and christine met up at 1130. rode our bikes to fremont for a few hours. went to sports center to visit valerie at zork. went to piedmontey cause we wanted to bike around three cities. so i came home at 6: 30. biking for 7 hours.

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  • They might date a complete zork believing that the zork will never leave them, not realizing the zork pines for the fjords of every other woman on earth.

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  • In two weeks, I'd gone from fashionless zork with terrible skin, zero affection, and accoutrements stuck in the mid-1970s ... to being a happy, wine-cooler sipping fratboy with a hot date to the pledge formal.

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  • MUDS might be LIKE zork only cuz they are text, but most “Wizards” of Muds are much more imaginative, and powerful in their tools to allow for a greater degree of variation.

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  • Zork is worse than that. zork requires EXACT SYNTAXUAL repetition, of words that are not expressed within the story line.

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  • It was 1985, and everyone else looked normal, it was ME who maintained a zork-spaz relationship with haircuts and eyewear.

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  • I'm not trying to be a sensitive, kumbayah-crooning, macramé-sandaled zork, either - I just don't get it.

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  • Long long ago, it was a place in Scotland. http://goo.gl/5iHPU Oct 1568 "repairs at Zork"
    http://goo.gl/iDb6Q c. 1711
    Zork http://goo.gl/ftsKb 1709
    http://goo.gl/p7wFE 1841

    1975, Zork is mentioned as part of a Mathematical problem http://goo.gl/lqQRI
    I'm not sure if that math class was taken by the person who made the computer game.

    1976 book, The Blue Stone http://goo.gl/AJisF


    Then in 1980, we had the command line computer game http://goo.gl/xiq3u Byte magazine.

    Wikipedia's article on Zork the game, says that their word came from MIT Hacker slang for an unfinished program. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zork

    In looking through old Google books, it's a person's name, a character's name in stories, and sometimes the name of hardware companies.

    January 2, 2013

  • the name of that homunculus that sits behind your eyes with the levers of behavior in his fevered hands...

    if you're interested see: jancox.com

    December 1, 2006