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What does it mean? Google’s code. This is a reference to the all your base are belong to us. However, on google’s homepage in the animation of the alien spaceship, the aliens are stealing the google “o” thus we have “all your O are belong to us” Just convert the numbers to the alphabetical counterparts (a=1, b=2) This is using something similar to the caesar cipher What does “All your base are belong to us” mean? Wikipedia says: “All your base are belong to us” (often shortened to “All Your Base“, “AYBABTU“, or simply “AYB“) is a broken English phrase that was central to an Internet phenomenon, or meme, in 2000-2002, with the spread of a Flash animation that depicted the slogan. The text is taken from the opening cut scene of the 1991 European Sega Mega Drive version of the Japanese video game Zero Wing,[1] by Toaplan which was poorly translated by Sega of Europe. It was popularized by the Something Awful message forums.[2] The lines For great justice and Somebody set up us the bomb are often replicated as a secondary memes, with the phrase for great justice applied to an ordinary or inappropriate action. Watch the Video Google’s Homepage Animated Gif 1.12.12 15 1.18.5 20.15 21.19

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8 Awesome Firefox Plugins for Twitter

clipped from mashable.com Months after the initial Twitter () boom, it’s still strong and kicking. A day rarely goes by that we don’t notice some new Twitter tool in the wild. The ideal place for Twitter-related tools is the web browser, which is apparent from the quick-rising number of Firefox () plugins. We’ve found eight; you let us know if there are more! 1. Twitbin 2. Tweetbar 3. TwitterNotifier 4. TwittyTunes 5. Ludicrous 6. Another Firefox search bar plugin 7. Twitterbar 8. Power Twitter by 30 Boxes

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