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2/8/2006
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happyrobot! by Infocom
You are lying in your unmade bed. You are hungover. There is a recurring buzzing noise, coming out of a small white box.

> EXAMINE BOX

It is a cheap Japanese alarm clock. It reads 8am.

> HIT SNOOZE

The noise stops. You sleep. There is a recurrent buzzing noise, coming out of a small white box.

> EXAMINE BOX

It is still a cheap Japanese alarm clock. It reads 8:15am.

> EXAMINE MEMORY

You believe you are not yet late for work.

> HIT SNOOZE

The noise stops. You sleep. There is a recurrent buzzing noise, coming out of a small white box.

> EXAMINE BOX

It remains a cheap Japanese alarm clock. It reads 8:30am. You are going to be late for work

> LEAVE BED

You stagger out of bed. There is an open closet in front of you.

> EXAMINE CLOSET

You find ten t-shirts with ironic slogans on them and a button-down dress-shirt that can pass for ironed.

> DRESS SELF

I don't know the word "self"

> PUT ON DRESS-SHIRT

You are formally dressed.

> LOOK

You are standing in your house. There is a subway to the north.

> GO NORTH

You are standing at subway stop. There is no train here.

> WAIT

You are standing at subway stop. There is a train approaching.

> BOARD TRAIN

You are on the train.

> WAIT

You are on the train.

> WAIT

You are on the train. It is stopped at 7th Avenue.

> GET OFF TRAIN

You are on a city street. Roads go to the North, South, East, and West

> GO NORTH

You are outside your office.

> ENTER OFFICE

You are at your desk.

> SIT AND BOOT COMPUTER

Your computer is on.

> OPEN HAPPYROBOT

happyrobot is open on your browser. Your co-workers are talking to you.

> IGNORE CO-WORKERS

Your co-workers eventually give up and go back to their work.

> EXAMINE HAPPYROBOT

There is new content from Post-Modern Drunkard, which you don't remember writing the night before.

> EXAMINE POST-MODERN DRUNKARD

You learn that you drank half a bottle of bourbon the night before, and are reminded that you called everyone you know and yelled at them.

> EXAMINE COMMENTS

You have no new comments.

> EXAMINE CHAT BOT

3pk is pretending to be Bill Cosby, berating Rudy for spilling d00djuice. Chris is idolizing Corky.

> TYPE AS STEVE JONES

You type "Huge toasterbag, coming through."

> SMILE SMUGLY

You can hear footsteps. You are likely to be caught by your boss.

> ALT-TAB

Your desktop now displays the computer database.

> LOOK BUSY

You type random numbers into your database as your boss looks in on you. You continue typing until she leaves.

> ALT-TAB

happyrobot is open on your browser. Your co-workers are talking to each other.

> IGNORE CO-WORKERS

They do not notice your silence.

> EXAMINE HAPPYROBOT

There is no new content on happyrobot.

> EXAMINE COMMENTS

You have no new comments.

> EXAMINE COMMENTS

You have no new comments.

> EXAMINE COMMENTS

You have no new comments.

> EXAMINE COMMENTS

You have a new comment from Rich.

> PAT SELF ON BACK

You're the man now, dog.

CONGRATULATIONS. You have reached the end.
Your Score is: 550






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