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God From Machine
24th Sep 2003, 19:02
Well in an odd occurance the "word of the day today" from dictionary.com was "deus ex machina" meaning:

1. In ancient Greek and Roman drama, a god introduced by means
of a crane to unravel and resolve the plot.
2. Any active agent who appears unexpectedly to solve an
apparently insoluble difficulty.

I just thought i would throw that out there. Sure surprised me when i saw it in my "inbox". I thought it was mail from this forum at first.

25th Sep 2003, 16:25
in old plays they would have one of those in the script, and a cage was lowered onto the stage and a guy would jump out to save the day. the expression deus ex literally means god from.

God From Machine
25th Sep 2003, 20:46
Yeah, thats were i got my name from, but it was just a shock to see something so familiar in the dictionary. I remmeber learning about it in drama class and thought it was weird when the game came out.

3rd Oct 2003, 06:35
I actually decided to research a little about the illuminati. Didn't realise it actually existed. Some really weird stuff around about those guys...