Actually, Knuth's "The Art of Computer Programming" reads much better in the original Klingon.
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This is personally amusing to me because I spent half of Sunday trying to track down reports of my Android Live Wallpaper app not working properly. I guess in hindsight, it's pretty cool. I mean, it's not often that you get to lament that a rogue satellite ruined your afternoon.
Oh, and in case you were wondering why I didn't take the opportunity to shamlessly plug my app.
It's a live wallpaper for Android phones that shows the nearest NWS radar imagery.
LOTRO had quite a bit of hype behind it on launch, but never really took off (wasn't sufficiently different from WoW to make an impact
What makes you say LOTRO didn't really take off? Multiple expansions later, it's still a very cool game with tons of players (though Turbine doesn't release subscriber numbers). If you mean that it isn't as popular as WoW, I'm sure you're right. But with 11 active servers (including decent European presence) and a 4 year run so far, I'd argue that it definitely "took off".
[Grrr. Have to thwart the anti-caps filter. Thx Slashdot - Destroyer of Jokes.]
Eve Online has this trait - you are partly your "character", and partly the ship you happen to be flying.