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The One Ring Forums: Off Topic: The Pollantir:
Scariest movie computer?
Poll: Scariest movie computer?
HAL 9000 (2001: A Space Odyssey)
Deep Thought (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy)
Skynet (Terminator)
Joshua (War Games)
The Matrix (The Matrix)
Red Queen (Resident Evil)
VIKI (I, Robot)
GERTY 3000 (Moon)
View Results (38 votes)

Superuser / Moderator

Jun 15 2012, 4:29am

Post #1 of 12 (682 views)
Scariest movie computer? Can't Post

Which of these computers would scare you the most if they were installed in your home?

Tol Eressea

Jun 15 2012, 6:49am

Post #2 of 12 (352 views)
Joshua called me... [In reply to] Can't Post

I love War Games, but since Joshua did finally figure out that war was pointless, he was, in the end, not scary.

I went with the Matrix, but Hal is certainly chilling from what I've seen though I admit I've never seen 2001 in its entirety.

But what Marvin the depressed robot with the superiority complex? He calls you up just to wash his head at youLaugh


Jun 15 2012, 2:36pm

Post #3 of 12 (333 views)
Oh, HAL is okay... [In reply to] Can't Post

He just needs a bit of therapy to get over that nasty 2001 incident. Maybe Deep Thought could help him talk it out.

(This post was edited by Otaku-sempai on Jun 15 2012, 2:37pm)

Grey Havens

Jun 16 2012, 1:29am

Post #4 of 12 (309 views)
Skynet [In reply to] Can't Post

Though the humans did manage to gain the upper hand.... it's probably just lurking out there in the "cloud"


Jun 17 2012, 8:05pm

Post #5 of 12 (277 views)
However much I dislike Odyssey [In reply to] Can't Post

It's HAL for me.

(This post was edited by DanielLB on Jun 17 2012, 8:05pm)


Jun 17 2012, 8:54pm

Post #6 of 12 (334 views)
Hal's voice even gives me the creeps. [In reply to] Can't Post

Definitely Hal.


Jun 18 2012, 9:12pm

Post #7 of 12 (271 views)
Colossus from The Forbin Project // [In reply to] Can't Post



Jun 19 2012, 3:55pm

Post #8 of 12 (266 views)
These are all scary in their own right... [In reply to] Can't Post

However, the scariest computer ever is from a video game. Specifically, GLaDOS from Portal.

P.S. The cake is a lie.

Superuser / Moderator

Jun 19 2012, 7:23pm

Post #9 of 12 (274 views)
Is that where that phrase comes from? [In reply to] Can't Post

I assumed it was a reworking of 'there is no spoon' from The Matrix.


Jun 23 2012, 3:55pm

Post #10 of 12 (232 views)
What about MCP? [In reply to] Can't Post

Master Control Program from Tron deserves a mention.. maybe not that scary though.

And I have to second the mention of GLaDOS!

Tol Eressea

Jun 25 2012, 4:17am

Post #11 of 12 (267 views)
i thought it came from [In reply to] Can't Post

...a funny version of the Sith Code. The Sith Code starts with "Peace is a lie, there is only passion..." and ends with "... through victory, my chains are broken". The funny version goes: "The cake is a lie, there is only pie...." and ends with "... through pie, my chains are broken" or something like that. Can someone confirm that for me?

Tol Eressea

Jun 26 2012, 4:01am

Post #12 of 12 (356 views)
ok i was wrong [In reply to] Can't Post

I just looked it up. I hadn't heard of the game Portal before. Before looking it up, i had read somthing connecting it with the Sith Code, and pie, and so I got confused Blush


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