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1. The number between 41 and 43.

2. The answer to life, the universe and everything.

2. The answer to life, the universe and everything.

Example:

Terry didn't know the answer to question number 5, so he put 42 for it was the answer to everything.

Terry didn't know the answer to question number 5, so he put 42 for it was the answer to everything.

by Skybolt
November 10, 2013

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The Almighty Answer to the Meaning of Life, the Universe, and Everything. It was calculated by the computer Deep Thought for seven million years and when asked to build a better computer to discover the Question to the Life, the Universe, and Everything, it built the Earth. Before the Earth could tell the Question however, it was destroyed by the Vogons to make room for an interstellar highway bypass. For more information, see The Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

What is six times seven? 42!

No, no, that's too simple.

How many roads must a man walk down? 42!

That's it! We're made!

No, no, that's too simple.

How many roads must a man walk down? 42!

That's it! We're made!

by Dr Nick
January 01, 2003

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the answer to the ultimate question of Life, the Universe, and Everything.

unfortunately we dont know what the question is. All we know is the answer 42.

by Eric O.
August 02, 2005

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According to Douglas Adams and his Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 42 is the ultimate answer to life, the universe and everything.

Apparently the answer is 6 times 9.

Apparently the answer is 6 times 9.

6 x 9 = 42 in base 13, rather than base 10.

In base 10, 6 x 9 = 54.

4 times 13 = 52, means you have 2 left. So, 42 = 54 in base 13, and not base 9 like that other guy said.

In base 10, 6 x 9 = 54.

4 times 13 = 52, means you have 2 left. So, 42 = 54 in base 13, and not base 9 like that other guy said.

by Draco the Lizard
December 21, 2005

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A code used by fans of Douglas Adams to identify themselves to each other. "42" has been inserted into movies, TV programs, books, email addresses, screen names, websites, and elsewhere.

In the "Growing Yourself" segment of "National Lampoon Goes To The Movies", a fire truck bears the number 42.

In "Party Animal", one of the girls in the sorority house wears a T-shirt with the number 42.

In "Party Animal", one of the girls in the sorority house wears a T-shirt with the number 42.

by D.B. Echo
March 11, 2005

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The answer to the Ultimate Question or Life, the Universe, and Everything, as discovered by the computer called Deep Thought in Douglas Adam's Hitchhiker trilogy. The location of Stavromula Beta. Fox Mulder's apartment number.

What do you get when you multiply 6 by 9? Why, 42 of course!

by Kathe
May 08, 2005

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The location of Stavromula Beta.

"Just there, number forty-two," shouted Ford Prefect to the taxi driver. "Right here!"

by Downstrike
May 18, 2004