Humorous Signatures

I visit certain message boards from time to time, including one called, a site dedicated to electronic drumming. While there's a lot of useful info there and a bunch of friendly and helpful folks, there are also some entertaining end-of-message signatures that folks use. Here are a few examples:

Some people are like slinkies,
They don't really have a purpose,
But they still bring a smile to your face when you push them down the stairs.

I have a mind like a steel trap: rusty and illegal in most countries....

"Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life."

And sometimes you get one that might take a little thought or research (especially as it ties in to the individual using it, in this case, a guy who shaves his head):

2 Kings 2:23

Granted, most of the folks on that particular site simply list their gear for their signature, but sometimes you run across a good one. Anybody have any favorites they've spotted or use?

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By stillwaggon (not verified) on 29 Jul 2008 #permalink

Don't try to out-weird me. I get stranger things that you free with my breakfast cereal.

(from "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy")

One that's stuck in my mind, from a statistician (and presumably a gamer): "It's not the winning, it's the taking apart that counts".

And one one of your SciBlings used up until recently:
"He used... sarcasm. He knew all the tricks, dramatic irony, metaphor, bathos, puns, parody, litotes and... satire. He was vicious."