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'''69105''' is a number that became somewhat of an in-joke in several [[Infocom]] games
 
'''69105''' is a number that became somewhat of an in-joke in several [[Infocom]] games
   
*''[[Beyond Zork]]''
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; ''[[Beyond Zork]]''
There are 69,105 [[Christmas tree]] monsters.
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There are 69,105 [[Christmas Tree Monster]]s.
   
*''Bureaucracy''
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; ''Bureaucracy''
 
The sample transcript includes a ticket with the description:
 
The sample transcript includes a ticket with the description:
"<tt>Ticket number 69105. Seat 25F. Acme Building Auditorium.</tt>"
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"<code>Ticket number 69105. Seat 25F. Acme Building Auditorium.</code>"
   
Running the adventure game cartridge causes the Boysenberry computer to crash almost immediately, with the message, "<tt>INTERNAL ERROR 69105.....</tt>".
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Running the adventure game cartridge causes the Boysenberry computer to crash almost immediately, with the message, "<code>INTERNAL ERROR 69105.....</code>".
   
*''Deadline''
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; ''Deadline''
 
The serial number on the pharmacy label on the tablets is 69105.
 
The serial number on the pharmacy label on the tablets is 69105.
   
*''Leather Goddesses of Phobos''
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; ''Leather Goddesses of Phobos''
 
There are 69,105 leaves in the sack found in [[Cleveland, Ohio]].
 
There are 69,105 leaves in the sack found in [[Cleveland, Ohio]].
   
*''Trinity''
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; ''Trinity''
 
There are 69,105 leaves in the book in the cottage.
 
There are 69,105 leaves in the book in the cottage.
   
*''[[Wishbringer]]''
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; ''[[Wishbringer]]''
 
At the lake edge, a "count leaves" gives
 
At the lake edge, a "count leaves" gives
   
"<tt>A quick count turns up exactly 69,105 leaves.</tt>"
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"<code>A quick count turns up exactly 69,105 leaves.</code>"
   
*''The Witness''
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; ''The Witness''
 
The gun receipt used as a [[bookmark]] in the mystery book is number 69105.
 
The gun receipt used as a [[bookmark]] in the mystery book is number 69105.
   
*''[[Zork I]]''
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; ''[[Zork I]]''
 
Probably its most famous appearance:
 
Probably its most famous appearance:
:<tt>On the ground is a pile of leaves.</tt>
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:<code>On the ground is a pile of leaves.</code>
:<tt>&gt;count leaves</tt>
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:<code> >count leaves</code>
:<tt>There are 69,105 leaves here.</tt>
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:<code>There are 69,105 leaves here.</code>
   
*''[[Zork Zero]]''
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; ''[[Zork Zero]]''
"<tt>This zoo, with 69,105 cages, is easily the largest in [[Quendor]].</tt>"
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"<code>This zoo, with 69,105 cages, is easily the largest in [[Quendor]].</code>"
   
*''[[Zork: The Undiscovered Underground]]''
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; ''[[Zork: The Undiscovered Underground]]''
 
Entering the Theater from the Cultural Complex:
 
Entering the Theater from the Cultural Complex:
:"<tt>Built to the precise specifications of Lord Dimwit Flathead, its excessive structure holds 69,105 seats, …</tt>"
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:"<code>Built to the precise specifications of Lord Dimwit Flathead, its excessive structure holds 69,105 seats, …</code>"
   
 
==Appearances in later games==
 
==Appearances in later games==

Latest revision as of 04:25, 4 December 2018

69105 is a number that became somewhat of an in-joke in several Infocom games

Beyond Zork

There are 69,105 Christmas Tree Monsters.

Bureaucracy

The sample transcript includes a ticket with the description: "Ticket number 69105. Seat 25F. Acme Building Auditorium."

Running the adventure game cartridge causes the Boysenberry computer to crash almost immediately, with the message, "INTERNAL ERROR 69105.....".

Deadline

The serial number on the pharmacy label on the tablets is 69105.

Leather Goddesses of Phobos

There are 69,105 leaves in the sack found in Cleveland, Ohio.

Trinity

There are 69,105 leaves in the book in the cottage.

Wishbringer

At the lake edge, a "count leaves" gives

"A quick count turns up exactly 69,105 leaves."

The Witness

The gun receipt used as a bookmark in the mystery book is number 69105.

Zork I

Probably its most famous appearance:

On the ground is a pile of leaves.
>count leaves
There are 69,105 leaves here.
Zork Zero

"This zoo, with 69,105 cages, is easily the largest in Quendor."

Zork: The Undiscovered Underground

Entering the Theater from the Cultural Complex:

"Built to the precise specifications of Lord Dimwit Flathead, its excessive structure holds 69,105 seats, …"

Appearances in later games[edit | edit source]

  • In Adam Cadre's game I-0:
>open trunk
You open the trunk, revealing your laundry.
>examine laundry
There are 69,105 pieces of laundry here.
  • In the NES version of Ultima: Quest of the Avatar, one of the mages claims he's working on a book that has 69,105 pages so far.
  • In the Kingdom of Loathing strange leaflet game-within-game, a parody of classic text adventures, you can count leaves and find 69,105 of them.
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