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Nomi01 Aug 29, 2011 07:31 PM

Hello everyone,

I would like to collect some ideas for a Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy themed party.

I would appreciate any food ideas, but those for drinks and decorations are also welcome!

Thanks very much!

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    tastesgoodwhatisit Aug 29, 2011 08:19 PM

    Steak? Preferably steak that talks.

    Pan Galactic Gargle-blasters, of course, and Gin-n-Tonics, and tea.

    1. srsone Aug 29, 2011 08:30 PM

      first-- everybody has to have a towel......

      then have everybody drink six pints...
      and have some peanuts (for the salt)

      then have really bad poetry readings.....

      and a proper british tea...

      steak...if u can find an Ameglian Major Cow ...

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      1. re: srsone
        paulj Aug 29, 2011 10:01 PM

        and some fuzzy things from the back of the fridge.

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          DuchessNukem Aug 30, 2011 11:45 AM

          LOL, agree on the towel. Get a bunch of inexpensive handtowels or fingertip towels and use as napkins.

        2. tequilamockingbird Aug 29, 2011 10:12 PM

          Chicken with 42 cloves of garlic? Cupcakes with crushed up Oreos on top (like dirt), add frosting petunias, with little whales stuck in them?

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            haiku. Aug 30, 2011 04:01 AM

            Babel fish goldfish crackers or maybe a fish dish?

            I would do the cake as the bowl of petunias - chocolate cake, chocolate frosting, stick some petunias in the top.

            There is never any tea! Just drinks that are almost but not quite like tea ;)

            There's the drink in And Another Thing, something like whiskey and an egg - can read up on that one.

            Steaks, definitely.

            I'll try to think of more.

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            1. re: haiku.
              srsone Aug 30, 2011 05:47 AM

              except after he explained to the replicator on the heart of gold...and it took the whole ships computer to finally make a proper cup of tea......

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              topbanana Aug 30, 2011 11:03 AM

              An appetizer involving smoked salmon.

              1. Peg Aug 30, 2011 11:31 AM

                Some 'thanks for all the fish' fish?

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                  ANin Aug 30, 2011 11:40 AM

                  Cheese cubes (in case any mice deign to attend).

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                    Nomi01 Oct 1, 2011 09:01 PM

                    Hi everyone, thanks a lot for all your ideas! I had indeed forgotten some of those things.

                    1. PotatoHouse Oct 2, 2011 04:55 AM

                      You may want to check into the second book in the series "The Restaurant At The End Of The Universe". There could be some good ideas in there also.

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