Talk:The Smoking Gnu

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I found this information in my copy of Going Postal on page 100 and I don't know if it should go in the article or not. Basically Princess is confused because a message has just gone through their clacks tower but it has no address and no orgin code. The message was the code GNU followed by the name John Dearheart. The G in the code means to send it on the U at the end means to turn the message around at the end of the line and the N means not logged.

Is it possible that The Smoking Gnu chose their name because the code GNU on a clacks message would mean it was passed onto every tower (the G code), turned around at the end of the line so that any towers that didn't get affected by the first time are hit the second time (The U code), and that it was untraceable (The N code)? If people think this is right and can make it flow better then use it in the article, if you don't think I'm right then it's posible I'm making connections were they don't exist--Zdm 01:55, 6 June 2011 (CEST)

Surely the source of the name in-universe. How it came to be in-universe is well annotated. --Old Dickens 02:46, 6 June 2011 (CEST)