The Cricket Wicket

The Cricket Wicket

As legend has it in "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy", the Wikkit Gate was the symbol of happiness of the galaxy before the Krikkit wars. This gate was similar to a cricket wicket and comprised of three pillars: (1) the Steel Pillar, representing the strength and power of the galaxy; (2) the Perspex Pillar, representing the forces of science and reason in the galaxy; and (3) the Wooden Pillar, representing the forces of nature and spirituality. Between the pillars are the Golden Bail of Prosperity and the Silver Bail of Peace. Or so the book says, anyway.

We discovered this miniature cricket wicket on an Allen-Bradley/Rockwell node adapter integrated circuit that also contains other Douglas Adams icons such as Don't Panic, the number 42, and the Sperm whale. Adjacent to the wicket are three columns of the designers' names: Ray Lu, Shelly Nung, Bob Weppler, Steve Tiber, Mike Sweeney, and Laura Szabo. Good job folks!


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