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July 12, 2009

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Question 3 of the five-question theme round.

Journalist Ron Rosenbaum described a military simulations computer in this article

Two hollywood storywriters were inspired by this and created one of the most famous movie computers of all time. What was it called?

Hint: a recent XKCD.

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Answer:

WOPR – the computer that almost nuked the planet in the cult-classic movie Wargames.

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