Guess The Evil Dictator / Sit-Com Character is kind of funny if you have a few minutes. Here is a line from the FAQ:
How does this work?
Monkeys. Lots and lots of monkeys. Actually, version 1 was written in C, used a flat file database, and a lot of recursion. Version 2 was written in perl, talks to a MySQL database, and is recursion-free.

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