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Murphy's law: Anything that can possibly go wrong, does


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Murphy's Law - Variations


  • If it can happen, it will happen.
  • Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.
  • If there's more than one way to do a job, and one of those ways will result in disaster, then somebody will do it that way
  • Anything that can, could have, or will go wrong, is going wrong, all at once
  • Anything that can go wrong already has, you're just not aware of it yet!
  • If there are two or more ways to do something, and one of those ways can result in a catastrophe or pregnancy, then someone will do it.
  • If anything can go even worse, it will go even worse.
  • The major difference between a thing that might go wrong
    and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong
    is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong
    it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair.
    (Douglas Adams)


Other facts about Capt. Edward A. Murphy see website http://www.murphys-laws.com/


Similar: Arthur Bloch http://thinkexist.com/quotes/arthur_bloch/


Smith's Law: "Murphy was an optimist."

Silverman's Paradox: "If Murphy's Law can go wrong, it will.















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