Expecting the worst, I closed my eyes and pressed the button. Nothing seemed to happen, and I was slowly starting to unclench when I heard a tiny metallic voice behind me.

“It looks like you are trying to contact the Newbie Uploads group. Would you like help?”

Startled, I turned to find a small paperclip bent into the shape of a robot. “Clippy, is that you? You scared the hell out of me.”

Use the comments below; what should we ask Clippy?

A robot paperclip standing in an empty city lot. It's dawn, raining and framed like a David Fincher film, digital art.


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