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About 25 years ago, here in Norway a series of four or five books were published with variations on Murphy's Law - in Norwegaian, so they are probably of no use to you. Besides, after the third volume or so, the Murphy element became gradually weaker; the later books are more collections of funny observations / "laws".
And, where do you draw the line for "Murphy's Law derivatives"? Like the T-shirt I am wearing today, stating "Experience: The ability to recognize a mistake when you repeat it": Is that a derivative of Murphy, or not?
Pink Floyd - Time (Dark Side_
starts off quiet (clocks ticking), then riiiiing ding-ding-ding bong-bong-bong (lots of alarms/clocks chiming)
if I've had a good sleep I can wake up during the early quiet part (the tick-tick-tick)
Usually any old thundering Delta Blues tune will do. Not the phony stuff that passes for R&B nowadays. Give me old school stuff from Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon etc. I especially like Steppenwolf's version of "Hoochie Coochie Man"[^]
Sometimes the true reward for completing a task is not the money, but instead the satisfaction of a job well done. But it's usually the money.
A couple years ago, my kid did a project on Muddy Waters for school, so being the responsible parent I took him to the Blues Heaven Foundation[^] at the site of the old Chess records building in Chicago. Where I talked with Willie Dixons grandson, and played his bass for a little while, it was pretty darn cool.
"the debugger doesn't tell me anything because this code compiles just fine" - random QA comment
"Facebook is where you tell lies to your friends. Twitter is where you tell the truth to strangers." - chriselst
"I don't drink any more... then again, I don't drink any less." - Mike Mullikins uncle