What is Siliconhell about?

Quizzes, and thought-provoking questions. Sprinkled with humour and a light dusting of cynicism. 

Who is Siliconhell?

The website is owned by Mike and Maxine, a couple who share a love for quizzes and cats. They decided to create their own since they could not find any decent quizzes. The website generates no profit, and Mike and Maxine bear the costs of keeping it operational. They welcome any donations, even small amounts, to help keep the site running. Their aim is to connect with people who share similar interests and have some fun together. If you want to contribute, feel free to use their Contact Page to get in touch.

Where is Siliconhell?

We are located in Wigan which is in the north-west of England part of the United Kingdom. The servers are located in the UK and mirrored around the world. Because it helps things keep nice and speedy for our users.

Where did the name come from?

“Silicon Hell” is referred to several times in the British TV series Red Dwarf. If you are a fan of the show you can find the Siliconhell Red Dwarf Quiz by clicking Here

These are the Red Dwarf episodes that reference Silicon Hell

“Gunmen of the Apocalypse” (1993), the simulant captain’s (Denis Lill) last words are, “See you in Silicon Hell!” as his ship is destroyed around him.

“Rimmerworld” (1993) when preparing to board the wreckage of the aforementioned simulant ship for supplies, Lister says, “Let’s hope the crew are rotting in Silicon Hell along with all the photocopiers.”

“Out of Time” (1993), when the crew believes that Lister is a mechanoid because of an unreality pocket, Kryten pushes Lister to work with the threat of wallowing in “the eternal fires of Silicon Hell.”

“Krysis”, Kryten mentions that appliances that are pledged to the “wrong manufacturer” aren’t allowed into Silicon Heaven, and believes that it’s “so unfair that all the BlackBerries burn in Silicon Hell”

Silicon Hell in Popular Culture

Silicon Hell is a humorous term used to describe a hypothetical place where all the malfunctioning or outdated electronic devices and gadgets go to suffer for eternity.

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