Display a random fortune in the login window

In the Classic days, there used to be a Mac system extension that would do this, displaying a fortune in a dialog just before the Finder loaded. It's possible to duplicate this functionality on Mac OS X with a bit of AppleScript fiddling or third-party apps -- but who needs another login item slowing things down? A better, cleaner solution -- the one thats seems "right" -- is to use the "hidden" LoginwindowText default documented in an earlier hint to display a fortune in the login window.
Source: MacOSXHints.com

Rob added a screen shot - check it out. Fortune is so much fun, I think I will set this up at work tomorrow. I have collected my own fortune quote file over the years, that will come in handy.

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