Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by havensal, Aug 17, 2007.

  1. havensal

    havensal Getting older every day! CLM

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    Aug 14, 2003
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    Computer Sayings

    * There are two ways to write error-free programs; only the third one works.
    * A printer consists of three main parts: the case, the jammed paper tray and the blinking red light.
    * The programmer's national anthem is 'AAAAAAAARRRRGHHHHH!!'.
    * At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer, you will find at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on the computer.
    * Beta. Software undergoes beta testing shortly before it's released. Beta is Latin for "still doesn't work."

    * Computer analyst to programmer: "You start coding. I'll go find out what they want."
    * Computer Science: solving today's problems tomorrow.
    * Hidden DOS secret: add BUGS=OFF to your CONFIG.SYS
    * Hit any user to continue.
    * I wish life had an UNDO function.

    * If your computer says, "Printer out of Paper," this problem cannot be resolved by continuously clicking the "OK" button.
    * It said "Insert disk 3..." but only 2 fit in the drive.
    * Microsoft Windows: computing While U Wait
    * 665.9238429876 - Number of the Pentium Beast
    * I have yet to meet a C compiler that is more friendly and easier to use than eating soup with a knife.

    * My software never has bugs. It just develops random features.
    * Programming graphics in X is like finding sqrt(pi) using Roman numerals.
    * "To know recursion, you must first know recursion"
    * Life's unfair - but root password helps!
    * Mountain Dew and doughnuts... because breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

    * Hey! It compiles! Ship it!
    * "Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
    * Intel: We put the "um..." in Pentium.
    * Helpdesk tip #2: When the support analyst says "Click...", wait for the rest of the sentence.
    * BREAKFAST.COM Halted...Cereal Port Not Responding

    * BUFFERS=20 FILES=15 2nd down, 4th quarter, 5 yards to go!
    * As a computer, I find your faith in technology amusing.
    * Disinformation is not as good as datinformation.
    * Smash forehead on keyboard to continue.....
    * Enter any 11-digit prime number to continue...

    * All wiyht. Rho sritched mg kegtops awound?
    * A good programmer makes all the right mistakes.
    * Managing programmers is like herding cats.
    * "There is an old saying that if a million monkeys typed on a million keyboards for a million years, eventually all the works of Shakespeare would be produced. Now, thanks to Usenet, we know this is not true."
    * "A good programmer is someone who looks both ways before crossing a one-way street."

    * C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot. C++ makes it harder, but when you do, it blows away your whole leg.
    * A computer scientist is someone who, when told to "Go to Hell," sees the "go to," rather than the destination, as harmful.
    * 1010011010 - The binary number of the Beast
    * APATHY ERROR: Don't bother striking any key. Application has reported a "Not My Fault" in module KRNL.EXE in line 0200:103F
    * "The three most dangerous things in the world are a programmer with a soldering iron, a hardware type with a software patch and a user with an idea."

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