October 17th, 2001, 08:13 PM
Computer Term Dictionary (funny)
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COMPUTER TERM DICTIONARY
486: The average IQ needed to understand a PC.
State-of-the-art: Any computer you can't afford.
Obsolete: Any computer you own.
Microsecond: The time it takes for your state-of-the-art computer to
G4: Apple's new Macs that make you say, "Gee, it's four times faster than
the computer I bought for the same price a microsecond ago."
Syntax Error: Walking into a computer store and saying, "Hi, I want to
a computer and money is no object."
Hard Drive: The sales technique employed by computer salesmen, especially
after a Syntax Error.
GUI (pronounced "gooey"): What your computer becomes after spilling your
soda on it.
Keyboard: The standard way to generate computer errors.
Mouse: An advanced input device to make computer errors easier to
Floppy: The state of your wallet after purchasing a computer.
Laptop: A device invented to force businessmen to work at home,
on vacation, and on business trips.
Disk Crash: A typical computer response to any critical deadline.
System Update: A quick method of trashing ALL of your software.
The definition of an Upgrade: Take old bugs out, put new ones in.
October 19th, 2001, 01:33 PM
Re: Computer Term Dictionary (funny)
You also forgot
Application : a quick way to install several bugs into your system, and have no way to understand why you did it!
OS : an application which needs several other applications to work.
User : generally speaking, the main source of errors, troubles and laugh.
Encryption : you put your key in a safe place, isn'it ?
Internet : a really cool place where scientists and students can exchange information. Or it used to be.