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    Computer Acronyms

    SOME COMMON COMPUTER ACRONYMS (and what they really mean)

    PCMCIA: People Can't Memorize Computer Industry Acronyms

    ISDN: It Still Does Nothing

    APPLE: Arrogance Produces Profit Losing Entity

    SCSI: System Can't See It

    DOS: Defective Operating System

    DOS-II: Same as above, but we tried to fix it and the new version doesn't work any better than the old one.

    BASIC: Bill's Attempt to Seize Industry Control

    IBM: I Blame Microsoft

    DEC: Do Expect Cuts

    CD-ROM: Consumer Device--Rendered Obsolete in Months

    OS/2: Obsolete Soon, Too

    WWW: World Wide Wait

    MACINTOSH: Most Applications Crash; If Not, The Operating System Hangs

    PENTIUM: Produces Erroneous Numbers Through Incorrect Understanding of Mathematics

    COBOL: Completely Obsolete Business Oriented Language

    AMIGA: A Merely Insignificant Game Addiction

    LISP: Lots of Infuriating & Silly Parentheses

    MIPS: Meaningless Indication of Processor Speed

    WINDOWS: Will Install Needless Data On Whole System

    MICROSOFT: Most Intelligent Customers Realize Our Software Only Fools Teenagers

    and, best of all:

    DOT-COM: Definitely Over Time--Completely Out of Money.
    i also found this so instead of posting again im just adding it here, enjoy.

    Hello, Can't Crash Computers, may I help you?

    Yes. Please transfer me to your legal department.

    I'm afraid our attorney isn't here in the store, can I help you with something?

    You better. I'm going to be sending you my hospital bill and you have to replace the monitor for my computer.

    What happened, sir?

    I was using the Internet while I was taking a bath.

    In the bath?

    I had a table in the bathroom. But the mouse fell in the water and when I went to get it, the monitor cable got tangled up. It fell in too and I got terribly shocked!

    And you want us to pay for it?

    Just get me in touch with your legal people. They'll handle it.
    You know your co-worker is a hacker when...

    -Everyone who ticks him or her off gets a $26,000 phone bill.
    -Has won the Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes three years running.
    -When asked for their phone number, they give it in hex.
    -Seems strangely calm whenever the office LAN goes down.
    -Somehow gets HBO on their PC at work.
    -Mumbled, "Oh, puh-leeeez!" 295 times during the movie "The Net."
    -Massive 401k contribution made in half-cent increments.
    -Their video dating profile lists "public-key encryption" among turn-ons.
    -Instead of the "Welcome" voice on AOL, you overhear, "Good Morning, Mr./Mrs. President."
    -You hear them murmur, "Let's see you use that VISA card now, Professor "I-Don't-Give-A's-In-Computer-Science!"

    Kill the lights, let the candles burn behind the pumpkins’ mischievous grins, and let the skeletons dance. For one thing is certain, The Misfits have returned and once again everyday is Halloween.The Misfits FreeBSD
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    SuSE Linux
    Slackware Linux

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    very good

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    buying M$ OS is like ordering a soup where u gotta pay extra for the bowl and spoon....and each time u order something new u gotta pay a huge amount for a new table!!!

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