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Thread: Computer Term Dictionary (funny)

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    Talking Computer Term Dictionary (funny)

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    For a good laugh if anyone has any others please share.

    - havanger


    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.!

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    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.


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