The Computer Dictionary (General Discussion)

The Computer Dictionary // General Discussion

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Jul 5, 2001, 4:02pm
ACORN: Astounding Computers Often Ridiculed Nonetheless

AMIGA: A Merely Insignificant Game Addiction

APPLE: Arrogance Produces Profit-Losing Entity

BASIC: Bill's Attempt to Seize Industry Control

BIOS: But It's Only Software

CD-ROM: Consumer Device, Rendered Obsolete in Months

COBOL: Completely Obsolete Business Oriented Language

DEC: Do Expect Cuts

DOS: Defunct Operating System

IBM: I Blame Microsoft

ISDN: It Still Does Nothing

LISP: Lots of Infuriating & Silly Parentheses

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

MICROSOFT: Most Intelligent Customers Realize Our Software Only Fools

MIPS: Meaningless Indication of Processor Speed

OS/2: Obsolete Soon, Too

PCMCIA: People Can't Memorize Computer Industry Acronyms

PENTIUM: Produces Erroneous Numbers Through Incorrect Understanding of

SCSI: System Can't See It

WINDOWS: Will Install Needless Data On Whole System

WWW: World Wide Wait

486: The average IQ needed to understand a P.C

Computer Chip: Any starchy food stuff consumed in mass quantities while

Keyboard: The standard way to generate computer errors

Mouse: An advanced input device to make computer errors easier to generate

Floppy: The state of your wallet after purchasing a computer

Hard Drive: The sales technique employed by most computer salesmen

Portable Computer: Device invented to force business men to work at home, on
vacation and business trips

Disk Crash: A typical computer response to any critical deadline

Power User: Anyone who can format a disk from DOS

System Update: A quick method of trashing ALL of your current software


Jul 5, 2001, 4:35pm

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Jul 5, 2001, 7:28pm
Athlon MP: All Time Hella-cool Longterm Operation Non-intel Mega Processor.
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mike zimmer

Jul 5, 2001, 7:45pm
I gotta e-mail this to my super smart computer friend!

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Jul 5, 2001, 9:34pm
*tear* Finally someone who understands them..

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Jul 6, 2001, 7:37pm
AWCOM: Active When Customers Overpay Money. :))

Sorry, j/k AWCOM. :P


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Jul 6, 2001, 7:46pm taking bets on how long until Nornnies Account is Deleted...2 days?
Nahhh...AWCOM are too lazy to even ban people these days...lets go for 2

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