Favorite Computer Sayings

rainbow

  • Uh-oh.....
  • Shit!!
  • What the hell!?
  • Go get your backup disk. (You do have a backup disk?)
  • That's SOOOOO bizarre.
  • Wow!! Look at this.....
  • Terminated??!
  • What software license?
  • Well, it's doing something.....
  • Wow....that seemed fast.....
  • What do you mean that wasn't a copy?
  • It didn't do that a minute ago...
  • Damn, and I just bought that can of soda...
  • The drive ate the tape but that's OK, I brought my screwdriver.
  • I cleaned up the root partition and now there's lots of free space.
  • What's this "any" key I'm supposed to press?
  • Do you smell something?
  • What's that grinding sound?
  • I have never seen it do that before...
  • I think it should not be doing that...
  • I remember the last time I saw it do that...
  • You might as well all go home early today ...
  • My vacation starts tomorrow.
  • Ooops.
  • Hmm, maybe if I do this...
  • Hmmm, curious...
  • Well, my files were backed up.
  • What do you mean you needed that directory?
  • What do you mean /home was on that disk? I just deleted it!
  • Do you really need your home directory to do any work?
  • The mainframe will be down until 8pm, but you can come back in and finish your work when it comes up tonight.
  • I didn't think anybody would be doing any work at 2am, so I killed your job.
  • Wonder what this command does?
  • You did what to the floppy???
  • Sorry, we deleted that package last week...
  • NO! Not that button!
  • Oops! (said in a quiet, almost surprised voice)
  • YEEEHA!!! What a CRASH!!!
  • What do you mean that could take down the whole network?
  • What's this switch for anyways...?
  • If I knew it wasn't going to work, I would have tested it sooner.
  • Was that your directory?
  • System coming down in 0 min....
  • The backup procedure works fine, but the restore is tricky!
  • Hey Fred, did you save that posting about restoring the system files? More importantly, did you print it out?
  • The sprinkler system isn't supposed to leak is it?
  • It is only a minor upgrade, the system should be back up in a few hours. (This is said on a Monday morning.)
  • I think we can plug just one more thing in to this outlet strip without triping the breaker.
  • What is all this I hear about static charges destroying computers?
  • Ummm... Didn't you say you turned it off?
  • The network's down, but we're working on it. Come back after dinner. (Usually said at 10pm the night before thesis deadline...)
  • Ooops. Save your work, everyone. FAST!
  • Boy, it's a lot easier when you know what you're doing.
  • I hate it when that happens...
  • You can do this patch with the system up...
  • What happens to a Hard Disk when you drop it?
  • The only copy of Norton Utilities was on THAT disk???
  • Well, I've got a backup, but the only copy of the restore program was on that disk....
  • What do mean by "fired"?
  • Where did you say those backup tapes were kept?
  • ...and if we just swap these two disk controllers like this...
  • Don't do that, it'll crash the sys........ Shit
  • Now it's funny you should ask that, because I was just wondering the same thing...
  • We don't support that. We won't support that.
  • ...and after I patched the microcode...
  • We prefer not to change the root password, it's a nice easy one
  • Just add yourself to the password file and make a directory...

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