Written by:2009/02/17 08:43 PM
Made famous by Bill Gates in 1981. How far we have come. Here are a few more wacky sayings and quotes to enlighten your day. I have no idea who most of the authors are, but enjoy.
"640K ought to be enough for anybody." Bill Gates, 1981
PATUI - (Pathetical Text User Interface)
"How do you make an Apple Macintosh go faster?
Throw it harder!"
"Perception is everything, reality is incidental"
"If the only tool you have is a hammer every job looks like a nail."
Gritty 2.0: Use DoubleSpace on your wristwatch & Voila! 48 hour day
If a synchronized swimmer drowns does that mean the others have to drown too?
"I haven't lost my mind;
I'm sure it's backed up on tape somewhere,
but I have upgraded to an incompatable tape drive!"
"I used to live in a Global village until they pulled it down to build the Information Superhighway, where I now live in a Virtual Reality"
"Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read." - Groucho Marx
My reality check just bounced.
Make it idiot proof and someone will make a better idiot.
What do dyslexic agnostic insomniacs do?
They lie awake at night wondering if there really is a dog.
"i usta cuDn't speL enjinere, noW i ar wuN"
"Usenet is like a herd of performing elephants with diarrhea -- massive, difficult to redirect, awe-inspiring, entertaining, and a source of mind-boggling amounts of excrement when you least expect it."
Gene Spafford, 1992, quoted in a Joel Snyder article in Internet_World, Nov/Dec 1994, p.94
Win*ows 95: n. 32 bit extensions and a graphical shell for a 16 bit patch to an 8 bit operating system originally coded for a 4 bit microprocessor, written by a 2 bit company that can't stand 1 bit of competition. -Rev. Pee Kitty
Win95 Error: 079 Mouse not found - A mouse driver has not been installed. Please click the left mouse button to continue.
TIPS FOR SUCCESS : Always give 100% at work .... Mon: 12% Tue: 23% Wed: 40% Thu: 20% Fri: 5%
A big-endian and a little-endian have been spotted sitting at a campfire nibling on bytes and pointing at each other as they argued about who got hit with the most errors.
Who is "General Failure" and why is he reading my hard disk ?
1+1=3 for very large values of 1
"[Humans] are also large, expensive to maintain, difficult to manage, and they pollute the environment. It is astonishing that these devices continue to be manufactured and deployed."
-- Kaufman, Perlman, and Speciner. Network Security - Private Communication in a Public World.
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