Computer jokes that average people probably won't get

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  1. Captain Awesome macrumors regular

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    Let's here 'em. This one's probably my favorite:

    Apple bashing, yes, but I still like it :)
    :apple:
     
  2. yetanotherdave macrumors 68000

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    There are 10 types of people in this world, those who understand binary and those that don't.
     
  3. peapody macrumors 68040

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    On Veronica Mars, when Keith Mars asks Mac to help Veronica do something with her computer, she says


    "Your wish is my shift command."

    Now that is an awesome character!
     
  4. Melrose macrumors 604

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    :D Good one, but I wash my hands when I'm done at the urinal because of what I've handling, not because piss on my hands. I appreciate it when other do the same. For that joke, it was good, but it still puts BSD in kind of a dirty light..
     
  5. it5five macrumors 65816

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    Agreed. I'm always disgusted when I see my co-workers walk out of the bathroom without washing their hands. It's especially worse since we all get moved around all day and have to use keyboards that everyone else has used at one point. I am a frequent hand-washer at work.
     
  6. Captain Awesome thread starter macrumors regular

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    Haha that's awesome :cool:
     
  7. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    Yeah, that's my fave xkcd. :)
     
  8. thegoldenmackid macrumors 604

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    The best ever.

    If Microsoft Built Cars

     
  9. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    Most of those apply to Apple machines too, you know.
     
  10. pilotError macrumors 68020

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    I heard this joke no less than 20 years ago, only the players were Harvard and Yale graduates, no paper towels though :p
     
  11. mysterytramp macrumors 65816

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    One surgeon joins a group of others at the hospital commissary for lunch.

    “I just had the best morning operating on a librarian. I opened her up and everything was numbered according to the Dewey Decimal system.”

    The second surgeon pipes up: “You’ve never operated on an electrician. Open them up and everything is color coded.”

    The third surgeon says, “I got you all beat. I’m Steve Ballmer’s personal surgeon and he’s the best. He’s got no guts. He’s got no spine, and his head and his ass are interchangeable.”

    mt
     
  12. Melrose macrumors 604

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    Good one :D I remember when that was released.. in response to some Microsoft/GM PR thing.
     
  13. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    almost all xkcd could be used in this thread. love it!
     
  14. Signal-11 macrumors 65816

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    Harvard/Yale is the first variation I heard, but it works for just about anything. MIT/Caltech, Army/Navy, etc.
     
  15. Heilage macrumors 68030

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    They can, but the sudo is so subtle and genious that it isn't apparent what's going on if you don't get it, and it's hilarious for us that do get it. ^^
     
  16. zephead macrumors 68000

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    Good stuff, all of it! But one thing's bugging me about the sudo comic... Wouldn't he have to ask for the password? :rolleyes: :p
     
  17. Heilage macrumors 68030

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    Not if it's not the first sudo command in a session. :) (I think)
     
  18. zephead macrumors 68000

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    That's true... But who knows, they could've been sudoing before that and the guy just forgot to say sudo again. :p
     
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    Many years ago, some of us wore metal buttons that said, "Byte my Baud."

    We thought that it was so cool at the time. Geeks. :rolleyes:
     
  20. dmmcintyre3 macrumors 68020

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    How my computer does it:

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