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Author Topic: WYFCA?  (Read 6321 times)

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WYFCA?
« on: August 05, 2007, 09:34:26 AM »
What's Your Favorite Computer Acronym?

While I do like things like WTF and RTFM, I think I really like NTFH - Not That F***ing Hard.

So, what's your fav? :D

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Re: WYFCA?
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2007, 03:51:33 PM »
Would probably have to be FOAD :)
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Re: WYFCA?
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2007, 04:23:42 PM »
PICNIC - Problem In Chair Not In Computer.

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Re: WYFCA?
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2007, 04:26:50 PM »
By that statement I must have a LOT of PICNICs  ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: WYFCA?
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2007, 08:25:31 PM »
I quite like FUBAR, but it's not necessarily computer limited.

edit- and I'll this this opportunity to once again mention my hatred of all recursive acronyms :D
« Last Edit: August 05, 2007, 08:27:27 PM by Eóin »

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Re: WYFCA?
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2007, 08:43:58 PM »
The first one I ever learned: GIGO
Garbage In, Garbage Out.
Roughly analagous to PICNIC, I suppose...

And the latest one: EAFP
Easier to Ask Forgiveness than Permission.
First coined by Rear Admiral Grace Murry Hopper, inventor of COBOL, it has been taken as a semantical philosophy in the use of the Python Language.

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Re: WYFCA?
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2007, 12:45:38 AM »
I've never heard that "PICNIC" one before - very cute! I like it!
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Re: WYFCA?
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2007, 01:30:57 AM »
I'm using quite often RTFM (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rtfm), but people seldom care... Because of PICNIC!  ;)

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Re: WYFCA?
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2007, 04:42:29 AM »
I'm using quite often RTFM (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rtfm), but people seldom care... Because of PICNIC!  ;)
Those people can FOAD ;)
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Re: WYFCA?
« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2007, 04:49:17 PM »
I'm using quite often RTFM (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rtfm), but people seldom care... Because of PICNIC!  ;)
Those people can FOAD ;)


Hahaha~! :D

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Re: WYFCA?
« Reply #10 on: August 06, 2007, 08:10:12 PM »
TWAIN
Geeks can have a sense of humour ;)

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Re: WYFCA?
« Reply #11 on: August 08, 2007, 08:21:49 AM »
i guess i'm old fashioned and a fan of the f letter.  My faves:
  • WTFO
  • STFU
  • RTFM
  • FUBAR

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Re: WYFCA?
« Reply #12 on: August 08, 2007, 08:32:31 AM »
PEBCAK: Problem Exists Between Chair And Keyboard (usually reported as Error ID: 10T)

I have to share this quote from the IRC channel, since it's related to the topic:

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<Deozaan> "Tired of thinking WTF and never getting TMI doing your SMF searches? Do you LOL at the POS results the current SMF search returns? Get ZillaRank now and say STFU to the SOB who wrote the script for that SMF search!"

 ;D