Top 10 Computer Quotes


Internet people love acronyms because they make communication much more efficient, as we can see from the following typical conversation:

Person A: What’s up?
Person B: Not much.
Person A: LOL. HEFY?
Person B: ROTFL.
Person C: PMFJ, but IMHO,
Dave Barry, Dave Barry In Cyberspace

People says Microsoft paid 14 million dollars for using the Rolling Stones song “Start me up” in their commercials. This is wrong. Microsoft paid 14 million dollars only for a part of the song. For instance, they didn’t use the line “You’ll make a grown man cry”.

EASY TO INSTALL = Difficult to install, but instruction manual has pictures.

People on Jolt cola write the funniest things.A-10 Obedience Guide, Kitty Hawk Studios

Why we all love the PC: A program “Hard Disk LED v1.1”, which simulates the light that tells you your harddrive is spinning, takes 1.2 MB zip-archived.

>WaRRioR_ would like quake full and final….will trade vital organs.\”

Has everyone been incapacitated by a unknown virus introduced into the world population in order to incapacitate internet users by slowing typing speed to a reallllly slow pace ….or am I just lagged?

It can take quite a while for a Web page to appear on your screen. The reason for the delay is that, when you type in a Web address, your computer passes it along to another computer, which in turn passes it along to another computer, and so on through as many as 5 computers before it finally reaches the work station of a disgruntled U.S. Postal Service employee, who throws it in the trash.

Dave Barry, Dave Barry In Cyberspace

You should use the preceding terms whenever you have to “interface”¹ with computer experts. For example, if you’re purchasing a new computer, you want to use as many of these terms as possible, so that store personnel will realize that they’re dealing with a person who has a high level of technical expertise:

STORE PERSONNEL: May I help you?
YOU: I’m looking for a “hard drive” with plenty of “RAM” in the “megahertz.”
STORE PERSONNEL: You want the computer store next door. This is a supermarket.
YOU: Let me see your “zucchini.”

Dave Barry, Dave Barry In Cyberspace

There are two major products that come out of Berkeley: LSD and [Unix] BSD. We don’t believe this to be a coincidence.