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Archive for the ‘funny’ Category

The Oxford dictionary has announced its word of the year. It’s spelled … Actually, it isn’t spelled at all, because it contains no letters, just a pair of symmetrical eyebrows, eyes, big gloopy tears, and a broad monotooth grin. That’s right, the word of the year is the “face with tears of joy” emoji.

But that’s not a word at all! If the Oxford dictionary is not going to take the meaning of the word “word” literally, then who is? Caspar Grathwohl, president of Oxford Dictionaries, laughs. Not so much that he’s leaking tears of joy, but he definitely sounds amused. He oversaw the discussions that led to the selection.

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These facebook games are part of our present day culture. Still, this makes me shake my head and smile …

 

license plate, says FRMVILLE

from real life!

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A dying granny tells her granddaughter, “I want to leave you my farm, that includes the villa, the tractor and other equipment, the farmhouse and 43,253,199 in cash.” The granddaughter, about to be rich, says, “Oh my granny, you are so generous. I didn’t even know you had a farm. Where is it?” With her last breath, her granny whispered, “Facebook.”

 

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Hilarious I.T. jokes !!!

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• Tech Support: “What version of the Mac OS are you using?”
Customer: “Word 6.0.”

• Tech Support: “What browser are you using, Netscape or Microsoft?”
Customer: “Netscape.”
Tech Support: “Could you read to me what it says at the top of the window?”
Customer: “‘Global Travel Conference – Microsoft Internet Explorer’.”

• Tech Support: “Are you installing on a Mac?”
Customer: “No, I’m using a 3.5″ thingee on a disk.”

• Tech Support: “This has Windows 98 on it — did it have Windows 98 or 95 on it when it was sent out for repair?”
Customer: “I think it had Office 97.”

• Tech Support: “How much free space do you have on your hard drive?”
Customer: “Well, my wife likes to get up there on that Internet, and she downloaded ten hours of free space. Is that enough?”

• Customer: “I keep getting an error message whenever I try using the MSDOS mode in Windows 95.”
Tech Support: “Can you describe what happens?”
Customer: “Well, I keep getting a black screen with an error message saying, ‘C:\WINDOWS>’.”

• Tech Support: “which drive is your CD ROM?”
Customer: “the top one.”

• Customer: “Do I hit ‘F’ and ‘8’ at the same time?”

• Tech Support: “Your password will be…a small ‘a’ as in apple, a capital ‘V’ as in Victor, the number ‘7’ ”
Customer: “Is that a capital ‘7’?”

• Tech Support: “Ok, let’s try once more, but use lower case letters…”
Customer: “Uh, I only have capital letters on my keyboard.”

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A few of the new error messages that were taken under consideration during the development of the Windows XP operating system…

• Smash forehead on keyboard to continue.

• Press any key to continue or any other key to quit.

• BREAKFAST.SYS halted… Cereal port not responding.

• Close your eyes and press escape three times.

• File not found. Should I fake it? (Y/N)

• Runtime Error 6D at 417A:32CF: Incompetent User.

• Enter any 11-digit prime number to continue.

• Bad command or file name! Go stand in the corner.

• Windows message: “Error saving file! Format drive now? (Y/Y)”

• Windows VirusScan 1.0 – “Windows found: Remove it? (Y/N)”

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For the first bug of Christmas, my manager said to me

See if they can do it again.

For the second bug of Christmas, my manager said to me

Ask them how they did it and
See if they can do it again.

For the third bug of Christmas, my manager said to me

Try to reproduce it
Ask them how they did it and
See if they can do it again.

For the fourth bug of Christmas, my manager said to me

Run with the debugger
Try to reproduce it
Ask them how they did it and
See if they can do it again.

For the fifth bug of Christmas, my manager said to me

Ask for a dump
Run with the debugger
Try to reproduce it
Ask them how they did it and
See if they can do it again.

For the sixth bug of Christmas, my manager said to me

Reinstall the software
Ask for a dump
Run with the debugger
Try to reproduce it
Ask them how they did it and
See if they can do it again.

For the seventh bug of Christmas, my manager said to me

Say they need an upgrade
Reinstall the software
Ask for a dump
Run with the debugger
Try to reproduce it
Ask them how they did it and
See if they can do it again.

For the eighth bug of Christmas, my manager said to me

Find a way around it
Say they need an upgrade
Reinstall the software
Ask for a dump
Run with the debugger
Try to reproduce it
Ask them how they did it and
See if they can do it again.

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I used to work as a helpdesk technician at a large insurance company. There was one woman in the company who was… What’s the politically correct term? Oh right, whacked out of her mind on drugs.

The woman kept a small jungle of live plants sitting on her computer. The old CRT monitor had vines growing all over it. One morning I got a frantic call from the woman. She had attempted to water her plants and ended up watering her computer instead.

When I got to her desk, I could not find any signs of water at first. Like an idiot, I reached behind the monitor to unplug it and let’s just say that I found the water. It was a shocking experience.

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http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10things/10-stupid-user-stories-the-madness-persists/2605?tag=nl.e101

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