No one but their creator understands their internal logic. The native language they use to communicate with other computers is incomprehensible to everyone else. Even the smallest mistakes are stored in long-term memory for later retrieval. As soon as you make a commitment to one, you find yourself spending half your paycheck on accessories for it. In order to get their attention, you have to turn them on. Typing with a steady hand, I then invoked the SAVE command and waited for the disk to store, Only this and nothing more. The cursor flashed, insistent, waiting, baiting me to type some more. You spend hours prioritizing your list of questions you'd like to ask Commander Data if you ever meet him in person. At the local Radio Shack, you're greeted like Norm at Cheers. You're the head A/V technician on a space ship behind Hale-Bopp. You receive a grant from the International Plaid Foundation. You're 42 years old and you use the word "Wookie" at least a dozen times a day. Slim Jims and Ding Dongs form the base of your nutrition pyramid. Seven years, million, and your new high-tech house still ain't done. You have electrical tape holding your contact lenses together. You prefer to be thought of as an "artist who works in the medium of ASCII." 6. It's also a fact that I recently purchased a new car and since then my trips to the store have created a problem. Now the engineer, being a logical man, refused to believe that this man's car was allergic to vanilla ice cream. Deep into the monitor peering, long I sat there wondering, fearing, Doubting, while the disk kept churning, turning yet to churn some more. Clearly I must press a key, choosing one and nothing more, From "Abort, Retry, Ignore? Unless you are really sure of the one you are E-MAILing to, a cover should be used to insure safe E-MAIL. What happens when I incorrectly do the procedure and I E-MAIL prematurely? Don't panic, many people prematurely E-MAIL when they haven't E-MAILed in a long time. Discussions with your friends about the properties of dilithium crystals routinely lead to fistfights. You see, every time I buy vanilla ice cream, when I start back from the store my car won't start. He arranged, therefore, to continue his visits for as long as it took to solve the problem. Well, last spring we sat down after dinner to select a summer camp for Billy. There were the usual camps with swimming, canoeing, games, singing by the campfire -- you know. (He made an adorable picture out of painted pinto beans and macaroni). Satan started searching frantically, screaming "It's gone! Log on was adding wood to a fire Hard drive was a long trip on the road A mouse pad was where a mouse lived And a backup happened to your commode! Paradox Not only can you shoot yourself in the foot, your users can too. Late at night is the best time to program, so they let us stay up.
What demonic nether world is wrought where data will be stored, Beyond the reach of mortal souls, beyond the ether, in blackholes? They need to Get It, if need be by force, Oh Lord won't you buy them a beginners' course? Both groups were asked to give four reasons for their recommendation. They are supposed to help you solve your problems, but half the time they ARE the problem. As soon as you commit to one, you realize that, if you had waited a little longer, you could have had a better one. These were choices undesired, ones I'd never faced before. You're not geeky at all, and neither are your kids: Mc Coy, Sulu, Uhura, and Scotty. Your first and only attempt at foreplay ended abruptly when your own bow tie gave you a wedgie. A complaint was received by a major car manufacturer: "This is the second time I have written you, and I don't blame you for not answering me, because I kind of sounded crazy, but it is a fact that we have a tradition in our family of ice cream for dessert after dinner each night. The men decided that computers should definitely be referred to in the feminine gender (la) because: 1. Once upon a midnight dreary, fingers cramped and vision bleary, System manuals piled high and wasted paper on the floor, Longing for the warmth of bedsheets, Still I sat there, doing spreadsheets: Having reached the bottom line, I took a floppy from the drawer. " One thing did the phosphors answer, only this and nothing more, Just, "Abort, Retry, Ignore? Carefully, I weighed the choices as the disk made monstrous noises. But the kind of ice cream varies so, every night, after we've eaten, the whole family votes on which kind of ice cream we should have and I drive down to the store to get it. We should have put our foot down right there, if only we had known. Then I tried in desperation, several random combinations, Still there came the incantation, just as senseless as before. It was vanilla ice cream that night and, sure enough, after they came back to the car, it wouldn't start. It was happening every night, but the extra time taken to get the other flavors allowed the engine to cool down sufficiently to start. Cursor blinking,mocking, winking, flashing nonsense as before Reading, "Abort, Retry, Ignore? Although married people E-MAIL quite often, there are many single people who E-MAIL to complete strangers every day. My parents say they never had E-MAIL when they were young and were only allowed to write their memos to each other until they were twenty-one. When the man got vanilla, the engine was still too hot for the vapor lock to dissipate.