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    GUI -> Gros Underwear Illeteracy(note the misspelling)

    next -> ISP
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    GUI ( pronounced gooey ) is the state of
    the keyboard after you accidently poored
    coffee all over it


    ISP : Imaginary service provider

    Someone who promises a service, but has
    no intention to deliver


    Next-> CPU
    hth
    -nv

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    CPU - Coke's Product Universe.

    Next....Linux
    To Err Is To Be Human. To Game Is Divine!"

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    Linux--Linus' brother.


    next== peppermint patty

    rick barclay
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    This is America calling!

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    peppermint patty--what you get when someone's Ben-Gay-sweat drips into the hamburger meat at McDonalds.

    next up... RAM
    Blue

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    RAM: something with big horns that could easily destroy your computer in a few seconds.

    next up -> open source
    My Website

    "Circular logic is good because it is."

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    where we get arrowhead fresh spring water from...

    next up... [i didn't approve of this structure!]

    intellectual property...
    hasafraggin shizigishin oppashigger...

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    intellectual property- something that cannot be obtained from a M$ programmer...

    and THEN...

    SCSI

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    mulder's partner...

    next up: power strip...
    hasafraggin shizigishin oppashigger...

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    haha.. and a damn cute one

    power strip - what happens when it's been too long since a bf/gf combo has seen any action.

    Next up...


    CDRW

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    I would have loved to have done the open source one .

    Oh, well:

    CDRW: A toothless person from Brooklyn, who can't spell and so
    writes in short hand. Translation: see the real world.

    next: ctrl-alt-del
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    and that makes 100 posts...

    ctrl-alt-del

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    toughie...

    Cathode Ray Tube - what they used to call kalidescopes (sp?)

    hmm... ok, that sucked.

    Next...

    NIC

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    NIC... rather obvious... a synonym or name like nvoigt or oberxxxx

    next-> IE
    hth
    -nv

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    IE - exclamation preceding 'hasafraggin shizigishin oppashigger' when a programmer realizes how stupid his/her five-week bug was...

    next... e-mail...
    hasafraggin shizigishin oppashigger...

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