the jargon thread...

This is a discussion on the jargon thread... within the A Brief History of Cprogramming.com forums, part of the Community Boards category; here's another thing we can do if we are too bored... i'll say a comp jargon... and the next guy/girl/martian ...

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    the jargon thread...

    here's another thing we can do if we are too bored...

    i'll say a comp jargon... and the next guy/girl/martian should explain what it means to someone normal... then put another one... they don't have to be acronyms... for ex...

    screen...

    ---nextpost

    mesh thingie that keeps the flys out

    nec... [pronounced 'neck'...]

    ----

    get the idea?

    okie, i'll start... FIFO...
    hasafraggin shizigishin oppashigger...

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    oh! i got this one!

    FIFO = First In First Out...it is used in stacks!

    okay, lets do another easy one to start out with:

    API
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    okay dorkus, let's try this again...

    you aren't supposed to explain it how tech's know it... but i mean, what does it mean to a lamen! this is supposed to be a funny thread!!! argh!!!

    okay, here's another one...

    argc and argv...
    hasafraggin shizigishin oppashigger...

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    Screw that I'm answering FIFO:

    your next door neighbor's dog.
    you know, the one that cnat spel rite.


    next up socket-

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    socket -

    that thing in the wall that you dont want to stick a metal thing in with your hand....

    next up: server
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    server... that guy who gives me my quarter pounder at mcdonalds

    next up...
    Compiler

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    Compiler...the poor guy in every project that is forced to take everybody's work and put it together in a way that might make sense to the teacher

    next up...BIOS

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    BIOS- Big Idiot OStriches. Found in lower regions of the US. Known to have red necks.

    and then... Monitor
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    >>Monitor

    The sad dudes who looked after milk in infants school


    next scanner

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    Scanner... for puting pictures of face into computer

    Next .... Firewall
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    >>firewall


    The wall you get stood against when you are excecuted by firing squad


    next ->floppy drive


    ::goodnight dudes::

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    floppy drive - when you need via...

    next -> thrashing

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    thrashing - what im gonna give you and but good

    next up -> HDD
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    HDD: a new sexually transmitted disease just discovered, stands for Hard Dick Disease...i wont say the symptoms...

    next up -> modem
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    modem: What I did to lawns to earn money. (Get it? )

    next-> GUI
    Staying away from General.

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