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doubleanti
09-28-2001, 05:34 PM
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...

DavidP
09-28-2001, 05:37 PM
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

doubleanti
09-28-2001, 05:41 PM
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...

taylorguitarman
09-28-2001, 05:55 PM
Screw that I'm answering FIFO:

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


next up socket-

DavidP
09-28-2001, 06:18 PM
socket -

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

next up: server

Dalren
09-28-2001, 07:10 PM
server... that guy who gives me my quarter pounder at mcdonalds

next up...
Compiler

Unregistered
09-28-2001, 07:22 PM
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

Betazep
09-28-2001, 07:30 PM
BIOS- Big Idiot OStriches. Found in lower regions of the US. Known to have red necks.

and then... Monitor

Fordy
09-28-2001, 07:41 PM
>>Monitor

The sad dudes who looked after milk in infants school


next scanner

gamegod3001
09-28-2001, 08:07 PM
Scanner... for puting pictures of face into computer

Next .... Firewall

Fordy
09-28-2001, 08:14 PM
>>firewall


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


next ->floppy drive


::goodnight dudes::

mithrandir
09-28-2001, 08:17 PM
floppy drive - when you need via...

next -> thrashing

no-one
09-28-2001, 08:19 PM
thrashing - what im gonna give you and but good

next up -> HDD

DavidP
09-28-2001, 10:49 PM
HDD: a new sexually transmitted disease just discovered, stands for Hard Dick Disease...i wont say the symptoms...

next up -> modem

Cheeze-It
09-28-2001, 10:59 PM
modem: What I did to lawns to earn money. (Get it? :))

next-> GUI

no-one
09-29-2001, 12:06 AM
GUI -> Gros Underwear Illeteracy(note the misspelling)

next -> ISP

nvoigt
09-29-2001, 04:41 AM
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

gamegod3001
09-29-2001, 05:09 AM
CPU - Coke's Product Universe.

Next....Linux

rick barclay
09-29-2001, 05:26 AM
Linux--Linus' brother.


next== peppermint patty :rolleyes:

rick barclay

Betazep
09-29-2001, 11:53 AM
peppermint patty--what you get when someone's Ben-Gay-sweat drips into the hamburger meat at McDonalds.

next up... RAM

DavidP
09-29-2001, 12:24 PM
RAM: something with big horns that could easily destroy your computer in a few seconds.

next up -> open source

doubleanti
09-29-2001, 01:14 PM
where we get arrowhead fresh spring water from...

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

intellectual property...

ober
09-29-2001, 01:19 PM
intellectual property- something that cannot be obtained from a M$ programmer...

and THEN...

SCSI

doubleanti
09-29-2001, 01:20 PM
mulder's partner...

next up: power strip...

ober
09-29-2001, 01:50 PM
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

rick barclay
09-29-2001, 01:57 PM
I would have loved to have done the open source one :p .

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

Betazep
09-29-2001, 02:04 PM
and that makes 100 posts...

ctrl-alt-del

Three not so famous comedians from the 60's. Ceetrel, Altrus, and Delbert.

Cathode Ray Tube?

ober
09-29-2001, 02:18 PM
toughie...

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

hmm... ok, that sucked.

Next...

NIC

nvoigt
09-29-2001, 02:45 PM
NIC... rather obvious... a synonym or name like nvoigt or oberxxxx

next-> IE

doubleanti
09-29-2001, 03:00 PM
IE - exclamation preceding 'hasafraggin shizigishin oppashigger' when a programmer realizes how stupid his/her five-week bug was...

next... e-mail...

DavidP
09-29-2001, 04:00 PM
email: a new type of armor which is stronger than chain mail and lighter than it too. it provides more protection than full plate, and comes with a built in Phooton Lowser Blazer (Copyright 2001 by DavidP).

next up -> Blue Screen of Death

doubleanti
09-29-2001, 04:05 PM
Blue Screen of Death - a specialized screen, manufactured by microsoft... that is blue and is electrically charged... known to cause extreme deaths to unwarranted numbers of flys...

next... JPG...

DavidP
09-29-2001, 04:13 PM
JPG: A new exclamation becoming popular by parents around the world as they yell at their kids, meaning: Just Pick up the Garbage!

next up -> GIF

ober
09-29-2001, 04:14 PM
JPG - Juniors Pirating Group... the origional hacker underground association

...followed by...

Firewire

doubleanti
09-29-2001, 04:16 PM
firewire - animism meets the technological age... the element of fire is found to produce much better throughput then copper... animists proceed to rule the universe...

next... Microsoft...

DavidP
09-29-2001, 04:22 PM
Microsoft: A peaceful world full of little elves having a happy, merry time dancing and playing and having a huge feast (when suddenly the sky turns blue...all blue...and a big cloud in the shape of C: forms...who knows what will happen to them next..many more clouds seem to be forming)

next up -> Macintosh

doubleanti
09-29-2001, 04:24 PM
relative of 'e-macs'... which is a special type of big-mac... a secret prototype of burger that never made it to the market...

next... DSL...

DavidP
09-29-2001, 06:28 PM
DSL: Die, Saddam! Liar!

next up -> 56k

Fordy
09-29-2001, 06:40 PM
>>56k

The amount Chairman Bill earns while on the toilet

$56,000


next->MFC

Garfield
09-29-2001, 06:45 PM
MFC...

Multiplying Fungus Cheeseburgers (a new MacDonald's product)

Next one...Mother board

DavidP
09-29-2001, 06:45 PM
MFC: A new ebonics term, meaning unknown, goes together with NYC, BLB, BLAB, ride wit me, and other terms used in rap songs such as Big Pimpin.

next up -> 13h

Fordy
09-29-2001, 06:59 PM
>>Mother board

When dad is on the PC and she cant play solitaire


>>13h

Dunno... but type it into M$Word and change it to wingdings and you will get a prophecy

next->TWAIN

ober
09-29-2001, 07:00 PM
two, two, TWO IN ONE...

Motherboard - term used to describe Tony Hawk's skateboard, the mother of all boards...

13h - average number of system halts during one windows session..

Next up...

TCP-IP

ober
09-29-2001, 07:04 PM
Originally posted by Fordy
>>13h

Dunno... but type it into M$Word and change it to wingdings and you will get a prophecy

[/B]

Fordy, how is that a prophecy in wingdings?

Looks like we posted at the same time.

TWAIN - the sound the latest country singers are making... the next level of "twang"

As stated above... next -> TCP-IP

DavidP
09-29-2001, 07:08 PM
TWAIN: a famous author

TCP-IP: The Can Party - un I nhibited peeing


next up -> T1

Fordy
09-29-2001, 07:17 PM
>>Fordy, how is that a prophecy in wingdings?

Just amusing myself...

See the post from a couple of weeks back where you typed the flight number (Well suposed fligh number) of one of the highjacked planes, changed it to Wingding and it became a plane flying into 2 towers....

ober
09-29-2001, 07:22 PM
T1 - reference to Tiawana... #1 party spot on the planet

next up -> H.323

ober
09-29-2001, 07:23 PM
do you remember what that number was??

EDIT 1 - ok... found it.

http://www.cprogramming.com/cboard/showthread.php?s=&threadid=1942&highlight=windings

The number is Q33NY

mithrandir
09-29-2001, 07:26 PM
>>H.323

:confused:

ober
09-29-2001, 07:27 PM
H.323

it's a protocol for video conferencing equipment, stealth