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  1. Astro

    Astro Code Monkey

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    (feel free to add some quotes)

    Yoda on error handling: "No! Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try."
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    Even though it does technically make sense, I always get a kick out of "No keyboard connected, press F1 to continue".
     
  3. Astro

    Astro Code Monkey

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    Programming is like sex; one mistake and you have to support it for the rest of your life.
    -- Michael Sinz, Commodore-Amiga Inc.
     
  4. Astro

    Astro Code Monkey

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    C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot. C++ makes it harder, but when you do, it blows away your whole leg.
    -- Bjarne Stroustrup
     
  5. Astro

    Astro Code Monkey

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    It's so fast, it can do an infinite loop in 30 seconds.
    -- Brian Bechtel, on the then new Mac IIfx
     
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    Astro Code Monkey

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    There are two major products that come out of Berkeley: LSD and UNIX. We don't believe this to be a coincidence.
    -- Jeremy S. Anderson
     
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    Astro Code Monkey

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    Documentation is like sex: when it is good, it is very, very good; and when it is bad, it is better than nothing.
    -- Dick Brandon
     
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    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    "Memory is like an orgasm. It's a lot better if you don't have to fake it." — Seymore Cray, on virtual memory.
     
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    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    "MacOS, Windows, BeOS: they're all just Xerox copies."
     
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    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    "Hacking is like sex. You get in, you get out, and hope that you didn't leave something that can be traced back to you."
     
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    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    "Shift to the left, shift to the right !
    Pop up, push down, byte, byte, byte !" — The Programmers' Cheer.
     
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    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    "unzip; strip; touch; finger; mount; fsck; more; yes; unmount; sleep"
     
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    CyberBullets I reach to the sky, and call out your name. If I c

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    "19 Jan 2038 at 3:14:07 AM" — THe end of the word according to Unix (232 seconds after Jan 1st 1970).
     
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    Leb_CRX OT's resident terrorist

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    haha good post, the only thing I can possibly contribute is a thing I saw on a shirt

    'there's 10 types of people in this world, the ones who know binary and the ones who dont'
     
  16. Astro

    Astro Code Monkey

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    A Christmas song...

    better !pout !cry
    better watchout
    lpr why
    santa claus <north pole >town

    cat /etc/passwd >list
    ncheck list
    ncheck list
    cat list | grep naughty >nogiftlist
    cat list | grep nice >giftlist
    santa claus <north pole >town

    who | grep sleeping
    who | grep awake
    who | egrep 'bad|good'
    for (goodness sake) {
    be good
    }
     
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    Astro Code Monkey

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    Q: How many Microsoft engineers does it take to change a lightbulb?
    A: None. They just make darkness the standard.
     
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    Astro Code Monkey

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    Q: How many IBM types does it take to change a lightbulb?
    A: 100. Ten to do it, and 90 to write document number GC7500439-0001, Multitasking Incandescent Source System Facility, of which 10% of the pages state only This page intentionally left blank, and
    20% of the definitions are of the form A ...... consists of sequences of non-blank characters separated by blanks.
     
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    Astro Code Monkey

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    Real programmers don't document. If it was hard to write, it should be hard to understand.
     
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    Astro Code Monkey

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    Without C people would code in Basi, Pasal and Obol.
     
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    Astro Code Monkey

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    100 buckets of bits on the bus
    100 buckets of bits
    Take one down, short it to ground
    FF buckets of bits on the bus
     
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    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    One of my favorites. :rofl:
     
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    Great thread!
     
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    That is sooooo true. I was reading an IBM document on a hard drive I had. It was about 60 pages of which 20 were blank. :rofl:
     
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    Astro Code Monkey

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    Linux is like a wigwam...
    No Windows, no Gates, Apache inside.
     

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