The Eastern approach to Error Messages

Discussion in 'Funny Farm' started by gonaads, Apr 7, 2004.

  1. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    A file that big?
    It might be very useful.
    But now it is gone.

    You seek a Web site.
    It cannot be located.
    Countless more exist.

    Chaos reigns within.
    Stop, reflect, and reboot.
    Order shall return.

    ABORTED effort:
    Close all that you have worked on.
    You ask way too much.

    Yesterday it worked
    Today it is not working
    Windows is like that.

    First snow, then silence.
    This thousand dollar screen dies
    So beautifully.

    With searching comes loss.
    The presence of absence.
    "June Sales.doc" not found.

    The Tao that is seen
    Is not the true Tao
    Until you bring fresh toner.

    Windows XP crashed.
    The Blue Screen of Death.
    No one hears your screams.

    Stay the patient course.
    Of little worth is your ire.
    The network is down.

    A crash reduces
    Your expensive computer
    To a simple stone.

    Three things are certain:
    Death, taxes, and lost data.
    Guess which has occurred.

    You step in the stream
    But the water has moved on.
    Page not found.

    Out of memory.
    We wish to hold the whole sky,
    But we never will.

    Having been erased,
    The document you are seeking
    Must now be retyped.

    Serious error.
    All shortcuts have disappeared.
    Screen. Mind. Both are blank.
  2. Lee

    Lee OSNN Proxy

    You must be on same Ritalin I was prescribed.
  3. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    You must be very short... *Ritalin tied to stunted growth* [​IMG]

    But actually my other personality is on a 900cc thorazine drip in a Catamine c0cktail... I am NOT. Yes, yes you are... Shut up... No, you shut up. *turns up drip* ahhhhhh... [​IMG]
  4. unknownsoul

    unknownsoul Moderator

    Fort Worth, Texas
    and they say i'm in the padded room.... :D
  5. falcone

    falcone WinFS Advocate :D

    haha... u guys are funnier then the supposed joke lol..
  6. onimkron

    onimkron OSNN Senior Addict

    Would be great if you could change the error messages in windows to those :)
  7. NerdUprising

    NerdUprising [ Method ]

    those are the best people - the super computer nerds with an appreciation for poetry, who also have the time (and boredom) to put something like that together.

    I defer to those people :cool:
  8. X-Istence

    X-Istence * Political User

    Hehe, i love the jokes, but i doubt i could come up with something like that.
  9. Taggert_LOA

    Taggert_LOA Modding Addict Political User

    Justice For All

    © by TaggertLOA
    He was thirty two,
    His wife was twenty eight.
    She wondered what was keeping him,
    He was running very late.

    Then the knock upon the door,
    The cop with hat in hand.
    He was speaking words to her,
    She could not understand.

    "I have bad news for you, my dear."
    His words tore at her heart.
    "Your husband was shot and killed tonight,
    While pushing a grocery cart."

    He had stopped to get ice cream,
    For their son of three.
    While there, he did more shopping,
    For his precious family.

    The gunman came and robbed the store,
    He took the lives of three.
    Her husband was among the dead,
    These parting words, said he:

    "Tell my wife I love her,
    And my darling baby too.
    Tell them I'll be watching over them,
    In everything they do."

    The years went by,
    And life was tough.
    She did the very best she could,
    But things were always rough.

    Finally, the date was set,
    The killer was going to die.
    All of us who knew them,
    Could not help but wonder why.

    This evil man who had wrecked their life,
    Had been treated like a king.
    While being cared for by the state,
    You could even hear him sing.

    But mom and son had carried on,
    No song was in their heart.
    The sadness written in their eyes,
    While looking for a new start.

    Now the time had come,
    Tonight he was going to die.
    They asked him for his menu,
    What he ordered would make a statue cry.

    "I'll have lobster, steak, and salad,
    A piece of apple pie.
    A dish of chocolate ice cream,
    To cool me when I fry."

    There was no lobster, steak, and salad,
    For the family now of two.
    Beans and fried potatoes,
    Was the best that they could do.

    Where is the justice in this world,
    For something like this to be?
    I wish that we could wake up,
    Oh, why can't people see?

    Why do criminals have more rights,
    Than people like you and me?
    We work and pay our taxes,
    While they live on us for free.

    Inspired by a true story
  10. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

    London, UK
    if you truly want to - you can....

    Google up the AlphaV tweaking tool or delve deeply into your registry plus hack your explorer shell and there you go - it's all possible... Just you may have trouble afterwards if you seeks M$ tech support! :p
  11. Lee

    Lee OSNN Proxy

    Never stunted my growth. I am 6'9''.
  12. ZeroHour

    ZeroHour ho3 ho3 ho3

    And thats just your shoe size LOL
    Just joking hehe ;)