Amusing computer related names

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Shukuteki
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Post by Shukuteki » Sat Mar 10, 2007 10:01 pm

Rapidshare = crapidshare
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Post by Michael Sandstrom » Mon Apr 30, 2007 11:42 pm

Kmixer is more frequently called Kmangler. ASIO forever!

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Post by Sylph-DS » Tue May 01, 2007 2:02 am

Something us Dutchies tend to call Windows is "Windhoos", which is a big gust of wind. I guess it's supposed to imply that Microsoft sells air, or something.

Also, there's Microsoftie, which is crap, since Microsoft isn't exactly a softie.

But on average, most of these silly things aren't worth mentioning.
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Post by GUNNER » Tue May 01, 2007 3:15 am

PageMaker = RageMaker
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Post by mr. poopyhead » Tue May 01, 2007 5:09 am

i love the names they use at the inquirer

sempr0n, open sauce, the vole (microsoft), tweedledee and tweedledum (intel and AMD), daamit (ATi + AMD), chipzilla (intel)... can't think of anymore off the top of my head.
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Post by CoolGav » Tue May 01, 2007 7:41 am

software wise there's:
M$ Lookout!
M$ Turd
both of which are part of M$ orifice
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Post by Devonavar » Tue May 01, 2007 1:28 pm

I always thought Microsoft was a commentary on Bill Gates' sex life.

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Post by andyb » Wed May 02, 2007 3:29 pm

I always thought Microsoft was a commentary on Bill Gates' sex life.
:P Fantastic.


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Post by floffe » Thu May 03, 2007 11:15 am

Devonavar wrote:I always thought Microsoft was a commentary on Bill Gates' sex life.
:lol: :lol: :lol:

Chris Chan
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Post by Chris Chan » Sun May 06, 2007 3:05 pm

Devonavar wrote:I always thought Microsoft was a commentary on Bill Gates' sex life.
Hell yeah. Torvalds and Jobs get all the hot girls. :D :D
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Post by lloydo » Sun May 06, 2007 6:23 pm

Haha yeah those Inquirer fellas are really funny, open sauce in particular!

One I heard the other day when someone was complaining about helping novices:

PICNIC

Problem In Chair, Not in Computer :D
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Post by peteamer » Mon May 07, 2007 1:17 am

lloydo wrote:PICNIC

Problem In Chair, Not in Computer :D
Brilliant!! :lol:


Will be taking that one to work!

floffe
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Post by floffe » Mon May 07, 2007 9:07 am

Certainly a lot more catchy than PEBKAC

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Post by klankymen » Tue May 15, 2007 7:18 am

VISTA - Virus Inside, Switch To Apple
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Post by mike961734 » Tue May 15, 2007 11:54 am

vista - Visually Interesting, (yet) Still Totally Asinine
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Post by Slaugh » Tue May 15, 2007 10:56 pm

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