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Marketing bollocks, buzzword bingo, or your mum saying "fudge" when she really wants to swear like a trooper. Let's ride the hockey stick curve of this top hat product, solutioneers.

Thanks to simbosan for the idea

(, Thu 8 Apr 2010, 13:13)
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Server
People who think switches/routers/any other networking hardware is a server irritate me.

One time when I was still in school, I went into the computer room to check something on the internet and sat in front of a computer only for a 1st year (with the obligatory bag bigger than he was) to inform me that I shouldn't use that particular computer. I asked why and he responded with, "It doesn't have a server in it." When I asked him to clarify, he opened up safari (my school had decided to purchase 30 iMacs to teach us computer skills that would be applicable in the real world of work *facepalm* ) and showed me the error page which came up "Cannot find server" (or somesuch). Spying a network cable lying on the desk I plugged it in (all the other computers were using airport [apples clever proprietary-sounding name for WiFi which they use to try and trick people into buying *all* their hardware from them]). Upon seeing this the first year called across the room to one of his buddies, "Hey that computer does work, he just had to jiggle the server" ...
(, Sat 10 Apr 2010, 19:34, closed)
does it?
Well, you know...don't worry about it. It really really doesn't matter.
(, Sat 10 Apr 2010, 20:23, closed)
But that renders this entire QOTW completely redundant.

(, Sat 10 Apr 2010, 20:31, closed)
yep.
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(, Sat 10 Apr 2010, 21:04, closed)
as long as you know what you're doing.

(, Sat 10 Apr 2010, 21:19, closed)
It's not as annoying as "hard drive",
meaning the actual computer. I don't know which is worse, that or "CPU".
(, Sat 10 Apr 2010, 20:29, closed)

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