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Author Topic: Disks and Reading  (Read 883 times)

Offline Alianora La Canta

Disks and Reading
« on: June 14, 2011, 01:34:14 AM »
A lovely nostalgic joke for those of you who remember the traditional ways of computing (source: Not Always Right):

Customer: “The computer says it’s unable to read disk two.”

Me: “Can we start the installation again just to check it is the disk that is the problem, please? Put the disk in the drive and type ‘a:update’. Then, press enter.

Customer: “Okay. It says it’s unable to read disk one now.”

Me: “I’m sorry. Did you try that with disk one or two?”

Customer: “Both.”

Me: “No, sorry. Just then, not earlier. Was the disk in the drive disk one, or two?”

Customer: “Both. Both disks are in the drive. Why? Was I supposed to take the first one out before putting the second one in? It didn’t say to do so, just to insert disk 2.”

Me: “You’ve got two disks in the drive at the same time? That must’ve been difficult to manage.”

Customer: “Not when you hit the second one with an encyclopedia.”


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Offline Wats-on

Re: Disks and Reading
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2011, 07:42:34 AM »
 :DD :DD :DD :DD
You're smart if you believe only half of what you're told. You're brilliant if you know what half to believe...

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Re: Disks and Reading
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2011, 11:07:09 AM »

 :DD :DD :DD  :DD   Good one Alia.   :good:

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