Re: unexpected logout

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On Tuesday 10 November 2009, Rick Stevens wrote:
>William Case wrote:
>> Hi Craig;
>>
>> On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 17:02 -0700, Craig White wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2009-11-11 at 06:55 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
>>>> In addition, I had a power supply go wonky that ended up being the
>>>> culprit.
>>>
>>> ----
>>> Is that a technical term (wonky)?
>>
>> Wonky is an open ended technical term.  It describes a piece of hardware
>> or software that does not act the way it used to, was expected to or
>> hoped for.  Its use implies that the user has not yet looked into why
>> this may be happening, usually in the hope that someone else has already
>> done the research and found a solution.  Wonkyness is usually announced
>> by the phrase "Oh sh*t!".
>
>Here at our labs, the correct sequence of phrases that determine if an
>item has acquired "wonkiness" are:
>
>	"Huh?"
>	"What the hell?"
>	"Goddamit!"
>	"She-e-e-t! Piece of junk!"
>
>Occasionally, the phrase, "It's never done THAT before!" is injected
>somewhere before the last phrase.  One often sees steam coming from the
>ears of the personnel who have been victimized by wonkiness.  It is
>highly recommended to stay out of their offices for at least 30 minutes
>to permit a cool down.  One may accelerate the cool down by
>surreptitiously sneaking a beer into the victim's line of sight.

And you have, from previous encounters, a memory for the victims favorite 
brand of suds.  Otherwise its considered poor form, but you knew that.  OTOH, 
there are times when its being wet is enough. :)

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