A computer poem for everyone to read

  [DELETED] 12:19 31 Oct 2003

A computer was something on TV
From a science fiction show of note.
A window was something you hated to clean...
And ram was the cousin of a goat.....

Meg was the name of my girlfriend
And gig was a job for the nights
Now they all mean different things
And that really mega bytes

An application was for employment
A program was a TV show
A cursor used profanity
A keyboard was a piano

Memory was something that you lost with age
A CD was a bank account
And if you had a 3 1/2" floppy
You hoped nobody found out

Compress was something you did to the garbage
Not something you did to a file
And if you unzipped anything in public
You'd be in jail for a while

Log on was adding wood to the fire
Hard drive was a long trip on the road
A mouse pad was where a mouse lived
And a backup happened to your commode

Cut you did with a pocket knife
Paste you did with glue
A web was a spider's home
And a virus was the flu

I guess I'll stick to my pad and paper
And the memory in my head
I hear nobody's been killed in a computer crash
But when it happens they wish they were dead!

  [DELETED] 13:14 31 Oct 2003

Very good indeed!

  [DELETED] 14:08 31 Oct 2003

What does everyone else think of it?

  [DELETED] 14:24 31 Oct 2003

LOL ;-)

  [DELETED] 14:24 31 Oct 2003

It made me laugh. It is good. J

  [DELETED] 14:32 31 Oct 2003

Now I'm no computer nerd, but that's really superb,
permission please to use it elsewhere

  [DELETED] 14:33 31 Oct 2003

Please do use it.
Pass it on to whomever could do with a laugh

  The Paul 15:52 31 Oct 2003

Very good - actually produced a few trips down memory lane (for whats left of the memory - very low on physical resources these days).

  [DELETED] 16:27 31 Oct 2003


i will leave this open over the weekend and then close the thread
If anyone wants me to email them the document as an attachment then click on my envelope

Have a nice weekend people!!

  [DELETED] 19:07 31 Oct 2003

Seriously, if any one comes up with author..please post it. Came across this a few years ago and have never found out.

  graham√ 19:15 31 Oct 2003

Excellent! Sorry, save that for VoG.


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