Laughably outdated term for the Internet
. Mostly used during the 90s by yuppies
who made their own awful-looking web pages.
"I just spent the afternoon cruising the Information Superhighway!" - toolbox
The extra money that you pay when buying a Mac as a opposed to a computer with the same specs from another manufacturer. Some people consider the Mac tax to be a good trade-off, others do not.
"My new iMac was 1500 bucks."
"WTF, why'd you pay the Mac tax, you could've gotten a Dell for like half that."
"Um... Because now I have an operating system that works, from a company that doesn't have monkeys for tech support?"
A programming language based on the words used in lolcats
pictures. Not very useful, but fun.
A sample lolcode program (prints the numbers from 1 to 10):
CAN HAS STDIO?
I HAS A VAR
IN IN YR LOOP
IZ VAR BIGGER THAN 10? KTHX
IM OUTTA YR LOOP
Device for instantly killing computer equipment: an Ethernet jack on one side, spliced to a power cord on the other end. When plugged into an internet port, floods the computer with electricity, thus destroying it. Invented by the BOFH
(Bastard Operator From Hell) from Simon Travaglia.
The IT guy was pissed off about being fired, so he took his etherkiller from router to router, frying them.
Something that a gadget/computer has when it responds very quickly. A gadget lacking "teh snappy" is slow and unusable.
My iPod software update really brought back teh snappy.
Exactly what it sounds like: Garfield comic strips with Garfield removed, making Jon a lonely schizo
. Like most amusing internet fads, got started on 4chan
Garfield without Garfield is a million times funnier than the comic itself.
Possibly one of, if not the most badass song ever. You know: it's the one in the Kill Bill movies. If you listen to it on your iPod, it makes any situation infinitely cooler.
I had to wait in line at the grocery store, so I set my iPod to Battle Without Honor or Humanity and imagined myself getting in a sword fight with the old lady in front of me.