Error messages

  wiz-king 06:45 30 Nov 07
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No - this post is not for the helproom!I got this by email and thought I should share.

MICROSOFT HAIKUS

Does anyone out there have problems with the usual Microsoft error messages?

In Japan, they have replaced these impersonal and unhelpful error messages with Haiku poetry messages. Haiku poetry has strict construction rules - each poem has only 17 syllables; 5 syllables in the first line, 7 in the second, 5 in the third. They are used to communicate a timeless message, often achieving a wistful, yearning and powerful insight through extreme brevity…

The Web site you seek
Cannot be located, but
Countless more exist.

Windows NT crashed.
I am the Blue Screen of Death.
No one hears your screams.

Your file was so big.
It might have been useful.
But now it is gone.

A crash reduces
Your expensive computer
To a simple stone.

Chaos reigns within.
Reflect, repent, and reboot.
Order shall return.

Yesterday it worked.
Today it is not working.
Windows is like that.

Stay the patient course.
Of little worth is your ire.
The network is down

  laurie53 09:24 30 Nov 07

Beats the hell out of "Keyboard not found. Hit any key"!

  crosstrainer 09:36 30 Nov 07

Brilliant, only seen the "Yesterday it worked" one before. It might take the stress out of system problems, mind you, the File so big might cause a student with a large dissertation to scream! :)

  Si_L 09:53 30 Nov 07

Chaos reigns within.
Reflect, repent, and reboot.
Order shall return.

Thats my favourite :)

  crosstrainer 12:13 30 Nov 07

And in most IT depts. exactly what they tell users to do, also the famous "have you left a floppy disk in the drive" runs a close second :)

BSOD's they call me :)

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