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I was having trouble with my computer. So I called John, the 11 year old next door whose bedroom looks like Mission Control, and asked him to come over..

John clicked a couple of buttons and solved the problem.

As he was walking away, I called after him, "So, what was wrong?"

He replied, "It was an ID ten T error."

I didn't want to appear to stupid, but nonetheless inquired, "An, ID
ten T error? What's that? In case I need to fix it again."

John grinned. "Haven't you ever heard of an ID ten T error before?"

"No," I replied.

"Write it down," he said, "and I think you'll figure it out."

So I wrote down: I D 1 0 T

I used to like the little shit. 


One fine morning, our Battalion Commander decided he was going to lead our flight of five Cobras from Trenton down one of the aerial gunnery ranges at Warren Grove. Just before we were to contact Range Control, he keyed the mike and said, "Hey, what's my callsign?"

Someone who shall remain nameless replied, "India Delta One-Zero Tango."

He used it all day and never caught on.
 A typical PEBKAC error.
The only problem with Geeks is that things tend to stop working if you eliminate all of them.

Picnic error "problem in chair not in computer"

"A loose nut on the keyboard" is a typical prob at this end.
aka, "Chair-Keyboard Interface Error"...
A wetware problem.



(who just blew two power-supplies, in two computers, in two minutes!)
Yes, I AM that good...
 I keep my keyboard on the desk; that would never happen here.

Don't ruffle the geeks.  They know how to build and stop trojan horses.