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I think this is rather funny
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Geek Gang Signs --> Ever tried to make a hand signal? Hehe.
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Where is Python?
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Geek Gang Signs --> Ever tried to make a hand signal? Hehe.
More to the point, Where is BSD??!??11/
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Considering one of the more likely jokes that might get made out of it, maybe it was to explicit to get BSD in there ;-)
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Hmm, I think I just found out smt in common between Unix and chicks

They are both very chatty

...sometimes a bit annoying , but I love them all
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how to judge code quality, but what if you measure it in seconds instead?
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If you don't have flash, and want to watch this semi-funny video with ffmpeg/vlc... here is how:
  • Install gperf/unzip from ports/packages..
  • Fetch Flasm from http://www.nowrap.de/download/flasm16src.zip
  • Extract it into a directory, run make or gmake.. no need to install.
  • Fetch http://www.cyriak.co.uk/lhc/lhc3.swf, place it into the directory where you compiled Flasm.
  • Run ./flasm -x lhc3.swf (Should say, "lhc3.swf successfully decompressed, 361039 bytes")
  • Play the file with ffplay or VLC.
  • Flash retardation avoided.
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a native english speaker might find that funny. here's a comment by a reader that explains why the english on the menu is so screwed up:
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Oh, this is so not made up. I’ve travelled to China for 20 years and this is TYPICAL, though I must admit it’s a classic example. If you read Chinese (as the previous commenter clearly doesn’t), you can see exactly how each of the errors was made. They’re all perfectly logical, even if the result is unintentionally hilarious.

Take #1313, “Benumbed hot vegetables fries fuck silk.” It should read “Hot and spicy garlic greens stir-fried with shredded dried tofu.” However, the mangled version above is not as mangled as it seems: it’s a literal word-by-word translation, with some cases where the translator chose the wrong one of two meanings of a word:

First two characters: “ma la” meaning hot and spicy, but literally “numbingly spicy” — it means a kind of Sichuan spice that mixes chilies with Sichuan peppercorn or prickly ash. The latter tends to numb the mouth. “Benumbed hot” is a decent, if ungrammatical, literal translation.

Next two: “jiu cai,” the top greens of a fragrant-flowering garlic. There’s no good English translation, so “vegetables” is just fine.

Next one: “chao,” meaning stir-fried, quite reasonably rendered as “fries” (should be “fried,” but that’s a distinction English makes and Chinese doesn’t).

Finally: “gan si” meaning shredded dried tofu, but literally translated as “dry silk.” The problem here is that the word “gan” means both “to dry” and “to do,” and the latter meaning has come to mean “to fuck.” Unfortunately, the recent proliferation of Colloquial English dictionaries in China means people choose the vulgar translation way too often, on the grounds that it’s colloquial. Last summer I was in a spiffy modern supermarket in Taiyuan whose dried-foods aisle was helpfully labeled “Assorted Fuck.” The word “si” meaning “silk floss” is used in cooking to refer to anything that’s been julienned — very thin pommes frites are sold as “potato silk,” for instance. The fact that it’s tofu is just understood (sheets of dried tofu shredded into julienne) — if it were dried anything else it would say so.

See?

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From the Makefile for FreeBSD's port of kdepim4:
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# New ports collection Makefile for:    kdepimp4
# Date created:                         2008-31-05
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# $FreeBSD: ports/deskutils/kdepim4/Makefile,v 1.82 2008/09/03 13:06:07 miwi Exp $
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1. Failed Logistics Exam...........

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After having failed his exam in “Logistics and Organization”, a student goes and confronts his lecturer about it.

Student: “Sir, do you really understand anything about the subject?”

Professor: “Surely I must. Otherwise I would not be a professor!”

Student: “Great, well then I would like to ask you a question. If you can give me the correct answer, I will accept my mark as is and go. If you however do not know the answer, I want you give me an 'A' for the exam.”

Professor: “Okay, it's a deal. So what is the question?”

Student: “What is legal, but not logical, logical, but not legal, and neither logical, nor legal?”

Even after some long and hard consideration, the professor cannot give the student an answer, and therefore changes his exam mark into an 'A', as agreed.

Afterwards, the professor calls on his best student and asks him the same question.

He immediately answers....

“Sir, you are 63 years old and married to a 35 year old woman, which is legal, but not logical. Your wife has a 25 year old lover, which is logical, but not legal. The fact that you have given your wife's lover an 'A', although he really should have failed, is neither legal, nor logical.”
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2. After 20 years of marriage, a couple was lying in bed one evening, when the wife felt her husband begin to fondle her in ways he hadn't in quite some time.

It almost tickled as his fingers started at her neck, and then began moving down past the small of her back. He then caressed her shoulders and neck, slowly worked his hand down over her breasts, stopping just over her lower stomach.

He then proceeded to place his hand on her left inner arm, caressed past the side of her breast again, working down her side, passed gently over her buttock and down her leg to her calf.

Then, he proceeded up her inner thigh, stopping just at the uppermost portion of her leg. He continued in the same manner on her right side, then suddenly stopped, rolled over and started to watch the TV.

As she had become quite aroused by this caressing, she asked in a loving voice,

'That was wonderful. Why did you stop?'

He said....................
(Use your imagination, or highlight the next line )

'I found the remote'.
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