“Danger, Will Robinson!” is a catchphrase from the 1960s’ American television series Lost in Space spoken by voice actor Dick Tufeld. The Robot B9, acting as a surrogate guardian, says this to young Will Robinson when the boy is unaware of an impending threat.
In everyday use, the phrase warns someone that they are about to make a mistake or that they are overlooking something. The phrase is also used in hacker culture.
The Bielefeld conspiracy (German: Bielefeldverschwörung or Bielefeld-Verschwörung, pronounced [ˈbiːləfɛltfɛɐ̯ˌʃvøːʁʊŋ]) is a satire of conspiracy theories that originated in 1993 in the German Usenet, which claims that the city of Bielefeld, Germany, does not exist, but is an illusion propagated by various forces. Originally an internet phenomenon, the conspiracy has since been mentioned in the city’s marketing,and referenced by Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Read More at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bielefeld_conspiracy
There are certain marketing phrases with a long, proven history of engaging and persuading potential customers.
RTFM is an acronym for “Read The F***ing Manual”. RTFM is used in response to a question from a newbie that may be deemed unnecessary or redundant, had that individual done some basic research on the subject beforehand.
The antithesis of RTFM is TL;DR, which stands for “too long; didn’t read.”
“I Accidentally…” is a catchphrase, internet slang, and trolling mechanism meant to exploit the imagination of English-speaking internet users. It is used by constructing a complete sentence that begins with “I accidentally” and removing the verb, leaving readers wondering what had been there in the first place.
Lurk Moar is a phrase used by image board and forums posters alike to inform other users they need to post less and study the community before posting again. The phrase can generally be used as a euphemism in a derogatory sense so as to inform users they are not wanted/welcomed, but may also be intended as legitimate advice for new users.
A well-known sentence or phrase, typically one that is associated with a particular famous person.
An advertising slogan.
Synonyms: saying, quotation, quote, slogan, motto, catchword, watchword, byword, buzzword, tag line, mantra
“Steep learning curve.”
Used to mean something is hard to learn, as in climbing a steep hill.
I refuse to believe that corporations are people until Texas executes one. – A Tagline from somewhere sometime back.
“You can be ornery when you’re Scotty, but not when you’re Kirk.” – Paul Graham
While reading a long but very interesting article from 2013 by Paul Graham I found this jewel there. Talking about the ‘people handling’ style of engineers vs. sales people. Mostly differences in Customer Service orientation.
I don’t think I’m like this but I could be……
Read full Article –> Do Things That Don’t Scale
“Computers are dumber than people but smarter than programmers”, Jerry Pournelle
A zombie computer, or zombie, is a computer attached to the Internet that has been compromised by a hacker, computer virus, or trojan horse. Generally, a compromised machine is only one of many in a network of remotely controlled computers used to perform malicious tasks. Most owners of zombie computers are unaware that their systems are being used in this way, but the damage caused by such systems can be devastating. Approximately what percent of the world’s spam is sent from zombie computers? Discuss
BNBR – Abbreviation for Be Nice Be Respectful
There was also this one
BNBR – Brighton Naked Bike Ride (with photos)!!!!
Look that one up yourself if you feel the need.
Letting the cat out of the bag is a colloquialism meaning to reveal facts previously hidden. The facts were usually hidden from a specific target audience or theatrical audience. Examples include:
- revealing a conspiracy (friendly or not) to its target
- in a movie or play, the revelation of a plot twist
- letting an outsider into an inner circle of knowledge (e.g., explaining an in-joke)