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  • amper
    Prev A Next amper n Common abbreviation for the name of the ampersand ASCII 0100110 character See ASCII for other synonyms Prev Up Next amp off Home and there was

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  • and there was much rejoicing
    about the problem and perhaps the steps necessary to make it go away was deeply disturbing to hacker sensibilities In person the phrase is almost invariably pronounced with the same portentious intonation as the movie The customary in person approving response is a weak and halfhearted Yaaaay with one index finger raised like a flag and moved in a small circle The reason for this like most of the Monty

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  • Angband
    doing productive work There are many Angband variants of which the most notorious is probably the rather whimsical Zangband In this game when a key that does not correspond to a command is pressed the game will display Type for help 50 of the time The other 50 of the time random error messages including An error has occurred because an error of type 42 has occurred and Windows 95

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  • angle brackets
    ASCII 0111110 ASCII less than or greater than signs Typographers in the Real World use angle brackets which are either taller and slimmer the ISO lang and rang characters or significantly smaller single or double guillemets than the less than

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  • angry fruit salad
    colors This term derives of course from the bizarre day glo colors found in canned fruit salad Too often one sees similar effects from interface designers using color window systems such as X there is a tendency to create displays

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  • annoybot
    annoybot Prev A Next annoybot noy bot n IRC See bot Prev Up Next angry fruit salad Home annoyware

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  • annoyware
    the author in return for the ability to disable the request messages Also called nagware The requests generally require user action to acknowledge the message before normal operation is resumed and are often tied to the most frequently used features

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  • ANSI standard
    practice which is typical or broadly done It s most appropriately applied to things that everyone does that are not quite regulation For example ANSI standard shaking of a laser printer cartridge to get extra life from it or the ANSI standard word tripling in names of usenet alt groups This usage derives from the American National Standards Institute ANSI along with the International Organization for Standards ISO standardized the

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