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Community of the Ridiculing Pop Up Alert

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A community of people that postulate vicious put downs that show up on your computer screen when you do something stupid within a program, website or operating system. For example, rather than pop up that says..."You forgot to input your address" you would get a new puts down every time such as " Guess the amyloid plaques will soon prevent you from any sort of high level functions...You forgot to input your address".
leinypoo13, Mar 11 2011

Baked. http://www.halfbakery.com
You idiot. [ytk, Mar 11 2011]

Are you sure you mean "postulate", [leinypoo13]? http://dictionary.r...om/browse/postulate
[pertinax, Mar 13 2011]


       If the computer knew when you were doing something stupid, maybe it could offer helpful advice to pre-empt the stupidness? If it has got to be a put down, the advice could be delivered in a scornful or belittling way. Coming from Clippy or his ilk it would not be so bad.
bungston, Mar 11 2011

       (software which replaces BSOD with putdowns results in BSOD, for which there is a software replacement... recurse. curse. recurse.)
lurch, Mar 11 2011

       Oh, I meant, community-generated put downs in alert pop up boxes...I edited to clarify.
leinypoo13, Mar 11 2011

       Does the community get to see your full-glory stupidity and customize the response, or is this a stored repository of categorized zingers?
lurch, Mar 11 2011

       [ytk] A little obvious annotation...don't you think.   

       [lurch] I was thinking downloadable zingers, but a community roast while desktop sharing might be good too.
leinypoo13, Mar 11 2011

       Well I dunno.... dumbface!
ytk, Mar 11 2011

       Rotfl ytk. Thanks.
pashute, Mar 12 2011

       //vicious put downs when you do something stupid within ...website//   

       Semi-baked, as isn't that main HalfBakery function?   

       Some kind of pop-ups exist in most operating systems, like "Low Disk Space" and "Stop looking at that, or you'll go blind", msg or write in Unix, or whatever they have in Windows these days.
not_morrison_rm, Mar 13 2011

       Baked - the Microsoft Office "Paperclip", if you imaging everything it says in a really sarcastic tone of voice - e.g. "Are you trying to write a LETTER??!"
hippo, Mar 13 2011

       // //vicious put downs when you do something stupid within ...website//   

       Semi-baked, as isn't that main HalfBakery function? //   

       I already said that, you kumquat.
ytk, Mar 13 2011


       Seems I have been using "postulate" as a synonym for "propose" my whole life. Now, I realize that there are likely many people who may have silently mocked me, and possible even formed a conspiracy to keep me in the dark about this. I am keeping a list and will meter out justice soon.
leinypoo13, Mar 13 2011

       //I already said that, you kumquat.//   

       I sit corrected. <realises he doesn't even know what kind of a fruit a kumquat is>
not_morrison_rm, Mar 13 2011

       [leinypoo13] S'allright, we deeply admire you for speaking English (albeit incorrectly) at birth.
mouseposture, Mar 13 2011

       //S'allright, we deeply admire you for speaking English (albeit incorrectly) at birth   

       Thanks, my American accent must be caused by my straight teeth.
leinypoo13, Mar 13 2011

       //teeth// Nothing but trouble, those. I advise you to have them out at an early age and get yourself a nice set of artificial choppers. Complete the ensemble with a set of National Health spectacles, and your days of social ostracism will be over.
mouseposture, Mar 13 2011


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