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I frequently chuckle at the sigs I see in peoples' posts and emails. My friends and I send 'em back and forth to enjoy as we run across them. Seeing another today gave me the idea to start a thread here and save some for posterity. So, if you see a cool, funny, or profound signature, please contribute.

I'll start off with the one I saw today:

1f u c4n r34d th1s u r34lly n33d t0 g37 l41d.

seen in a post

Saw this over at Beranger's new blog (or whatever it is):

which kinda ties into my Words I'm sick of hearing.

It's "whatever whatever means"...

...but merely a tiny tool (Tumblr).

Normally, I'm only on Twitter: http://twitter.com/beranger_v4/

re: whatever!

Béranger wrote:

Normally, I'm only on Twitter:

aaaarrrrggggg!!!! Big Grin

Facebook is worse :)

srlinuxx wrote:
Béranger wrote:
Normally, I'm only on Twitter:

aaaarrrrggggg!!!! Big Grin

This is because Facebook would make me waste too much of my time.

funny sig

Me so geeky! Me hack you long time!

re: funny sig

Do you email your mother with that sig?

re: funny sig

lolol No way! Big Grin

new sig seen

Well, it was new to me and I got a little chuckle:

Quote:

- Failure is not an option. It's bundled with your software.

Kinda ironic it was seen on the gentoo forum (oh SHOCK! - problems updating in gentoo? </sarcasm>), in one of veteran poster dcoats' posts.

pretty cute sig

Seen on the gentoo forums:

< bmg505> I think the first line in reiserfsck is

if (random(65535)< 65500) { hose(partition); for (i=0;i<100000000;i++) print_crap(); }

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and another

A program is a device used to convert data into error messages.

funny sig

"There are some benefits to high blood pressure", Bob mused as
another mosquito exploded.
       -- Bulwer-Lytton contest entry, author unknown.

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Social Commentary, anyone?

/. comment in response to release of Kubuntu:

News out now about a special windows license: Wubuntu (ancient african word meaning: blue screens for everyone). Wubuntu will use the upcoming Qt toolkit for Windows. Further down the road: Macuntu, OS2untu (pronounced: ozuntu). I can't wait. Gotta go now, strange beeps from my Nokia 7610. Guess Symbiuntu 0.01a is giving up.

re: Social Commentary, anyone?

roflmao

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Fortune of the Month

Seen on beranger.org:

«Ubuntu is an ancient African word meaning 'I can't configure Debian'.»

— Somewhere on IRC

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cute fortune

> > Other than the fact Linux has a cool name, could someone explain why I
> > should use Linux over BSD?
>
> No. That's it. The cool name, that is. We worked very hard on
> creating a name that would appeal to the majority of people, and it
> certainly paid off: thousands of people are using linux just to be able
> to say "OS/2? Hah. I've got Linux. What a cool name". 386BSD made the
> mistake of putting a lot of numbers and weird abbreviations into the
> name, and is scaring away a lot of people just because it sounds too
> technical.
(Linus Torvalds' follow-up to a question about Linux)

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Ironic sig

Sure windows is useful, I used it to download linux.

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Should be a sig

Who uses gentoo?
People who know what they want and idiots who think that having a three-lines $CFLAGS and $LDFLAGS and recompiling everything from sources or using overpatched kernel sources speed-up anything significantly.

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Relateable Sig

Disclaimer - These opiini^H^H damn! ^H^H ^Q ^[ .. Waiting :q :wq :wq! ^d X^? exit X Q ^C ^c ^? :quitbye CtrlAltDel ~~q :~q logout save/quit :!QUIT ^[zz ^[ZZZZZZ ^H man vi ^@ ^L ^[c ^# ^E ^X ^I ^T ? help helpquit ^D ^d man help ^C exit ?Quit ?q CtrlShftDel "Hey, what does this button d..."

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Funny Fortune

To be or not to be.
-- Shakespeare
To do is to be.
-- Nietzsche
To be is to do.
-- Sartre
Do be do be do.
-- Sinatra

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lol sig

Linux - I'm only in it for the chicks.

lol...

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Brainy sig

This one is too cool!

111,111,111*111,111,111=12,345,678,987,654,321

it looks cooler in bc tho:

111111111*111111111
12345678987654321

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re: Sigs

Yeah, that one's pretty cute.

I saw this in a fortune and thought it was fairly funny:

You know you're using the computer too much when:
the FBI has you on speed dial.
-- C J Pro

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re: seen in sig

Our OS who art in CPU, LINUX be thy name. Thy programs run, thysyscalls done, In kernel as it is in user!

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So True, so true sig

maybe this world is another planet's hell...

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profound sig :)

No one is a virgin, life screws us all.

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re: Seen in a Sig

God, I want some patience... and I want it NOW!

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Not a sig

This was in a fortune, but I thought it was cool.

Brief History Of Linux (#20)
Linux is born

Linus' superhuman programming talent produced, within a year, a full
operating system that rivaled Minix. The first official announcement on
comp.os.minix came October 5th, in which Linus wrote these famous words:

Do you pine for the nice days of minix-1.1, when men were men and wrote
their own device drivers? Do you want to cut your teeth on an operating
system that will achieve world domination within 15 years? Want to get
rich quick by the end of the century by taking money from hordes of
venture capitalists and clueless Wall Street suits? Need to get even
with Bill Gates but don't know what to do except throw cream pies at
him? Then this post might just be for you Smile

Linux (which was known as "Lindows", "Freax", and "Billsux" for short
periods in 1991) hit the bigtime on January 5, 1992 (exactly one year
after Linus wasn't hit by a bus) when version 0.12 was released under the
GNU GPL. Linus called his creation a "better Minix than Minix"; the famous
Linus vs. Tanenbaum flamewar erupted soon thereafter on January 29th and
injured several Usenet bystanders.

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Seen in a Sig

The destiny of every Guru, is to be a n00b for eternity.

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re: Seen in a Sig

Well, let's just say, if your VCR is still blinking 12:00, you don't want Linux
-- Bruce Perens

and

If it ain't broke, tweak it.

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A Fortune

Marijuana will be legal some day, because the many law students
who now smoke pot will someday become congressmen and legalize
it in order to protect themselves.
-- Lenny Bruce

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Sig: RPM Spec File

Summary: Doobies
Name: doobies
Version: 1.0.
Release: 1pot
URL: http://www.hightimes.com
Source: http://bag-of-weed.tar.bz2
License: Illegal
Group: Smoking/High
BuildRequires: JOB rolling papers
Conflicts: Law, Police, DEA
Requires: Lighter, Drink
Optional Requires: Twinkies

%description

Doobies is a cig that you smoke to get stoned.

%prep
%setup -q
%build
%configure
%make
%install

%makeinstall_std

umm I forgot what I was doing....

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