on the other hand...
March 25, 2004 12:20 PM

After some hours of increasing boredom and frustration last night, I came up with my new favorite metaphor for testing something one has newly installed.

Smacking the baby. That is, just as a newly born baby is cruelly smacked into crying so we can be reassured it's okay (I don't even know if that still happens, but fact is irrelevant here), anything that you've just installed must be vigorously interacted with before you can know it's working. Thus, all my test comments amounted to "smack!" and "waaaaaah".

Eh, maybe you had to be there. I thought it was damn funny.

Also, I think phpbb is the answer.

TrackBack : in nerdy & silly stuff « ACK! ACK! ACK! | Main | girl pop feminists? »
your wicked thoughts
















please note that your IP address is logged when comments are posted, and comment abuse including spam will be investigated and reported to your internet service provider.

in this section
miss anything? (monthly)
artsy stuff
books & tv & internet stuff
fat & health stuff
feministy stuff
food
generally political stuff
nerdy & silly stuff
sexually liberated stuff
vaguely personal stuff
work & money stuff
i have a livejournal, too
more info
email me
design by seven ten

 

about the site wicked thoughts edge of the season arts links we have brains