Error Messages To Make You Laugh Out Loud
I have just been reminded of my 'favorite' error message to date. It was featured on the back page of Computing in backbytes. I think it was an Excel dialog box with the simple message: 'Not Enough'
I can't find that one to post but I think this one is nearly as good [stumbled accross it while looking for something else and I just had to share it]
Unix Error Messages: Responses To Commands
For those Unix fans out there [I am not familiar with Linux but I can see the humour in these]
% cat "food in cans"
cat: can't open food in cans
% nice man woman
No manual entry for woman.
% rm God
rm: God nonexistent
% ar t God
ar: God does not exist
% "How would you rate Quayle's incompetence?
% [Where is Jimmy Hoffa?
% ^How did the sex change operation go?^
% make love
Make: Don't know how to make love. Stop.
% got a light?
% man: why did you get a divorce?
man:: Too many arguments.
% !:say, what is saccharine?
%blow: No such job.
$ PATH=pretending! /usr/ucb/which sense
no sense in pretending!
Back To Amusing [Contradictory?] Error Messages
Here is one from around the same time as the one I first alluded to at the beginning of this thread: It is really small and the quality is poor, so apologies in advance.