Vote for the best verboticism.

'Computer programmers do not make mistakes.'

DEFINITION: n. A computer programmer who corrects software problems by bugging the users, rather than debugging the software. v. To pinpoint the blame for any defects in a product, especially a software product which you have created, on "illogical" end-users.

Create | Read

Verboticisms

Click on each verboticism to read the sentences created by the Verbotomy writers, and to see your voting options...

You have two votes. Click on the words to read the details, then vote your favorite.

Itsk

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: I-tisk

Sentence: When Susan's screen went black she dreaded having to call the crabby ITsk guy but she was stymied. The all-knowing geek strolled into the office with his short sleeved shirt, coffee cup and smarmy attitude, looked at the wall where someone had accdentally kicked out the plug. He stood there with the plug in his hand, tsking, then made a huge show of plugging it in. "Please check the plug before you call next time," he snarled, and wafted out of the office.

Etymology: IT: pronounced I - T is the acronym for Informational Technologist + Tsk: sucking sound used to express disappointment or sympathy.

Vote For | Comments and Points

Techsuppose

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: tek-sup-pose

Sentence: Jean hated to call Techsuppose. Not only would it take half the day to reach someone, but the smarmy voice on the other end of the phone assumed that she was an imbecile and asked the same stupid questions, "Is it plugged in?" "Did you restart it?" Eventually, she discovered that someone neglected to use the "Mother-May-I" command during set-up and now she'd have to spend the rest of the afternoon downloading various patches, drivers, upgrades and fixes. Another day sacrificed to the tyrannical techgods.

Etymology: (play on techsupport) Suppose: to believe, especially on uncertain or tentative grounds; to consider as probable or likely

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

So true! - splendiction, 2009-06-26: 22:53:00

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

Technillogicrat

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: tech - neh - LODJ - uh - crat

Sentence: Having an overblown ego and chutzpah to match, Cranston was a technillogicrat in the extreme who would never admit ignorance but would always blame everyone and everything else for things he could not remedy.

Etymology: Blend of 'technical' and 'illogical' with suffix '-crat'...member of a dominant class

Vote For | Comments and Points

Computerpogromer

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kom pew ter po grom er

Sentence: Ivan the Terrible was the scourge of the Company because he ran his own personal little empire in the IT Dept. He terrorized the quasi-technical employees and carried out a reign of terror as a computerpogromer to the masses, making them fear turning on their computers each morning. Like all despots though, he was overthrown when the company outsourced his job overseas, in an effort to save money and lives.

Etymology: Computer Programmer (a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs)& Pogrom (organized persecution of an ethnic group (especially Jews)

Vote For | Comments and Points

Displaim

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: dĭ-splām'

Sentence: "Clearly user error." Gaylord concluded. "You simply can't correctly interface with the connection-oriented data access arrangement..." "Don't displaim me," Marta interrupted, "I only hit 'start' and the thing locked up."

Etymology: displacement, psychological defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one; display, to output (data) on a CRT or other screen, or, in non-computer usage, to reveal or betray; aim, to intend or direct for a particular effect or purpose.

Vote For | Comments and Points

Softwarespecialass

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: soft ware spesh ial ass

Sentence: Hank's new income tax software’s many glitches prompted him to call technical support. However, the softwarespecialass maintained his program was flawless. He suggested Hank give the software another try while completing another random task, such as juggling oranges or counting sheep.

Etymology: From software specialist and ass.

Vote For | Comments and Points

Notit

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: nätit

Sentence: Whenever a computer problem is exposed Wendel sings out "Notit" much like a kid at the start of a game of tag. Of course when he said "it", he meant IT. Though he has never actually created a single usable document, spreadsheet or database, he just knows that any problem that pops up is the fault of the peons that work for his company. If only he could keep these knuckleheads from monkeying with his network... He would express his disdain in an e-mail if he could spell it.

Etymology: not (used with an auxiliary verb or “be” to form the negative) + it (pronoun [third person singular]) IT (Information Technology)

Vote For | Comments and Points

Logidiot

Created by: GMoan

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

Vote For | Comments and Points

Theebugger

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: dee buh gur

Sentence: Verily I say unto thee, if yon bugger of a theebugger shouldst approach thee, flee with the greatest urgency, lest he bug thee further.

Etymology: debug, bugger, thee

----------------------------
COMMENTS:

your sentences always make me laugh - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-14: 14:07:00

----------------------------

Vote For | Comments and Points

Buggle

Created by: jrogan

Pronunciation: bug-gull

Sentence: Jonathan was a real buggle and depended on user feedback to make sure all his software worked as expected... Whatever they said he'd feed it back to them as user errors.

Etymology: bug + gle

Vote For | Comments and Points

Show All or More...

 

Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-05-14: 00:03:02
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes. Thank you purpleartichokes. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-06-26: 00:00:00
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes. Thank you purpleartichokes. ~ James

Svetikreink - 2019-07-19: 00:18:00
https://msetka.ru/forum/user/4149/ http://lablife.ru/forum/user/75853/ http://www.grepharm.ru/forum/index.php?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID=8920 http:

Petrikreink - 2019-07-19: 01:34:00
http://www.photorange.ru/forum/index.php?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID=21467 http://p-v.by/forum/user/10610/ http://harmonyl.ru/forum/index.php?PAGE_NA

Genkareink - 2019-07-19: 06:07:00
http://vozrplus.ru/communication/forum/user/1072/ http://romantikgdk.m-sk.ru/node?page=1&destination=node%3FPAGE_NAME%3Dprofi

Svetikreink - 2019-07-19: 06:44:00
https://nightwolves.ru/nw/content/forum/user/1/?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID=18400&SECTION_CODE=nw%2Fcontent&user%2F1%2F%3Fregister=yes&user%2F

Petrikreink - 2019-07-19: 07:59:00
https://nightwolves.ru/nw/forum/user/1/?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID=18659&SECTION_CODE=nw&user%2F1%2F%3Fregister=yes&user%2F1%2F%3FSECTION_COD

Genkareink - 2019-07-19: 15:15:00
http://www.nvkb.ru/forum/index.php?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID=8507 http://ivanovo-diving.ru/forum/?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID

Svetikreink - 2019-07-19: 15:51:00
http://xn----dtbhojfkaie8g3b.xn--p1ai/nw/company/forum/user/1/?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID=18148&SECTION_CODE=nw%2Fcompany&user%2F1%2F%3Fregis

Petrikreink - 2019-07-19: 17:02:00
http://stroller-be.ru/forum/?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID=17920 https://akb-oil.ru/communication/forum/user/1260/

Genkareink - 2019-07-19: 23:59:00
http://ruscigars.ru/forum/?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID=6104 http://goldenfiber.ru/forum/index.php?PAGE_NAME=profile_view&UID=2