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  • A light-hearted, dark-hearted DoubleQuote

    Posted by Charles Cameron on January 6th, 2011 (All posts by )

    [ cross posted from Infocult ]

    For your ghoulish winter entertainment…

     

    5 Responses to “A light-hearted, dark-hearted DoubleQuote”

    1. Joseph Fouche Says:

      Haikuish in the spirit of other tech classics:

      Windows NT crashed.
      I am the Blue Screen of Death.
      No one hears your screams.

      – Peter Rothman

    2. Charles Cameron Says:

      Amazing. I just had a quick email to and fro with Peter Rothman — an old online friend — this afternoon. And here he is…

    3. Anonymous Says:

      Funny story about that haiku, I once threatened Microsoft with a lawsuit for reprinting it with out permission. It was sort of a joke although they had reused my haiku and a number of others without permission, but they didn’t think so ;)

    4. Charles Cameron Says:

      Hi Peter:

      It was really quite a surprise, emailing you yesterday for the first time in quite a while, and then coming here and finding your haiku (which I’d seen many times) with your name attached (I don’t think I’d known you wrote it) – delightful, in any case!

      Very timely.

    5. Joseph Fouche Says:

      This is now the greatest comment thread in the history of ChicagoBoyz.