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A new acronym

Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
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I've been aware of "PEBKAC" and "ID-Ten-T error" since forever, but I encountered a beauty today that I've never heard before: "PICNIC" (problem in chair, not in computer). And it was a user who told it to me!

Anybody have any more of these?

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Bert Bates

Joined: Oct 14, 2002
Posts: 8898
Being that I'm more or less a shut-in, I wonder if you could tell me what the first two mean

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Jelle Klap

Joined: Mar 10, 2008
Posts: 1951

Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair


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Bert Bates

Joined: Oct 14, 2002
Posts: 8898
I'm catching on...

When we're riding our horses, if the horse ever does something you don't want him to do, it's always considered a "pilot error".
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