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    Rural Australia Computer Terminology -
    Getting ready for Broadband in the bush!!



    • Alittle bit of Aussie culcha



    LOGON:Adding wood to make thebarbie hotter
    LOG OFF:
    Not adding any more wood to the barbie.
    MONITOR:Keeping an eye on the barbie.
    DOWNLOAD:Getting the firewood off the Ute.
    HARD DRIVE:Making the trip back home without any cold tinnies.
    KEYBOARD:Where you hang the Ute keys.
    WINDOW:What you shut when the weather's cold.
    SCREEN: What you shut in the mozzie season..
    BYTE: What mozzies do
    MEGABYTE:What Townsville mozzies do.
    CHIP:A pub snack.
    MICROCHIP:What's left in the bag after you've eaten the chips.
    MODEM:What you did to the lawns.
    LAPTOP:Where the cat sleeps.
    SOFTWARE:Plastic knives & forks you get at Red Rooster.
    HARDWARE:Stainless steel knives & forks - from K-Mart.

    MOUSE: The small rodent that eats the grain in the shed.
    MAINFRAME:
    What holds the shed up.
    WEB:What spiders make.
    WEBSITE:Usually in the shed, the dunny or under the verandah.
    SEARCH ENGINE:What you do when the Ute won't go.
    CURSOR:What you say when the Ute won't go.
    YAHOO:What you say when the Ute does go.

    UPGRADE:A steep hill.
    SERVER:
    The person at the pub who brings out the counter lunch.
    MAIL SERVER:The bloke at the pub who brings out the counter lunch.
    USER:The neighbour who keeps borrowing stuff.

    NETWORK:What you do when you need to go fishing.

    INTERNET:Where you want the fish to go.
    NETSCAPE:
    What the fish do when they discover a hole in the net.

    ONLINE:Where you hang the washing.

    OFFLINE:Where the washing ends up when the pegsaren't strong enough.





    +7  Views: 906 Answers: 3 Posted: 4 years ago

    3 Answers

    Yep, that's OZ for ya!

    terryfossil 1

    Hey Python,,is your avatar what we in the unsnake world call a carpet snake,or something else..>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<..
    pythonlover

    Moderator
    Yes Terry, they are referred to as carpet snakes.Non poisonous.

    Cute, I chuckled……..

    terryfossil 1

    I guess we leave a bit to be desired regarding our lingo JH..>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<..

    It's like a totally new and different language. Crocodile Dundee doesn't have anything up over on this.

    terryfossil 1

    MCM,,Croc D runs a close second..>>>>>>>><<<<<<<<..


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