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Victoria Elizabeth, “Quipping Queen & Empress of Everything” lives in Victoria, B.C. Canada. Besides issuing potty proclamations from her virtual throne room at, HRH adores receiving greetings at: When not busy with royal duties, she earns her bread and peanut butter as a “business development consultant” (sounds a like a lot of ballyhoo and bafflegab to me).


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14. Screen. Mind. Both are blank.

15. Silence. A strangled modem forgets -- that it should blink.

16. Beholdrepparttar ego. It sits in glowing emptiness. Cursor be damned!

17. A dingbat flaps. Windows is crashing. Oh what a pity.

18. Dead PCs. Cube farms empty. Have you called 911 yet?

19. Morning spam. Harbinger of good and ill. "Norton" nixed them all!

20. He says a word. And I say a word. Upgrade chat to phrases.

21. Faceless 404 again. Lone pixel inrepparttar 118177 bit map. Welcome to 'Geekville'.

22. Ohrepparttar 118178 winds that blow - can you ask them - which file is next to go?

23. Alone, onrepparttar 118179 web. Where to now? Who moved my e-cheese?

24. A lightening flash across your screen. Windows closes. Dial 411 for Godot.

25. For love and for hate, I trap a bug. And offer it to Bill.

26. A golden bug. I hurl it intorepparttar 118180 darkness. Is "McAfee" working?

27. A dead Trojan Horse. And yet, isn’t there something remaining in it?

28. Adjust your browser. Sorry, settings are gone. Try another universe!

29. Darkened screens - become modern grapes of wrath - reaping bitter whine.

30. On my screen,repparttar 118181 frigging fish tank. Is that Tony Tuna I see?


NOTE: These one-line-wonders adhere to well-established politically-correct plain language policies, comply with all equal opportunity humor legislation, and subscribe torepparttar 118182 “best practices” embodied inrepparttar 118183 Safe Chortling Code of Conduct for Geeks, Nerds, and Dweebs.

For more information on weatherpixies, please visit: Installing atmospheric icons will ensurerepparttar 118184 safety of garden gnomes fromrepparttar 118185 Norse God of Thunder a.k.a. 'Thor' -- "A Disaster Dude" if ever there was one ...known to fry computers and plants with alacrity and equanimity.

Victoria Elizabeth, alias the "Happy Haiku Harridan", publishes musings about life's little oddities in her bodacious blog called, "The Quipping Queen" ( In her "other life" she is a business development know stuff like how to grow money trees with oodles low-hanging fruit.

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