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  • bagbiter
    /bag'bit-*r/ n. 1. Something, such as a program or a computer, that fails to work, or works in a remarkably clumsy manner. "This... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: casting the runes 

    casting the runes


    n. What a guru does when you ask him or her to run a particular program and type at it because it never works for anyone else; esp. used when nobody can ever see what the guru is doing different from what J. Random Luser does. Compare incantation, runes, examining the entrails; also see the AI koan about Tom Knight in "{A Selection of AI Koans}" (appendix A).