Kicking the Dog

10 Mar 2006

Me: (speaking to the little “Search” animated dog in Windows XP) “Find all files containing the phrase ‘xxxx’ looking in ‘yyyy’ and including all files and folders, searching system folders, searching hidden files and folders, searching subfolders, not case sensitive.

Dog: “OK! I’m done! Here ya go!” (6 files found)

Me: “Wait a minute! How come you didn’t find ‘path\file’??? Bad dog!

Dog: (drools, wags tail, scratches self, licks self inappropriately, piddles on the screen, gnaws on desktop icons) “Where do you want to go today? Huh? Where?”

Me: “How about if you look for only *.zzz files containing ‘xxxx’?

Dog: “Woof! I’m all done! No files found!”

Me: “It’s time for the shock collar… and where did I leave that rolled up newspaper?”

Dog: “Thank you for using Microsoft Windo… YIPE!!!”

Me: (growling) “Grrrr….”

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