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Windows XP Joisey Edition

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Dear Consumas:

It has come ta our attention dat a cupola copies of the Windows XP New Joisey Edition may have been shipped outsida Joisey.
If ya got one a dese, youse may need some help unnerstanin da commands.

Da Joisey edition may be recognized by da unique openin’ screen. It reads: “Windas XP” wit a background pitcha a Hoboken.

When youse start da program, instead a da usual stringy like music, you
hear a little Springsteen.   It’s also shipped wit a Sopranos screen sava. Please also note:

  • Recycle bin is labeled ” Newark”
  • My Computer is called “My Friggin’ Computa”
  • The Inbox is referred to as “Da Trunk”
  • Deleted items are referred to as “Wacked”, “Erased” or “Rubbed Out”
  • Control Panel is known as “The Bosses”
  • Performing an “illegal operation” is known as “Enhancin’ da Family Business” and will actually maximize da program instead a shuttin’ it down.
  • Hard Drive is referred to as “Da Turnpike on Da Way to Da Shore”
  • Instead of an error message, “You Ain’t Gonna Friggin’ Believe Dis”  pops up.

Changes in Terminology in Da Joisey Edition:

  • OK . . . . Sure ting
  • Cancel . . . .Fugetaboutit
  • Reset . . . .Start ova
  • Yes . . . .Yeah
  • No . . . .Nah
  • Find . . . .Put a Contract Out On it
  • Browse . . . .Get a Looksee
  • Back . . . .U-Toin
  • Help . . . .Get Your Own Friggin’ Ansa
  • Stop . . . .Knock it Off
  • Start . . . .Move it
  • Settings . . . .Here’s da Rules

We regret any inconvenience it may have caused if you mistakenly got a  copy of the Joisey Edition.

You may return it to Microsoft for a replacement version.

You gotta  problem wit dat?


About Oliver Schmid

Experienced IT executive with over 20 years of global experience and demonstrated success in driving IT value, business and IT, reducing overall costs, and quickly executing and delivering business solutions. Member of the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP)

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