semi-colon strokeBy: Gehalgod
Stroke = desperately needed success or revelation after much labor (stroke of luck, stroke of brilliance)
Semi-colon = the missing character that often fucks up lines of code
"Dude, did you manage to fix that nasty bug?"
"Yeah, this morning I had a sudden epiphaline."
Epiphany + (code) line
"I finally finished that thing with an end feeling of relived-annoyance." "Why?" "The solution was too easy not to get but I didn't get in anyway."
Loser inspiredBy: wordhound
You see a person who is bad example for something and consider that in that particular respect at least they are a "loser", so you are "inspired" to do the opposite.
Bottom-up inspirationBy: wordhound
Because one is getting ones own inspiration raised up by witnessing an example near the bottom with respect to a goal one has, so further urging on ones own efforts to pull oneself up in that respect.
"The old dude with the enormous gut provided me with bottom-up inspiration for my daily workout."
voidesvilleBy: Pilcrow Interpunct
So there I was, really putting all the extra details into that stupid joke. I wasn't just going for a shaggy dog story this time. We're talking about the 75 pounds of extra wool an escaped sheep gets after a year on the lam. I'm talking about some seriously random details added. Anyway, Lore Sjöberg was there, he'll tell you. I dropped the punchline on 'em and got ... serious nodding. I couldn't believe it. It was total voidesville, man. Like Fatty Arbuckle had just been indicted.
Murphy's cousin's lawBy: boofar
Murphy's Cousin's Law states that if anything broken is shown to another person, it will inevitably begin to work again, thus complicating the actual problem solving process. Despite the appearance of being fixed, Murphy's Cousin's Law is actually consistent with Murphy's Law because something is going wrong as you're trying to diagnose what's going wrong.
"I swear to god that the toilet could not flush a few minutes ago," I say to the noisy plumber. He replies THAT I MUST HAVE JUST GOTTEN PROBFOOLED, deafening me for life.
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