Apple's Dirty Little Secret [Joke]

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  1. Demache

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    Something funny I read from Facepunch.com, a different forum I visit frequently.
    Oh Apple you. :rolleyes:
     

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  2. Vihzel

    Vihzel Destroying Balls Everyday
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    lol wth?
     
  3. TheBrit

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    finger is a unix command used to check if a user is online
     
  4. Demache

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    I know, I wikipedia'd it. Though I think they could have come up with a better name for it. Look at ping. That's a relatively innocent name.

    Also, I think the wording Apple chose for instructions is quite interesting if you are not in the right frame of mind.
     
  5. lunatic59

    lunatic59 Moderati ergo sum
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    Forty years ago when the original Finger program was written, I don't think the connotation was as universally recognized as it is now. If I recall, it was more common to refer to fingering someone as identifying them, usually in the context of some nefarious activity.

    Finger

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    Android.

    Resistance is ... y'know.

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  6. Vihzel

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    I'll just remember it as that. :p
     

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