Easter egg = E = eat flaming death

Easter egging n.

[IBM] The act of replacing unrelated components more or less at random in hopes that a malfunction will go away. Hackers consider this the normal operating mode of field circus techs and do not love them for it. See also the jokes under field circus. Compare shotgun debugging.

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

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