This can't happen
= T =
This time, for sure! excl.
Ritual affirmation frequently
uttered during protracted debugging sessions involving numerous
small obstacles (e.g., attempts to bring up a UUCP connection).
For the proper effect, this must be uttered in a fruity imitation
of Bullwinkle J. Moose. Also heard: "Hey, Rocky! Watch me pull a
rabbit out of my hat!" The canonical response is, of course,
"But that trick never works!" See hacker humor.
--Jargon File, autonoded by rescdsk.