Haiku Error Messages

A crash reduces
your expensive computer
to a simple stone.

A file that big?
It might be very useful.
But now it is gone.

ABORTED effort:
Close all that you have.
You ask way too much.

Chaos reigns within.
Reflect, repent, and reboot.
Order shall return.

Errors have occurred.
We won't tell you where or why.
Lazy programmers.

Everything is gone;
Your life's work has been destroyed.
Squeeze trigger (yes/no)?

First snow, then silence.
This thousand dollar screen dies
so beautifully.

Hal, open the file
Hal, open the damn file, Hal
open the, please Hal

Having been erased,
The document you're seeking
Must now be retyped.

Login incorrect.
Only perfect spellers may
enter this system.

No keyboard present
Hit F1 to continue
Zen engineering?

Out of memory.
We wish to hold the whole sky,
But we never will.

Printer not ready.
Could be a fatal error.
Have a pen handy?

Rather than a beep
Or a rude error message,
These words: "File not found."

Seeing my great fault
Through darkening blue windows
I begin again

Serious error.
All shortcuts have disappeared.
Screen. Mind. Both are blank.

Server's poor response
Not quick enough for browser.
Timed out, plum blossom.

Stay the patient course
Of little worth is your ire
The network is down

The Tao that is seen
Is not the true Tao, until
You bring fresh toner.

The Web site you seek
cannot be located but
endless others exist

The code was willing,
It considered your request,
But the chips were weak.

The ten thousand things
How long do any persist?
Netscape, too, has gone.

There is a chasm
of carbon and silicon
the software can't bridge

This site has been moved.
We'd tell you where, but then we'd
have to delete you.

Three things are certain:
Death, taxes, and lost data.
Guess which has occurred.

To have no errors
Would be life without meaning
No struggle, no joy

Wind catches lily
scatt'ring petals to the wind:
segmentation fault

Windows NT crashed.
I am the Blue Screen of Death.
No one hears your screams.

With searching comes loss
and the presence of absence:
"My Novel" not found.

Yesterday it worked
Today it is not working
Windows is like that

You step in the stream,
but the water has moved on.
This page is not here.

I ate your Web page
Forgive me; it was tasty,
And tart on my tongue.


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