You: I think the coffee maker is broken.
Me: Boost the confinement beam.
You: What? That's not...
Me: Transfer auxiliary power to shields.
You: You can't just say random-
Me: Run a level three diagnostic on the deflector array.
You: (sobbing) Stop...
Me: Make it so.

@Taweret my partner and I communicate like this sometimes

...we take turns on the roles 😅

An unexpected exception occurred while performing the refactoring. See the error log for more details

@Taweret You can probably use parts of the two warp nacelles to get one of them going. Especially if you reroute the converters in the lower Jeffries tube.

I made a script to mad-lib this kind of techbabble. Actually fooled a CS freshman on IRC with it once.

(If you're reading, sorry for pulling your leg)

"Try enhancing the resolution of the bonkadonk array."
"Like a knitting needle through spaghetti, good idea!"

@Taweret Ahh fuck this ALMOST makes me break my unspoken "only boost requests for help" rule. Amazing joke. Everyone, come look at this joke.

@Taweret Hey. Boosting the confinement beam by flushing the colimation phalanx with aqueous acid did wonders to the coffee maker last time.

@Taweret This is the exact series of responses I'm going to start giving when people look at me to fix AV equipment in meetings. I'm a developer goddammit, not a projector whisperer!

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