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 this is a good toot.
@Taweret my partner and I communicate like this sometimes
...we take turns on the roles 😅
@Taweret Boost the confinement bean.
@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.
@Taweret Reverse the polarity of the neutron flow.
@Taweret ....Who puts a deadlock seal on a coffee pot?
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)
@Taweret Polarize the hull plating!
@KitsuneAlicia reverse the polarity on the hull plating!
@Taweret reversing the polarity usually works
@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 hahaha this is great Steph
@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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