To be fair, the *real* reason "turn it off and turn it back on again" works is more interesting than that. It's because systems are complex, and the more changes you make to a system, the less likely it is that the programmer foresaw the exact set of changes that led to whatever configuration it's in at the moment.
Programmers are pretty good at testing state 0 though (i.e. when you turned it on). So returning to that known state usually makes everything better.
odd that nobody seems to worry about bahamut. maybe bahamut is more of a metaphor than an actual world obliterating dragon
dad also introduced me to Harold and Maude
secretly want to be Hiromu Arakawa, an irate cattle farmer who also draws and writes
occasionally creative prairie occupant. interested in: print, ux/ui, trashy novels, assorted manga, terrible puns and other things that are bad for me. she/her
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