Timothy Daleo, penned a very clever rendition of “Twas the Night Before Christmas” written by Clement Clarke Moore, quoted below:
Merry Xmas! To Everyone!
‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house,
Not a creature was stirring, not even a Microsoft Wireless 6000 Mouse;
The computers were sleeping on the network with care,
In hopes that Windows Home Server Backup soon would be there.
The children were nestled all sung in their beds,
While visions of Windows Media Center danced in their heads;
And the wife with her netbook, and mine removed from my lap,
Had just settled our brains for a long winter’s nap.
When inside the office there arose such a clatter,
I sprang from the bed to hear a clicking hard drive platter;
Away to the laptop I flew like a flash,
Remote Desktop the server, to diagnose the crash.
Admin and password and the trusty Console,
Gave the hope that this sound, away it would go;
When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,
But a glowing red error and file conflicts listed here.[…]
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