Every time the BSOD flood seems to taper off, yet another bunch arrive in the Vulture South inbox, and for some reason the latest crop seems to have a retail theme.
reader "Ozzard", for example, fired in the BSOD below, spotted in a Marks & Spencer, and since it's the right shape for the top spot, here it is.
Here's just the third Linux BSOD to land in this series.
This next isn't a BSOD, but an application crash, but we include it because a quick Google tells us it's not uncommon:
… for example (this was not a BSOD submission but something we spotted researching Guardian MFC):
Guardian MFC application has stopped working. pic.twitter.com/92JPgZlCl0— Paul Watson (@paulmwatson) May 20, 2016
Reader Dave dropped us two BSODs, one in a Vodafone window (take a closer look), and the second showing customers at PC store what they can expect if they buy Windows.
Voda, you want to check that product key?
Finally, a reader's nostalgia gave us a smile.
“I owe a great deal to this little machines, though I never owned one. But someone I knew many, many years ago let me borrow a manual, because it was in English and he was not able to read it.
“My English has never been spectacular, but I was able to read the manual. And boy it was useful... my very first rudiments of programming were in those pages.
“Even when several years later I was in college, those first things I learned by reading the manual were useful, particularly Z80 assembly, because one of my teachers used it as a learning tool because of its simplicity.
“That's why I was shocked by a wave of nostalgia when I saw this little machine. I asked if it was for sale and sadly, it was not. Anyway, here is a piece of history [that] originated in Great Britain.”
Such tales are a great way to start the week. ®