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Original Song Title:

"Down On The Corner"

Original Performer:

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Parody Song Title:

"404 Error"

Parody Written by:

Guy DiRito

The Lyrics

For a Youtube look and listen to CCR's OS of "Down On The Corner" click HERE

Really gets me peeving, bustin' out buffer bind,
Clickin' on that poor mouse, at fart dot com unkind. []
Forfeits with a warner, trying to bring it up,
Really took the room out, and it blows out doin' ARP [1]

404 error, out it retreats,
Really only stores noise. quits playin',
Ping a nickel, [2] trap the "sheet".

Napster's on the task board, been sleepin' there quite a while,
Syncin' up the shut space, it polls a lot of files.
No joy, hangs, no spinnin' up on calc to site Yahoo®,
Really needs resource expanse that troubles CPU.

Down. I am cornered, dump out the "sheet",
Really need more store toys arrayin',
Pingin' NIC'll trap, delete.

404 error, ain't this some "sheet",
Really is a chore boy displayin',
It's so fickle, zap, I'm beat.

You can't see not any, if the site is down,
If gettin' just a trickle, I would say you're IE bound.
Error 404er, Errs on MAPI [3] noise?
Fecal has your system ground, there are no magic toys.

Down goes your kernel, [4] cache queue delete,
NILly goes the core toys, ain't playin',
Dinged your NIC pool, APPS take heat.

Down in the journal, you'll find excrete,
Check your file drawer boy, if data
Strings are fickle, map and treat.

404 error, out you'll retreat,
Really gettin' bored boy, no stayin'
As the cycle does repeat.

[1] ARP - In computer networking, the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) is the standard method for finding a host's hardware address when only its network layer address is known.

[2] Ping - A computer network tool used to test whether a particular host is reachable across an IP network. The nickel of course means ping it 5 times.

[3] MAPI - Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI) is a messaging architecture and a Component Object Model based API for Microsoft Windows.

[4] Kernel - The central module of an operating system.

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Total Votes: 12

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Guy - February 21, 2008 - Report this comment
Come on people I show 17 views at this point and not one comment. I assume if you can read then you can write.
Stan Hall - February 21, 2008 - Report this comment
Very HTTP, Guy. (Humorous Toe-Tappin' Parody). ;-)
AFW - February 21, 2008 - Report this comment
Fine job, here.....
alvin - February 21, 2008 - Report this comment
particularly likied "you'll find excrete"
Guy - February 21, 2008 - Report this comment
Stan - Love your sub for HTTP - How many people actually know what HTTP is an acronym for? Well I'm fixin' to have a few more know what it stands for:

HTTP - Hypertext Transfer Protocol

Thanks for your comment Stan.

AFW - Thanks for weighing in. I liked your entry today. Nice one on an old melody and current event topical. Funny how we use old songs with new ideas. Ya think John Fogerty would have ever imagined this parody when he recorded this OS?

Yes Alvin - I knew that would amuse you. I may have been thinking of you when I placed that line into the parody. Thanks buddy.
littleJeanCakes - February 21, 2008 - Report this comment
555 Sir for your error codes:404 . . . But this stuff is above me, Sir, as I have enough trouble just trying to adjust my ~501~ Jeans!!!
John Barry - February 21, 2008 - Report this comment
UNIXly unique.
Guy - February 21, 2008 - Report this comment
LJC - M'Lady, please accept this humble knight of the ones and zeros for the escallation of specialized knowledge that unfortunately may have distressed you. I was doning my sir Geekalot garb whenst I penned this. Many pardons M'lady. If this helps 501 translated to binary is 111110101 and 404 translates to 110010100. And 501 in Hexidecimal equates to 1F5 while 404 equates to 194. Just keep telling yourself it's only some numbers, it's only some numbers... Good evening M'Lady. A pleasant night is my wish for you.

Sir John - Pulease don't even get me started with UNIX. Thanks for the weigh in and clever comment as is your norm, sir.
John Jenkins - February 21, 2008 - Report this comment
Very good job of coming up with different rhymes for street.

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