El Compa Vs The Cisco Kid
October 10, 2008 10:47 AM   Subscribe

Would you like some Narco ballards with your network software?
posted by Artw (9 comments total)
Ballard is writing narcocorridos now? Awesome.
posted by RogerB at 10:54 AM on October 10, 2008 [2 favorites]

Odd timing, given the recent mis-pressing sent out from Asus (as I first saw on slashdot).

This seems like more of a complete pressing botch-up, versus the Asus CD which contained the proper software plus confidential and personal software along with an illegal keygen software hack. It'd be interesting to know if the pressing plant did just mis-label the CDs, or if there was some additional pressing mis-hap.
posted by filthy light thief at 10:59 AM on October 10, 2008

Due to a similar mix-up at a wholly different facility, every Ubuntu CD with a serial number ending in '7' is made of pure, unadulterated cocaine.
posted by griphus at 11:06 AM on October 10, 2008 [1 favorite]

I thought this was about Narco Billiards, and the well known fact that it is a whole hell of a lot more fun to play pool when you're high.

But, whatever.
posted by Nick Verstayne at 11:08 AM on October 10, 2008

Meanwhile, a group of Mexicans is wondering why their musical hero seems to have embraced the underground circuit-bending glitch noise scene
posted by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 at 11:11 AM on October 10, 2008 [7 favorites]

Honestly, when I first saw this, I thought Narco bollards...
posted by Xoebe at 11:11 AM on October 10, 2008

The incident follows another strange occurrence involving Cisco two weeks ago, when lower case ts temporarily disappeared from the networking giant's homepage.

I think this is probably a disgruntled Cisco employee, possibly even a little Cisco Fight Club, acting out small and humorous passive-aggressive attacks against the company. I look forward to the next caper - routers which are locked onto the IP of Boohbah Zone.
posted by Marisa Stole the Precious Thing at 11:40 AM on October 10, 2008

I thought Narco bollards...

Ha, me too! I was looking forward to knocking over vehicle barriers to see if they're filled with sweet sweet candy.
posted by aramaic at 12:25 PM on October 10, 2008

posted by Halloween Jack at 11:03 AM on October 13, 2008

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