quip: reboot; reformat

CtrAltDel 3Finger Salute WikipediaChances are, if you know enough dorks and geeks (particularly 80s children ones), you saw the meme floating around the interwebs that went something to the effect of “The Government Froze. Have you tried shutting it down and turning it back on again?” There’s any number of tech images inserted and a few variants of the same copy, but they all get the reboot point across for the Government’s failure to deal with both the budget and the impending debt ceiling. In turn, I replied to one with the following:

Instructions for a Frozen Government:
Ctr-Alt-Del
Run as:
MS-DOS Prompt
WETHEPEOPLE> FORMAT: [/DC:[Congress]] [/Q] [/F:535]
Are you sure? Y/N
WETHEPEOPLE> Y
ERROR: Unable to perform operation
You do not have specific access to this volume
Try Again? Y/N
WETHEPEOPLE> Y
ERROR: Unable to perform operation
System Error
Cancel? Y/N
WETHEPEOPLE> …

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