Here's a look at the superstitions and irrational beliefs that geeks turn to in times of need
I'll love it and pet it and call it ... Frankenraid
Many people view the naming and personification of their computers as an affectionate little ritual -- it's like an electronic pet! One Unix sysadmin who prefers to remain anonymous recalls her days working in support in an engineering lab: "If I went on vacation, I would come back and have to walk the lab, petting all the computers in the lab to let them know that I was back and they could stop being cranky. It settled them down."
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