Helpdesk Lingo
January 2, 2004 6:02 AM   Subscribe

One for the helpdesk [hopedesk!] folks: when one is referred to as "starfish", is it a reference to being a butthole, or does it mean one is so low on the food chain they have no brain (like arms + legs + head = 5 appendages)? Neither?
posted by yoga to Computers & Internet (3 answers total)
Chocolate starfish: arsehole.
posted by Orange Goblin at 6:33 AM on January 2, 2004

It appears to mean a "brainless user". Interestingly, I've not been able to find too many references to it short of, so maybe it originated there. I'm guessing this is where you came across the word.
posted by seanyboy at 8:42 AM on January 2, 2004

Seany, yep that's where I saw it. Thanks!
posted by yoga at 9:20 AM on January 2, 2004

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