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Do you have issues with Foobar's name? I do.
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PlaydoughRevisit...
post Feb 22 2012, 15:54
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It is darn stupid. Plus, there's a lame frat bar down the street called Fubar and that's what I think of every time. I love the program though, just wish it had a different name.
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kraut
post Feb 23 2012, 03:27
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It's maybe some cultural thing


what have you got against monkeys? Don't like your relatives?

I like foobar2000.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foobar
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Etymology

Phonetic spelling of “FUBAR”, an acronym for “Fucked up beyond all recognition”.
[edit] Noun

foobar (uncountable)

(slang) A serious mistake.
(computing) A metasyntactic variable name, a place holder for words; compare foo, bar.


although I think the original meaning was "beyond all reasonable repair"
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- PlaydoughRevisited   Do you have issues with Foobar's name? I do.   Feb 22 2012, 15:54
- - Kohlrabi   I'd love to see a LAME frat bar called foobar2...   Feb 22 2012, 16:03
- - dhromed   I wish Monkey's Audio had a different name. So...   Feb 22 2012, 16:24
|- - klonuo   QUOTE (dhromed @ Feb 22 2012, 17:24) I wi...   Feb 22 2012, 23:46
- - lvqcl   QUOTE Should be called "foobarXP" by now...   Feb 22 2012, 16:24
- - shakey_snake   The name is meant to scare off people who care abo...   Feb 22 2012, 16:59
- - dhromed   It's not working, obviously!   Feb 22 2012, 17:11
- - db1989   What is “Foobar”?   Feb 22 2012, 17:14
- - Andreasvb   The name is foobar2000 and nothing else, can't...   Feb 22 2012, 17:35
|- - shakey_snake   QUOTE (Andreasvb @ Feb 22 2012, 11:35) Th...   Feb 22 2012, 18:24
- - alanofoz   I think it's fouled up beyond all repair... Bu...   Feb 22 2012, 22:08
- - twcinnh   Love the name. Seems computer appropriate. Tom C   Feb 22 2012, 22:30
- - derty2   Can the people posting at this thread who DO NOT l...   Feb 23 2012, 00:26
- - fuflo   http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index....amp;#...   Feb 23 2012, 01:03
- - kraut   QUOTE It's maybe some cultural thing what hav...   Feb 23 2012, 03:27
- - falconsoars   How can anyone that uses the internet at all these...   Feb 23 2012, 04:04
|- - shakey_snake   QUOTE (kraut @ Feb 23 2012, 01:32) Foobar...   Feb 24 2012, 14:49
- - onkl   The 2k part is the typical coder clunkiness. Drop ...   Feb 23 2012, 04:39
|- - kraut   QUOTE (onkl @ Feb 22 2012, 20:39) The 2k ...   Feb 23 2012, 07:32
|- - onkl   QUOTE (kraut @ Feb 23 2012, 07:32) why ff...   Feb 24 2012, 16:03
- - dhromed   And get off my lawn!   Feb 23 2012, 10:51
- - Hengest   "What's in a name? That which we call a r...   Feb 23 2012, 15:40
- - Andreasvb   QUOTE (shakey_snake @ Feb 24 2012, 15:49)...   Feb 24 2012, 15:17
- - mezuss   QUOTE (Kohlrabi @ Feb 22 2012, 16:03) I...   Feb 24 2012, 17:37


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