A gallery of goofy error messages

Something is terribly wrong.

"We were working in a COBOL environment on an IBM 4341. My co-worker had just been assigned to maintain the payroll system which was home grown. He was attempting to modify the main calculation program which had to be the best example of spaghetti code ever seen in the universe. When I went to his cube and he showed me what was making him red faced."

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