code 18

Refers to an error made by a user (as in the person who is 18 inches from the screen). It is an expression used by techies in tech support to disguise what they're really saying. For example, "Remember that issue I was working on yesterday morning? Turns out it was a simple code 18."

See also : ID10T  I/O error  

NetLingo Classification: Online Jargon

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