Friday Funny: Shaking in the Data Center

Happy Friday! You’ve made it to the end of the work week. Time for some data center levity.

Each Friday, Data Center Knowledge features a cartoon drawn by Diane Alber, our fav data center cartoonist, and our readers suggest funny captions. Please visit Diane’s website Kip and Gary for more of her data center humor.

The caption contest works like this: We provide the cartoon and you, our readers, submit the captions. We then choose finalists and the readers vote for their favorite funniest suggestion.

Congratulations to Jim Leach of Raging Wire for “I like her, but I’m just not ready for a 2N relationship.” for the Valentine’s Day cartoon.

This week Diane writes, “So the newest craze on youtube is called the “Harlem Shake” and I just love it! If you haven’t seen it yet, you soon will, it’s becoming as popular as the “plank”. Anyway, the Harlem shake is basically when a single person starts dancing all by themselves with a mask or helmet over there head and then as soon as the base drops the entire room starts going crazy. Well, I had to have Kip and Gary par take in the fun and what better place than the tape storage room! The only problem is I don’t think Gary has any idea of what is going on. . .”

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For the previous cartoons on DCK, see our Humor Channel.

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About the Author

Colleen Miller is a journalist and social media specialist. She has more than two decades of writing and editing experience, with her most recent work dedicated to the online space. Colleen covers the data center industry, including topics such as modular, cloud and storage/big data.

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  1. Darrell R

    You found a boombox that plays DLT tapes?

  2. Ehbahdy

    Help! Kip's being assimilated into the data center!

  3. Gangham Style

    "If you think I'm going to start dancing when the bass drops...think again"

  4. Hip Kip

    I told you not to get too close to the YouTube racks...

  5. " take off your laser protection, and you will see you are in the wrong tape vault". " we keep the techno music in the other vault"

  6. Lee

    "kip, I know you're safety conscious, but I think you've gone too far"

  7. Gijs Wuyts

    Not a good idea to backup your audio collection on the last set of tapes...

  8. Kip, I think you may have misunderstood when they told us to shake out the new tape management system . . . .

  9. Peter Maz

    Turn the music down, take that silly hat off and get to work

  10. Renato Borges

    Why is there a script to eject all tapes in 15 seconds?!