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Definition of the Big Room

Big Room, the

noun - uncountable

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  • According to the stereotype, computer aficionados are loath to go outside. When someone mentions the outdoors, a computing fan may respond with, "What's that?" Answers vary depending on the time of day. For example:

    "Oh, it's the big room with the blue ceiling with that really bright light."

    "Oh, it's the big room with the black ceiling with all those tiny little lights."

    Also see The Big Blue Room.

    Last edited on Nov 12 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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