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for dancing frog
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :
[Vancouver area] A problem that occurs on a computer that will not reappear
while anyone else is watching. From the classic Warner Brothers cartoon One
Froggy Evening, featuring a dancing and singing Michigan J. Frog that just
croaks when anyone else is around (now the WB network mascot).
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :
A bug or glitch that only occurs for
a particular user; never when the user tries to show it to
The term is derived from a Warner Brothers cartoon in which a
man discovers a frog which can sing and dance; he believes
this will make his fortune but the frog never performs in
front of anyone else.
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