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 for quadruple bucky
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  quadruple bucky
   n. obs.
  
      1. On an MIT space-cadet keyboard, use of all four of the shifting keys
      (control, meta, hyper, and super) while typing a character key.
  
      2. On a Stanford or MIT keyboard in raw mode, use of four shift keys
      while typing a fifth character, where the four shift keys are the control
      and meta keys on both sides of the keyboard. This was very difficult to do!
      One accepted technique was to press the left-control and left-meta keys
      with your left hand, the right-control and right-meta keys with your right
      hand, and the fifth key with your nose.
  
      Quadruple-bucky combinations were very seldom used in practice, because
      when one invented a new command one usually assigned it to some character
      that was easier to type. If you want to imply that a program has
      ridiculously many commands or features, you can say something like: ?Oh,
      the command that makes it spin the tapes while whistling Beethoven's Fifth
      Symphony is quadruple-bucky-cokebottle.? See double bucky, bucky bits,
      cokebottle.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  quadruple bucky
  
     Obsolete. 1. On an MIT space-cadet keyboard, use of all four
     of the shifting keys (control, meta, hyper, and super) while
     typing a character key.
  
     2. On a Stanford or MIT keyboard in raw mode, use of four
     shift keys while typing a fifth character, where the four
     shift keys are the control and meta keys on *both* sides of
     the keyboard.  This was very difficult to do!  One accepted
     technique was to press the left-control and left-meta keys
     with your left hand, the right-control and right-meta keys
     with your right hand, and the fifth key with your nose.
  
     Quadruple-bucky combinations were very seldom used in
     practice, because when one invented a new command one usually
     assigned it to some character that was easier to type.  If you
     want to imply that a program has ridiculously many commands or
     features, you can say something like: "Oh, the command that
     makes it spin the tapes while whistling Beethoven's Fifth
     Symphony is quadruple-bucky-cokebottle."  See double bucky,
     bucky bits, cokebottle.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

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