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  • initialism humorous Problem Exists Between Chair And Keyboard. Used by technical support helpdesk staff to indicate that the cause of a problem with a user’s computer is the incompetence of the user himself or herself.


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  • I always preferred "PICNIC" for "Problem In Chair, Not In Computer".

    December 7, 2012

  • I've only seen this as PEBKAC but this makes sense as a variation.

    July 31, 2019