All-elbows: [MS-DOS] Adj. Of A TSR (terminate-and-stay-resident) IBM PC Program, Such As The N Pop-up Calendar And Calculator Utilities That Circulate On {BBS} System

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:all-elbows: [MS-DOS] adj. Of a TSR (terminate-and-stay-resident)
IBM PC program, such as the N pop-up calendar and calculator
utilities that circulate on {BBS} systems: unsociable. Used to
describe a program that rudely steals the resources that it needs
without considering that other TSRs may also be resident. One
particularly common form of rudeness is lock-up due to programs
fighting over the keyboard interrupt. See {rude}, also
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