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cookie jar

(programming)
An area of memory set aside for storing cookies. Most commonly heard in the Atari ST community; many useful ST programs record their presence by storing a distinctive magic number in the jar. Programs can inquire after the presence or otherwise of other programs by searching the contents of the jar.

cookie jar

(security)
A cracker term for the password file of a multi-user computer.
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Tanya originally denied all knowledge of the drugs to police, and said she didn't know that the biscuit tin contained cannabis.
Some people like to collect biscuit tins, produced by Crawford's, Huntley & Palmers, MacFarlane Lang, Peek Frean etc.
Tom Wood said: "I'm hoping that the images people bring to the Biscuit Tin Photo Archive will tell the personal stories and experiences of rural life in Wales that my images alone cannot.
Let's ban modern racquets - all they do is encourage dull power serves - and replace them with biscuit tin lids.
The new pack is oval shaped and presents a more contemporary image on shelf compared to the traditional square biscuit tin.
The first in a series of displays will be held at The Biscuit Tin Studios gallery in Warwick Street, Newcastle.
SAVE: PS1 Festive House Shaped Biscuit Tin with Choc Chip Cookies (400g), BHS, was PS10, Now PS9.
But after an overdose of lecturing, I was driven to distraction - and the biscuit tin.
And a senior Labour source added: "This is typical hypocrisy from Eric Pickles, who looks like he is no stranger to the biscuit tin.
The competition is a miniature garden in a biscuit tin lid.
The pink Wedgwood-inspired tin is a Huntley and Palmer's tin, this company having made some of the most collectable tins over the years, their first decorative biscuit tin having been produced to celebrate the royal patronage granted to them in 1868.
A second unconnected raid was carried out on Friday morning at Beaufort Square, Pengam Green, where officers found cocaine, bags, weighing scales, and pounds 400 cash in a biscuit tin in the kitchen.