cookie monster

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cookie monster

(recreation)
(From the children's TV program "Sesame Street") Any of a family of early (1970s) hacks reported on TOPS-10, ITS, Multics and elsewhere that would lock up either the victim's terminal (on a time-sharing machine) or the console (on a batch mainframe), repeatedly demanding "I WANT A COOKIE". The required responses ranged in complexity from "COOKIE" through "HAVE A COOKIE" and upward.

See also wabbit.
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Contando esto me siento el monstruo de las galletas.
En Ardor guerrero somos testigos de como Antonio Munoz Molina recapitula este pasaje de su vida sin olvidar detalles: desde el relato del tren que lo lleva al campamento --probablemente la narracion mas intensa del texto-- hasta la curiosa anecdota del Monstruo de las galletas, descrita en medio de un tono de degradacion y humor acido.