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casters-up mode

casters-up mode: [IBM, prob. fr. slang belly up] n. Yet another
   synonym for `broken' or `down'.  Usually connotes a major
   failure.  A system (hardware or software) which is `down' may be
   already being restarted before the failure is noticed, whereas one
   which is `casters up' is usually a good excuse to take the rest
   of the day off (as long as you're not responsible for fixing