Quotes / Beeping Computers

"I have a huge phalanx of machines that go 'bing!'"
Topher, Dollhouse

"Blipindustry: The time and effort sound-effects people spend putting noises on to shots of laptop graphics in movies, even though laptop graphics don't make noises in real life."
—One of the Meaning of Liff-esque definitions featured in Armando Iannucci's Dictionary of Modern Usage

"Did you hear that blipiblipiblip noise as he was using (his computer)? Who would ever want that? What computer program do you know where every time you enter some information, you get a little blipiblipiblip noise? The first thing you would do is go into settings and get rid of the annoying blipiblipiblip noise."