PHRASES WE USE TO DESCRIBE WHAT HAPPENED WHEN A SERVER FAILED

By order of severity - mild terms usually apply to dev servers. The last few are usually reserved for production failures.
  1. Fell over
  2. Gave up
  3. Collapsed
  4. Bit it
  5. Spewed
  6. Threw up
  7. Barfed
  8. Vomited
  9. Chunked
  10. Seized
  11. Shat itself