A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from November 12, 2022
“When I was a kid “the server is down” meant your waiter was depressed”

"When I was a kid “the server is down” meant your waiter was depressed” is a jocular saying that has been printed on several images.

“Ha! RT @CancerIsAwesome: When I was a kid ‘The Server Is Down’ meant your waiter was depressed” was posted on Twitter by Ashley Neo Phogojane on April 9, 2012. The account @CancerIsAwesome is no longer on Twitter, and the original tweet is no longer available. The saying was popularized on an ecard.


Twitter
Ashley Neo Phogojane
@realAshleyNeo
Ha! RT @CancerIsAwesome: When I was a kid “The Server Is Down” meant your waiter was depressed.
3:05 PM · Apr 9, 2012·Twitter for BlackBerry®

Twitter
Just Rob
@BigRobNelson
When I was a kid “The Server Is Down” meant your waiter was depressed.
10:50 PM · Apr 9, 2012·Twitter for Android

Twitter
Kaylss
@K_Dieno14
When I was a kid “The Server Is Down” meant your waiter was depressed.
10:08 AM · Apr 10, 2012·Twitter for BlackBerry®

Twitter
Dave Nopski
@Nopski
When I was a kid “The Server Is Down” meant your waiter was depressed.
10:49 AM · Apr 10, 2012·Twitter for BlackBerry®

Twitter
Eddie
@enginz
When I was a kid “The Server Is Down” meant your waiter was depressed.
1:08 PM · Apr 10, 2012·Echofon

Twitter
Nick Janicki
@TheJanicki
“The Server Is Down” - Restaurant guest whose waiter is depressed
12:49 PM · Nov 26, 2012·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Shawn Shapard
@Shapard21
When I was a kid ‘your server is down’ meant your waiter is depressed
6:49 AM · Nov 27, 2012·MOTOBLUR

Twitter
Steve chop
@Tiatemsu
When I was a kid “The Server Is Down” means the waiter was depressed…
7:12 AM · Jul 25, 2019·Twitter Web App

Twitter
Adriano🔥
@adrianpeter254
When I was a kid “The Server Is Down” meant the waiter is depressed.😃
11:02 AM · Jun 14, 2016·Twitter SMS

Twitter
Penelope Conway ☀️
@PositiveWithMS
When I was a kid “The Server Is Down” meant your waiter was depressed.
2:36 PM · Oct 31, 2020·Twitter Web App

Facebook
Dave Margalotti
October 11, 2022 at 7:07 AM ·
When I was a kid, “The Server Is Down” meant your waiter was depressed.

Twitter
Bob Kostic
@causticbob
When I was a kid “the server is down” meant the waiter was depressed.
7:19 PM · Nov 12, 2022·Twitter Web App

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityRestaurants/Bars/Coffeehouses/Food Stores • Saturday, November 12, 2022 • Permalink