Solutions to Saturday Mac riddles 106

I hope that you enjoyed Saturday’s Mac Riddles, episode 106. Here are my solutions to them.

1: Stock market collapse, car accident, unexpected quit.

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Stock market collapse (a crash), car accident (a crash), unexpected quit (when an app crashes).

2: Ten in the nineties were the plinth of a podium, or an island in BC. What were they?

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(Macintosh) Quadra

Ten in the nineties (ten Mac models in the 1990s, from the Quadra 700 in 1991 to the Quadra 630 in 1995) were the plinth of a podium (the architectural meaning of quadra), or an island in BC (Quadra Island is off Vancouver Island in British Columbia). What were they?

3: I fill the Jabberwock, and grok that I’m a one-off for security. What am I?

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I fill the Jabberwock (Lewis Carroll’s poem ‘Jabberwocky’ is full of nonce words), and grok (a nonce work coined by Robert Heinlein which has become adopted) that I’m a one-off for security (what a nonce is in security). What am I?

I look forward to your putting alternative cases.