Why is it that every Computer Guy rolls his eyes and says, Hey man, nothing's ever really gone from your hard drive. I don't care if you scrub that mother with Ajax. I can practically see your underwear from here, indicating he has some secret Computer Guy voodoo powder that he sprinkles on your machine in his filthy darkened backroom as he commences giggling and farting and perusing every password, dirty picture and embarrassing Google search that has ever graced your computer screen, but when you accidentally delete your entire life's work by pressing one button, the same Computer Guy shrugs his shoulders and says, Sorry man nothin' I can do about it. Shit's gone for good.
Methinks it is related to the dreaded Subtitle Phenomenon by which a foreign actor will talk, pause, huff and shout for ten minutes while using elaborate gestures and crying heartfelt tears and the subtitle says, Shit, which is on the screen for the entire rant, but when that actor raises an eyebrow and utters one rushed syllable, the subtitle is seven lines of complex text that is on the screen for the associated one and a half seconds.