Why? Maybe because it's not funny in the least
I read and thought that eating too much and puking over the server was the joke.
It sounds too crazy to be true.
Loosing a backup and not being able to restore it is not funny, but then if it is a joke this is added for more effect.
I thought of the old times when a student friend ran an internet service provider and the server was in their room. If they accidentally kicked it, everyone was off line. Ooops!
Now a lot of servers are in a remote location, and the only way to stop that is hacking not puke