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The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

deserves to lose adj. [common] Said of someone who willfully does the Wrong Thing; humorously, if one uses a feature known to be marginal. What is meant is that one deserves the consequences of one's losing actions. ?Boy, anyone who tries to use mess-dos deserves to lose!? (ITS fans used to say the same thing of Unix; many still do.) See also screw, chomp, bagbiter.