Weapon of mass confusion

Sohail: hey you might know how to fix this
Sohail: so i was taring some files today and
Sohail: the first group of files i tared i tared wrong
Sohail: so when i went to fix my mistake all but one of the files fixed themselves
Sohail: and no matter what i try it wont fix its self
Sohail: any ideas?
Sam: I have no idea what you just said.