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FLUIDJ
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""Old folks" smh...how you JUST NOW finding out bout DTV due date"
Tue Feb-19-08 12:47 PM by FLUIDJ

  

          

What other Tech ignorance conversations have you overheard that make you say.. "How the hell do you NOT know about this??"

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have the game lock in a cage gettin shock with a pole...
Feb 19th 2008
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I used to work in professional accounting software support...
Feb 19th 2008
2
LOL
Feb 19th 2008
3
I'm constantly reminding my mom and some of my other relatives...
Feb 19th 2008
4
wow.
Feb 19th 2008
5
I have to help my parents with everything technology-wise
Feb 19th 2008
6
Pretty much...
Feb 19th 2008
7
my mom: every time you come over, you break something
Feb 20th 2008
9
"go to google.com and put that same question in quotation marks"
Feb 20th 2008
11
some redneck back in Halo 2 days
Feb 20th 2008
8
DTV is in FCC limbo
Feb 20th 2008
10
err well they're about to start giving out coupons
Feb 20th 2008
12
      oh, well. Thats the end of that.
Feb 20th 2008
13
This old head says to me today.....
Jun 27th 2008
14

jetblack
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Tue Feb-19-08 12:51 PM

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1. "have the game lock in a cage gettin shock with a pole..."
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uh let's see...

i hear so much idiocy everyday i try to ignore it all.

i teach people apps.

Office, Adobe, etc.

*sigh*

i've heard it all.

on some "me..use a dialup cable modem with firewalls so i don't need anti-virus"

smh

lol

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soulfunk
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Tue Feb-19-08 05:38 PM

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2. "I used to work in professional accounting software support..."
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I heard alot of crazy stuff...here's one. I was helping a firm map out drives, and while I was talking to the boss, she was repeating my instructions accross the office to an employee.

Me: "Go to My Computer"
Boss: "Go to My Computer"
Employee: *walks over to the boss's computer*

  

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jetblack
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Tue Feb-19-08 05:44 PM

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3. "LOL"
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no.doze
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Tue Feb-19-08 06:05 PM

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4. "I'm constantly reminding my mom and some of my other relatives..."
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how to use Google.

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jetblack
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Tue Feb-19-08 06:12 PM

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5. "wow."
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easy things to use ever..and people need help.

oh well

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Tue Feb-19-08 06:42 PM

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6. "I have to help my parents with everything technology-wise"
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but in their defense, they're in their 70s.

  

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no.doze
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7. "Pretty much..."
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My moms is figuring out the Mac pretty good though. She knows how to log on to her account when I'm logged into mine, so she's getting good.

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9. "my mom: every time you come over, you break something"
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me: no, it was already broken, you can't leave your computer sitting there on for 3 months and expect nothing to go wrong.

for a while after she got her laptop, it was really bad.

old folks don't even really know about that cut-copy-paste... all these little tricks we take for granted are hidden jewels to them

  

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11. ""go to google.com and put that same question in quotation marks""
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"OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH. I was just putting 'muffin gooey fresh' and getting all sorts of bad stuff"

  

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kanino
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Wed Feb-20-08 05:29 AM

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8. "some redneck back in Halo 2 days"
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"Maw, get off the phone, you're messing with the bandwidth!"

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10. "DTV is in FCC limbo"
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last I heard, they aren't doing much on that front becacuse of retrofitting non digital tvs, no?

my "what?" fight was explaining wireless.

  

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kanino
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Wed Feb-20-08 09:23 AM

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12. "err well they're about to start giving out coupons"
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so I don't think you could say it was in limbo.

http://www.engadget.com/2008/02/15/digital-tv-upgrade-vouchers-to-go-out-soon/

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13. "oh, well. Thats the end of that."
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FLUIDJ
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14. "This old head says to me today....."
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"I just picked up one of them new Bluemouth devices for my phone. How do you make it work with the phone?"

Then proceeds to pull out this old ass LG phone from like 2002....smh


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