being good with computers is just about being flustered while saying 'fuck' a lot in a way that signals no one should approach you, then googling it

@sophia and not telling anyone that actually turning it off and on again fixes 99% of problems

@007 can't help but think if users actually listened to the meme and could figure out how to put paper in a goddamn printer half of tech support folks would be out of a job

@syrinx @418 one day Greg in accounting is going to start remembering his passwords and it will signal the collapse of the industry.

@sophia Aah, but by that time, someone will have put together a script that toggles the caps lock key randomly, while on the login screen

@sophia @syrinx as long as he doesn't also figure out what "load A4" means

For maximum effect, threaten the inanimate object with bodily harm and swear at it loud enough for your neighbors to hear you.

@ben @sophia It's because the method is a secret.

Not because of any conspiracy or dark incentives. Nobody tries to keep it secret.

It's just that nobody believes it when they are told.


@sophia I have no idea how we managed it before www and search engines. I vaguely recall long phone calls to international vendors and strong alcohol. Oh and saying fuck repeatedly.

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