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In my experience, the first step is having the n00b seated at the controls, not the expert! :-P
I have a friend that does that with her neck, every time someone comes out with a camera, she does that.
I wish I had a computer that served me pop.
What the fuck is pop?
a computer that serves you pop - a vending machine? pop is to us Canadians what soda is to Americans
Haha, "use their fears to your advantage"
their fear of pop?
I respect any man who sets their computer up left-handed. I tried, but so many people bitched that my comp was backwards that I gave it up.
That was really funny :))) Reminds me of a few people I tried to teach how to use a computer. Especially the "use their fears" part!
I just put my head in that position. It was a goid neck crack :D
The guy's face is absolutely priceless. It looks like he's both shocked and disgusted at his new computer.
Americans know what pop is. I suspect that the person may have been an intellectual deficient.
I have this kind of problem every day... I work for people who don't know what is a browser
you say POP they reply: "you mean... popcorn?"
but here is worst since i have to send information by phone while they get the mouse and touch the mouse in the screen... or say that the computer is replacing his password with ****. it hurts my brain sometimes hahahahaha
I know a person who kind of knows how to use a computer... She knows the basics but has NEVER been on the Internet. The worst part is she thinks she has, she works for a company that uses an Intranet. So...frustrating...
Oh my god. You are a genius. Thanks for sharing your wisdom with the masses. Bit not the unwashed ones. That'd be gross.
I'm from America and I call it pop. I think it sounds better than soda. Soda sounds like a word from the 60's to me.
Back in 1994, when my then 80-year-old father got his first computer, he called me for help with an email. He needed to know how to type in my email address. The exchange sounded like a Bob Newhart routine:
Me: type my name then the @ sign. The @ sign is a little a with a circle around it. It’s on the same key as the number 2. Do you see the 2?
Dad: Pause….then “Yes, I found the 2.”
Me: Do you see the little a with the circle around it?
Dad: No….there’s an arrow pointing down under the 2.
Me: Ahhh. There’s another 2. Look on the top row over to the left.
Dad: Pause…then “Okay. Found it. But there’s no a with a circle around it. It has an F in front of it.”
Me: Ahhh. Okay. Look right under that one. There’s another 2.
Dad: Right! It has an a with a circle around it above the 2.
Me: Okay…before you press the key though, you need to hold down the shift key.
Dad: The….WHAT key?
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