All I Got Left is My THREAD BOMBS!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by Spaceman Spiff, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. RoJoHen

    RoJoHen Awesome Premium Member

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    Besides, I'm sure there are still plenty of old people who don't know how to turn on a computer. My grandma still follows the instructions I wrote for her 5 years ago to play a DVD.
     
  2. Mr. Laser Beam

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    ^ To be fair, sometimes the power button for a computer can be hard to find. Either it's hidden on the back panel somewhere, or it's a tiny piece that is easily overlooked.
     
  3. Coloratura

    Coloratura Snuggle Princess Premium Member

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    Same for my aunt, who still uses that illustrated step by step I made for her so she could get to her "cards" (she likes solitaire).

    A lot of better models like to make the power button fit in with the style of the PC. Macs are real big on that, too, at least the iMacs were.
     
  4. TheGodBen

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    Having worked for Dell's phone support in the past, I am sad to inform everybody that there are indeed people that do not understand the concept of the power button. :(
     
  5. Coloratura

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    I'm so sorry you had to go through that. :(
    (Dell Warranty Support here)
     
  6. RoJoHen

    RoJoHen Awesome Premium Member

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    Indeed. I'm sure there are plenty of people who don't realize that the circle with the line sticking out the top is the "power button" symbol.
     
  7. Mr. Laser Beam

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    The power button is on the back of the iMac (at least the ones now sold) and is absolutely flush with the case, which may be a reason why some people can't find it. Don't know about the laptops or the Mac Pros.
     
  8. RoJoHen

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    MacBook power buttons are on the righthand corner above the Function keys. It's flush with the casing, but it's easy to find.
     
  9. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    At least we're well beyond the days of people thinking that the CD tray (remember those? :lol: ) is a cup holder...
     
  10. Coloratura

    Coloratura Snuggle Princess Premium Member

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    I wouldn't say well beyond. The last CD/DVD cupholder troubleshooting incident I had was only two years ago. :lol:
     
  11. Expendable

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    You mean that it's NOT a cup holder?!

    *quickly removes coffee from CD tray*
     
  12. Roshi

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    Ok, who noticed she's wearing a Cthulhu t-shirt?
     
  13. Q2UnME

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    ^ I find this ... hard ... to ... look .... away ..... from ......... :drool:

    What were we discussing? ;)

    Q2

    PS: Who is that fine young woman and where can I see more of her?
     
  14. Mary Ann

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    :lol: Love it. The anonymity of the 'net turns so many people into brave little warriors, doesn't it? :vulcan:
     
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    I love this one.
     
  16. Roshi

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    Q, unfortunately I have no idea who she might be...
     
  17. shivkala

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    Upon seeing it, I thought it was Veronica Belmont from the Tekzilla podcasts, and a Google Image Search confirmed it.

    Oh and Q2UnME, she has a message for you: [​IMG]
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  18. Roshi

    Roshi Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Ok, that's it. I'm in love.
     
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    I've literally been staring at this for over an hour and just now realized it.
     
  20. Roshi

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