Thursday, June 7, 2012

Seniors and Computers

As we Silver SURFERS know, sometimes we have 
trouble with our computers. I  had a problem yesterday, 
so I called Eric, the 11 year old from next door, whose 
bedroom looks like Mission Control and asked him to 
come over.
 
Eric clicked a couple of buttons and solved the problem.
As he was walking away, I called after him, 'So, what 
was wrong ? 
 
He  replied, 'It was an ID ten T error.'
 
I  didn't want to appear stupid, but nonetheless inquired,
 
'An, ID ten T error ? What's that? 
In case I need to fix it again.'
 
Eric grinned ...'Haven't  you ever heard of 
an ID ten T error before ?

'No,'  I replied.
 
'Write  it down,'he said,'and I think you'll figure it out.'
So I wrote  down:


ID10T 


I used to like Eric,the little shithead!

22 comments:

  1. Little bastards...I have a few who help me too!

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  2. Nasty little guy. I better not tell my adolescent boy this one. He and his friends would laugh themselves silly for days. While trying it out on teachers.

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  3. My ten year old grandson untangles my computer when it gets mess up by me! Then gives me that "You can't fix stupid" look!

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  4. Yep, I've got some smarty pants kids in this neighborhood too. I've also had that error more than once too. Bwahahahahahaha.

    Have a terrific day. :)

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  5. Su vata es un genioso...S'all bueno. Internet speak is harder than Spanish.

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  6. Yes, some of the young are great with cell phones and computers, but have them point our Europe on a map and they are lost.

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  7. The Blonde has a similar problem when it comes to technology.

    I attempt to remain diplomatic when offering a solution.

    (Odie, you must know this feeling)

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  8. I have made a good living from ID10T's. If it wasn't for them, I would be out of the job ;)

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  9. edutcher, duh which way did the blond go?

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  10. Madhat, stop showing off while you're here youngster.

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  11. Don't worry, Odie. You can always find her; she's the one storming out of the room yelling, "It HATES me. I know it HATES me".

    She loves to tell the story of how, the first time she turned on a PC, "It wrote, 'I love you'*, and died. Tech support brought a little gurney to take it away".

    * If you remember the old IBM PS/2s used graphics for system messages.

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  12. LMAO! That's great! Smartypants kids.

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  13. Good one, Odie. I've had that error a few times myself.

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