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Lobster
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PostPosted: Tue 19 Apr 2011, 01:55    Post_subject:  How to Fix Any Computer
Sub_title: Light relief . . .
 

http://theoatmeal.com/blog/fix_computer
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PostPosted: Wed 20 Apr 2011, 02:52    Post_subject:  

Hmmm.
Sounds like someone who has never actually tried linux... only heard propaganda from the Microsoft jihadists.
Linux shouldn't really break... and if it doesn't work in the first place you simply download another live CD Smile

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PostPosted: Wed 20 Apr 2011, 10:01    Post_subject: Re: How to Fix Any Computer
Sub_title: Light relief . . .
 

Lobster wrote:
http://theoatmeal.com/blog/fix_computer


It looks like an old joke that has been partly updated. Years ago, I recompiled the kernel several times before being happy with what I got. Lately, I don't do that.

I really prefer the "trouble shooting chart" that has boxes and arrows. Among the things on it I found funny were:

Question: Is it broken?
No arrow to: Leave it the &*%$ alone
Yes arrow to: Does anyone know yet?
No arrow to: Can you hide it?
No arrow to: Can you blame someone else?
Yes arrow to: No problem then!

There was a "fiddle it at random" "does it work now" loop
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RetroTechGuy


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PostPosted: Wed 20 Apr 2011, 10:50    Post_subject: Re: How to Fix Any Computer
Sub_title: Light relief . . .
 

Lobster wrote:
http://theoatmeal.com/blog/fix_computer


They missed a step:

Place large pile of thermite on computer and ignite!

Watch in awe and joy as computer melts into pool of slag... Laughing Laughing Laughing

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shadower_sc

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PostPosted: Wed 20 Apr 2011, 12:55    Post_subject: Re: How to Fix Any Computer
Sub_title: Light relief . . .
 

I Totally Agree with RetroTechGuy. Very Happy

RetroTechGuy wrote:
Lobster wrote:
http://theoatmeal.com/blog/fix_computer


They missed a step:

Place large pile of thermite on computer and ignite!

Watch in awe and joy as computer melts into pool of slag... Laughing Laughing Laughing
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ausvirgo

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PostPosted: Mon 02 May 2011, 05:56    Post_subject: Re: Place large pile of thermite on computer and ignite!
Sub_title: Who needs thermite?
 

If it's a laptop, just sabotage the battery! Twisted Evil
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PostPosted: Tue 03 May 2011, 00:39    Post_subject:  

kida in the wrong section of the forum...

Funny anyways...

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PostPosted: Tue 03 May 2011, 03:02    Post_subject:  

Quote:
turn your bedroom into a server closet and spend ten years falling asleep to the sound of whirring fans


uh oh.... Shocked
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