1. Post #1
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    Computer illiterate people who think they know things [v1] by xZippy
    Computer illiterate people who think they know things [v2] by Oktoberman!
    Computer illiterate people who think they know things [v3] by daijitsu

    Hello, My name is PivotDJ, I took over posting this thread because Daijitsu was job hunting and dealing
    with life. Also holy fuck I didn't know that he was a arts officer.

    I hope many funnies will bless this entire thread.
    RULES by daijitsu
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    I'm going to say this, and no one's going to listen. This thread is about people who think or act like they're tech savvy, and fail miserably. This could be smug kids saying their macbook could run Crysis on decent settings to garner attention, teachers at school spouting out things that make no sense and trying to get away with the "I'm the teacher, I'm right" excuse, or the usual haberdashery and whatnot.


    Posts everyone is sick of:

    Laughing at normal people instead of actual tech-illiterate asshats:
    "My friend said he has 1 terabyte of ram lolol"
    "Someone said their 8800 video card is better than my 4500GT turbo-derp, what a retard"

    stupid, repetitive, or extremely damaging pranks:
    "I unplugged my friend's mouse at school and they had to call over a teacher, I'm so cool"
    "I told my friend to delete system32 and he did lmfao"

    Quick edit:
    daijitsu posted:
    shadowsniper873 posted:
    Okay my turn. The idiot for our school's IT "department" (as they like to call it) gave me an admin account on the school network,(because he is retarded and thinks I wont notice) so I decide to fuck up everyone's files. Since everyone's files show up on the network drive, I delete everything from the word documents and copy and paste "I am a cock sucking fag!" and made every shortcut to a webpage "Rick Rolls" (since we are working on HTML there were about 5 on each account) and I delete all the files on the teachers account and replaced it with porn. So after i do all that shit we couldn't use any computers because "A virus got into the system and now we have to format them" (they format the computers every few weeks)

    Fun week for me
    And now every student who's files you just destroyed has to re-do their homework IF they have the time, possibly losing valuable information and weeks worth of hard time and effort. Teachers often ignore computer failure and file deletion as 'avoidable' and say you should have backed up your files and it's your own fault for losing it.

    Now we have several students with otherwise good grades getting a massive dent in their records, losing several points on their GPA, potentially losing just enough (depending on the scale of the project you just fucked up 'for the lulz') to be denied future admissions to colleges, universities, jobs, and other high-profile opportunities that required him to get an A in a specialty class, but their final project worth that wonderful 10 to 20% of their final grade just got replaced with the text "I am a cock sucking fag!" and they e-mailed it out to their teacher without looking for such a freak change in their past two months' worth of work.

    Their teacher, outraged by the 'obvious' act of defiance, fails them not only for the paper, but potentially marks them down even further, giving detention or suspending, or outright planting a 0 on their final grade.



    but hey, at least you got a few rickrolls in, right?
    Blind hatred or fanboyism:
    "Macfags suck because apple sucks and they think they're better rage rage rage."
    "PC sucks cuz Mac is better."


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    Remember, tech illiterates ACT like they know things, but don't.

    It's fun when they actually follow their own advice on tech when they have NO clue what they're doing, like the one guy who said "My keyboard broke, so we bought a new computer because it was easier", or just general idiocy, like the one 8.5 minute rant that, in short, was "PC cost too much for gaming, spend the money on consoles and TVs because I don't want to be locked away in a room, so buy a mac. OSX MOTHAFUCKAAA"

    He actually peaced-out with "OSX." *gangsta-face*

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    Content-
    In History, our teacher's screen wasn't working so he went into the other room to call out schools tech support, while he's in the other room, I go up to the computer and plug the vga cable in, epic results
    One of my fellow school students decided that he was a computer techy. I thought that was alright, he'd just get something wrong and stop. He then decided that he would "help" me. I said it would be okay, and he could see what he could do, even though nothing was wrong. So he went ahead and said "You are going to have to stop using this computer right now, man". Agitated, I said "Sorry, but I'm staying here", he stomped off in a grumpy mass and minutes later came back with the teacher (Oh fun). The teacher had told me that he was informed that the computer I was using had a very serious virus and could go through the printer into the other computers, and eventually the whole network. I was really irritated at this point and tried to explain that it didn't have a virus and a virus couldn't travel through a printer to the entire network- I was cut off by said "techy" and then was sent to the office. Then he logged me off with a small amount of unsaved work on the computer and made me talk to the vice principle for an hour and a half.


    None of you have any idea how pissed off I was and am. :saddowns:
    Tell me if I am missing something.
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  2. Post #2
    yes
    beok's Avatar
    July 2006
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    Alt F4

    Edited:

    Or actually those people who shift the whole screen 90 degrees

    Edit:

    To unsuspecting people
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  3. Post #3
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    September 2009
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    My computer is better because it's bigger than yours.

    Edited:

    Why isn't this in FT anymore?
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  4. Post #4
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    Not this shit again....
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  5. Post #5
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    September 2009
    175 Posts
    "my computer is faster because it has blue lights on the side"
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  6. Post #6
    dai
    "arte"
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    OY, I was just in the middle of writing it up. Did you check the other thread? :argh:
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  7. Post #7
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    My computer is better because it's bigger than yours.

    Edited:

    Why isn't this in FT anymore?
    Because this is a computer thread.
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  8. Post #8
    dai
    "arte"
    dai's Avatar
    February 2006
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    at any rate, Kudos for sneaking it in.

    here's some content.

    I don't have much to share right now, but once again I've gotten into a massive argument with someone (this time, my new boss for a photography gig) about DPI (this will be much easier to understand/relate to if you work in photoshop or with a camera). Here are the things he still refuses to learn:
    [release]-DPI on a digital image is a relative factor, not a deal-breaking hazard. It is simply a scale to which photoshop and the like understand the overall size of a picture, if it is printed.

    -you can not set the output DPI from a camera, as you have no need to. That is only factored in upon editing. Stop asking what DPI my camera takes.

    -DPI IS NOT PHYSICAL. Having the same exact picture at 300 DPI vs 72 will not make a file much larger, or as he puts it, "increase the weight", EVER.

    -DPI is for printing purposes, not for on-screen viewing purposes. Seriously, DPI means nothing on screen. YOUR SCREEN IS ONE SET DPI/PPI. STOP ASKING FOR PICTURES AT 300 DPI WHEN YOU'RE ONLY UPLOADING THEM TO WEB :argh:[/release]

    also, a classic that should remain an example of 'extremely damaging pranks that should get you banned for posting them'

    daijitsu posted:
    shadowsniper789 posted:
    Okay my turn. The idiot for our school's IT "department" (as they like to call it) gave me an admin account on the school network,(because he is retarded and thinks I wont notice) so I decide to fuck up everyone's files. Since everyone's files show up on the network drive, I delete everything from the word documents and copy and paste "I am a cock sucking fag!" and made every shortcut to a webpage "Rick Rolls" (since we are working on HTML there were about 5 on each account) and I delete all the files on the teachers account and replaced it with porn. So after i do all that shit we couldn't use any computers because "A virus got into the system and now we have to format them" (they format the computers every few weeks)

    Fun week for me
    And now every student who's files you just destroyed has to re-do their homework IF they have the time, possibly losing valuable information and weeks worth of hard time and effort. Teachers often ignore computer failure and file deletion as 'avoidable' and say you should have backed up your files and it's your own fault for losing it.

    Now we have several students with otherwise good grades getting a massive dent in their records, losing several points on their GPA, potentially losing just enough (depending on the scale of the project you just fucked up 'for the lulz') to be denied future admissions to colleges, universities, jobs, and other high-profile opportunities that required him to get an A in a specialty class, but their final project worth that wonderful 10 to 20% of their final grade just got replaced with the text "I am a cock sucking fag!" and they e-mailed it out to their teacher without looking for such a freak change in their past two months' worth of work.

    Their teacher, outraged by the 'obvious' act of defiance, fails them not only for the paper, but potentially marks them down even further, giving detention or suspending, or outright planting a 0 on their final grade.



    but hey, at least you got a few rickrolls in, right?
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  9. Post #9
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    OY, I was just in the middle of writing it up. Did you check the other thread? :argh:
    Yes i did. Check it again
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  10. Post #10
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    "my computer is faster because it has blue lights on the side"
    Fixed.
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  11. Post #11
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    "You're not gonna believe this. I finally got a new PC."
    "Really, what graphics card does it have?"
    "Quad core at 2.4GHz."
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  12. Post #12
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    AWW SHIT I FORGOT THAT

    :downsgun:

    autoMERGE
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  13. Post #13
    dai
    "arte"
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    Alt F4

    Edited:

    Or actually those people who shift the whole screen 90 degrees
    I have a dual monitor setup, and shift my right screen 90 degrees. This creates a more 4:3 aspect ratio overall, so I use up more space on my tablet as opposed to a long bacon-strip.

    ...also triple-auto-merge-ninja.

    :siren:and the reason this thread is here and no longer in FT is:siren:

    A) it's actually become a legitimate conversation
    B) retarded passers-by in FT shitpost constantly
    C) Postcount no longer increases, I feel gipped.
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  14. Post #14
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    Gear up for a ninja attack. :ninja:
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  15. Post #15
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    "my computer is faster because it has blue lights on the side"
    Pfft! Blue lights are so slow, flames are what the pro gamers use! If you're on a budget, maybe racing stripes, but you should really spring for an alien case.
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  16. Post #16
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    Pfft! Blue lights are so slow, flames are what the pro gamers use! If you're on a budget, maybe racing stripes, but you should really spring for an alien case.
    eh i would but I've already spent like $1,200 on my rig
    I don't want to keep spending $ on just my computer

    EDIT:
    shit never mind XD
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  17. Post #17
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    June 2006
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    I hate how the first thing computer illiterates say when they see a computer like mine is "aww sweet! how much storage does it have?"

    like your 1TB of storage to my 320GBs of storage makes your computer SO MUCH FASTER with your "blazing fast" integrated Intel graphics and outdated Intel processor
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  18. Post #18
    Dennab
    August 2008
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    my cousin thought that having a flatpanel lcd monitor meant that your computer was super badass and could destroy anything
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  19. Post #19
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    Umm......

    My Macbook Pro can run Crysis with med/low settings, at around 25 fps. :P

    Edited:

    Also, I guess I'll contribute.

    How about them fucks that attribute every single goddamn problem that their computer has to a fucking virus. No, no, no, no, there's no way it's the 1500 useless shareware programs running in the background that won't do anything until you buy them, nor the 500kb of HDD space you have left, nor your 500mhz processor or your 512mb of ram.....it's some virus what somebody took the time to make, spread, update, etc, just to slow down people's goddamn computers. :\
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    April 2009
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    The IT guy in one of the computer rooms at my school was having trouble with his computer. I told him to use system restore as that works sometimes and he had no clue what it was. He kind of looked at me like an idiot.
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  21. Post #21
    Dennab
    August 2008
    277 Posts
    my dad tried to say an nvidia 8400gs was an up to date graphics card and could smash any game you threw at it.
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  22. Post #22
    dai
    "arte"
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    I hate how the first thing computer illiterates say when they see a computer like mine is "aww sweet! how much storage does it have?"

    like your 1TB of storage to my 320GBs of storage makes your computer SO MUCH FASTER with your "blazing fast" integrated Intel graphics and outdated Intel processor
    depends on how you use that space. After all, you could totally use up the extra space to download more ram :smug:
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  23. Post #23
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    Alt F4

    Edited:

    Or actually those people who shift the whole screen 90 degrees
    Two of my screens are rotated 90 degrees, ain't nothing at all wrong with that.
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  24. Post #24
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    I'm sure the 8400 is more durable than game discs.
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  25. Post #25
    Dennab
    August 2008
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    I'm sure the 8400 is more durable than game discs.
    by smash I meant run flawlessly with everything on high.
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  26. Post #26
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    Umm......

    My Macbook Pro can run Crysis with med/low settings, at around 25 fps. :P

    Edited:

    Also, I guess I'll contribute.

    How about them fucks that attribute every single goddamn problem that their computer has to a fucking virus. No, no, no, no, there's no way it's the 1500 useless shareware programs running in the background that won't do anything until you buy them, nor the 500kb of HDD space you have left, nor your 500mhz processor or your 512mb of ram.....it's some virus what somebody took the time to make, spread, update, etc, just to slow down people's goddamn computers. :\
    My sister's like that. She never listens to me when I tell her that she's wrong. :saddowns:
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  27. Post #27
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    I was suspended from all computers for a month because I was "Hacking and abusing the computers." I was on Meme generator and a virus poped up and started fucking shit up. Little did I know that the administrators were using syncroneyes to watch me because my retarded tech teachers told them I was abusing the computers. They claimed that I purposefully installed viruses on several computers and I was the reason that half the computer lab went down, because it definitely isn't the fact that you are using refurbished computers from 2001 and reformat them every fucking time the clock changes numbers. On top of all that, the Tech teacher was given an award for being really good at fixing computers. They said he was most likely to hack the presidents coumpter. I know that is a joke but I could do a better job at almost anything on a coumputer.
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  28. Post #28
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    I was suspended from all computers for a month because I was "Hacking and abusing the computers." I was on Meme generator and a virus poped up and started fucking shit up. Little did I know that the administrators were using syncroneyes to watch me because my retarded tech teachers told them I was abusing the computers. They claimed that I purposefully installed viruses on several computers and I was the reason that half the computer lab went down, because it definitely isn't the fact that you are using refurbished computers from 2001 and reformat them every fucking time the clock changes numbers. On top of all that, the Tech teacher was given an award for being really good at fixing computers. They said he was most likely to hack the presidents coumpter. I know that is a joke but I could do a better job at almost anything on a coumputer.
    Sounds like you were abusing the computers and should rightfully have your privileges removed to me.
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  29. Post #29
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    I was suspended from all computers for a month because I was "Hacking and abusing the computers." I was on Meme generator and a virus poped up and started fucking shit up. Little did I know that the administrators were using syncroneyes to watch me because my retarded tech teachers told them I was abusing the computers. They claimed that I purposefully installed viruses on several computers and I was the reason that half the computer lab went down, because it definitely isn't the fact that you are using refurbished computers from 2001 and reformat them every fucking time the clock changes numbers. On top of all that, the Tech teacher was given an award for being really good at fixing computers. They said he was most likely to hack the presidents coumpter. I know that is a joke but I could do a better job at almost anything on a coumputer.
    But can you hack the president's computer?
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  30. Post #30
    dai
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    February 2006
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    OH! and good news to all the regulars from last thread (and to those who noticed DJ mention it in the OP), I believe I am finally set for a job, in yet another crazy twist of fate.

    :siren: TL;DR STORY TIME! :siren:

    My current home business has been lacking, my mom has been psychotic, and me 'n my dad are being forced to move out into our own separate apartments (I'd leech and join him wherever he moves, but I'm 22 and should get out on my own anyways). To save money and space, my dad decided to talk to one of our old clients (an architecture firm in the area) to see if he could rent the upstairs to their office house in town. We got it for free for now, in return for a few work favors here and there.

    This would allow him to get a 1-bedroom and save an electric bill from hell, instead of a 2 bedroom apt, since one bedroom would be dedicated to the... *turns around and counts* five desktops and 3 laptops we're doing our work on right now.

    As business has been flailing the past year (only made $7,000 after taxes), I've been contemplating jumping ship and just finding a regular job along the lines of photography. A local studio had put out an ad, and was offering 14/hour fulltime, coming up roughly to $30,000/year, and I was overqualified. The problem was, they hired someone the DAY BEFORE they put out the ad, and they refused to take applications any way other than their online ad. :raise:

    I kept searching for apartments, though, in the hopes I'd have some idea and plans in motion for when the money began to come in. Talking to a realtor about this place I'm absolutely set on, I offered a little side-work with my old business for sake of getting a little work in the meantime. I mentioned I could do some photography for him. The next day, he calls back and says he found a magazine that's looking to hire a photographer and that I should apply. Turns out, it was a bar magazine, and my realtor was getting hammered at the time.

    Anyways, I followed up on that, and it wasn't really much. I'd get sent to ten or eleven bars over the course of a friday and saturday, to take ten pictures of groups of people having fun. I get 15 bucks per bar, and if I work fast enough I can hit two or three in an hour, since they're all along a route that takes 20 minutes to drive end-to-end. a quick $150 or so bucks for one or two days a month isn't bad, but it's only that once a month.

    So, I've been applying constantly to other companies around the area that would at least have use for some more artistic talent, or at least my old expertise in printing. No one is hiring, and the ones who sound remotely interested say "SURE! we can hire you around august, is that OK?"


    BUT, here's where the fun starts. My dad decided to have me do a little modeling for another architect friend of ours, who was working with two other people at the time to design a new workspace for this huge japanese pharmaceutical tech company, Sysmex. My job was simply to build some pieces of office furniture for use in their design, based off some drawings this one guy did for them. (by the way, I do 3d modeling).

    SO, I did the models, but the night before I was supposed to send everything out, we got a copy of a letter our architect friend wrote to the one business partner (who was the guy who did the furniture sketches). This letter explained a few things to me about the situation, so let me sum it up:

    the partner was doing nothing more for the project than 'researching' furniture, but he was supposed to be doing a lot more. The only thing he was doing better than 'furniture consulting' was fighting for superiority. He wanted to become the project manager, as well as take up another position. Problem was, he didn't have a lot of things he'd need, like the money, the job experience, or the common sense. He even tried breaking up the team at one point by waiting for our architect friend to finish his work, made copies of it, then attempted to get the third partner (architect friend's WIFE for crissake) to run off and do the project on their own. When that didn't work, he ended up threatening that if any of his work (which didn't exist) was used without his consent he'd sue.

    So, he was fired from the team, and they lost hope... until my dad and I stepped in. We've been working non-stop for the past two days since then; wednesday we moved our stuff into the office starting at 9am then worked til 1am thursday, then I went home and slept a little. I showed back up at 8:30am and didn't get home til today at 9am. This is why I haven't been posting as of late.

    Anyways, we've completely redesigned the project to our needs and the requirements of the company that jerk-face ex-partner guy was withholding for personal gain, and have, in two days, completed what they didn't do in the past two solid weeks.

    The problem with this line of business, though, is that work comes with risk. We're 'bidding' for the design, against other companies who do the same stuff. Granted, we blow other people's presentations out of the water 99% of the time, but still, the work could be for nothing. The company offers $1000 compensation to the unchosen competitors, meaning that by the end of it I'll have earned enough money to fill my gas tank and eat taco bell for a week.

    BUT, if we win, we get a $50,000 grant to continue designing this project, along with future opportunities to work for them.


    BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE!

    the architect who's building we've moved into has noticed my abilities, and has asked for me to work for him full-time when I'm not doing stuff for my own business. This would more or less consist of taking his designs and fixing mark-ups he makes, which there is no shortage of. What's he asking for sitting there and tweaking floorplans all day? Hell if I know, but he was scarily happy when I mentioned I'm trying to get $30,000 minimum to cover the cost of living... So I might have to squeeze him for more per-hour than the roughly 14 or 15 I'd be putting in for that.

    :haw:

       I swear to god if anyone quotes this don't quote everything oh my god   
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    Very nice and congratulations.

    Thread content:
    I'm taking "Advanced Computer Programming" in school. It's boring, hyper-boring. The type of boring that would equate to watching grass grow, but you had to measure and record the length of it every few seconds. Anyway, the whole class is basically busy work, (It's VS2008, doing VB), every few days she will explain something new, like how to use check boxes or radio buttons, and then we will spend the rest of the week making programs using them. However, the jokes on me, for taking this stupid class, I should have looked into it more, I didn't expect it to be this easy yet tedious, and I have another 6 weeks of this class. :sigh:
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  32. Post #32
    Nohj's Avatar
    January 2010
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    Sounds like you were abusing the computers and should rightfully have your privileges removed to me.
    Quit being a dick.

    Edited:

    But can you hack the president's computer?
    no

    Edited:

    huge ass tl:dr
    Congratulations!
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  33. Post #33

    November 2009
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    Yesterday at school I heard some friends talking and all I heard was i7 overclocked 16ghz. I knew what was up, so I told him an i7 overclocked to 4ghz with 4 cores does not mean it has 16ghz, it doesn't work like that. He then sarcastically said ok sure, and I left it at that knowing I could sway him. But when people say ok sure like that when I'm telling something that is true and they don't believe it, it makes me want to throw a brick at a small child and spit on him as he cries in his pool of blood.
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  34. Post #34
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    August 2006
    4,288 Posts
    Quit being a dick.
    So browsing virus infected meme sites is not misuse of a school computer?
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  35. Post #35
    Dennab
    February 2010
    712 Posts
    OH! and good news to all the regulars from last thread (and to those who noticed DJ mention it in the OP), I believe I am finally set for a job, in yet another crazy twist of fate.

    :siren: TL;DR STORY TIME! :siren:

    My current home business has been lacking, my mom has been psychotic, and me 'n my dad are being forced to move out into our own separate apartments (I'd leech and join him wherever he moves, but I'm 22 and should get out on my own anyways). To save money and space, my dad decided to talk to one of our old clients (an architecture firm in the area) to see if he could rent the upstairs to their office house in town. We got it for free for now, in return for a few work favors here and there.

    This would allow him to get a 1-bedroom and save an electric bill from hell, instead of a 2 bedroom apt, since one bedroom would be dedicated to the... *turns around and counts* five desktops and 3 laptops we're doing our work on right now.

    As business has been flailing the past year (only made $7,000 after taxes), I've been contemplating jumping ship and just finding a regular job along the lines of photography. A local studio had put out an ad, and was offering 14/hour fulltime, coming up roughly to $30,000/year, and I was overqualified. The problem was, they hired someone the DAY BEFORE they put out the ad, and they refused to take applications any way other than their online ad. :raise:

    I kept searching for apartments, though, in the hopes I'd have some idea and plans in motion for when the money began to come in. Talking to a realtor about this place I'm absolutely set on, I offered a little side-work with my old business for sake of getting a little work in the meantime. I mentioned I could do some photography for him. The next day, he calls back and says he found a magazine that's looking to hire a photographer and that I should apply. Turns out, it was a bar magazine, and my realtor was getting hammered at the time.

    Anyways, I followed up on that, and it wasn't really much. I'd get sent to ten or eleven bars over the course of a friday and saturday, to take ten pictures of groups of people having fun. I get 15 bucks per bar, and if I work fast enough I can hit two or three in an hour, since they're all along a route that takes 20 minutes to drive end-to-end. a quick $150 or so bucks for one or two days a month isn't bad, but it's only that once a month.

    So, I've been applying constantly to other companies around the area that would at least have use for some more artistic talent, or at least my old expertise in printing. No one is hiring, and the ones who sound remotely interested say "SURE! we can hire you around august, is that OK?"


    BUT, here's where the fun starts. My dad decided to have me do a little modeling for another architect friend of ours, who was working with two other people at the time to design a new workspace for this huge japanese pharmaceutical tech company, Sysmex. My job was simply to build some pieces of office furniture for use in their design, based off some drawings this one guy did for them. (by the way, I do 3d modeling).

    SO, I did the models, but the night before I was supposed to send everything out, we got a copy of a letter our architect friend wrote to the one business partner (who was the guy who did the furniture sketches). This letter explained a few things to me about the situation, so let me sum it up:

    the partner was doing nothing more for the project than 'researching' furniture, but he was supposed to be doing a lot more. The only thing he was doing better than 'furniture consulting' was fighting for superiority. He wanted to become the project manager, as well as take up another position. Problem was, he didn't have a lot of things he'd need, like the money, the job experience, or the common sense. He even tried breaking up the team at one point by waiting for our architect friend to finish his work, made copies of it, then attempted to get the third partner (architect friend's WIFE for crissake) to run off and do the project on their own. When that didn't work, he ended up threatening that if any of his work (which didn't exist) was used without his consent he'd sue.

    So, he was fired from the team, and they lost hope... until my dad and I stepped in. We've been working non-stop for the past two days since then; wednesday we moved our stuff into the office starting at 9am then worked til 1am thursday, then I went home and slept a little. I showed back up at 8:30am and didn't get home til today at 9am. This is why I haven't been posting as of late.

    Anyways, we've completely redesigned the project to our needs and the requirements of the company that jerk-face ex-partner guy was withholding for personal gain, and have, in two days, completed what they didn't do in the past two solid weeks.

    The problem with this line of business, though, is that work comes with risk. We're 'bidding' for the design, against other companies who do the same stuff. Granted, we blow other people's presentations out of the water 99% of the time, but still, the work could be for nothing. The company offers $1000 compensation to the unchosen competitors, meaning that by the end of it I'll have earned enough money to fill my gas tank and eat taco bell for a week.

    BUT, if we win, we get a $50,000 grant to continue designing this project, along with future opportunities to work for them.


    BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE!

    the architect who's building we've moved into has noticed my abilities, and has asked for me to work for him full-time when I'm not doing stuff for my own business. This would more or less consist of taking his designs and fixing mark-ups he makes, which there is no shortage of. What's he asking for sitting there and tweaking floorplans all day? Hell if I know, but he was scarily happy when I mentioned I'm trying to get $30,000 minimum to cover the cost of living... So I might have to squeeze him for more per-hour than the roughly 14 or 15 I'd be putting in for that.

       I swear to god if anyone quotes this don't quote everything oh my god   
    It was an accident I swear
    Quit being a dick.
    Ajacks is right, get out. You are instantly wrong for using a meme generator, to the ignore list.
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  36. Post #36
    Nohj's Avatar
    January 2010
    8,641 Posts
    So browsing virus infected meme sites is not misuse of a school computer?
    It's not the site. I browse it all the time at home and never once have I gotten a virus. One time at school and the computer shuts down. It wasn't the first computer to get the Vista Antispyware 2010, Antivirus XP 2010, Vista Internet Security, Vista Internet Security 2010, Vista Antivirus Pro, Vista Guardian, Vista Guardian 2010, Antivirus Vista 2010, XP Internet Security, XP Internet Security 2010, Win 7 Antispyware 2010, Win 7 Internet Security, Win 7 Internet Security 2010, Win7 Guardian, XP Antivirus Pro, XP Antivirus Pro 2010, XP Guardian, XP Guardian 2010, and XP AntiSpyware 2010virus either.

    Edited:

    It was an accident I swear

    Ajacks is right, get out. You are instantly wrong for using a meme generator, to the ignore list.
    Durr hurr, I think a site is wrong so I am instantly right.
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  37. Post #37
    Dennab
    February 2010
    712 Posts
    Durr hurr, I think a site is wrong so I am instantly right.
    Or because you call a teacher retarded because not only are they concerned, they are correct.
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  38. Post #38
    dai
    "arte"
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    February 2006
    25,958 Posts
    y'all are lucky I can't moderate outside of the arts section. :colbert:
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  39. Post #39
    Nohj's Avatar
    January 2010
    8,641 Posts
    Or because you call a teacher retarded because not only are they concerned, they are correct.
    Only 2 teachers actually think he should be teaching. Even the other tech teachers think he is retarded.

    I was suspended from all computers for a month because I was "Hacking and abusing the computers." I was on Meme generator and a virus poped up and started fucking shit up. Little did I know that the administrators were using syncroneyes to watch me because my retarded tech teachers told them I was abusing the computers. They claimed that I purposefully installed viruses on several computers and I was the reason that half the computer lab went down, because it definitely isn't the fact that you are using refurbished computers from 2001 and reformat them every fucking time the clock changes numbers. On top of all that, the Tech teacher was given an award for being really good at fixing computers. They said he was most likely to hack the presidents coumpter. I know that is a joke but I could do a better job at almost anything on a coumputer.
    It appears that you skipped that part.
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  40. Post #40
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    December 2005
    389 Posts
    y'all are lucky I can't moderate outside of the arts section. :colbert:
    You sound like the uptight uncle who always says "You're lucky you're not my kid or I'd beat you."

    :colbert:
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