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Re: When I discuss scripting with family/friends, they...

by Moriarty (Abbot)
on Aug 28, 2007 at 04:22 UTC ( #635492=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to When I discuss scripting with family/friends, they...

I seem to get asked to fix a lot of computer problems.


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Re^2: When I discuss scripting with family/friends, they...
by starX (Chaplain) on Aug 28, 2007 at 19:33 UTC
    I had that problem too, when it started to get annoying, I would just boot up a copy of Knoppix on their computer and tell them their problems were solved. Eventually, people started leaving me alone ;)
Re^2: When I discuss scripting with family/friends, they...
by Popcorn Dave (Abbot) on Aug 29, 2007 at 19:41 UTC
    So do I, so I finally got smart and installed some VPNs so I could fix the problems from home. That and I tell people, especially my parents, "If something isn't working, don't try everything you can think of to fix it because it makes more work for me."

    Sometimes that even works. :)


    Revolution. Today, 3 O'Clock. Meet behind the monkey bars.

    I would love to change the world, but they won't give me the source code

      I would love to change the world, but they won't give me the source code

      Of course not, they lost the source code eons ago, now changes must be implemented in binary.

      Enjoy!
      Dageek

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