Turning computers on difficult for many?

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    Turning computers on difficult for many?

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    Holy crap.

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    Now that is not good. Should be asked for in Job Specification!
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    I often have difficulty with the power button. It looks scary.
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    I remember when pressing the power button turned the power on, if it was off, and off, if it was on.

    Now I have to remember to press the damned thing in, hold it there, wait 5 seconds, listen to it go "beep-beep-beep" and finally condescend to do what the hell I wanted it to do when I first pressed it.
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    My case has a finicky button - sometimes when you turn it on, it'll go on for about 5 seconds, then die. It's weird.

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    Power Button? Oh that little button on the front of my computer that I hardley ever use.

    Now I have to remember to press the damned thing in, hold it there, wait 5 seconds, listen to it go "beep-beep-beep" and finally condescend to do what the hell I wanted it to do when I first pressed it.
    When I want to turn off the computer and don't want to wait for the push and hold I just reach behind and flip the switch on the power supply itself.

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    Its sad that people like me can program and these idiots can even turn on their comcrack and gayway machines.

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    Originally posted by RoD
    comcrack and gayway machines.
    lolololololol

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    My god, and I thought I was a loser because I experience difficults trying to program in C++...

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    Firstly, I hope that there are MANY more of those people so my job will be in great demand.

    Second, Prazock, why did you register to post that lol?...just seems a little humorous...now I feel bad, I don't mean it bad...heh...heh...**runs**

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    Originally posted by RoD
    comcrack and gayway machines.
    M$ and linsucks am I rite?

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    Hahahah - my power button only works when it want too .
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    > My god, and I thought I was a loser because I experience difficults trying to program in C++...
    haha... yeah, stuff like this does make me feel better...

    >comcrack and gayway machines.
    got one for HP or AlienWare?
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