so my friend thinks im a geek because im into c++

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    Usually when I say I program games people think I type in binary directly to DOS (as if I have no operating system) or something. When I say I use C++ and use a program to make games, they think it's a program that says: "choose image for player", "choose level name", etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ajaxthegreater
    Usually when I say I program games people think I type in binary directly to DOS (as if I have no operating system) or something. When I say I use C++ and use a program to make games, they think it's a program that says: "choose image for player", "choose level name", etc.
    Maybe I'm misunderstanding you, but DOS is an operating system.
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    It is funny when people just assume that you can do things because you are a geek, AND they trust you with their computers and stuff.
    My computer is awesome.

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    Yeah. People assume that pecause I program, I am a computer guru. (Not the case!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ajaxthegreater
    Yeah. People assume that pecause I program, I am a computer guru. (Not the case!)
    Exactly the same here. Programming has a wonderful way of making you look smarter than you actually are. Maybe this is half the attraction for some? (Certainly not for me though).
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