The Scrollwheel

Short film about geeks struggling to their calm when encountering technologically challenged people. :)

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+39 1. tim420 commented 13 years ago

This is like me when my dad trys to use the computer >:)
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+43 2. wongraven commented 13 years ago

Reality is MUCH WORSE !!

And no matter what you say to guide your parent through standard pc usage,
they never remember anything at all, have to repeat yourself again and again and again !! :) My dad likes to open two thousend browser windows etc. Hehe :)
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+1 3. Oddi commented 13 years ago

Killception...vanishes the technological gap through generations in an instant.
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0 4. davor1387 commented 13 years ago

#2 , and i thought i was the only one >:)
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+2 5. desertstorm commented 13 years ago

The problem is that there is no motivation for people to improve their computer usage skills and stop doing dumb things.

I say: add "self destruction" feature to every PC in the world and apply that every time a person does dumb things with it, then check their skills in a year! >:)
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+1 6. loadrunner commented 13 years ago

Lol. it is not hard, but my mom knows how to use , skype, msn, google and outlook now.

but indeed if there was an shiny red autodestruct button on every computer, with a warning label, they would press it and start wondering why it is counting down to zero
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+5 7. nomaddaf commented 13 years ago

I bought a digital photo frame for my mother (78 at the time) she printed a cartoon from the interwebs and taped it to the photo frame !!! True story bro! :P
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+10 8. Sizzlik (admin) commented 13 years ago

#7 When my granny had her first pc and i tried to tell her the main basics on the usage i said "Now click on My Computer" ...she touched the screen..i said "No..with the mouse" ..she took the mouse and touched the screen..I gave up :P
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+1 9. Kaworu commented 13 years ago

#8 I laughed so hard when I read that. But hey now that where a touchscreen based civilization, you should have no trouble giving it another shot. :D
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0 10. kaketoe commented 13 years ago

I'm loving this little movie!

Pff i help allot of people on my work and outside(family, friends etc)
And mwwooaagghhhiiiiee(Doesn't exist)It's so true!!
About the scrolling.. and lotsa thingies more..
Even searching for the "anykey" on there board!! Once i had that, and i told him(it was a dude) it's left from the space button he said: aah so thats how it looks like!
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+2 11. smee420 commented 13 years ago

I see this all the time, and it drives me nuts. One PC I was working on recently had a desktop link to a Bing search for Google, presumably the user would click on that and then search for Google in Google (as is custom for the technologically challenged), making sure to doubleclick all the hyperlinks for good measure. Can't reform 'em.
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0 12. Highmeadow commented 12 years ago

"put your search terms in quotes"??? Whaddoes he mean? :)
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+1 13. Sizzlik (admin) commented 12 years ago

#12 Sadly most people dont know it..for those who dont makes google search for your term as single term. When you google John Smith, google finds sites containing "John" and "Smith"..when you google "John Smith" only finds sites with "John Smith"
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0 14. huldu commented 12 years ago

So hilarious i had to come back and look at it.
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0 15. denniscav commented 12 years ago

I do not recommend a low amperage and high voltage current be delivered via the keyboard whenever a person makes stupid mistakes on a computer but, it may reduce greatly the problem represented in this cartoon.
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0 16. bitcoder commented 11 years ago

super video. i think human make technology, technology can't build human. so don't compromise each other.