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As someone who is "good with computers" I get a lot of calls from people who've got problems. Some of them even have problems with their computers.

Back many years ago working for a telecoms company, I was called to a senior secretary who "had put a disk into the drive and couldn't get it out". She had one of the first Mac II machines with two drive slots. But only one drive.

Opening up the case revealed stacks of floppy disks that she'd been posting through the hole in the case for weeks. She'd only decided there was a problem when her boss wanted one of them back...

(, Fri 22 Sep 2006, 13:58)
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different skills
My Nana can't send an email with an attachment, but she can......grow veg and cook her own food from scratch, wire a plug, remember everyones birthday, fill out a tax form, deliver a baby, drive a tractor.....
I can use emails, but I wish i had her skills and knowledge instead.
(, Fri 22 Sep 2006, 20:57, closed)

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