Do your parents not understand technology? Do they ask you stupid questions? Do they send you absurd text messages? Do they use words like "MyFace,""SpaceBook,"or "The World Wide Web?"
And thank God we'll never be as dumb as they are!
My mom thinks I'm really popular because of how many people wished me Happy Birthday on Facebook.
Peter L, NCSU
Mom: "I loved the Twilight soundtrack! Even bought two copies so I didn't have to move it from car to house!!"
My mom has called it "Michaelsoft" for years.
Flibbo B, WWU Muenster
My dad just asked me, "Where can I find Wikipedia?"
Jason N, UNC
I went home this weekend for the first time in several months and my mother told me she had started knitting again. She showed me her giant pile of scarves and gloves. She then tells me she is going to start youtube'ing them to make some money from her paypals.
John Workman, north georgia college and state university
My grandfather used the on-screen digital cable guide to find the TV guide channel to see what was on TV.
My mom asked if emails were delivered on Sundays.
Every time my mom signs up for something online, she scrolls through the entire terms of service page because "They can tell if you don't read it."
My mom once asked me if I thought it would be possible to find Beatles songs for download online, with a genuine fear that it might be too much of a burden to ask me to go searching for such a thing.
My 72 year old grandma just joined Facebook about a month ago. Mostly all she does is play games. She typically sends me three requests PER DAY to join Happy Aquarium.