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?"
If you've got an example of your Parents Just Don't Understanding, submit it here!
And thank God we'll never be as dumb as they are!
My mom used my laptop the other day to search Youtube videos. She then "shared" a video using the email link on Youtube, as she was trying to send it to her friends. Because Youtube is automatically logged onto my account, it sent that email to all her friends from my Hotmail. My mom then got angry at me for "taking credit for finding the video."
My Aunt thinks that Facebook 'recycles' old newsfeed items when they're too 'backed-up' with status updates. She thinks they don't know that she's 'caught-on' to them.
Jenny Long from University of Toronto St. George Campus
I got an email from my grandmother recently that had a link to a viagra site. I assumed she had a virus and was accidentally sending things. It turns out my aunt had a virus and sent it to my grandma, and she thought it was so funny that she sent it to me.
Yesterday I gave my mom my flash drive and asked her if she could make me two copies of my paper at work because my printer ran out of ink. She brought home the copies in the afternoon. It was two photocopies of the flash drive
My Dad calls the internet the "entire-net."
I used to work at a Best Buy and one day this old dude comes in and asks me where the "jigga bite cards" are. I didn't correct him and told him where the "jigga bite cards" were.
My mom wants me to burn a CD for her friend who lives far away and send it to her in an envelope through the mail.
I was watching the news with my mom the other day when a story about internet security/hacking came on. The news anchor went, "Is your password the name of your pet followed by a number?
" My mom sat straight up, looking panicked, and went, "How did he know!?!"
My dad just asked me to post a video of him doing a burnout on eBay.
My dad asked me to re-energize his gmail account because he forgot his password.
Daksh Grotra from UOIT
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