How knowledgable are you with computers?


How knowledgable are you with computers?

  1. Guru

    3 vote(s)
  2. Expert

    11 vote(s)
  3. Power User

    20 vote(s)
  4. Experienced User

    10 vote(s)
  5. Beginner

    1 vote(s)
  6. Dumb ***

    2 vote(s)
By Nic
May 25, 2003
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  1. Justin

    Justin TS Rookie Posts: 942

    What the hell is a "computer" ? Isn't this the YMCA?
  2. JSR

    JSR Banned Posts: 592

    oh shhhhhhhhhhhhhhht

    does that mean i have to change my vote too:confused:
  3. DigitAlex

    DigitAlex TechSpot Paladin Posts: 536

    WOW i'm freakin impressed !!!!

    NO DOTS AT ALL, not even a little tiny one !!!

    what's going on ????? ;)
  4. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +7

    The drugs ran out! ;)
  5. olefarte

    olefarte TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 1,343   +6

    Quote from an unnamed source.
    quote: From "New keyboard thread".
    i have a solution.....

    go and buy about 100 rolls of tin foil.

    now, completely wrap EVERYTHING in your room with the foil, leaving enough to cover your own head, so that no aliens will be able to intercept your thoughts....
    Maybe this worked afterall?
  6. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +7

    Heheheh I believe that that was myself who posted that...! To whom was I referring?
  7. olefarte

    olefarte TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 1,343   +6

    You said it, I just didn't know if you wanted your name used. It was originally about someone who just couldn't get it together. It originally came from this thread.
  8. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

    I branded myself Dumb ***. I may be able to fix a computer if it's ailing, but my knowledge of Windows is scarce and my knowledge of anything else is infinitesimal.

    There are three types of knowledge: what you know, what you know you don't know, and what you don't know that you don't know. What I know compared to what I know I don't know and what I don't know that I don't know is equal to a cup of water to an ocean. I may know some, but pretty much nothing when it all boils down. I'm not even an "expert" in a single category, and there are thousands.
  9. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,977   +15

    Power user.

    LOL - I remember the "tin foil" thread, it was over a video card not having a TV-Out I believe.

    I think Phant and Rick should have voted Guru.. Both of you are gurus to me anyways.
  10. XtR-X

    XtR-X TS Rookie Posts: 863

    OMG, you sound like Socrates. (If you've ever read the trial of Socrates by Plato and have absorbed the info..)

    I don't have the quote, but I totally agree that if you were a guru, you wouldn't be hanging out over here, you would think about how stupid we are.

    And I'm dead serious, Phantasm is Socrates all over again. :grinthumb
  11. acidosmosis

    acidosmosis TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,350

  12. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +7

    I can see why you think that, but if you were me, you would be thinking about all of the things you don't know.

    I have been teaching myself C++ recently by reading a book, and i am still on page 10.
  13. young&wild

    young&wild TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 993

    Thats pretty humble P66, given that the fact that you are very knowledgable, a guru doesn't need to everything in detail related to computer but specialise in one component of computing which i think you do in networking.
  14. XtR-X

    XtR-X TS Rookie Posts: 863

    Socrates was the smartest man alive for his time and yet he denied every bit of it. He was actually tried for being too smart and leading people (he was a teacher) to the wrong faith or breaking the law, which indeed is not true. His foes wanted him dead beacause he knew too much. He was executed.

    And I can't believe you guys have never heard of him! Come on, this is Eurospot! :cool:
  15. acidosmosis

    acidosmosis TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,350

    I've heard of Socrates. I knew about Socrates when I was like 3 years old, plus I had a philosophy class my senior year of High School, so yea I've read a lot of Socrates.
  16. JSR

    JSR Banned Posts: 592


    yeah, like in bill and ted's excellent adventure:D

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