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 ยท 90 replies
May 25, 2003
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  1. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,512

    Of course we don't clean the floors here...

    That job is reserved for colonels :D ;)
  2. DigitAlex

    DigitAlex TechSpot Paladin Posts: 536

    LMAO !!!! :D :D
  3. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421


    (I don't normally make 1 word posts but Mr.G's was too funny to let sit idle)
  4. acidosmosis

    acidosmosis TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,350

    Hehehe, dont laugh Alex, you'll be Colonel one day :D then I'll personally make SURE you dont miss a spot :D hehe
  5. Tarkus

    Tarkus TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 621

    Well, see, I have a government job now so I don't have to work, or learn. I will also accept a demotion, no problem. I noticed a bug in user profiles that shows Dec 31, 1969 as the oldest date displayed to others for a users bday. I was born in 1956.
  6. young&wild

    young&wild TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 993 come i never get to know that i m supposed to clean floors?
  7. negroplasty

    negroplasty TS Guru Posts: 516   +12

    LOL @ all of you, watching you all is like watching a bunch of my immature little friends bicker ;) . I think that you should all kiss and make up, not to take sides, but Phant wasn't in the wrong here, the rest can be left to your imagination.

    When I finally become a Colonel, not like I am in a rush, I will not be cleaning any floors, I am so special, I didn't even have to push the penny across the floor when I first came here :D .
  8. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,730   +379

    Yes, but thats only because we spent the penny on beer, not because your special tim :D
  9. acidosmosis

    acidosmosis TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,350

    Tim, hush ya mouth dude, dont ruin our fun :(. Were just playing around. Theres too much turmoil here to get all serious about this. Were just jokin ;-).

  10. DigitAlex

    DigitAlex TechSpot Paladin Posts: 536

    they maybe should add a [sarcasm] and [humor] tag in VB 3.0, what do you think guys :D

    and maybe a [nobrain] one for some :rolleyes:

    like <noscript> which is obsolete now :dead:

    hehehe :evil:
  11. Nic

    Nic TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 1,549

    That new [sarcasm] tag better be pretty big then, otherwise some users here might miss it. :D
  12. acidosmosis

    acidosmosis TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,350

    Aren't you supposed to be mopping the floors DigitAlex? ;)
  13. negroplasty

    negroplasty TS Guru Posts: 516   +12

    Acidosmosis: In case you didn't notice, there is a LOL in my post, if you consider laughing as an act of seriousness, you are the one who should "hush ya mouth" ;) . You may also notice a " ;) " in my post, perhaps that is also an act of seriousness, hmm, maybe I have a crush on someone here, isn't that what winking usually suggests?
  14. acidosmosis

    acidosmosis TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,350

    Again I was just jokin' you butthead heheheeh :p
  15. DigitAlex

    DigitAlex TechSpot Paladin Posts: 536

    i'm not a colonel on the boards yet !

    but it's not a problem to clean the floor of my beloved place if I need to, just to keep it tidy as we all like it to be :D

    But you will eventually clean the channel's floor FOREVER :evil: :D

  16. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    Excuse me.. That's MY title!
  17. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    I don't think it is appropriate to even mention what the Generals do...................
  18. JSR

    JSR Banned Posts: 592

    i fixed my friends computer too!

    i therefore........ must be.........a guru
  19. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,512

    I didn't hear you complain about the last girl I got you... Nor about that case of havanna's either....

    Or maybe I shouldn't have mentioned that... ;):D
  20. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    I only know of old Commodore machines and x86 platform with some of its operating systems. So that would rank me as a beginner, but I don't need to ask for help often.

    Ok, I guess the poll was about x86-compatible PCs only but a computer can be a lot more ;)
  21. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Maniac Posts: 2,244

    To call yourself a guru implies there is nothing left for you to learn, since the technology changes at such a fast rate, I don't think ANYONE caqn claim that title. I chose expert, although in some areas I have much expertise, and in others I am nearing the ******* category. To rate yourself as any of those in "computers" is very broad, while some of us may be able to do just about anything with DOS and Windows, we may not be able to do much of anything in Linux. Others of us may be able to cover all those and many other PC platforms, but may know squat about Mac. Others still may have lots of experience in hardware but may have troubles when dealing with software issues. reminds me of the old joke, "only thing more dangerous than a PC technician with a software patch, is a programmer with a soldering iron"
    Anyway, thats my half a** explaination of my level of computer knowledge.
  22. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +8

    I could not agree more. Well said.

    See how the more experienced users on this forum are subscribing more to this kind of view.
  23. JSR

    JSR Banned Posts: 592


    there is a n exception...........if you've fixed your friends computer.........then, you may call yourself....a least, that is what tarkus says.....(previous post) hehe.....:giddy:
  24. Tarkus

    Tarkus TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 621

    JSR... but that's only if you can do it with the laying on of hands! hehe.

    Well, I've been severely humbled by installing Redhat 9. Everything I need to install, installs differently from the last packages I've installed. Each time, I have to Google and learn to get it done. The hardest so far is the Nvidia Video drivers that have stumped me for two days.

    I guess I'm now an *****. Can I change my vote?
  25. SharkFiNbowL

    SharkFiNbowL TS Rookie Posts: 41

    Power user Period. :cool:

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