Your computer: Masculin or Feminin ?

By truffles ยท 35 replies
Mar 6, 2002
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  1. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    When my computer crashes, I give it a spanking, would that count ? ;)
  2. boeingfixer

    boeingfixer TS Rookie Posts: 1,006

    My Athlon rig's name is Ivan. Ivan the Machine. I can curse him if I want. I would feel bad cursing a woman.
  3. erwin1978

    erwin1978 TS Maniac Posts: 290

    My computer's name is Bouncer. Can you figure out why?
  4. Jimbeau

    Jimbeau TS Rookie

    How fast it is..........Do you mean, like 'premature', maybe? :D
  5. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11


    Five reasons to believe computers are female:

    No one but the Creator understands their internal logic.

    The native language they use to communicate with other computers is incomprehensible to everyone else.

    The message "BAD COMMAND OR FILE NAME" is about as informative as, "If you don't know why I'm mad at you, then I'm certainly not going to tell you."

    Even your smallest mistakes are stored in long-term memory for later retrieval.

    As soon as you make a commitment to one, you find yourself spending half your paycheck on accessories for it.

    Five reasons to believe computers are male:

    They have a lot of data, but are still clueless.

    They are supposed to help you solve problems, but half the time they are the problem.

    As soon as you commit to one you realize that, if you had waited a little longer, you could have obtained a better model.

    In order to get their attention, you have to turn them on.

    Big power surges knock them out for the rest of the day (or night).
  6. Jimbeau

    Jimbeau TS Rookie

    HILARIOUS, Mictla !
  7. Spliffmeister

    Spliffmeister TechSpot Paladin Posts: 508

    I would have to concur that my machine is female, probably because when she doesn't do what I want I just slap her about (only joking!!). Although she is a little tempremental, she really loves me twiddling with her undercarriage.......

    The sun is still shining in Manchester
  8. Ronin Tetsuro

    Ronin Tetsuro TS Rookie Posts: 20

    Girlfriends and you

    My girlfriend knows that her only direct competition is my computer. Or computers to be exact. I've got Xaero a.k.a. Slave One as my storage system and Neo as my primary usage rig. They are networked through a switch and have a mutual cable connection.

    (*edited by mod)Mr. Tetsuro, check your Private Messages
  9. svtcobra

    svtcobra TechSpot Paladin Posts: 761

    Now that I put 512mb ram in the laptop, it has a bit more muscle. Its still a female, but she's pretty jacked!
  10. ontguy

    ontguy TS Rookie

    No gender association.

    I just call the computer, "IT".

    Its fast, etc...
  11. ScarletHippo

    ScarletHippo TS Rookie Posts: 20

    Never really thought about his before but here we go:

    PC 1. Its a Dell p3 500 mhz. Strikes me as having a male personality. Its called HAL. Its been all around the world and still works.

    PC 2. I think of this one as like one of those Star trek type computers. you know, with the female voice. ('warp core breech in 30 seconds. have a nice day'). It is rally fradgile (You bump it and it freezes). I have also been known to jump up and hug it on occasions :blush: . Its called Navi, which seems kinda feminine to me.

    I still call them 'it' tho

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