You know you've been around computers too long when.....

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1. You dream in 256 pallettes of 256 colors.
2. You are counting objects, you go "0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,A,B,C,D...".
3. You are asked about a bus schedule, you wonder if it is 16 or 32 bits.
4. Your wife says "If you don't turn off that bloody machine and come to bed,then I am going to divorce you!", and you tell her off for omitting the 'else' clause.
5. You are reading a book and look for the scroll button to get to the next page.
6. You look for your car keys using: "grep keys /dev/pockets"
7. You are asked for your home address by a taxi driver, you give your IP address.
8. You get into a lift and double-press the button for the floor you want.
9. You stop laughing and just say 'LOL' instead.
10. You refer to your other half as "wife@home.com".
11. You wake up at 3 am to go to the bathroom and you have to stop to check your e-mail on the way back to bed.
12. You are asked how long you will be, and you reply "For I=1 to 1000: Next"
13. You turn off your PC and get this awful empty feeling, as if you just turned off the life support on a loved one.
14. You start using smileys in your snail mail.
15. You check your mail. It says "no new messages." So you check it again.
16. You don't know what gender three of your closest net friends are, because they have neutral screen names and avatars and you never bothered to ask.
17. You call going to the loo "downloading" and sex "interfacing".
18. Your kids are called, Google, Yahoo and Skype.

You start tilting your head sideways to smile :)
 

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Re: You know you've been around computers too long when.....

OMG have you been spying on me :mrgreen:
 

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1. You dream in 256 pallettes of 256 colors.
2. You are counting objects, you go "0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,A,B,C,D...".
3. You are asked about a bus schedule, you wonder if it is 16 or 32 bits.
4. Your wife says "If you don't turn off that bloody machine and come to bed,then I am going to divorce you!", and you tell her off for omitting the 'else' clause.
5. You are reading a book and look for the scroll button to get to the next page.
6. You look for your car keys using: "grep keys /dev/pockets"
7. You are asked for your home address by a taxi driver, you give your IP address.
8. You get into a lift and double-press the button for the floor you want.
9. You stop laughing and just say 'LOL' instead.
10. You refer to your other half as "wife@home.com".
11. You wake up at 3 am to go to the bathroom and you have to stop to check your e-mail on the way back to bed.
12. You are asked how long you will be, and you reply "For I=1 to 1000: Next"
13. You turn off your PC and get this awful empty feeling, as if you just turned off the life support on a loved one.
14. You start using smileys in your snail mail.
15. You check your mail. It says "no new messages." So you check it again.
16. You don't know what gender three of your closest net friends are, because they have neutral screen names and avatars and you never bothered to ask.
17. You call going to the loo "downloading" and sex "interfacing".
18. Your kids are called, Google, Yahoo and Skype.

You start tilting your head sideways to smile :)

lol. That was funny..........................and so true !
 

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Some stuff in there is quite terrifying -- Indeed, I am genuinely constantly frustrated by my own inability to grep the real world for missing items.
 

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:Troll:

Meh.....
 

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@ Merlin - Brilliant, that`s brightened my afternoon and yes i can relate to some of those :oops:

Cheers,
 

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When you spend an hour trying to tell someone how 10 really equals 2. :D
 

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LOL...


I also wish life had a task manager and restore points... :LOL:
 

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8. You get into a lift and double-press the button for the floor you want.
9. You stop laughing and just say 'LOL' instead.
11. You wake up at 3 am to go to the bathroom and you have to stop to check your e-mail on the way back to bed.
13. You turn off your PC and get this awful empty feeling, as if you just turned off the life support on a loved one.
14. You start using smileys in your snail mail.
15. You check your mail. It says "no new messages." So you check it again.

These are so true!
 

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...You start competing on a forum over whos response was better :LOL:
 

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I am just on the return from local pub, ready to hit the bed, ;) my personal guess would be, what about computers lols :p:p
 

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... you start to carry a pump-action shotgun, and a large can of Anti-Troll spray.....:twisted:
 

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You know all the sequences for traffic signals, and can predict the next light change. Worse still you can tell when the traffic signal computer has crashed.

You can convert 8 bit binary to decimal it your head only.

You manage to spot things like windows cursors and taskbars on things like the train station departure screens.
 

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And spotting car registrations like BCD CPU etc

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