Do your parents not understand technology? Do they ask you stupid questions? Do they send you absurd text messages? If you’ve got an example of your Parents Just Dont Understanding, submit it here!
And thank God well never be as dumb as they are!
My dad recently discovered the Google search bar at the top of the browser. So now, he’s made a game of typing as few letters as he can into the search bar and seeing how long it takes Google to come up with what he’s looking for. The downside to this? If it doesn’t pop up within four letters, he get stressed out and convinced Google doesn’t have it.
Today, my mom was bragging about how she was impressed that she had the technical skill to figure out how to “hack” into my phone after twenty minutes of playing with it. In reality, she’d just figured out how to slide the unlock bar on my iPhone.
Meredith W from Providence College
I went to use my Dad’s computer today and noticed a notebook full of what looked like facebook notifications. I asked him about it and sure enough he has been writing down all his facebook notifications in this notebook so he “has them on file.”
SAM M from PSU
Today, my mom asked if she had an iPhone 2 or iPhone 3D
My mom is an Algebra teacher and one day while in her class she complained that her laptop wouldn’t display on the projector. After a minute or two of frustration she called in one of the school’s tech staff…who promptly explained that her only problem was an “air gap” and proceeded to plug her laptop up to the projector.
Daniel Neely from HU
My father, after watching Deathly Hallows pt. 2, asked me who “that guy without the nose” was.
I recently received an email from my grandmother warning me that if I didn’t remove my pictures from Facebook, a virus would be able to hack into my account and steal my social security number. What?
My dad only uses the computer to play poker and for some reason whenever I get on after him caps lock is always on, no idea why. He also thinks it costs money to listen to songs off your itunes library.
My mom and her boss could not figure out how to get out of a video that was in full screen, so they unplugged their computer for the day.
My girlfriend’s mom refuses to show her face on Skype because she doesn’t want the computer to put her on YouTube for everybody to download.
Michael Engle from McGill
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