I am everything you hate about people on the internet. I am here to help.

(740 Posts)
Blacklight Thu 12-Feb-15 21:26:38

I am male, mid 20's and grew up with this technology.
Wondering what something means?
Wondering how to do something?
Wondering how your kids did something?
Wondering if you should let your kids do something?

Gobbolinothewitchscat Thu 12-Feb-15 21:28:18

Oh thank God you're here.

What's this "internet" thing that young people keep going on about?

usualsuspect333 Thu 12-Feb-15 21:28:51

I'm sure we can work the internet tyvm.

DextersMistress Thu 12-Feb-15 21:29:56

Patronising much? hmm

GurlwiththeCurl Thu 12-Feb-15 21:30:37

Well, some of us may have been using computers since before you were born! Do you really think we need someone to explain it all to us?

YeahDamon Thu 12-Feb-15 21:31:05

Well done, sonny. You've just won the internet.

ElphabaTheGreen Thu 12-Feb-15 21:31:05

'What the fuck is this then?' she asked, setting down her quill.

tabulahrasa Thu 12-Feb-15 21:31:38

This is the internet?...

TheFirstOfHerName Thu 12-Feb-15 21:31:48

I have a question.
The bear key on my keyboard keeps getting stuck. So when I want to type dragon I type bear by mistake. Why is that?

TheCowThatLaughs Thu 12-Feb-15 21:32:26

Thank god! We're saved! <swoons>

Rosa Thu 12-Feb-15 21:32:50

Yeah but do you know how to use a phone box???

IfNotNowThenWhen Thu 12-Feb-15 21:33:03

OK. Tell me the difference between the Internet and the World Wide Web. No Wikipedia now!

Tubbytimmy Thu 12-Feb-15 21:35:21

Do you know what a vhs is though?

LowLevelBlinging Thu 12-Feb-15 21:35:54

thank you OP

what does (o)(o) mean?

LowLevelBlinging Thu 12-Feb-15 21:36:37

because mine always come out (.)(.) sad

TheFirstOfHerName Thu 12-Feb-15 21:36:56

The OP definitely has tennis tennis

usualsuspect333 Thu 12-Feb-15 21:37:49

usualsuspect333 Thu 12-Feb-15 21:38:18

Betcha can't do that ^

MrsWolowitz Thu 12-Feb-15 21:38:36

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Hassled Thu 12-Feb-15 21:38:58

What year was Tim Berners-Lee born? No wiki-ing, now. If you're the youth expert you need to know this shit, so we don't have to.

DextersMistress Thu 12-Feb-15 21:39:11

Yes, and what is this 8==D

Opopanax Thu 12-Feb-15 21:39:35

I'm so glad he's male. I don't think a female can work the internet, can they?!

MadameJulienBaptiste Thu 12-Feb-15 21:40:49

What does biscuit mean? I keep seeing it all over this site.

usualsuspect333 Thu 12-Feb-15 21:41:04

I have to get my 22 year old son to type my posts sad

Hassled Thu 12-Feb-15 21:42:42

I'm feeling bad now - I'm sure Blacklight means well.

Tell me about Instagram because I don't understand it. Occasionally I google "Instagram+name of teenage niece" (because I fret about her well-being for assorted reasons) and can see lots of photos of her pouting - is that because she has no security settings, or are there no security settings on Instagram? Also - what's the point? You post a pouty photo, someone comments - how is that different to FB?

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