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I Am a Computer Geek

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    I am really good with computer stuff

    but it takes me a bit longer to learn something but I tend to do it better than other people after that.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 24, 2014

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    Building a Java based computerized store

    management system as my final year project.. About to do the presentation
    venac7 venac7 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 27

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    for anyone interested in supporting my tech

    startup company. just a college student looking to revolutionize the word of technology. youcaring.com/techstartup imbox me if you have any questions. I'm inspir d by the for project.
    iknoweverything iknoweverything 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I just love to mess around in MS Excel,

    MS Access and all kinds of scripts. With those programs I can do much more than the basics and build very advanced applications. It just feels great to make a computer do exactly what I want. It is there to make my life easier after all and I love to push that concept to the...
    Gentle153Old Gentle153Old 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 28, 2014

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    I always wanted to make my own video games ever

    since I was a kid, and when I was about 12 I started teaching myself how to program so that I could do that! I've made a few small things, but now I work in information security, not making games :( Maybe someday that will change... or I'll just keep working on my own games on...
    BoundlessPancake BoundlessPancake 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    Well my Bluetooth NIC seems to have failed

    and I will need to get a replacement from the manufacture. I will be without my computer for (about) 10 whole days! *sighs* at least I will still have net access.
    TK13 TK13 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's Weird

        I look at the things people post today and wonder why it is so hard for a person to Google or Yahoo search for information.  I use an auction site to look for hardware for my aging computers.  I'm amazed when a seller posts the model number and then everyone makes...
    PrairieDog71 PrairieDog71 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 24, 2012

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    I began my professional geek career in 1975

    working for a Washington DC "think tank". I then spent four years working as a network and systems engineer for several NASA missions. I built "c-cube" systems and help train mission controllers on how to use them. I even got to "fly" a spacecraft orbiting Venus. My internet...
    buckminster buckminster 61-65, M 1 Response Nov 7, 2014

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    French Computers A language instructor was

    explaining to her class that in French, nouns unlike their English counterparts, are grammatically designated as masculine or feminine. "House," in French, is feminine-"la mansion." "Pencil," in French, is masculine - "le crayon." One puzzled student asked, "...What gender is...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 19, 2014

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    MrIndeed MrIndeed 16-17, M 7 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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    What could be worse than being forced to figure

    out what some arbitrary assembly code does? Kill me now, haha!
    Indistinct Indistinct 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 2, 2014

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    gm451 gm451 16-17, M Sep 12, 2014

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    farroid farroid 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    Arun07 Arun07 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 23

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    I wasn't paying attention yesterday

    and opened EP in the wrong browser. Suddenly there were ads all over the place, "Sponsored From Around the Web." I thought man, they really ruined this site. Then I realized that I was using IE. Closed and opened in Firefox, and everything was back to normal: no ads anywhere...
    m3mb3r1 m3mb3r1 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    As an educational exercise,

    I'm planning on making a programming language. It will run on top of the JVM as a compiled language, and I in tend to use an imperative paradigm, but I've been thinking about leveraging some functional programming aspects, like lambda functions and map reduce (similar to python...
    Multitude Multitude 18-21, M Mar 20

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    I am am an I.T Security Specialist,

    I have a PhD. in Cryptography and a Masters in Computer Sciences and Programming. I am a qualified Penetration Tester and work with International companies and government agency's. I also write software to combat virus's.
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 5 Responses Oct 9, 2014

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    xboomx xboomx 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 17

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    your favorite chrome extension

    or firefox plugin.. andddd go! well I simply cannot live without OneTab for quick disposal of tabs without fear of losing anything.
    Urgez Urgez 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 26

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    Cheer Shift to the left,

    shift to the right! Pop up, push down, byte, byte, byte!
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 5 Responses Apr 5

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    loveybugy loveybugy 18-21, M 9 Responses Nov 10, 2014

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    ok ok so i need to get more traffic

    for my site anyone wanna help me get more traffic to my site please
    elementalista elementalista 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2, 2014

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    girlsdeadmonster girlsdeadmonster 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 30, 2014

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    Just built this rig. I do not recommend Ostrog

    cases, cheap and terrible wire management
    skittymic skittymic 18-21, M 2 Responses May 5

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    Does anyone else have a collection of .

    iso files? A few in my collection includes: win 10, 8, 7, XP, n 2000... I also have a few flavours of Linux including Ubuntu, kali, zorin, and debian... Idk why I like to collect them..
    mvard mvard 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 18

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    NullFaith NullFaith 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 18, 2013

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    Okay ... well not a computer geek,

    I do know a thing or two about them but I'm not all that like other people are. I however, am very good at keeping older pcs running. I currently have : 1. Compaq Presario 1360 It's 16 years old OS : Windows ME RAM : 64 MB SO-DIMM HD : 4 GB Processor : 333 MHz AMD K6-2 CD...
    RyRyOfAwesomeness RyRyOfAwesomeness 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 16, 2014

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    Are You a Computer Geek ?

    i thought i be higher but the test was harder then i thought I am a : Low Ranking Computer Geek. Definitely a Computer Geek, but low in the computer geek social structure you try, http://www.nerdtests.com/ft_cg.php
    erinjt erinjt 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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    my first computer was a Tandy

    where you could only use DOS to execute programs..from there a passion grew...I started to learn programming at the age of 7 at the age of 15 I was doing games in basic on a mac...that's when my hate grew for macs.
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    Once Upon A Midnight Dreary

    Once upon a midnight dreary, fingers cramped and vision bleary, system manuals piled high and wasted paper on the floor, longing for the warmth of bed sheets, still I sat there, doing spreadsheets. Having reached the bottom line, I took a floppy from the drawer. Typing with a...
    Joelwantsto Joelwantsto 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 20, 2012

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    I have tried everything thing I know!

    I worked for over a week on a PowerPoint presentation for my senior thesis paper (undergraduate) and something went wrong when I saved it last. I have three computers: a Mac and 2 PC laptops. None of them will open the file. Since it's in pptx, I have tried unzipping it as an...
    badwolfbb1987 badwolfbb1987 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 24

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    It's Not Like The Old Days

    (Prepare yourself to endure a rant..) I remember when the only people on the internet were geeks. I think I preferred that internet, when everything was novel, exciting and new, and everyone was smart and unusual. Nowadays you have everyone and their mum on the internet, and...
    emptyroads emptyroads 26-30, M 6 Responses Dec 10, 2010

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    I first started using the computer

    when I was 4 years old. When I turned 6, I started using the internet. I grew up with computers and video games. As time passed, I learnt quite a few things that children, the same age as me, usually don't. I started web-designing/graphic designing at the age of around 10. In...
    elzish elzish 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 6, 2014

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    "Oh you work in IT? I have this problem with.

    .." As someone who is overqualified for my ****** dead end technicians role (as per the norm for technicians) The amount of people who now feel obliged to sit me down at their laptops or whatever else is mysteriously broken is immense. As if I can't get enough of fixing PC's for...
    Chamberlane Chamberlane 70+, M 3 Responses Mar 15, 2014

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    My computer has a fx 6300,

    an r7 260x, sentry 750 watt, asus motherboard, crucial ram 4gb, 700 gig hdd win 7, in a rosewill case. What's yours?
    1Thatonedudeyouknow 1Thatonedudeyouknow 22-25, M Mar 31

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    I really love programming too c: I have almost

    programmed my TV, i know C++, yet i have a IQ of 101 XD --- URL stands for Universal Resource Locator right? Just a guess, i don't even know xD
    ScorpioShaun ScorpioShaun 13-15, M 3 Responses Oct 5, 2014

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    Next Generation Computer Hardware

    The single biggest innovation to look forward to in next generation computer hardware is what I like to call Frankenstein chips. Just as shrinking components on a chip reduces latencies you can stack one chip right on top of another and/or side by side on a silicon "transposer...
    wuliheron wuliheron 51-55 4 Responses Jul 3, 2012

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    I started learning Java

    and maked app that shows "Siberia is cold place :-)"
    MrSom MrSom 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 3

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    Life As An It Guy.. Pr0n!

    Every IT guy has been down this road.  You mess something up on your machine and you need me to look it. Fine.  But please do me a favor - think first and move your **** to some type of external media before you hand it over. Burn a CD, move it to a flash drive, flat...
    Findibulator Findibulator 36-40, M 4 Responses Jul 23, 2008

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    Editing HTML to get whatever feeling you want

    in your status:If you want to update your status, but the feeling you want isn't on the very limited drop-down menu, then you can edit the HTML to get whatever feeling you want. I'm pretty sure this only works on computers and laptops.1. Right-click the drop-down menu and select...
    ThatAwkwardPanda ThatAwkwardPanda 13-15 Jun 22, 2014

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    It was about time I started learning CMD

    programming. I feel so left behind. xD
    delusi0nal delusi0nal 18-21, F May 31, 2014

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    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    I love computers, and love to program.

    When I see some new technology I try to understand how it works and how could I replicate it. I can't be the only one right? :D
    miquelx miquelx 18-21, M 5 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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    I Was A Geek Before Geeks Were Cool

    And I'll be one even if after world moves away from us. When I went to college, there weren't very many schools that taught computer science, but I worked in high school writing accounts payable software for a car repair company. The computer was refrigerator sized and lived in...
    chromatic chromatic 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 23, 2010

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    How many people here use Linux.

    I personally use an Arch Linux laptop with i3 window manager. So far I have come to like it a lot.
    ReveredPotion ReveredPotion 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 25

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    I have a question, i'm currently trying to

    program my TV but i don't know how, anyone know how to program transmitters for the Vestel TV? XD
    ScorpioShaun ScorpioShaun 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 5, 2014

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