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IdioTech: Oh, Right, The Colon Bracket Thingy
My mum just asked me what the “colon bracket thingy” meant.- Anonymous
My mom sends texts using the voicemail.- Anonymous
My sister and I convinced my mother, as a joke, that the internet was turned off on public holidays. She believed this for about three months before we realized she hadn’t got the joke.- Anonymous 
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IdioTech: Oh, Right, The Colon Bracket Thingy

My mum just asked me what the “colon bracket thingy” meant.
- Anonymous

My mom sends texts using the voicemail.
- Anonymous

My sister and I convinced my mother, as a joke, that the internet was turned off on public holidays. She believed this for about three months before we realized she hadn’t got the joke.
- Anonymous 

Are you surrounded by the technically challenged? Send your IdioTech stories to Tumblr. It’s technically easy, we promise. 

IdioTech: Where Do I Put the Money?
Welcome to Idiotech, the column where we shame your parents, teachers, and other old people for being dumb about technology.
My grandmother asked me where she was supposed to “place the money” in her computer, And when I asked her why, she said it was to buy that sweater off the website I showed her.- Anonymous
Everytime my dad uses the internet, no matter the browser he will use a search engine and type the website’s url in there instead of the navigation bar.- starlight-shadow 
My mom asked how long I’d be 18 years old the day before my birthday. It took her several minutes to realize what she had asked me.- whorephanages 
I once texted my dad a link to a website and he asked how he could access the site on the computer instead of his phone…- noestoyhechodecarne 
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IdioTech: Where Do I Put the Money?

Welcome to Idiotech, the column where we shame your parents, teachers, and other old people for being dumb about technology.

My grandmother asked me where she was supposed to “place the money” in her computer, And when I asked her why, she said it was to buy that sweater off the website I showed her.
- Anonymous

Everytime my dad uses the internet, no matter the browser he will use a search engine and type the website’s url in there instead of the navigation bar.
starlight-shadow 

My mom asked how long I’d be 18 years old the day before my birthday. It took her several minutes to realize what she had asked me.
whorephanages 

I once texted my dad a link to a website and he asked how he could access the site on the computer instead of his phone…
noestoyhechodecarne 

Our first batch of Tumblr submitters are here! If you’d like to submit to IdioTech or any of our other columns then we just made it a whole lot easier. Send it straight to our Tumblr. 

But Why Are the Birds Angry?
Today I was playing Angry Birds on my iPod Touch when my mom asked what I was doing. I responded, “Angry Birds.” She asked, shocked, “Why are our birds angry?”- Anonymous
Since my dad still uses Internet Explorer (and a really old version, at that), I tried to tell him about different browsers. He refuses to use them, because he “won’t be able to access Google with another Internet.”- Anonymous
The other day my Dad stepped on my retainer and broke it, I notified him there 300$ to replace, my mom suggested my sister and I could share hers…- Anonymous 
Do you have any parents, friends or foes who are years behind on technology? If so, submit your own idiotech stories right here on Tumblr.

But Why Are the Birds Angry?

Today I was playing Angry Birds on my iPod Touch when my mom asked what I was doing. I responded, “Angry Birds.” She asked, shocked, “Why are our birds angry?”
- Anonymous

Since my dad still uses Internet Explorer (and a really old version, at that), I tried to tell him about different browsers. He refuses to use them, because he “won’t be able to access Google with another Internet.”
- Anonymous

The other day my Dad stepped on my retainer and broke it, I notified him there 300$ to replace, my mom suggested my sister and I could share hers…
- Anonymous 

Do you have any parents, friends or foes who are years behind on technology? If so, submit your own idiotech stories right here on Tumblr.

IdioTech: Jesus, People Still Use AOL?
My parents still pay for AOL. My mom doesn’t know how to open internet explorer so if she wants to view a website she first logs on to AOL. - Anonymous 
My mom wanted me to trim my beard so she kept on asking me to manscape. After the 5th time I told her that manscaping didn’t mean the face. - Anonymous 
For Christmas, my parents got me an iPhone that was a downgrade from the iPhone I already had… - Anonymous 
I often work with a mother about 10 years older than me. I noticed she always has a problem starting PowerPoint presentations so I suggested that she press F5. She took me outside and started freaking out at me because I had “ordered” her. - Anonymous 
I work with a woman who is a mother and about 10 years older than me. One day she took the overhead projector remote and started pressing random buttons. I asked her what she was doing and she would only tell me she saw me do it one time. Aparently she was trying to fix the sound. After telling her it had to be a software problem and her ignoring me I unmuted the video player. - Anonymous - Continue reading
I have a hunch the last two people are one and the same. 
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IdioTech: Jesus, People Still Use AOL?

My parents still pay for AOL. My mom doesn’t know how to open internet explorer so if she wants to view a website she first logs on to AOL- Anonymous 

My mom wanted me to trim my beard so she kept on asking me to manscape. After the 5th time I told her that manscaping didn’t mean the face. - Anonymous 

For Christmas, my parents got me an iPhone that was a downgrade from the iPhone I already had… - Anonymous 

I often work with a mother about 10 years older than me. I noticed she always has a problem starting PowerPoint presentations so I suggested that she press F5. She took me outside and started freaking out at me because I had “ordered” her. - Anonymous 

I work with a woman who is a mother and about 10 years older than me. One day she took the overhead projector remote and started pressing random buttons. I asked her what she was doing and she would only tell me she saw me do it one time. Aparently she was trying to fix the sound. After telling her it had to be a software problem and her ignoring me I unmuted the video player. - Anonymous - Continue reading

I have a hunch the last two people are one and the same. 

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The Internet Is For Cat Videos, Right?
My Dad was editing a video for his work which he was going to upload to YouTube, upon overhearing this my nan gave a laugh and asked why we’d upload it to YouTube. Why was she so surprised? She thought the website was ONLY for cat videos… - Anonymous 
My mother in law is worried about us sending her videos or pictures of our new baby from our iPhones because it will “use up our minutes.” - Anonymous 
Whenever my aunt sees something on the internet, shes says “the man in the computer told me”. I still don’t know if she’s kidding or not. - Anonymous 
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The Internet Is For Cat Videos, Right?

My Dad was editing a video for his work which he was going to upload to YouTube, upon overhearing this my nan gave a laugh and asked why we’d upload it to YouTube. Why was she so surprised? She thought the website was ONLY for cat videos… - Anonymous 

My mother in law is worried about us sending her videos or pictures of our new baby from our iPhones because it will “use up our minutes.” - Anonymous 

Whenever my aunt sees something on the internet, shes says “the man in the computer told me”. I still don’t know if she’s kidding or not. - Anonymous 

We know you must love shaming your friends and family too so send us the dirt and it could be in the next IdioTech column. You can also send those stories to us straight on Tumblr. 

Idiotech: Prank Calls, Skype, & the Death of Google Reader [Click for more]
One time when my grandmother was visiting, she thought thatyoutube videos had to be bought from a retail store. - norwegiantrash
My mom called me because she’d heard Google Reader was being shut down, and was worried that meant she wouldn’t be able to read any of the blogs she’d bookmarked in “her favorites.” - Anonymous
So I was helping my mum put some stuff on her pendrive and in the end she said to me “did you put it on my dingle dongle?” I was really confused until I realised she meant her pen drive. - xblowpopsx
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Idiotech: Prank Calls, Skype, & the Death of Google Reader [Click for more]

One time when my grandmother was visiting, she thought that
youtube videos had to be bought from a retail store. norwegiantrash

My mom called me because she’d heard Google Reader was being shut down, and was worried that meant she wouldn’t be able to read any of the blogs she’d bookmarked in “her favorites.” - Anonymous

So I was helping my mum put some stuff on her pendrive and in the end she said to me “did you put it on my dingle dongle?” I was really confused until I realised she meant her pen drive. xblowpopsx

Don’t forget you can submit your own stories to us RIGHT IN TUMBLR!

Idiotech: Black Ops, Starbucks, and That Face-Thing Site
Welcome back to Idiotech, the column where we shame your parents, teachers, and other old people for being dumb about technology. If you think your parents are even stupider than this, submit your story at the bottom of this page.
My dad just tried to mute the TV with my cellphone.-Anonymous
My grandpa asked me if they sold Folgers or Maxwell House coffee at Starbucks.-Anonymous
My father went to the store to buy me something for Christmas and told them it was cheaper on the internet, and he wanted the same price as advertised online. They refused to give him the same price so he went home and called “the internet” to complain.-Anonymous
Have your own idiotech stories? Submit them here!

Idiotech: Black Ops, Starbucks, and That Face-Thing Site

Welcome back to Idiotech, the column where we shame your parents, teachers, and other old people for being dumb about technology. If you think your parents are even stupider than this, submit your story at the bottom of this page.

My dad just tried to mute the TV with my cellphone.
-Anonymous

My grandpa asked me if they sold Folgers or Maxwell House coffee at Starbucks.
-Anonymous

My father went to the store to buy me something for Christmas and told them it was cheaper on the internet, and he wanted the same price as advertised online. They refused to give him the same price so he went home and called “the internet” to complain.
-Anonymous

Have your own idiotech stories? Submit them here!

My mom made our cat a facebook. Why? So that she could send herself what she wanted on farmville. If that wasn’t bad enough, the cat frequently comments on my statuses. I even saw my mom and the cat posting on eachother’s walls. When I told her she was just talking to herself, she got really upset.

IdioTech - Cat Facebook

When I was younger, my dad didn’t want me playing Zelda games because breaking ancient pots for rupees was an “anthropological crime”.

My mom is afraid to shred her old ATM card, because it still has money “IN” it.

IdioTech - ATM Card

My grandmother thinks her cell phone is broken because she never gets any “tex-mex’s” from her friends and can’t “turn it into a camera.

IdioTech - Tex-Mex

My dad was wondering why no one was commenting or liking his facebook posts anymore, he was beginning to think no one liked him. later he realized that he had changed his settings so that I was the only person that could see his posts. He claims he was trying to send me a message.

IdioTech - Facepalm

My dad uses the cable guide to find the TVguide channel so he can see whats on.

My mom called me freaking out about a “blue screen” with a bunch of words that popped up on her screen when she opened her web browser. I thought it was windows’ blue screen of death. It was the facebook welcome screen, which my brother had set as the home page

IdioTech - The Blue Screen
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