Wait, when was Mother’s Day? Shit!
Wait, when was Mother’s Day? Shit!
Don’t cut corners in life. You’ll wind up dead.
My mum just asked me what the “colon bracket thingy” meant.
My mom sends texts using the voicemail.
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.
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And now, a moment of silence for their kids being with them in public.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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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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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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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
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Nothing wrong with some forceful Easter fun.
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Mom has found a new, more advanced way of nagging.
We can’t all win Father of the Year.
Aww, such an adorable budding psychopath.