Thursday, December 06, 2007

Zen and the Art of Computer Repair

Helpful Hint #137: Leaving your computer off for exactly 2 hours will not repair anything.

3 comments:

  1. I can just see it.

    Someone's sitting at his computer, got the stop watch in his left hand while his right hovers tentatively over the power button.

    Slowly, the seconds tick past. 1 hours 45 minutes 27 seconds.

    28 seconds

    29 seconds

    He casually lets his attention slip to the episode of Scrubs that he's been trying to watch.

    1 hours 57 minutes 34 seconds

    35 seconds

    36 seconds

    As they creep closer to that magic 2 hour mark, his nerves start to go.

    seconds begin to skip past faster than before.

    What did house just say?

    1 hour 59 minutes 33 seconds

    34 seconds

    35 seconds

    Almost there just a bit more

    37 seconds

    38 seconds

    hands now trembling

    40 seconds

    41 seconds

    eye glued to the stop watch,

    50 seconds

    51 seconds

    "DAD!!! SHELLY WON'T LET ME PLAY WITH HER DS!!!!"

    "Shelly! you share with your sister or so help me i'm going to....."

    he turns white and looks to his stop watch....

    2 hours 1 minute and 15 seconds

    16 seconds

    17 seconds

    ...

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  2. So then what? would he wait until the 4 hour mark or would he have to startup shutdown and wait 2? Hrm...

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  3. A crash reduces
    Your expensive computer
    To a simple stone.

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