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How to lure a geek into fixing your computer

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  • Started 5 years ago by ScottW
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ScottW
ScottW
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All of us regular geeks helping others here know how difficult it is to try and solve a problem posted to a forum. Not only are we unable to see our client's desktop, it's unlikely that we will get a detailed description of the problem. At the end of a recent thread, I made this suggestion: try and lure a geek friend to your house (or school, or work, etc) to fix your computer. This begs the question: what does it take to lure a geek? That could be your inner geek, your geek friend(s), or the vicious stereotype of a geek such as NBC's "Chuck" on TV.

P.S.: this is not a contest, I'm not offering $100, there is no correct answer. Fire away!

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sparky7415
sparky7415
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Tell the geek your sister works at "Hooters" and loves intellectual types?

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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I would not "lure" a geek into my house. I would "invite"
Me, on the other hand, needs no luring :)

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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i have too many already ;) but pc parts will do

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ScottW
ScottW
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Jack, did I see you on a street corner with this sign?

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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hey that looks just like me, how did you happen to find a pic of me ;)

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

tell them that you have a quad core

say you have a huge virus

just drop the pc on their door step

tell them your ip address

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
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http://www.thinkgeek.com/

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

scott that still makes me laugh; great

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