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Sun Dec 30, 2018, 12:28 PM

What gender is your computer?

A Computer Science teacher decided to have some fun with his Night School class. He split the students into groups of Men and Women. They had to discuss what gender should computers be classified as.


The Men started off stating that computers should be classified as Female and supplied four points to back that up

No one but their creator understands their internal logic

When they communicate they speak in code language
that only they and experts can understand

Every mistake you make is stored on their hard drive for later retrieval

As soon as you commit to one you find yourself
spending half your paycheck accessorizing it


The Women who were not to be outdone supplied four points of their own
to back up their theory that computers should be classified as Male

To get their attention you have to turn them on

They have a lot of data but still canít think for themselves

They are supposed to help you solve problems
but half the time they are the problem

As soon as you commit to one you realize that
if youíve waited you could have gotten a better model



I think this is controversial and has the possibility of touching off a firestorm of debate.

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apkhgp Dec 2018 OP
Achilleaze Dec 2018 #1
Lochloosa Dec 2018 #2
Dr Hobbitstein Dec 2018 #7
Wawannabe Dec 2018 #8
MissMillie Dec 2018 #3
deek Dec 2018 #4
Merlot Dec 2018 #5
2naSalit Dec 2018 #6
liberaltrucker Jan 2019 #9
Name removed Jan 2019 #10
marble falls Jan 2019 #11

Response to apkhgp (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2018, 12:45 PM

1. Wait till I finish this computer game, then I may have a clue

&f=1

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Response to apkhgp (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2018, 01:14 PM

2. Is Asshole a gender?

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Response to Lochloosa (Reply #2)

Sun Dec 30, 2018, 03:41 PM

7. I was gonna say the same. Working at the recording studio today,

 

And the recording drive on the Mac Pro keeps cutting out, slowing down progress for my client and myself. Definitely an asshole.

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Response to Dr Hobbitstein (Reply #7)

Mon Dec 31, 2018, 09:56 PM

8. I was wondering what gender

Mofo! Was...!
Lol

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Response to apkhgp (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2018, 01:14 PM

3. Complexity is not a vice

they are both right.

But they both have the ability to work it out.

Zero-sum games suck

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Response to apkhgp (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2018, 01:30 PM

4. Non Binary eom

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Response to apkhgp (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2018, 01:54 PM

5. Feline.

Beautiful (it's a mac), unpredictable, intriguing. Requires more maintenance than initially expected. A good source of amusement.

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Response to apkhgp (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2018, 03:03 PM

6. Weird.

Just weird.

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Response to apkhgp (Original post)

Tue Jan 1, 2019, 12:18 AM

9. Definitely female

"Are you sure you want to delete this"-ad infinitum

YES DAMNIT!!!!!!!!!!!



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Tue Jan 1, 2019, 09:54 AM

11. Explain that, please. I call my car (every car I've ever owned) "old Betsy" ...

you think that makes me ageist?

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