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Old 20 September 2007, 02:45 PM
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As an enlightened, modern parent, I try to be as involved as possible in the lives of my six children. I encourage them to join team sports. I attend their teen parties with them to ensure no drinking or alcohol is on the premises. I keep a fatherly eye on the CDs they listen to and the shows they watch, the company they keep and the books they read. You could say I'm a model parent. My children have never failed to make me proud, and I can say without the slightest embellishment that I have the finest family in the USA.
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What with the number of ridiculous signs (such as requesting AMD chips=hacker) I'm having trouble believing this is anything but satire. Can anyone shed some light on this?
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Old 20 September 2007, 02:49 PM
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What with the number of ridiculous signs (such as requesting AMD chips=hacker) I'm having trouble believing this is anything but satire. Can anyone shed some light on this?
It is satire. I have seen this article discussed on a different forum and it is indeed Satire (I cannot locate the original thread, its gone on that forum)
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Old 20 September 2007, 02:58 PM
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from the old board
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Old 20 September 2007, 11:15 PM
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yeah its old, but I still love it. It's hilarious.
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Old 21 September 2007, 01:44 AM
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unfortunatly, the same people who pay $40 to get windows patches installed on their pc (instead of just clicking windows update) due to fear of "messing it up" will get their hands on this note and not know it is satire.

Kids are going to get messed up, and other organizations are going to get screwed..

Picture the parent at BestBuy looking at new computers..

"I ain't gonne git me one o' dem der AMD 'puters, dems are for them interweb hackers"
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Old 21 September 2007, 02:02 AM
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Wow, I fit that description to a T! Except for the fact that I couldn't hack my way out of a paper bag.

"Snow Crash" as a hacker manual? "Does your kid use Quake?"

Funny article. This guys got a good sense of humor.
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Old 21 September 2007, 06:55 AM
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OMG I'm a hacker !!!!!!!!11111eleventy-one1111111!!!!!!

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