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People Describe The Most Ridiculous Thing They've Ever Seen A Technologically Illiterate Person Do
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New technology seems to be introduced at a faster and faster rate all the time.

It's only natural not everyone will be conversant in all the latest tech.

But some people really struggle.

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Insomniacs Break Down What They Do All Night
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What does this insomniac do at night?

Work. The answer is work. It always has been.

As a kid, I'd write endlessly in notebooks when I couldn't sleep. Now that I'm an adult you can absolutely find me online at 4 AM rambling about some madness like trans Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or that one time my neighbor bare-hand picked up a piece of dog poop and put it in her pocket.

Yes, I live in Florida.

For me, insomnia is a place of creation. But what is it for others?

For that, we turn to Reddit. Because humans stay nosy about what everybody else is doing.

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People Confess Which Basic Computer Skills They're Shocked Some People Don't Possess
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Computers are not everyone's strong suit. Generation z is now reaching adulthood, and they've had computers, smart phones, and iPads since birth.

For anyone in an older generation, this wasn't the case. Computers weren't even advertised for the home until the Superbowl of 1984, and even then it was priced at $2,500.

Come the turn of the 21st century, computers are a staple in the home, but the advancements in the last two decades have left some people scrambling to keep up. Things that might seem basic to some are shockingly uncommon to others.

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I admit, I love my stuffed animals. They're the best.

Some of them have been with me for years and I have them proudly displayed in different spots around my apartment. And when I've packed them for a move, I've done so with all the tender loving care I can muster.

What is it about them that stirs up these feelings?

Believe it or not, it's quite possible to form emotional attachments to inanimate objects!

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Students Describe The Funniest Ways They've Ever Messed With Their School's Computers
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School days can be long and monotonous. Who hasn't spent many an hour staring at the clock and counting the seconds pass on by? I mean plenty of subjects are intriguing and we pay attention, but having a little fun to pass the time or garner a rise in popularity is always irresistible.

As the use of computers and technology grew, tinkering with school systems became that much easier.

So many students have figured out backways into the educational interwebs in order to wreak a little havoc. And as long as nobody released a virus or doxxed anyone... what's the harm? Let's have a little fun.

Redditor u/AtmosphereForsaken82 was wondering what shenanigans some of us have gotten into with technology and school, by asking:

How did you mess with computers at school?
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