Ways Geeks Coped with the Blackout
||Calling friends in California to try to
get them to play your VGA Planets turns for you.
||Going to the mall and trying to get into
the "employees only" areas because you're curious and there's
little or no security.
|| Underclocking your CPU to make the UPS
||Putting the aquarium in front of the window
every time you walk away from it so the image doesn't get burned
|| Driving around looking for strip clubs
that don't charge to let you in.
|| Instant messaging someone with your phone
and using your voice.
|| Getting frustrated because Solitaire
is too much of a strain with a real deck of cards.
|| Mimicking single people at the bar, and
making snide comments under your breath (BBspot webmasters only).
|| Driving from store to store trying to
find the one with the best price who's willing to ship your new hard
drive for free.
|| Spray painting "It is now safe to
shutdown your computer" on the ceiling of your bedroom.
||Setting old Microsoft Works manuals on
fire in living room in an attempt to heat water to make coffee.
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