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You don’t need an internet connection!!!

Wow, end of March. How time passed. Hurm, actually this is a filler. I made a pact with myself to blog everyday of the week except the weekend and I’ve successfully stuck to that for the past 3 weeks. So yes, although I’ve completely nothing to blog about, am going to post this up anyway…while I’m still outside having dinner no less. WordPress on blackberry ftw!

Anyway back to this current post, like I said, I’ve nothing to write about…but I did have a very interesting conversation with my mom this afternoon. She was having trouble logging onto her twitpic account and after some sherlock holmes style investigation, I was pretty sure she got her password wrong. Mom, however was very insistent that she had typed the correct password so I told her to change her password which obviously got us to a dead-end, cause she couldn’t see the damn password change link.

Anyway, I began to teach her how to check her twitter password (which is same with twitpic) on her internet browser (firefox), telling her to click Tools then Options etc etc. But mom was like “It’s raining here in Genting, the celcom broadband is shitttt now”. So I gently explained to her that she didn’t need an internet connection to find out the settings on her browser but mom was like “You don’t understand is it? Internet down, nothing is loading!”. So I repeated myself again that she didn’t need any internet connection to do what I was about to teach her. At this point, mom has begun to sound exasperated by it all. And honestly, I found it so tragic and hilarious I was stifling laughter while walking her through it, hehehe.

However, about 10minutes of back and forth later I didn’t find it so funny anymore :P I had to calm mom down and basically raised my voice at mom without accidentally cussing. MOM, YOU DON’T NEED INTERNET CONNECTION TO CHECK THE SETTINGS ON YOUR BROWSER. IGNORE THE CIRCLING THING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE FIREFOX. LOOK UP! LOOK UP! TOOLS IS SAME ROW WITH FILES! LOOK UP! LOOK UPPPP!

Then she quietened down and next I heard on the phone was “Oohh”. OMG, I was relieved beyond comprehension.

And after it was all done (obviously she hadn’t typed in the correct password earlier), she thanked me on where else, but Twitter :)

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9 Responses to You don’t need an internet connection!!!

  1. N March 31, 2010 at 11:27 pm #

    Hahaha, your mum really comic

  2. kenwooi March 31, 2010 at 11:56 pm #

    haha.. it’s always interesting to see our parents ‘struggle’ with the technology =P

  3. JLean April 1, 2010 at 12:14 am #

    Checking out ere. =)

  4. ciki April 1, 2010 at 11:53 am #

    you go girl;) hehe

  5. KY April 1, 2010 at 2:11 pm #

    so schweeet!

  6. Kimberlycun April 1, 2010 at 3:00 pm #

    N: she is hahah!

    kenwooi: yeah haha cause it’s tragic n funny at the same time :D

    jlean: heh ok

    ciki: you go mom more like it hehe

    ky: haha it’s all about twitter love these days

  7. AdelineEr April 4, 2010 at 12:19 pm #

    Your mum is SUPER COOL! Its awesome how you link your mum to all these social networking sites while I am trying to block her out LOL

  8. Fieran April 6, 2010 at 5:00 pm #

    Your mom is so cool :)

  9. Kimberlycun April 6, 2010 at 5:19 pm #

    adeline: hehe i love it that she’s evolving with times. u shouldn’t block your mom out, think about it…it makes for a lot of funny stories to tell! haha

    fieran: heheh thanks :)

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