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By what the fuck - / Sunday 25 August 2013 19:28 / Malaysia - Petaling Jaya
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I don't really blame the grandpa. So many places like that do upsell you so much stuff that you'll never need. Its hard to tell if the salesperson really thinks you need something or is just working for a higher commission. But trying to get an employee fired over that is way over board.

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Well, they say you can't teach old dogs new tricks. I guess you can't upgrade their Operating Systems, either. Old folks, gotta love them though. No, seriously. If your grandparents hadn't you know what'ed- your parents wouldn't be here and neither would you. Well, unless the entire family tree is adopted, but that's too complicated to make a joke about.

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The customer was a complete douche, but with all due respect to OP, come on, he deserves an award for having a computer with Windows 98 that still functions...

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13, it's pretty safe to assume the customer is old by OP stating that he still has windows 98 and needing to install a modern game for his grandson. And yes, the customer was being an ass by bitching OP out and wanting the manager to get them fired when they had said that they needed to upgrade his computer to do so. Just because someone is old is no excuse to act like that.

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@37 Then he should look for a different game that his grandson CAN play on windows 98. Just because something doesn't go his way, doesn't mean that he should take it out on the employee.

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Pentium 2? No no if you are going old school over clock a 486. I did that once with an external drive set as the primary hard drive. Ran a game meant for a way newer system on it. That 486 still runs too. Even when I left it in a shed for years it still booted. Compaq 486 were tough little machines. For a laugh I tried running one I still have around last year... It ran perfectly. How many new machines do that?

Either way it's his problem not knowing the basics for a computer...and if your boss try's also to get him to understand he'll leave and probably never come back until his faith in humanity is gone...

You are scamming him. He needs a whole new computer, not just an upgrade of his old one. The power supply of a computer from those days was a horse walking around in circles to drive a magneto.

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Back in the day when hardrives where on vinyl and the full-adder was steam powered... (Delusional rambles about Portuguese being a better language than C++.)

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