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Caption This for 02/03/12

Posted February 02, 2012 4:45 PM by Kaplin


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02/02/2012 5:20 PM

The LynDoor™ Industries Leap Year Computer Sale is on NOW!

That's right, PUSH, PULL OR DRAG it in! And if just ANY OLD computer monitor is worth $8.00 JUST IMAGINE what your good stuff is worth!

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02/02/2012 6:09 PM

I don't care whether you want to see the PC Doctor or not! Now heel!

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02/02/2012 6:40 PM

Always try to remember to refresh your display every day, or at least once in a while. It does wonders for it.

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02/02/2012 7:07 PM

Thats what happens after pulling the plug; more pulling the plug, the kids skateboarding is just another.

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02/02/2012 8:03 PM

Those dog outfits are getting crazier and crazier!

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02/02/2012 8:22 PM

No! No, dear.

This is not how you, "drag and drop".

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02/02/2012 8:37 PM

Muttering overheard, "Let's just see those kids get on the facebook now!"

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02/03/2012 6:41 AM

Kids laughing in background

See, I told you she thought we were actually using that POS when we were actually playing with our I-PHONES. She really thinks she is punishing us too. Man this is way funnier for real than in that TV commercial with that little Kid.

HA HA HA

Oh crap my sides hurt.

I think I gotta pee.

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02/03/2012 10:55 AM

YOU KIDS STOP TORTURING GAMMY!!

OR I'LL CALL AUNTIE HELEN!!! NOW GET OFF THAT DAM FACEBOOK!!!!

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02/02/2012 10:23 PM

good dog!

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02/02/2012 10:33 PM

She takes her e-pet a bit too seriously. It doesn't get enough exercise chasing the mouse pointer around, it insists on a real walk.

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02/02/2012 11:14 PM

Early attempt at mobile computing!

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02/03/2012 1:25 AM

Proof that Google Maps is better than a GPS,

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02/03/2012 3:17 AM

Come along Commodore, time for your antivirus jab.

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02/03/2012 4:01 AM

Mrs Pinkerton missunderstood the vet when he told her to monitor her dog.
Del

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02/03/2012 4:16 AM

Life before Tamugochi.....

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02/03/2012 4:18 AM

A virtual computer (almost one) playing "Second Life" in the real world.

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02/03/2012 4:30 AM

It's just so sad to see the original KrisDelTM Roverware© being taken out for recycling like that. This stuff was brand new not long ago.

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02/03/2012 7:22 AM

Bubbette really was sincere when she heard her school needed a new parking lot "monitor"......

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02/03/2012 8:06 AM

You're going to the shop and that's it...every year it's the same thing...it's just an anti-virius shot...

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02/03/2012 8:23 AM

"Why am I pulling this? Ever try pushing one of these things?"

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02/03/2012 8:28 AM

Leash laws have gotten very strict lately... Dont forget to cleanup all of the BSODs left behind..

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02/03/2012 9:49 AM

I wonder how PETA would view this?

PETA = Personal Electronic Toy Association.

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02/03/2012 12:44 PM

After repeatedly telling CRT that he would catch a virus if he stayed out in the damp weather any longer, she finally had to drag him inside herself.

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02/03/2012 2:13 PM

I asked Mom to take my pet Monitor LIZZARD to the vet!

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02/03/2012 3:20 PM

Wall-E official trailer.

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02/03/2012 3:26 PM

Cute little CRiTter.

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02/03/2012 3:45 PM

Okay, look-- her husband said the PC needed to be re-booted. But the saleslady at the shoe store was absolutely NO HELP AT ALL.

But, it worked out okay! There was a buy-one-get-one on the shoes she liked!

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02/03/2012 4:30 PM

Computer Dating, humph.....I just dont understand this new generation!

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02/03/2012 4:33 PM

Hunny.....Honey........HONEY!!!!

World of Warcraft my Ass, lets see him ignor me now!

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02/06/2012 11:54 AM

He, he!... very funy; that actually happened to me, except mine was a lap-top.

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02/03/2012 5:04 PM

tilt, swivel and pull

green, yellow and pink

this lady is a fool

tube fragile; did she think?

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02/03/2012 8:51 PM

Addiction help line's advice: stop cold turkey … who said that I cannot do it.

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02/03/2012 11:37 PM

I told Mabel that shopping was a drag, and that she should pull her weight. Guess she just couldn't picture what I said.

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02/04/2012 3:48 PM

Before the cataract surgery, Edna's dog was stubborn and resisted their daily walks.

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02/07/2012 2:48 PM

Looks like the Long Walk for this monitor...... how sad :(

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