Silly grin. Help !

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My son's new 20" iMac arrived 43 minutes ago. It took him longer to sign the UPS notepad thingy than it did for him to open the box and even less time for him to switch it on, discover that he could access the internet on three neighbours wireless networks and start playing with it.

He is eighteen. He never gets excited about anything. He never shows any emotion. I've not seen him laugh or even smile in years. So how do I wipe the silly grin off his face?
 
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My son's new 20" iMac arrived 43 minutes ago. It took him longer to sign the UPS notepad thingy than it did for him to open the box and even less time for him to switch it on, discover that he could access the internet on three neighbours wireless networks and start playing with it.

He is eighteen. He never gets excited about anything. He never shows any emotion. I've not seen him laugh or even smile in years. So how do I wipe the silly grin off his face?
You don't. You enjoy his silly grin and let him enjoy it too!

Congrats and have fun!!!!!
 
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Take a screwdriver (flathead or phillips), and drive it right through the center of the screen. That will make him stop smiling.

Ok, ok.. I'm j/k. But you asked. =)
 
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My son's new 20" iMac arrived 43 minutes ago. It took him longer to sign the UPS notepad thingy than it did for him to open the box and even less time for him to switch it on, discover that he could access the internet on three neighbours wireless networks and start playing with it.

He is eighteen. He never gets excited about anything. He never shows any emotion. I've not seen him laugh or even smile in years. So how do I wipe the silly grin off his face?

depending on where you live you could tell him that if you use other peoples wireless internet connections without their permission he could go to jail.. that might take the smile off his face.
 
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Man you guys are baaad...?

I'd say let the kid enjoy it, and you should be enjoyin that he is finally smiling.

I'd think :D

Any way, congrats on the new Mac. and Enjoy it, thats if ur son lets u use it :D
 
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I had the same smile when I first fired up my Mac. Never goes away, really.
 
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Tell him you are going to donate that computer to charity and will get him a new PC.
 
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depending on where you live you could tell him that if you use other peoples wireless internet connections without their permission he could go to jail.. that might take the smile off his face.
FYI, I think that if the networks aren't secured that he can't get into much, if not any, trouble.
 
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Enjoy it while it lasts....after all he is a teenager:teen:

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Enjoy it while it lasts....after all he is a teenager:teen:

Welcome

Best piece of advice I've seen today:flower: Virtrep to you MaDDog

Congrats with the new Mac BTW
 

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