Mr Knitter

Home » General » Screw this, I’m outta here.

Screw this, I’m outta here.

July 2017
M T W T F S S
« Jun   Aug »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 68 other followers

My Instagram

She heard the word treats. #englishspringerspanielsofinstagram #englishspringerspaniel Christmas Tree finished. Decided not to plaster it this year. #christmastree #christmas2017 Like butter wouldn’t melt. #springerspaniel Me and My Stick #springerspaniel #puppy Pup having a kip whilst Mark is in the shop. Ouch. Broken again.

Goodreads

Follow me on Twitter

I'm part of Post A Day 2016

I enjoy helping people, but sometimes I just want to tell them to get stuffed. This was very much my tone this week. After installing a new PC for my mother, which she did not need, and took close to four hours, I was half way home and got a call saying that it was not working. Frustrated, I explained that it was working when I left and that it was not something I had done. After a few more now agonising conversations asking her to check her hub with a reply of “what’s that?”  really made me want to tear my eyeballs out. I started my journey back only to get a call that she eventually discovered that the power cable had come out of the router, and I turned round and continued my journey home.

I then get a call a few days later as their camera system HD is full and they it had stopped recording. I told them to change the options but questioned why it was not recording over the old footage as I had set it to this in the first place. Then they went to the shop to find out if they could help (obviously not) and then called me again. I told her husband that if I had changed it (doubtful) it would be something she would remember and would have told her to write it down, but this obviously never happened as the default number did not work. Then the texts started back and forward, and again I wanted to claw my eyes out in frustration as they were relentless. I pointed out that I had set it to record over old footage, and that they had been in the settings the night I had installed the camera system, and I remember them telling me and asking about certain settings. I know that I will have to visit and sort it out and no doubt find that it is set to one of the passcodes that I already told them about.

The next saga was their three Amazon sticks, which they bought from a third party so they had Kodi on them and other crap. None of them was working as all said “No stream available”. I told them that Amazon was working on blocking access to illegal content and they would have to deal just have the sticks as they were supposed to be. This didn’t go down too well, but in the end, they decided to reluctantly accept it. I then reset the sticks to factory settings, tried one last time to sideload Kodi, which worked but would not stream films, thus as per my original point that streaming was blocked.  So, resetting it, and making sure the sticks had the latest Amazon software one and were added to her account, I text to say they were done but without Kodi. The text back was quite dismissive regarding Kodi and a simple thank you, which I felt was not really meant. I told them that one of the remotes was not working and I had sorted that out, but this was not acknowledged, and in the end, I thought what the hell am I doing?

After all that I have decided to say screw this, and I am not going to bother helping out again. After all, I only tend to hear from people when they want or need something, which now is becoming very apparent, and not just from my family, but from so called friends.


2 Comments

  1. sanseilife says:

    Yeah, good luck! I think they also call you Mr. Nice Guy because you can’t say no. Hey I have this knitting question…. just kidding😏 Have a good Sunday

    Like

  2. Mah goodness…all that tech talk got me confused. I’m only good at using technology, not programming or fixing it. Sometimes we all just need a break from things.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

RUSSIA PHOTOS

RUSSIA PHOTOS is a blog run by Alex Markovich. E-mail: MarkovichUniverse AT gmail DOT com

Melanin World

Energy of the century

Sunbeams and Sass

a journey to find me...and everything in between - parenting/eco-living/crafts

A Broken Man

Finding love where it's been long forgotten

Silence The Crowd

Hush The World

Kristabella's Hodgepodge

An eclectic mix of things I make and love

A Petite Slice of Life

Musings from a teacher, runner, knitter, baker and reader

Discobar Bizar

Welkom op de blog van Discobar Bizar. Druk gerust wat op de andere knoppen ook, of lees het aangrijpende verhaal van Hurricane Willem nu je hier bent. Welcome to the blog of Discobar Bizar, feel free to push some of the other buttons, or to read the gripping story of Hurricane Willem whilst you are here!

Susie Lindau's Wild Ride

Come for Adventure. Stay for the Ride!

From the keyboard of Tony

Rants and raves from a village in Yorkshire .... don't just look ... make a comment ... all are valid !

Dyslexic Diaries

Will contain mistakes

Little Fears

Tales of whimsy, humor and courgettes

Green lights ahead

If you could go anywhere you wanted, where would you be headed right now?

The Blog of Travel

Motorbikes, dogs and a lot of traveling.

North Melbourne Mum

My get rich slow scheme...

The Yarn Blabber

Blabbing away about yarn, knitting, crochet, and crafting.

Cooking Without Limits

Food Photography & Recipes

From Bad to Worsted

Knitting, crochet, and some other stuff

MultiVerse

GOD WITHIN US

yarn and pencil

a creative life on the spectrum

simple Ula

I want to be rich. Rich in love, rich in health, rich in laughter, rich in adventure and rich in knowledge. You?

Life Plan

Make Some History

Misfit Vinegaroon

A Psychedelic Explorer's Journey Through Life.

I.A.

Cooking and More

Mik Mob's Music Mass

share YOUR favourite tunes with The Mob

The Blogging Musician

People, places, guitar, songwriting, music production and a new found passion for writing about them.

velvethummingbee

A blog about church history and related matters, particularly unitarian and non-subscribing history, as well as matters of faith, theology, liberal christianity, non-creedal religion and related topics. By the editor of 'Faith and Freedom' and the 'Transactions of the Unitarian Historical Society'.

magicandbeauty

travels, books, cosmetics, promo, life

brew for broken souls

There's love, brew and motivation for everyone here.

Kismet

Inspiration and Insight

newlifeduringmidlife UA-91190690-1

Exploring Life During Midlife

La Rioja and the world seen from my guardaviñas

Sharing ideas. Photos, travels, music, History, stories,...

Cee's Photography

Learning and teaching the art of composition.

i w a n n a b e a l a d y

My failing and funny journey to become the unattainble everywoman

knit equals joy

All that is good in our knitterly - and creative - lives.

Eirik Jeistad

Fine-art Photography

Diary of the Mad Katter

Random thoughts, ramblings and rants of a late twenties gal - pushing her way through adulthood with anxiety.

Etcetera Etcetera Etcetera

... about nothing in particular, because "Candid photography is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get". Photography by Lignum Draco, "The Wood Dragon" since 2013.

What's (in) the picture?

Finding the story - Chris Breebaart Photography

When I Am A Grown Up

Shutterbug, Fledgling Writer, Soon to be Globetrotter

Miserable Old Fart

My Version Of String Theory

When Stars Misguide Us

Finding Yourself, Falling in Love, and Exploring Life.

Free to express

thoughts, experiences, travel, feelings, stories, diaries and many more...

Designs by Lucy Hague

Knitting and other creative adventures...

%d bloggers like this: