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How To Troll Computer Style [Pic]

Hits: 7182 | Rating: (2.8) | Category: Technology | Added by: B-diddy
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lauriloo
Female, 40-49, Midwest US
 1805 Posts
Sunday, January 19, 2014 3:25:40 PM
we did something similar to a boss I had (we all liked him, it was just a fun, don't go on vacation prank). I took a screenshot of his desktop, turned it upside down, made it his wallpaper and put all his real folders and app aliases in a folder pushed just off screen. we then put everything we could in his cubicle upside down. he thought it was funny.

faaaaq
Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 679 Posts
Saturday, January 18, 2014 10:45:11 AM
Ive done this long, long, LONG ago to one of my (ex) friends. And Angilion, I did a variation of your idea. You can simply right-click the background, go to View, and select to hide all desktop icons. No fiddling with the icons or an extra folder

stumpen
Male, 18-29, Europe
 60 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 8:32:45 PM
to drips, it changes the layout to another countrys normal setting, but this is on most windows os and actually really useful when you type in different languages

Angilion
Male, 40-49, Europe
 11750 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 7:03:08 PM
But why would you do this sort of thing anyway? It's a petty revenge at best, not worth stooping to.

Angilion
Male, 40-49, Europe
 11750 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 6:59:54 PM
Simpler one, assuming they use desktop icons as shortcuts:

Take a screenshot and save it.

Move the shortcuts into a folder (so they can be easily restored to the desktop afterwards).

Set the background image to be the screenshot you took earlier.

Now the screen looks identical to their usual desktop (including the cursor), but clicking on the icons does nothing at all because they're just part of the background and not shortcuts.

Rick_S
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 3204 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 6:20:51 PM
Keyboard reversal thing didn't work for me. Screen rotation did.

ferdyfred
Male, 40-49, Europe
 12088 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 5:06:24 PM
Thats just Brilliant

drips
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 900 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 3:24:52 PM
So just pressing ALT+SHIFT will fudge up your keyboard in Windows?

chicagojay
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 2002 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 11:34:06 AM
1) Does it need to be "paint" that I reverse it in.
2) Anyone who does not notice the cursor is a damn fool.

alpensepp
Male, 70 & Over, Europe
 1382 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 10:39:42 AM
@maggierose78
the post IS the detailed description. if you cant understand it, please dont try it.

DuckBoy87
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 2736 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 10:35:08 AM
I did something like this to a friend. A bit more simplified, but it certainly fooled him.

I just took the screenshot and made it his desktop, hid all the icons in a directory within a directory, and let everything unravel.

His roommate told him that there was a power outage, and to this day, he still believes that the power outage caused the "glitch".

I also made the autocorrect feature in his Word to correct his name into something like "Fartman". And the word "the" to "f*ck".

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 26658 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 10:15:57 AM
These are excellent reasons to password protect your computer... !-!

maggierose78
Female, 18-29, Southern US
 676 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 10:06:41 AM
Someone has to tell me if this works...

Gerry1of1
Male, 50-59, Western US
 33911 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 10:04:38 AM

You can also reverse the mouse to left handed mode. That confuses more people when their 'click finger' doesn't work right.

drawman61
Male, 50-59, Europe
 6282 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 10:00:28 AM
Mwuahahahaha!

ZackDark
Male, 18-29, S. America
 281 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 10:00:21 AM
That... that is brutal...

toeachhisown
Male, 50-59, Western US
 337 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 9:58:14 AM
Or not- your choice.

B-diddy
Male, 13-17, Midwest US
 185 Posts
Friday, January 17, 2014 9:47:56 AM
Link: How To Troll Computer Style [Pic] [Rate Link] - Respect the evilness.


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