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Red Leader
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Aug 8, 2001
"I cant get on!"

"What cant you get on?"

"This!" as a phone is thrust under my nose

"What are you trying to do?"

"You do it"

"Do what?"

"It won't let me log on to <enter website>"

"Are you using the right log on?"
"And password?"

"Of course I am!!"

"What are they?"

"My normal one, you should know"

"I don't know everything"

"But your the computer whiz!!"

"I'm not telepathic"

"Its' ...@... and ****** "

"Well that doesn't work, are you sure"

"I'm not stupid, its what I've always used!!"

"Okay lets try a password reset"

Password reset email sent to your address..... No email received.

"Why hasn't it come through?"

Are you sure you're using the right address?"

"Give me it here, forget it!!"

"Hang on.." as I check the spam filter logs on the server - no email

"What other addresses do you use?"

"I dont"

"You must have used another one when you registered"

"I only use the ones you gave me!" Tones of it's now all my fault arising

"Well no emails have come through to the mailserver"

"Well I don't know do I !!"

Leave it with me.... Tried another email address, bingo, reset password, bingo,

"Here you are, you're on"

"What was it?"

"Wrong email address"

"It can't be its the one I always use "

"Yes but the site doesn't know that does it, it only recognises the one you registered with"

"Why doesn't it, stupid thing....!"

Time to put the kettle on :D


Regular member
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Jun 6, 2017
Do you want chapter 2, raised voices, bad language, stompiing of feet, and not even a thankyou when I've sorted the issue?.


Regular member
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Apr 13, 2020
I have very much the same conversations just it's the missus the boy and my mum n dad, I'm the all knowing password keeper for every site they all use no wonder I can't remember my own.


Regular member
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Feb 25, 2016
It's when a similar conversation as our Dave writes above, but here at ours, "I don't like the look of them now/changed my mind etc etc.....Gonna look at another site ........":ROFLMAO:......"MARRKKKKK!"........

Then our poor Dave gets it in the neck from some of us....."How do I...."......Patience of a saint.....;)


space cadet
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Apr 23, 2008
The Wench gives up with me like that

I went out and got my estwing and a four inch nail after one of those moments

came back in and said, "Right, what is it you want me to fix" ?

she asks her grandson now


Clueless member
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May 31, 2019
You don’t only get it from the mrs. You have 24,000 idiots asking stupid questions. At least I only have one.

I’ve got password keeper software I‘ve paid for. I even got a family licence. Will she use it? No. Despite the fact she uses the same password for everything and I know it’s been compromised in at least one data breach and is all over the dark web. Fortunately I have taken it on myself to provide secure passwords for her bank login and things like amazon and paypal and she just has to use her fingerprint on her ipad to log into them. Offering tech support to wives is hard work at the best of times without complications like the menopause.


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Sep 18, 2001
Yes Darling, I know you asked me to do that one little job for you but don't you have to keep reminding me every six months. ;)