I have to much bad luck

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by matt382, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. matt382

    matt382 GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 30, 2008
    United Kingdom

    I have computing homework where I had to finish writing a program over half-term... and with only two days left and still not finished.... I've cracked my screen. Now the only computer in the house with Visual studio on is gone :/

    If my parents find out the screens cracked, I'm dead.

    So all I can do now is use my really old laptop, which is too old to run visual studio... and keep the broken screen hidden until I can save up enough money to repair it.. [​IMG]
  2. lakaiskateboarding

    lakaiskateboarding GBAtemp Regular

    Oct 1, 2007
    Cool story bro!
  3. Nujui

    Nujui I need something to do.

    Aug 12, 2010
    United States
    Not to sound like a downer, but shouldn't this be in the blogs section?
  4. SmokeFox

    SmokeFox Jesus Christ is the Lord

    Dec 27, 2010
    Well, if i were you i would talk with my parents, explain the situation, my parents would understand it, everyone make mistakes.
  5. Pyrmon

    Pyrmon Burnin' Monkey Love

    Sep 25, 2010
    I agree.
    And just how the fuck do you crack a screen? I've had the same laptop for six years and it's still frickin new. And I bring it every where too.
  6. Law

    Law rip ninjacat that zarcon made me

    Aug 14, 2007
    Pretty much this. Don't keep shit hidden from them, just explain it.
  7. Raiser

    Raiser I am mad scientist.

    May 31, 2008
    Well said.

    A lot of parents will put in the extra money to repair / for a new computer if you really need it for school.
  8. Frederica Bernkastel

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    Jan 31, 2008
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    I take it from your choice of IDE, you're using C# or Visual Basic?
    Well I can't really help too much other than to say: either grab a caddy, or some other way of accessing the data on the laptop with a broken screen - recover the data etc..
    or, find a VGA (or DVI with newer laptops) compatible monitor, and hook that up, and try and get your coursework finished.

    as for telling your parents? you have nothing to lose, and lots to gain, you might as well give it a shot.
  9. Shockwind

    Shockwind DIEEE!!!

    Dec 10, 2010
    He's right, just explain it to your parents properly and they will understand what happened. Don't keep secrets to your parents or it will get worse than you thought.
  10. L_o_N_e_R

    L_o_N_e_R GBAtemp Fan

    Jun 2, 2007
    United States
    wow same problem here.. except that the inverter of my laptop broke... and i need it for class
    its done this before and i told my parents and im getting a new one

    tell your parents what happened, sure your laptop broke but im sure they will rather pay money to get you a new one than see you fail something

    and for your data i suggest getting an external HD enclosure and stuff the old HD in there
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