What should I say?

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  1. Chikaku-chan
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    Chikaku-chan ᏁᎽᎪ~

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    I "need" a new desktop, but the thing is I dont know what I should say to my grandparents to convince them to let me get one, I technacly have the money for it they just dont think I should since I allready have a laptop (but not that good).
    What should I say that would convince them that I "need" a new desktop?

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    Please dont give me stupid answers
     


  2. kevan

    kevan Imagination rules the world

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    The laptop is getting old, Doesn't perform like it should and I have troubleshooted to fix problems but it still underpeforms ( all true ).
     
  3. Chikaku-chan
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    Yes this is true, so please help me
    (Not asking you Kevan)
     
  4. Pyrmon

    Pyrmon Burnin' Monkey Love

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    Your money? Do whatever the hell you want with it.
     
  5. kevan

    kevan Imagination rules the world

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  6. Nathan Drake

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    Sell the laptop.

    There, you need a computer.
     
  7. Dangy

    Dangy GBAtemp Maniac

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    Tell them you need it for school.
     
  8. Chikaku-chan
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    Chikaku-chan ᏁᎽᎪ~

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    That does not work since I have a laptop.
     
  9. Dangy

    Dangy GBAtemp Maniac

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    Laptop got a bad virus, and you need a computer for school.

    Get the desktop, and a new friend at school offers to fix your laptop for free. He is successful. Yay.
     
  10. Chikaku-chan
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    My grandparents friends son is an IT Expert and has allready fixed my laptop at least 4 times before
     
  11. serenade.63

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    If they are not computer savvy then remove the laptop battery and tell them it is broken, get the new desktop, then put the battery back and tell them your friend fixed it for free. basically what was said above only slightly improved.
     
  12. Chikaku-chan
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    Reffer to my quote, ^^^

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    Sorry didnt explain, they would call him over and try to get him to fix my laptop
     
  13. Sora de Eclaune

    Sora de Eclaune Baby squirrel, you's a sexy motherfucker.

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    Tell them your laptop doesn't meet the requirements for a program you need for school, and a desktop computer would work great for that kind of stuff.
     
  14. serenade.63

    serenade.63 GBAtemp Fan

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    take lap top to school, give to friend to hold on too, make a scene in class that someone took it, tell grandparents it was stolen, then after you get your desk top someone turns it in to the office anonymosly.
     
  15. Dangy

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    Oh... ew.
     
  16. Chikaku-chan
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    Yeah, Im trapped because of that f**ker
     
  17. Narayan

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    how come you missed this awesome post?
    this would be the easiest way imo. complain about your laptop being underpowered. and keep talking about your friends having good desktops doing awesome stuff.
     
  18. Thesolcity

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    Go to a site that uses a virus that physically destroys a computer.
    Dumb plan but even an IT kid is going to look at it and go "yup, that shit be dead.".
     
  19. Narayan

    Narayan desu~

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    he still wants his laptop. so breaking it is a no.
     
  20. Chikaku-chan
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    They wont understand about it being underpowered and they dont care what my friends have.