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Survey Reveals Hitting and Cursing Out Computers Is a Thing

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Computers should make our lives easier, but that isn’t always the case.

A new survey of more than 2,000 people ages 18 and older has found that a good portion have thrown a temper tantrum at their computer.

The survey found that 36% of respondents who’ve had computer issues at some point in the last six months “have lashed out at their slow, underperforming computers by using profanity, screaming and shouting, or by striking it with a fist or other object.”

Younger computer users, in particular, need to curb their behavior when their computers don’t behave according to plan. Thirty-nine percent of people between the ages of 18-34 curse at computers, as opposed to users over the age of 35. This younger generation is also more likely to scream (29% vs. 12%) or hit their computers (12% vs. 2%).

That 18-34 age group really needs to get a grip on technology – 7% admit to crying because of a malfunctioning computer, as opposed to the 2% of those over the age of 35 who let the tears flow.


[Business Wire]

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