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I am "the guy" in my area for all things tech. I am IT for many of the local small businesses, on a contract or as needed basis. I am the residential "computer guy", as well as "the TV guy", who "also does...". I run my business from my home, I have a couple of guys who I hire as 1099 contractors on an as needed basis, but I basically run everything myself. This is a small, rural, community, in the middle of nowhere, in Indiana, so there isn't exactly a huge tech presence here. I am able to survive this way, because I am THE GUY for EVERYTHING tech in the community, I don't limit myself to just one thing or another; I have little competition, because most of the other techies and geeks move to an area with actual opportunities in the tech fields. On the other side of that scale, there isn't a ton of work here either, because it is a small, rural, community. I couldn't move due to family obligations, so I do what I can here. "Computer repair" and residential, as Eli has stated many, many, times, is NOT a good way to pay the mortgage, even in an area like this, where there is no-one else to compete with. So, I also do A/V, Satellite (Dish and Direct), "cable cutting services", security systems, cell phone amplifiers, or pretty much anything else that anyone needs, just to barely be able to pay the bills. I have never answered the question "can you do this?", with the word no; The closest to no that exists to me, is "I have never done that before, but I am confident I can figure it out, would you like me to come over now, or a little later?" If someone has a tech problem, I solve it for them. I also have the ability to say the words "I don't know", but they are usually followed by the words "let's find out", or "I will find out". I have a very broad range of skills and knowledge (in many areas, not just tech), and an above average ability to learn things very quickly, as well as a desire to understand things at a deeper level than most people even bother to. I want to know WHY, and HOW, not just what. Yes, curiosity killed the cat, but that was a variable that needed to be eliminated. I also have a tendency to ramble. Sometimes this is for the sake of clarity, and to be sure the proper information is presented, others it is just because I am bored, and I ramble. Feel free to shut me up if it is the latter. I also, sometimes, will rant, when I feel someone or something has crossed a line into obnoxious stupidity, or when 14 year olds are arguing. As I said...Ramble...