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Derps and herpaderps – 4 short stories for your facepalming pleasure

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First off, disclaimer: I am not in IT. Nowhere close. That said, I've always enjoyed working with computers, especially with hardware issues, and when...

Nothing personal…

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More recruiter spam, but this time the recruiter doesn't want to be burdened with the formality of names.via: 

Winner: Outstanding Guru of the year!

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From the Daily WTF comes another gem...---I made the mistake of giving my real email address to a headhunter I met at a local...

Technical Terms

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Email From Coworker: Do you have a 3 way adapter?My Brain: What the hell is she talking about? I'll try to ask for more...

This explains why she was confused when ordering her iPhone…

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Scenario - supporting large Insurance company handling password reset for windows and mainframe systems. A user needed a mainframe password reset and the auto-generated...

The Boss’s iPad

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My boss got himself an iPad and asked me to set it up. Of course, me being a great employee I do it. A...

Hey, thanks for the diagnosis, doctor!

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I recently started working with an IT service business. We usually serviced business that had anywhere from 5-30 employees. One of these businesses really...

Microwaved iPhone: How Do People Fall For This Crap? [pic]

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"I work at a university tech support desk (ran by students.) One afternoon, this girl and her posse come up to the desk, saying...

Copier PSA: Watch what button you press, mmmkay?

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Had a user come up to me and ask why the copier was printing off a huge amount of copies...seemingly of a trivial source...

Where to Start

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I don't think I have the mental or emotional fortitude to deal with this.EMAIL FROM CO-WORKER: I think I’m gonna have to have you...