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Stories that document the ill-fated attempts of IT to fix something, but things go horribly, horribly wrong.

On The Surface, It Seemed Okay To Use A Hair Dryer [pic]

...well, on the Surface keyboard, anyway.Spiceworks Community member ianmoore recounts:"User came up and asked if we had a new surface keyboard, turns out he managed to melt his keyboard after spilling water and deciding to dry it with a hair dryer."Plastic and heat...

No Water Damage, Right? [pic]

They always say no water damage.

Printer Vs. Fork Truck [pic]

This was a Zebra label printer in another life.

Not The Dreaded Copy & Paste Hack! [pic]

 Better be on the lookout. You don't want to be copy and pasted!*shared*

You Might Have Been In IT Too Long When… [pic]

You can recognize the make and model of a tablet just from a glimpse of its charred remains.PSA: Keep your tablets off the stove.via:  

Garbage Pail Peripherals: Cannot Be Unseen… [pic]

Nothing can prepare you for the horror...what the heck is that?!  Ear-wax?!via:

It Helps To Know What You’re Talking About… [story]

From clientsfromhell.net: I was rendering still images for a publicity company and was working with a representative from the company to help (hah!) facilitate communication. ME: Okay, I have rendered all the images you requested and saved them into one .psd, and also included a folder with the...

Son, I Think I Broke The Computer [story]

My poor dad is as computer illiterate as a 50-year old Mexican immigrant can get. Growing up poor in Mexico, he didn't have access to much technology. When I started college I bought a PC and he was amazed at what we could do...

Crapbook Pro [pic]

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