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

Printer Vs. Fork Truck [pic]

This was a Zebra label printer in another life.

AT&T: What the hell?

This is a long one, but it delivers... - Rob --- Thank you for your patience! An AT&T customer service representative will be with you shortly. You...

Garbage Pail Peripherals: Cannot Be Unseen… [pic]

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

Too Many Bugs In This System [pic]

Random thought...I just had flashbacks to playing this game when I was young on our Tandy 1000...: via:

Crapbook Pro [pic]


Colossal IT Fail: Accidentally formatting hard disks of 9,000 PCs and 490 servers

HOLY CRAP.  Here is an IT horror story from Rod Trent over at (a great site if you get the chance to head...

You know it’s going to be a good day when…

...your day starts like this: via:

Wired presents: 7 Videos Of A Sysadmin’s Worst Nightmares

Found this some time ago... via I have to say, these are definitely the stuff of nightmares as a sysadmin - heck, we had water...

Not The Dreaded Copy & Paste Hack! [pic]

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