Thursday, October 1, 2020
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Horror Stories

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

Warranty Repair

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Seems legit.via:

Alcohol, your worst IT-buddy.

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It was 0 score and 12 years ago, Went in to work (was asked to do a few bits on a Saturday as no...

Cougar support, only not nearly as cool as it sounds

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Yikes - my worst nightmare...---I do on-site IT work. Mostly commercial, I also do some residential. This was a residential job. Those are always...

SELECT* from expletives WHERE soul_destroying = ‘true’

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From the Daily WTF: Jeroen's colleague had the misfortune of being assigned to debug an intermittent, unspecified error in the one of the oldest of...

Kind of like a landmine, only the fallout’s more expensive

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Republished with permission from our friends at the Daily WTF:He was greeted at reception by Manny, one of the upper-level directors. He got the...

iPhone meets lawn mower

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No Cases With Lights At My House [comic]

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This is why.via:

You underestimate the power of pissed off Union workers

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About 12 years ago I worked for a shipping company as sysadmin.  As such, it was my responsibility to make suggestions on how to...

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

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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...