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Simply Disastrous

Simple fixes or changes can cause completely catastrophic results.

Alcohol, your worst IT-buddy.

It was 0 score and 12 years ago, Went in to work (was asked to do a few bits on a Saturday as no one was there) after a heavy night of clubbing and drinking and noticed a drive was out on the Exchange...

Certainly Feels Like A Monday [gif]

Being an IT professional the day after major overnight storms. Or as I call it, yesterday. via:

Warranty Repair

Seems legit. via:

Warranty Repair? [pic]

The article says it even still booted! via:

Drill baby, drill

Sorry, couldn't resist the pun ;) We sent two techs to a new remote office location to install the phone system/networking gear. When they were trying to hang the rack on the wall in the closet, the stud finder just kept going crazy. So they drilled...

I scoff at your “warm boot.”

A couple years back, our workplace was converting some offices into clinic space.  As such, a major demolition had to occur on the same floor as our server room.  The good news: the construction crew did not have to do any work with the...

A Story About ‘Magic’

I dont personally know when or where this was originally posted but it must be fairly old as the PDP-10 machine mentioned it from around the 60/70's! this version was borrowed from the Jargon file. Some years ago, I (GLS) was snooping around in...