Saturday, February 23, 2019

The printers from hell.

A little while ago we went from 60+ owned desktop printers to 16 leased MFDs. From a management point of view, much much cheaper to run and 4 hour callout on repairs. From a user point of view a longer walk to collect printouts...

The Web Site is Down: Sales Guy vs. Web Dude [video]

I'm sure most of you have seen this one by now, but since this is a classic and is probably one of the most hilarious videos that relates to sys/network admins, I thought you guys wouldn't mind seeing it again. Enjoy!  Note that there...

why please help thankyou

I too have trouble holding the internit time.via   

Awkward silence: now available via IM!

What make this even funnier is that it was my sister in law that said this to me...

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 catb.org Jargon file. Some years ago, I (GLS) was snooping around in...

A Man Before His Time [story]

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I was working in the corporate headquarters for a large agriculture/construction equipment company.  The year was 1994, and many users were moving from the green-screen RS-6000 terminals to Windows for Workgroups with TCPIP (yeah.).   I was asked to install a new PC for the...

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Et tu, caller ID?

Rob writes:'Jon', a guy who should have retired about 10 years earlier, would make a habit of walking around the office and talking at (not to) all of his co-workers, essentially stopping work for the poor sap he was conversing with.  By itself, this...