Thursday, September 19, 2019

A hard nut to crack

(I’m working at my local electronics store as a technician. A customer in her mid-30s walks up with a laptop.)Customer: “There’s something wrong with my laptop screen. It’s all screwed up!”Me: “Screwed up like how? Can you please be more specific, ma’am?”Customer: “I don’t...

Maintenance skills = none

"It's running really slow"Five minutes in and I can tell I'll be earning every single dollar tonight.

Time To Pay For Your Mistakes [pic]

Better buy some bitcoins! 

I’m here to install your drop box.

I could see this happening at our office. I work in an I.T. department that shares a helpdesk engine with several other departments and among them is our facilities maintenance that was accidentally chosen when a request came in to install Dropbox. Apparently the ticket...

Double your fun!

Sure, go ahead and install that second firewall and antivirus.via:

Great example of a Ninja Server.

What server? Oh, you mean the one hiding in the ceiling? Na, ever seen it. Maybe it's a hipster server...hard to say.via:

One button, two button, left button, right button

Clearly she's never used a PC prior to purchasing this mouse. Buttons on a mouse tend to like decidedly like buttons... So today I had a woman come in to my store looking for a mouse for her IMac. We don't sell Apple mice, so she was...

Mildly Infuriating Cisco Web Security UI [pic]

Hey, it says 'inactive,' and it's not checked, let me just check that box to make that user...WTH?!20I just wanted to call out Cisco for their bad UX.  This makes little sense.