Monday, August 26, 2019

“What idiot keeps a permanent marker near his whiteboard?”

The funny part of this story isn't actually computer related, but the backstory leading up to it was...The year was 2003 - I was at my previous job, and before we had a really robust AV solution on our systems, we would routinely get...

Passive-agressive email boxing [video]

I love email - the tone of the email is always dependent upon the kind of day you're having, amiright?[youtube]via:

If a guy lives in the tower where you broadcast Internet service, KEEP HIM HAPPY.

Back when I studied at the university, I worked extra at an internet support company. The job was mot fantastic, but I got some experience and extra money for beer. We did internet support on dial-up and DSL for a phone operator and ISP,...

Doing whatever it takes

Twelve years ago I was with my colleague contracted for 24/7 support for some company - easy job until we got a call from the IT guys Friday evening: there was a fire in the server room. We thought the IT guys were joking...

Brown Friday: Deal of the week

Who needs a new ride? Come on, it's in better than fair condition. It even has a two tone paint job! via:

Wake up, grab a brush and put on a little makeup

This is gross, hand washing should be part of user training. Makeup gets pretty bad on wireless headsets; sometimes to the point that the contacts are so caked it won't charge.

Who needs a mouse pad?

This guys does, feet are nasty.via:

Ouch, bad luck!

I hate when I break something AFTER fixing it the first time.via:


Sounds like someone needs to make friends with the phone admin. I'd delete that users mailbox stat.

“Inverted commas”

From the Networker Module for MS Apps, I found a rather unique description of double quotes: For a Microsoft Exchange 2010 DAG server client node, and you want to include the state of the database, type: nsrsnap_vss_save -v -? Example output: C:Usersadministrator.NMMEXCH2010>nsrsnap_vss_save -v -? "APPLICATIONS:Microsoft Exchange 2010"...