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iddawg

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Enjoy!
I had a client in the chair for a haircut about three weeks ago. He is an IT for the Volusia County School System in Florida. He told me that he had a service order from a teacher to install the Internet on the computer in her class room.
He went to the class room and installed a short cut for IE on the desktop and told the teacher that the Internet had been install on her computer. As he was leaving the class room she turned to him and sad "Thank you".
I have laughed more than the law should allow over this story.
I had to share it with someone who would appreciate it.
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It can be quite amusing to some of the computer literate at how computer illiterate some people are. I've noticed my family asks me questions without even giving it thought, they just know that I'll know the answer, drives me crazy sometimes!

Which leads me to my story involving an IT Department.

I worked in Hospitality Services at a hospital. On break, I used to talk to one of the IT guys all the time. One day, he told me that he had a call to the Administrative Offices because one of their printers was not working. He said with very little time in there he noticed the printer was out of paper. He put paper in and ran a test print. It printed... :)

Edited by Ferrari, 31 March 2010 - 07:43 PM.

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My friend called in a panic because the computer would turn on, but the monitor was dark. I am a genius- I pushed the power button on the monitor and everything was right there. She gave me $20. They dont pay you for what you do, it's what you know.
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had a user the other day complaining about copies coming out looking like garbage on one of our larger copiers. he showed me one of the prints, and it did, indeed look like crap. but you'd expect that sort of quality out of a copier when someone is placing the screen of their laptop on the copier glass and pressing the copy button. the document was marked as classified and had print restrictions on it so that the user can't make a paper copy of it, he really wanted a paper copy. guess who's going back through security training?
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Security training? He needs "how to do a screen capture" instructions. How did you keep a straight face?
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How did you keep a straight face?

you should know me well enough by now to know that i didn't. i laughed, called him an idiot, and walked with him to his manager's office so he could call him an idiot too.
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How did you keep a straight face?

you should know me well enough by now to know that i didn't. i laughed, called him an idiot, and walked with him to his manager's office so he could call him an idiot too.




In cases like this,it allways pays to get a second opinion :)
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One day, he told me that he had a call to the Administrative Offices because one of their printers was not working. He said with very little time in there he noticed the printer was out of paper. He put paper in and ran a test print. It printed... :)

I drove an hour (each way) to an onsite appointment to fix this. It was retail POS system, and the printer was just a small docket printer. If the docket doesn't print, the till doesn't open and no sales can be made. Luckily for them the other POS computer had enough paper in the docket printer to keep them going until I got there. :)
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