[Chugalug] OT Funny IT Stories

Aaron welch n2nightfall at gmail.com
Tue Aug 20 22:53:26 UTC 2013


Should have installed Missile Command.  :+P

-AW



On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 6:46 PM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Operations guys were complaining of being bored on flights, so I helped
> them install Oregon Trail on OpenVMS for our aircraft.
>
>
> On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 6:36 PM, wes <wes at the-wes.com> wrote:
>
>> that reminds me of the time I was doing tech support, talking someone
>> through setting up their email account on outlook express....
>>
>> Outgoing Mail Server: sasinsam masinmary tasintom pasinpaul [headdesk]
>>
>> this one isn't mine, but is my favorite IT WTF story:
>>
>> http://www.ibiblio.org/harris/500milemail.html
>>
>> -wes
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 2:26 PM, Aaron welch <n2nightfall at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> I once worked on a UT professors computer in the support department.  I
>>> stuck a CD in the CDROM drive to install some driver software, but it would
>>> not read the disk.  I used this disk like 100 times a day, so I know it
>>> worked.  I open the tray and look at the disk, but there is nothing wrong.
>>>  As I go to put it back into the drive I notice something weird about the
>>> tray, a brown ring.  As it turns out, he thought that the coffee tray was
>>> the best idea ever for computers as it kept him from spilling it on his
>>> desk piled with crap.
>>>
>>> -AW
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 5:08 PM, Randy Yates <lpcustom at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I thought I'd start this because I was just telling some friends about
>>>> something that happened at a previous company, and I wanted to hear more
>>>> funny stories from the IT world.
>>>>
>>>> The company I worked at used HP Service Center for etickets. We called
>>>> their support because we had a question about LDAP authentication. The
>>>> support guy told us that we would have to call LDAP with the question.
>>>>
>>>> Who's next?
>>>>
>>>> --
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Aaron Welch
Chief Mechanic @ Geek Ventures
423-505-9999
n2nightfall at gmail.com
"Enabling people to do great things with their own ideas."
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