[Chugalug] OT Funny IT Stories

Chad Smith chad78 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 21 03:28:32 UTC 2013


Guys - if you haven't followed that link you are TRULY missing out.

That story is awesome as heck.

*- Chad W. Smith*


On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 5:36 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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