[Chugalug] OT Funny IT Stories
stewartbenjamin at gmail.com
Wed Aug 21 13:13:37 UTC 2013
Yes, it was one of those 15-pin serial peripheral-type connections, on a
I'm enjoying everyone else's stories!
Oh yeah, you reminded me of another one.
'ipconfigalloneword' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
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:
> 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.
>> 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?
>>> Google reads my email!
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>> Aaron Welch
>> Chief Mechanic @ Geek Ventures
>> n2nightfall at gmail.com
>> "Enabling people to do great things with their own ideas."
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