A guy once stood up for me in college; I was taking a bus and throughout the ride, a bunch of non-students kept staring at me. When I got off, they followed me, surrounded me, and started shoving. A witness to this came up and broke it up before anything serious happened, but I honestly think he saved my life.
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I wonder if they’ll focus on Obama’s unwillingness to move to sentencing in this case as it would be a stain on his administration.
Starting out, I am in IT. Network Admin. That being said, it has taken me three or four tries to write anything without going into a rage over being trapped between the owners/managers group and the end user group. I try to help whenever i can, but when trying to follow company policies it can be a bit frustrating....… Read more
Our infrastructure manager once took over my work station and IM’d my resignation to my manager. :(
Working for a University, i have a new intern every semester, with the good ones coming back (or being welcomed back) as student workers. This past semester was my most challenging intern... He seemed to have a lot of book smarts but zero common sense. I manage all of the OS X and iOS devices for our campus and one… Read more
Worked for a small IT consulting firm in an East European country. It was ok for a while and, even though I didn’t get compensated for overtime, I was happy with the job. One day, the manager came to me to ask why I only had clocked in about half the time on the previous month. It didn’t mattered to him that I took… Read more
I was responsible for facilitating the installation of some new project specific software for my workgroup. The vendor required static IPs for everyone’s workstations, so the request was submitted to IT. We were assigned 5 IPs that were right in the middle of the office’s subnet. Three days later, all the workstations… Read more
On a somewhat related IT story, I have a dumbass colleague that refers to all his excel spreadsheets as “cubes” because it sounds cool. This same guy also loves telling everyone in the office he is qualified to take the CPA exam (“qualified”, not actually taken and/or passed) and is proficient in SQL because he took a… Read more
Hey! I still have that HP keyboard (from the first image)! You wouldn’t believe how hard it is to get drivers for it these days...