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Old 10-07-2005, 10:19 AM   #1
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Computer Support Annoyances

As if this hasn't been done a hundred times already, I always like to see whats getting under computer support folks skin. I'll start,...

I hate when you are having a network issue and someone calls saying that their "internet" is down. Then when you tell them that the entire network is down, they respond with, "that's what I said,...the internet is down."

Old 10-07-2005, 10:38 AM   #2
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It's best to dumb it down for alot of people. Usually I'll add a general statement.
"The internet is down because our computer network is down."

Note: You may have trouble explaining things to some people without them looking at you like you're stupid. Also, some things are best left unexplained... Just say "We're working on it."

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Old 10-07-2005, 08:31 PM   #3
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How about the ones who call their computer a hard drive
or the ones that call a 3.5" floppy a hard disk
or the ones that call a USB flash drive a memory stick.
Old 10-08-2005, 10:12 AM   #4
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kick em


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