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Karen Manager Orders Employee to Print a Video File, Gets Fired

You don't need to know much about computers to understand that being asked to print a video file is a stupid endeavor, but this manager wasn't having it. Apparently this was the last thing on top of a pile of other complaints that led to her professional demise. Sometimes managers really don't know whats up, leading to stories like this employee who robbed a museum to prove a point. Here's one about an Aunt Karen who offered exposure for art payment and her scam fell apart.

Karen manager demands employee print a video and gets fired | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/deeba_ 11 hours ago No problem print video And while at might have fired as well. oc L Hi all, This is my first submission sub and hope enjoy There's tl:dr at bottom. Context: This happened few years ago 18 and working as receptionist community nursing service. As youngest team by long shot average age employees being around 55-60 usually one responsible Computer Stuff mostly just simple things
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Mom Washes Kid's Computer, Tech Support Catastrophe Ensues

Oh mom, her heart was in the right place. Little did she somehow not know that the act of washing a computer would result in the technology being completely ruined. Just imagine being the poor tech support employee caught up on the other end of this absurd debacle. For some more tech support drama check out this customer who tried to get a tech support employee fired, and then ended up being showed up in the process. 

Mom washes her kid's computer and then doesn't understand why it doesn't work anymore.
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Weirdest Behaviors From People's Damaged Computers

In this technologically-infused era it's easy to forget just how wildly far our various technological devices have progressed. And then from there, how truly strange different pieces of technology can end up being if they get busted. Honestly, these insights are pretty hilarious. You just never know if that old laptop might be on its last legs. 

People describe the strangest behavior that they've ever seen from their damaged computers.
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Harsh Moments of Technological Gore

There are two kinds of device owners, people who revere their laptops like a hollow Easter bunny made of flammable glass, and the other ones. The ones who store pieces of bologna in disk trays and drill speed holes in their keyboards, or people like this lady who claimed her computer was losing files, but was actually just deleting them. So naturally, tech support has to face some waking nightmares.

tech support gore, ruined technology and destroyed computers
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Angry Systems Manager Learns He Engineered Own Nightmare

We've all lost some work to the fates of computer junk, but usually we have the benefit of blaming the system we're using. We get to say "damn this program, I thought I had that crap saved but it's done screwed me over again!" But not this time. IT gets some characters, like this guy who thought he knew better than IT but learned otherwise.

Systems manager loses backups and learns he ordered fewer backups | r/talesfromtechsupport Posted by u/DevilRenegade Wannabe-BOFH 1 day ago 2 2 e 35 do mean told stop backups Long So bit background first used be shift team lead hosted outsourcing company provided our own software on AS400 based systems various financial institutions. Some these companies were very small and only had single box. Some were larger and had pair boxes (usually one serving as live environment and one as test
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Company Won't Replace One Computer, Wastes Thousands of Dollars

There are few companies where management actually knows what's going on. This person had a nearly unusable computer that doubled as a server, and since no one wanted to actually do anything about it, the company felt the pain for the next long while. Weird how some stuff just slips through the cracks. In an opposite but similar vein, here's a guy who improved company efficiency but had that disbanded by management. For an IT triumph, here's a time when management illegally banned overtime pay but IT got it all back.

company refuses to replace a computer and wastes money story | Posted by u/themcp 15 hours ago 2 45 34 8 4 won't pay $100 new hard drive? Okay, enjoy paying $22k my time deal with problem. oc L had job where had computer which incidentally, also web server very important internal web application thought this really stupid wasn't server room being managed by but some weird reason they wouldn't do didn't use this application or have anything do with but took up large chunk hard drive and made slow
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Terrific WiFi Names People Encountered

A WiFi name can be a protest, a joke, or almost any other form of personal expression. Some people turn theirs into terrific puns while other people just want to see the world burn. Here are some clever and funny names people gave their WiFi. For more name stuff, here are some horrible names of actual people.

Great names people gave their wifi | posted by DoctorDirector weren't supposed have personal wifi our dorms college, so made name "DIRECT-BHB-HP Office jet 5234" and everyone just assumed just printer like rest would pop up
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Computer User Calls Tech Support, Doesn't Understand How Tabs Work

Anyone who has ever worked a job in tech support is likely well accustomed to a wealth of computer users not understanding the simplest of things. It's like we have all this wonderful technology available at our disposal, but sometimes folks fall through the cracks, and really need all the help they can get over things that should be common sense. In this wonderful scenario we have a computer user who somehow doesn't understand how tabs work. Just digest that one for a second. Check out more times that tech support ended up facing waking nightmares over here

A computer user calls tech support because they don't understand how tabs work | r/talesfromtechsupport u/Gsmith2885 User states can only open 1 program at time my browser Short work large multinational call center as level 1 tech support. At peak times have between 20 30 thousand employees connected our network. Our users use various applications many which run browser. Some programs require Chrome some require Internet Explorer been doing this long enough have pretty good
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Store Mislabels Computer's Price, Customer Buys It, Store Demands It Back

If something in life seems too good to be true, that's probably because it is. Take this customer's experience with being able to buy an $89 computer. Turns out that $89 computer was actually supposed to be over $800. Whoops. With that being said, the customer didn't do anything wrong. That doesn't mean that they're not going to be potentially legally implicated if they refuse to meet that store in the middle. Seems like quite the tricky and awkward situation. 

Store puts the wrong price on a computer, store wants it back, and customer refuses | AITA refusing return computer bought after store called and told paid wrong price Last week went local pawn shop sell some stuff. While there window shopping and saw they had computer 89 only really use computer youtube or websites and my laptop is pretty old so tested this computer, everything worked so bought next day got call and manager shop. He very rude start and told computer labeled incorrectly and told
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Lazy Boss Demands Password Change, Gets Incomprehensible Password

Communication is key, and this manager who couldn't pay enough attention to make his own password got exactly what he asked for. As it turns out, this kind of thing isn't so rare. For another time someone at work wanted something but wasn't clear enough, here's a boss who demanded a demolished office but got more than that.

Boss demands new password and employee makes it impossible to type | r/MaliciousCompliance Posted by u/foobar754 17 hours ago Just change password and write down Sure thing. oc s Back working at small company company didn't really have ton support staff so take break various programming tasks doing and would help out manager support team completely unqualified and basically got job because he also head sales and customer facing team
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People's Best Clues that We're Living in The Matrix

There are universal moments that people experience, some weird hard rules about our universe, and just some straight up weird coincidences that would give anyone reason to believe that we're living in a poorly run simulation. People see what they consider to be glitches in the matrix all the time, and it's extremely tempting to believe that it's all a simulation, man.

things about our universe that make it seem like it's a simulation | Chinpokomono Baader-Meinhof phenomenon learn something new seems like see everywhere right after Like video game learn some new move then is immediately applicable life. RectumPiercing 18.7k points 21 hours ago O 82 8 7 More Motherfucker just telling someone about Baader-Meinhof phenomenon couple hours ago
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Gamer Accidentally Severely Bottlenecks PC For Years

Oh man, these kinds of revelations are the true humbling moments in one's life. This dude ended up learning that they'd been depriving their PC of optimal performance for years, when the quick fix was waiting right around the corner. Oh well, it can happen to the best of us, and at least it worked out in the end. Even if it took a few years to get there. 

Gamer accidentally bottlenecks his PC for three years | r/tifu u/theRAMlord TIFU by accidentally severely bottlenecking my PC over 3 years. M TL;DR at bottom waffled built my first ever PC around 3.5 years ago s pretty budget but thought 500 spending on parts would be pretty decent. So follow couple youtube tutorials build and everything worked fine first try my absolute surprise. Over course 3 years, lI've never had one problem with other than pretty slow and could only run games on low
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Customer Realizes They Were Scammed 6 Years Later

Computer trouble is a mystery to a lot of people, so it makes sense that it'd be easy to miss something. It's strange to look back and realize something you didn't know was going wrong, like these things people later discovered were illegal. For some funny scammer revenge, here's a scammer who got trolled with made up neighbor drama.

customer realizes they've been scammed 6 years later | u/kingsooraj 7 hours ago TIFU by realising got scammed 6 years ago M So this happened 6 years ago. My laptop with 8 GB RAM stopped working so showed repair guy. He took laptop, repaired and returned after 2 days laptop started working again and really happy. However speed felt slower than before. Previously could open multiple chrom tabs and still be able play games while they were open but now would drop lot frames and my laptop would start
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Twitter Thread: Man Discovers Ancient Computer

Man, oh man, this ancient artifact of a computer actually looks like it'd be a whole lot of fun to play around with. A true throwback. 

A Twitter thread about a dude discovering an awesome, ancient computer | LOCKED John Pfaff @JohnFPfaff 10h Oh God. An Apple lle. Sat my parents' attic years. Decades. And works. Put an old game disk. Asks if want restore saved game. And finds one must be 30 years old 10 years old again
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Twitter Thread: Hard Boiled Eggs And Computer Mouses

Just when you thought you'd seen it all, Twitter goes in on a strange conversation about kids boiling eggs for their computer mouses. Naturally, the ensuing reactions are hilarious. People just want to know if it's real or not. Nobody knows who to believe. 

A ridiculous Twitter thread about boiling eggs for computer mouses | Marina Ayano K @even_kei Kids these days will never know hardships each week having overcook fresh hardboiled egg yolk computer mouse 10:18 AM 5/21/20 Twitter Web App
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Man Introduces Girlfriend To PC Gaming, Confusion Ensues

It's a fascinating experience watching anyone tackle playing a video game for their first time. Confusion, disorientation, and all kinds of hilarious silliness ensue. This guy decided he'd introduce his girlfriend to PC gaming, and he chose to start with "Portal". It sounds like his explanation of how to play the game, and the way that information was received, created quite the conundrum. 

Man introduces his girlfriend to PC gaming using "Portal" and confusion ensues | r/tifu JOIN u/-Cameraman 23h TIFU by introducing my girlfriend PC gaming using Portal as her first game. Some background, my girlfriend has never played videogames her entire life on PC or console most exposure she has gaming is probably plants vs zombies or angry birds. She started playing using WASD keys and kept forgetting she could also use mouse turn her character's head direction she wanted go had remind her t
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