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It's a tube, kinda like a fish highway to let fish over dams. Interesting ecological stuff. But let's be honest it's way too reminiscent of Futurama tubes to pass up this opportunity. At least there's no suicide booth.

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IT Wizard Takes Revenge On Sleazy Brokers

These brokers sound like the sleaziest of dudes. They ultimately learned an invaluable lesson in not messing with the IT guy. Especially when you're a company that was 10 years behind the game on technology. 

IT wizard takes his revenge on some sleazy brokers | r/ProRevenge u/Floridatrashburner 2y Join Lie, Cheat, Layoff and Gamble with our wages, enjoy no department. Lurker finally coming out share. Years back worked as Director small brokerage firm. These types places try run lean so also ONLY personnel took job, but bit under-qualified if am being truthful reason they gave because young, and they thought they could underpay .
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Silly, Cheesy, And Funny Tinder Moments

Tinder is the place to try out those cheesy pickup lines and enjoy the process of not taking yourself too seriously. The world of online dating certainly has its success stories, but it would seem that a lot of the time, it's just people being silly and saying ridiculous stuff to each other. Check out some more gems from Tinder over here, if you're still hungry for more. 

A collection of funny moments from various people on Tinder | ive been freindzoned so many times lol would be open rp? roleplay? yes ok be level 9 Druid/half elf cast fireball do respond? oh ment like erotic rp sorry cast SEXY FIREBALL | Sunday 10:01 PM If had warning label would yours say? Today 5:54 PM Product contains nuts k but can't imagine mature adult saying is idea mature adult someone who is able respond various circumstances an appropriate manner Girl question literally had no favorabl
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Terry Crews is always giving us new reasons to love him. In this case, he explains why he built his own PC, and the explanation itself is the gem. 

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Tech Support Calls Karen's Bluff, Deletes Her Website

Well, that is what she wanted, right? After a long stretch of bullying and threats, this employee finally called Karen on her word and got rid of her account. IT workers receive some ridiculous requests on a day-to-day basis, and that's when they're not even dealing with a malicious and absurdly demanding Karen.

Tech Support calls Karen's bluff and deletes her account | r/talesfromtechsupport Posted by u/goatwomble 18 days ago O 3 3 3 DELETE MY ACCOUNT *NOW Medium This story took place about 6 years ago, and my second week into new job with web hosting company taken call customer call her Karen about some problem with hosting service she had with us took look and determined whilst there an issue fault lay with her CMS and wasn't anything would fix.
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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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Nightmarish Moments of Tech Support Gore

Most of us aren't computer people, but we kind of know that you're not supposed to drill holes in your mouse or hammer anything into your USB port. You don't need to be in IT to know that these moments of Tech Support Gore can be pretty difficult to look at. For more proof that people suck with technology, here are ridiculous requests that IT workers received.

Computer and tech support fails | samsung smartphone with a nail stuck inside the headphones jack | computer electrical circuit board covered in bright pink goo slime
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Most Tech Illiterate Things People Did

Someone on AskReddit got a fun thread going about the most tech illiterate things that people ever did. At the very least these moments should serve as a solid reminder that there are a whole lot of people out there that have no idea what they're doing when it comes to technology. Hard to keep up with all of it. 

A collection of the most tech illiterate things that people ever did | Hysterical_Realist 21h work web dev, which includes some occasional photo manipulation. One client brought an old photo her great- grandfather, with his back camera. She wanted turn him around photoshop so she could see his face. Another client got absolutely livid with couldn't take hyperlinked words her webpage, port them over her print ad, and still have them function like link.
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You don't see that every day. Sometimes technology does some pretty amazing things. 

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Well, this is absolute gold and we love it. Can't blame James May for losing it during the robot's guided tour. 

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Company Cuts Dad's Vacation Time, IT Revenge Ensues

This company thought they'd just cut dad's vacation time with no backlash. Well well, dad was having none of it. What followed was a smooth, calculated case of malicious compliance. Dad nailed it. 

Company cuts dad's vacation time, so a malicious compliance revenge ensues. | No vacation? Malicious compliance with policy. My father had job as mainframe operator company had contracts doing work state governments, involving lot data processing. His job involved babysitting group servers and rebooting them monitoring software said they hung, occasional minor programming, and annually talking auditor state whose contract he worked on sent auditor loved him because he always ensured they had
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May the fourth be with you. This Alexa was programmed to play the Imperial March and make droid noises when it launched the robot vacuum. 

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Ridiculous Requests That IT Workers Received

This fun AskReddit thread has IT workers describing the most ridiculous requests/calls/occurrences they've had while on the job. IT workers really need to possess a superhuman level of patience to navigate the ins and outs of their jobs, while maintaining a grip on sanity. It's astounding how many people call for tech support, before checking to see if the computer is plugged in. 

IT workers describe the most ridiculous requests that they've received | soiledpantsforsale 3h Drove 2 hours replace touchscreen monitor had stopped responding; turns out they were wearing gloves used log these type callouts as ID-10-T errors
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A true trip down memory lane in this guy's recording of browsing the internet in 1998.