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Tumblr Story: Motivated Dog Ends Up Herding Lawn Roomba

We can't say that we're particularly surprised with how this wholesome Tumblr story about a motivated dog and a lawn Roomba shakes out. Dogs must be equal parts mystified, amused, and terrified of those strange Roombas. It's only natural that at some point they're going to try and herd the dang things. 

A wholesome Tumblr post about a dog that would herd a lawn Roomba. | gallusrostromegalus So one my neighbors has lawn Roomba or whatever they're called, and this thing trundles around looking like background robot background original trilogy, and ABSOLUTELY BAFFLING DOGS. They have concluded think s some kind prey animal because right after this video ended they decided crouch down and stalk which means 90% sure l'm going have stop Arwen eating at some point.
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Plenty of people are out there flying their drones and working to create stunning videos, but this one right here is something magical. This dude's skills are off the charts. He gets so dang close to that lion. 

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Incompetent CTO Refuses To Fix Company's Security Flaw, Revenge Ensues

Literally, it's hard to comprehend the fact that this CTO possessed the puzzling level of ignorance that manifested in actually giving every employee at the company the same password. Like, do you want the company to get hacked, or what bro? It just seems like some kind of open invitation at that point. Really. Fortunately, for the company the CTO was eventually replaced. Hopefully the CTO learned their lesson. 

Company doesn't want to fix security flaw, IT guy shows them what's up. | r/ProRevenge u/ROKexpat 12h Join 3 6 Don't want fix my issue? Well think its time new CTO just want state this issue is going blow some peoples presented nothing short incredible. And fact never had major security breach is astounding truly is. minds security flaw this flaw may ask
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IT Guy Learns Machine Is Stuck On In "Explode" Setting

It's not crazy to wonder, maybe there's a way to avoid having a piece of equipment risk explosion if one computer monitor fails. Not trying to be pushy here, but it's a thought. Tech support sees its own share of nightmares, and we should thank them every day for solving the problems everyone else seems so inept at dealing with. For another fun tech support story, here's the tale of Miss Jones.

IT guy responds to ticket, a machine is stuck on and the gas inside could explode | Posted by u/Rusty99Arabian 1 day ago 2 34 Explosive Gas story Short Or one time had Priority 1 (multiple lives threatened) support ticket worked at number universities, where pay is bad and clients have unusually weird problems. One day ticket came at 4 PM on Friday, stating user's monitor wasn't working our furthest building, which due bus route inefficiencies, would be 3 mile round trip walk. And, our boss had
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Dude Thinks WiFi's Broken, Uses Ethernet Cable For Months, Learns Toggle Got Switched

Technology can throw us all for a trip at one point or another. Sometimes we fall prey to our own naive assumptions, and proceed to suffer through months of uncomfortableness (lousy chair with ethernet cable for this guy), and then we ultimately learn that the dang thing we thought was broken wasn't broken at all. Oh well. We live and we learn. 

Dude uses ethernet cable for months cause he thinks WiFi is broken, learns it wasn't at all. | TIFU and used an ethernet cable 9 months M Writing on mobile, apologies if formatting is odd. Also obligatory this-wasn't-today disclaimer. As many us have been doing over past 10-odd months been working home lot more. There's lot paper-based processes need doing as part my job, but last March fortunate be given opportunity work home, and given laptop this worked fine day brought home, and looking
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Just in case you've never feasted your eyes upon some RC racing at play, it turns out that it's quite the exciting spectacle to behold. These guys aren't messing around. Plus, the actual race announcer is beyond jacked up, which makes the whole event that much more entertaining to sit back and watch. 

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Coworker Disregards IT Guy's Advice, Fiery Mess Ensues

Some people are more stubborn than others, and sometimes that frustrating stubborn stance goes hand in hand with acts of stupefying, blind ignorance. Take this IT dude's coworker who decided to have nothing short of a hysterical meltdown over what she viewed as a faulty printer. Well, one thing leads to another and before you know it, she's created a fire in the office. To make matters more dramatic, she decided to put the fiery papers on the counter instead of into the sink. It sounds like logic was a lacking quality from the beginning in this tale of tech support. 

IT dude's coworker refuses to take the printer advice she's given, fire ensues. | r/talesfromtechsupport u/TheClawsThatCatch 3y must be pri Zen and art starting fire lunchroom Long man sits at desk front man's desk is window. Through window he sees woodpecker tapping on windowsill. Tap, tap, tap sound is not entirely unpleasant and he savors its rhythm as scent fresh coffee wafts up cup on desk. He is at peace.
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Entitled Mom Brings Kid To Daycare With Tablet, Gets Booted

Every parent has a different way of parenting, but that doesn't really fly when it comes to dropping off your kids at a daycare business. This lady tried to undermine the rules and it got her the boot. Hopefully that kid will one day learn to exist without a tablet. For another entitled parent moment, here's a parent who blamed the teacher for their own kid not showing up to virtual class.

entitled mom lets kid have tablet at daycare and gets kicked out | r/AmItheAsshole Posted by u/porosisr 14 hours ago O 18 17 S 15 E 16 2 AITA not changing my rules and terminating care have home daycare like think pretty lenient but do have one big rule: Don't make bad guy understand might have different rules but don't make child resent by not backing dn Anyway, another rule is don't allow outside toys or electronics. Kids can bring stuffed animals nap if they're sleeping on rest mats but don't
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Regional Director Doesn't Understand Computer Reboot, IT Patiently Enlightens Them

The more tech support tales that we come across, the deeper our appreciation becomes for all the cluelessness that IT wizards encounter on a daily basis. They really cross paths with some folks that genuinely don't know how to turn off their computers. Take this regional director for instance. The poor tech support employee involved in the painstaking interaction is forced to patiently guide them through the proper way to actually reboot their computer. And for the record, no, a black computer screen does not necessarily mean that the computer is in fact off. 

Check out some more juicy tech support drama with this tech support employee who got fired and unfired on the same day. What a trip. 

A regional director doesn't understand how a computer reboot works, so IT enlightens them. | r/talesfromtechsupport Join u/Oricu 1y shut computer down every single night Long Whenever user puts ticket about their computer being slow first thing do is check uptime. Nine times out ten, there's system uptime (on Windows 7 at well over 40 days and reboot clears up all their problems. Occasionally user argues about this and today one those days.
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Just in case you're unfamiliar with Jim Browning's work, he's developed a widespread following for his mad tech skills and ultimate ability to confront scammers and call them out for their immoral tactics. In this particular video Browning confronts what might be one of the world's worst scammers to date. 

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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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Tech Support Employee Tells The Tale Of Miss Jones

We can all get so caught up in the ever consistent series of technological advancements that we forget just how much things have changed. Some folks simply don't want to adapt with the rapidly changing times. Take ol Miss Jones, for example. You've got to love the nerve on this one as well for taking that computer with her as she departed for greener pastures in early retirement land. Check out some more gold from the land of tech support with this company that insisted on a server not being fixed, and then the massive fallout that ensued

A tech support employee tells the tale of old miss Jones. | r/talesfromtechsupport u/Clickity_clickity 4y Now published author 1 Tale Miss Jones Long r/ALL first time Miss Jones' system had problem, she didn't think call tech support. Miss Jones nice lady. She sweet, armed with pocket photo album children and cats (which she constantly mixed up names and with cubicle so decorated as give impression simply by passing by, one suddenly suffering froma stroke taking form hallucination best parts
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Tech Support Employee Gets Fired And Unfired On Same Day

It sounds like this unfortunate tech support employee was stuck muddling through a gig that suffered the inevitable pitfalls of having an incompetent manager on duty. Honestly this dude J sounds like a complete waking nightmare to work alongside. We're just glad to hear that this dude was able to get out of the toxic job eventually. 

Check out another tech support horror story with this company that insisted on their server not being fixed, and then the fallout that ensued

Tech support employee gets fired and then un-fired on the same day. | r/talesfromtechsupport Join u/Blempglorf 3y 1 got fired and un-fired same day. Long r/ALL So this one goes back 99 or so working corporate headquarters very large telco, responsible email system HQ about 1100 users at time. Like all sysadmins at HQ contractor, working through bodyshop outsourcer. My boss guy l'll call S. S site manager outsourcer, and direct manager all contractor sysadmins.
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Mates Use Technology To Make An Earth Sandwich

Earth sandwiches are where it's at. See, wonderful things occur when people work together. Maybe existence would be a more lighthearted and peaceful place if there were more earth sandwiches going around. 

Good friends use technology to make an earth sandwich by placing slices of bread on the ground on different ends of the world | harrisoncorboy OO wanna make earth sandwich live Australia or New Zealand? Australia Do have piece bread?
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Company Insists On Server Not Being Fixed, Massive Fallout Ensues

Some people and companies really are their own worst enemies. In this particular tale of tech support absurdity we get to sit back and witness the inevitable fallout of a company insisting that their faulty server shouldn't be fixed. This story also shows the importance of getting everything in writing. Those emails can end up being very helpful when it comes to keeping the incompetent folks accountable for their self created failures. 

Check out some more tech support glory with this man who insisted that he knew better than IT and then learned otherwise

Company insists on server not being fixed, so a massive fallout ensues. | r/talesfromtechsupport Join u/MorpheusJay 1d 3 3 S 7 1 8 1 Don't want fix servers? Fine. Long First time posting this sub. Cross-posting because told might enjoy this. Background some time around 2000 worked major finance/brokerage company department.
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Senior Network Engineers Fail To Follow Rule Zero, Company Wastes Thousands Of Dollars

Man, this is one of those outrageous tech support tales that almost seem too full of cluelessness to be real life. We have what seems to actually be a perfectly reasonable CEO who ends up being strung along for an ungodly long amount of time, because multiple senior network engineers are unable to put their heads together to resolve a rudimentary tech issue. The thing about taking video calls is if you want folks to be able to see/hear you, you've got to allow for those functions to run on your phone. You'd think this would be common sense, but hey, some tidbits of common knowledge are lost on folks. At least the matter was resolved. 

Multiple senior network engineers are unable to resolve CEO's easily fixable tech issue. | Rule Zero Long 's an average post-holiday weekday afternoon at my work, which means am mostly hanging out, answering various questions our first line contact, clarifying department rules and updating procedures am also checking up on various ancient work orders gathering dust our queue, usually lack customer or management response, and indiscriminately nuking ones can close due lack customer response while
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