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Twitter Thread: Panicked Network Admin's Fail Threatens Future Of Pixar

This poor network admin must've been drenched in panic sweat after this fail. Sounds like a true waking nightmare. 

A quick Twitter thread about an IT guy's terrible fail | Vicki Boykis Follow @vboykis This is most terrifying page l've read all week Creativity, Inc. by Pixar's Ed Catmull. Buzz Lightyear Toy Story
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Tumblr Thread: The Legend Of Blendo

Blendo was not playing any games. This quick and informative Tumblr post shines light on the roots of the infamous, deadly robot named "Blendo." 

Tumblr post about the legend of Blendo, a very dangerous robot | Jamie Hyneman, co-host Mythbusters, created and designed robot Robot Wars named 'Blendo' with help Adam Savage. This robot so powerful tossed bits enemy competitors out arena, and damaged arena walls. Ultrafacts.tumblr.com
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Careful, this rabbit hole will take your brain to some very strange places. 

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Imagine being on the receiving end of this message while you were busy cruising through space. 

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Those Scottish accents can be tough to understand sometimes. If you enjoyed this, maybe check out some Scottish tweets over here. For extra fun try reading those Scottish tweets out loud. 

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Snobby Actor Angers The Wrong Sound Crew

This actor and their holier-than-thou attitude quite frankly had it coming. They should've just played nice, but instead, they went and stunk up the environment around them with some toxic nonsense. So, the revenge taken by the sound crew was calculated and brutal. 

Actor messes with the wrong sound crew | r/ProRevenge u/GhostOfSorabji ld JOIN Actor picks wrong sound crew mess with Here's another little tale my days working entertainment business. Very early on my career managed get gig working as showman person hired just work show) on stage electrics and follow spots on major West End musical. Even though nominally sound engineer chance work on big show albeit different capacity too good pass up youngster this industry would be daft turn down such an oppo
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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.