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As someone who is "good with computers" I get a lot of calls from people who've got problems. Some of them even have problems with their computers.

Back many years ago working for a telecoms company, I was called to a senior secretary who "had put a disk into the drive and couldn't get it out". She had one of the first Mac II machines with two drive slots. But only one drive.

Opening up the case revealed stacks of floppy disks that she'd been posting through the hole in the case for weeks. She'd only decided there was a problem when her boss wanted one of them back...

(, Fri 22 Sep 2006, 13:58)
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Overheard only this morning in the department next to mine.
The Manager (quite old so he qualifies for this question!) came out of the office complaining that an important document had gone missing from the shared network drive - someone must have deleted it. He went round all his staff and made them look in their recycle bins for the missing document. Even after a few of the staff had observed that all the stuff in the bin was from the C: drive, he carried on.
(, Mon 25 Sep 2006, 13:29, Reply)

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