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Stuck on a rock in the middle of the English Channel, using B3ta as my link to the world....
Oh dearie dearie me

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» Customers from Hell

If I barred every fuck-knuckled customer,
We'd have to close, there'd be none left!

length...not very much
(Thu 4th Sep 2008, 23:13, More)

» Local Nutters

I don't know why no-one's mentioned it, but we're
on a board full of the feckers!!!

(Sat 18th Sep 2004, 17:14, More)

» IT Support

I work in a small, independant computer shop,
and I always get a cold, numb feeling when someone returns to our shop with a PC that they've just bought and utter the words "It's not working, my friend, who's an IT expert, has set it up for me and I want a new one."

Now, I'm not in IT support, and I'm a long way from being an IT expert, although I'll quite happily roll up my sleeves and wade in to try to solve a problem for someone, but some of the lash ups I've seen come in through the door have been horrendous, from illegal copies of XP being installed on new PCs..."I didn't want Vista, everyone says it's shit", to badly installed Linux distros, which, strangely enough, don't have the drivers installed for most of the hardware on the computer.

When the inevitable response from us arrives, normally a format and reload, or a legal copy of Windows getting put on, the customer will throw their toys out of the pram in front of everybody, shouting that "My mate is an IT expert, he works for *insert name of any financial institution here*", well, it doesn't do anybody's view of IT support any good does it?

Although, if the truth was being told, their mate's closest brush with IT was installing a load of crapware on any machine that came their way. And people wonder why tech support has got such a bad name, this must be repeated in stores across the country every day, in full view of Joe Public, who likely never hear, or see the other side of the story...the support bods who are on call to help their clients 24/7, and who generally do a damn good job of it.

Sorry for lack of teh funneh, but this rant's been festering for a while, and I'm glad I've got it off my chest. Keep fighting the good fight!
length, about 3 1/2 years
(Sun 27th Sep 2009, 22:24, More)

» My Worst Vomit

Not mine, but it was a good one!
My son, who was about 9 months old at the time, was sitting on his gran's lap after a feed. After a while, some gurgling was heard by all present, which increased in volume and liquidity. I realised that a hurl was coming soon, and turned to watch (well, it wasn't me going to be chucked on!). All of a sudden the noise reached a peak, my mother in law clapped her hand over his mouth, then SPLEEUURGGHH, up comes the baby vom, with such force that it escaped round the side of her hand spraying back in her face! I will forever have a picture imprinted in my mind, my son looking very surprised and my mother-in-law looking VERY pissed off, blinking and trying to see through her glasses, absolutely covered in SMA and Farley's finest!
(Fri 20th Aug 2004, 11:51, More)

» World's Most Hated Food

More nasty 'n' nice
Nice: Ostrich steaks...Bloody wonderful, all the taste of steak but soooooooo tender.

Nasty: Anchovies... bleeurgh taste of 10 week old leopard's fanny batter
Olives... bleeeeeeuuuuurrrgggghhhh 10 week
old SALTY leopard's fanny batter
Pizza with both th above on....No comment
(Thu 15th Jul 2004, 14:41, More)
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