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    Angry Users that make my blood boil...

    OK, so I've been happily configuring a wireless setup for one of our broadband enabled sites, and set up the machine of the chap who came in to pick up the kit (for various reasons there are three boxes. Yes you can get wireless ADSL routers. No they're not any use to us.). He's happy enough, but then he reaches into a pocket, and hands me...a PCMCIA card. Belonging to another chap, who wants access to the wireless network. Now I've set the hapless user of the card up on another site for wireless access, and he knows damn well that I need his machine. But he just sends his PCMCIA card. I believe the words "utterly <bleep>ing imbecilic" may have just passed my lips.

    USERS! Can't live with them, can't shoot...hang on; you know, why not?
    *reaches for 12-bore user adjustment tool*
    Last edited by nichomach; 30-03-2005 at 03:21 PM.

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    I hope you returned the card to the(l)user - though possibly not to his pocket
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    • nichomach's system
      • Motherboard:
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      • AMD Phenom II X6 1055T 95W
      • Memory:
      • 16GB DR3
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      • 1x250GB Maxtor SATAII, 1x 400GB Hitachi SATAII
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Zotac GTX 1060 3GB
      • PSU:
      • Coolermaster 500W
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    Oh, it's winging it's way back to him all right, along with a message that his machine would be AWFULLY useful...

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    Should have sent it back with a complimentary tub of Vaseline & instructions for correct insertion
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    When I say go, both walk in the opposite direction for 10 paces, draw handbags, then bitch-slap each other!

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    • nichomach's system
      • Motherboard:
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      • AMD Phenom II X6 1055T 95W
      • Memory:
      • 16GB DR3
      • Storage:
      • 1x250GB Maxtor SATAII, 1x 400GB Hitachi SATAII
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Zotac GTX 1060 3GB
      • PSU:
      • Coolermaster 500W
      • Case:
      • Coolermaster Elite 430
      • Operating System:
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    In cartoon form, probably, a la HP inkjet setup posters...

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    • 0iD's system
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      • Cupboards and drawers
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Slate & chalk
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    Nice slogan like:
    'You gotta grin to get it in'
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    When I say go, both walk in the opposite direction for 10 paces, draw handbags, then bitch-slap each other!

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    might favourite at work recently was

    'i have a problem with my laptop it wont power up'

    'ok is there any lights lit on the unit'

    ' I cant tell its at my sons house......'

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    • nichomach's system
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      • CPU:
      • AMD Phenom II X6 1055T 95W
      • Memory:
      • 16GB DR3
      • Storage:
      • 1x250GB Maxtor SATAII, 1x 400GB Hitachi SATAII
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Zotac GTX 1060 3GB
      • PSU:
      • Coolermaster 500W
      • Case:
      • Coolermaster Elite 430
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell 20" TFT
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Media Cable
    That's GOT to be an argument for percussive user maintenance!

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    Should have written on the pcmcia card the ssid of the wireless network and handed it back to him telling him it should be fine now!

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