[geeks] bitchin' and moaning [wasRe: [rescue] U30--thanks]
hmv at meredithm.fsnet.co.uk
Sat Aug 10 12:08:47 CDT 2002
On Saturday 10 August 2002 2:34 am, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Friday, August 9, 2002, at 07:04 AM, Michael Schiller wrote:
> > stops cold, looks at me and says "You have a Unix machine at your
> > home?" so I replied "No, actually I have about 6 of them" to which
> > he replied "Why would anyone want even one Unix machine at home?"
> > And the position I was interviewing for was a Unix sysadmin
> > position for primarily Sun machines! Needless to say I didn't get
> > the job.
> Wow...I'd not even *want* that job. That idiot would last maybe
> ten minutes in a room with me, then I'd throttle him.
Funnily enough, I do work at a place like this and it isn't necessarily
a bad thing ... in four years I've changed from being the most junior
member of the team (in terms of years) to being the most senior (in
terms of grade). And yes I'm the only weird one who runs Unix at home.
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