[geeks] IBM rant
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Thu Nov 30 23:49:00 CST 2006
On Thu, 30 Nov 2006, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 30, 2006 at 06:44:30PM -0600, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
>> One of the folks who worked tech support for me at $ISP answered a
>> call with "SHUT UP AND REBOOT" before slamming down the phone. It
>> was simultaneously one of the funniest and horrific things I'd ever
>> seen at that job.
> "Reboot and try it again, call me back if it doesn't work" is a good
> way to get a particuarly annoying customer off your back for at least
> five minutes.
No, he -answered the phone- that way.
tech: SHUT UP AND REBOOT!
Jonathan Patschke ) "Some people grow out of the petty theft of
Elgin, TX ( childhood. Others grow up to be CEOs and
USA ) politicians." --Forrest Black
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