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    I think I took the last edugeek travel mug at BETT...

    Had the joy of seeing a teacher have a little rant about people using her mugs while sipping from my RM mug in the staff room last week. Who knew she was qualified?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bompalompalomp View Post
    I think I took the last edugeek travel mug at BETT...

    Had the joy of seeing a teacher have a little rant about people using her mugs while sipping from my RM mug in the staff room last week. Who knew she was qualified?
    Well of course she is. Who else to better give a lecture on mug-stealing than a mug-thief?
    Do-as-I-say, not do-as-I-do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fairm010 View Post
    Ohhh I've been wondering what will get me Official status! I must look into (read annoy someone into) getting one.
    If you are feeling left out i can send you something

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeekyPete View Post
    You are all Wrong... You know you are an IT Technician when You are Accepted and Feared by the Technology.

    You know you have acheived this when you turn up to fix somthing and the user says... "Oh... Look it's working now. It didn't do that for me!"

    Smile to yourself and say "I know, I'm a techie it knows better".
    This. and I have a Very Pc mug


    This makes me double official

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oaktech View Post
    I'm trying quite hard to be a VeryPC customer, I've got quote after quote off them and none of them has got past the purse strings yet!
    Me too. I'm soo close I can almost feel the free @VeryPC mug!
    I wager I'll be putting in an order within the next 2 weeks

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    Quote Originally Posted by detjo View Post
    Me too. I'm soo close I can almost feel the free @VeryPC mug!
    I wager I'll be putting in an order within the next 2 weeks
    ..and me

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    After nearly 2 years of borrowing cups at work last week I receive one from a supplier* had a coffee in it left it in the broom cupboard sorry server room with my apple in it. To find that it has disappeared when I have got in today.


    * one cup in 3 years

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    I was using a cup from home until I got my shiny colourful Serif mug. My cup is now back in my kitchen at home where it belongs.
    One cup in about 2 years and 3 months, and I had to phone up and get a goodie bag for that :P
    Last edited by Garacesh; 11th March 2014 at 10:13 AM.

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    @Garacesh Mine was a serrif mug that has disappeared, part of this years "we're not going to bett", goodie bag?.

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    Was that what it was for? I dunno, I didn't go to BETT
    It had free software in it, and I am in somewhat of a requirement of a movie editor and web designer. Figured might as well claim it.

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    Yeah we have the software in school, so got a email from them saying email back for a goodie bag as they were not going to BETT, free cup and free software.

    Also found cup in the ICT co ordinators classroom so have reclaimed it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oaktech View Post
    I'm trying quite hard to be a VeryPC customer, I've got quote after quote off them and none of them has got past the purse strings yet!
    For me, it's the fact that I can order to my own specification and the fantastic customer service. For the head, it's the free 5-year warranty on the Broadleaf series, the ridiculously cheap 3-year extended warranty on the Thinbook - oh and the laser etching.

    EDIT - And - on topic - ICT Technician is only a tiny fraction of my titles. Others include photographer, web designer/developer/editor, music support, physical trainer, supply teacher and all round good egg!
    Last edited by StevieM; 11th March 2014 at 10:31 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MattDLEA View Post
    Yeah we have the software in school, so got a email from them saying email back for a goodie bag as they were not going to BETT, free cup and free software.

    Also found cup in the ICT co ordinators classroom so have reclaimed it
    Woohoo. Reclamations
    No, this came through as a letter sent to a colleague (the network manager) but he didn't want it so he passed it to me.
    We use MoviePlus here and I think that's it. The letter was obviously "Here, try our latest X6/X7 software and see how amazing it is and spend 2,000+ fitting your school out with it!" dolled up as goodwill freebees, so I told the guy on the phone I had no purchasing power. He sent me the goodie bag anyway.

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