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General Chat Thread, The jobs you just hate. in General; Originally Posted by Pottsey My real pet hate are people who donít try. I donít care how bad someone is ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pottsey View Post
    My real pet hate are people who donít try. I donít care how bad someone is at computer use as long as they try. But it really bugs me when someone is able to do something but doesnít bother to try and just shouts for help.
    I'll second you on that one - I get that a LOT here!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveJ2717uk View Post
    Walking to the far side of the school because you've been informed that a computer wont boot only to find the F***ing teacher has her USB pen in and the PC is trying it's best to boot from that.
    It could be said that that is your fault - you should set c: as first boot device in BIOS. I'm not sure I like the idea of kids being able to bring in bootable sticks and CDs and using them to either trash the system or get around security measures..

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    I can't think of anything I really dislike doing. If I had to say something then probably cleaning projectors. It's not really that I dislike doing it, it's just not one of the easiest things to do.

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    Anything to do with wireless laptop trolley's
    Changing printer toners on the other side of the school >.<

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    Replacing keys on keyboards! Does my nut in!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-Greatermanchester View Post
    I am a little board and I canít sleep because its warm tonight so I thought I would post this.

    What jobs do you hate doing at work?

    I hate sorting out Printer & Projectors, anything else I donít mind doing.
    if you're bored and can't sleep try counting sheep lol

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    - SIMS updates
    - Teachers who cant get their laptops running on projectors
    - People rushing me to get certain software installed then don't use it for 6 months, then complain it doesn't work because its out of date again

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    Plugging in Ethernet cables.

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    Quote Originally Posted by My220x View Post
    Plugging in Ethernet cables.
    On a similar note - patching in patch panels.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flashsnaps View Post
    Replacing keys on keyboards! Does my nut in!
    Does my nut in too !! 300 laptops later and 9 out of 10 times its oh the key just happened to ping off or it flew off as I pressed it.

    Which I doubt very much as i can press the keys pretty danged hard and they never ping off, Ive had to literally lever the keys off with a screw driver to make em go flying.

    This is on Dell D520 Latitude laptops btw - at least in my case.

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    Trying to remove any piece of equipment.

    Someone always seems to have constructed a handy macrame hanging basket out of the cabling and getting it out without loosening the wires to every other electrical appliance in the room is impossible !
    Last edited by elsiegee40; 12th June 2008 at 06:40 PM.

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    dinner duty

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    Toner change
    Viglen omino power supply change
    sims (in general)
    kids who think they are smarter then us tech's


    ooo my rant over!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gecko View Post
    Does my nut in too !! 300 laptops later and 9 out of 10 times its oh the key just happened to ping off or it flew off as I pressed it.

    Which I doubt very much as i can press the keys pretty danged hard and they never ping off, Ive had to literally lever the keys off with a screw driver to make em go flying.

    This is on Dell D520 Latitude laptops btw - at least in my case.
    I agree with that one! I'm still missing a couple of keys on my laptop because they broke when I was trying to reattach them. A few swear words were said that night.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sylv3r View Post
    On a similar note - patching in patch panels.

    I dont mind doing that at all, infact i would volunteer to do it

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