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General Chat Thread, Just noticed it's Friday 13th in General; ... lock up your servers and double check your backups, UPS and aircon, things are bound to go wrong today...
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    Exclamation Just noticed it's Friday 13th

    ... lock up your servers and double check your backups, UPS and aircon, things are bound to go wrong today

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    It will do now you've said that

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    Typical, its the first Friday I have worked in years!

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    "LEGEND HAS IT: If 13 people sit down to dinner together, all will die within the year. The Turks so disliked the number 13 that it was practically expunged from their vocabulary (Brewer, 1894). Many cities do not have a 13th Street or a 13th Avenue. Many buildings don't have a 13th floor. If you have 13 letters in your name, you will have the devil's luck (Jack the Ripper, Charles Manson, Jeffrey Dahmer, Theodore Bundy and Albert De Salvo all have 13 letters in their names). There are 13 witches in a coven."

    Me? I think it's a load of supersitious old claptra... zizzzzzzzz - BANG -oww - st



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    Quote Originally Posted by ICT_GUY View Post
    Typical, its the first Friday I have worked in years!
    .. and probably the last!!!


    Muahahahaha


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    Quote Originally Posted by Netman View Post
    "LEGEND HAS IT: If 13 people sit down to dinner together, all will die within the year. The Turks so disliked the number 13 that it was practically expunged from their vocabulary (Brewer, 1894). Many cities do not have a 13th Street or a 13th Avenue. Many buildings don't have a 13th floor. If you have 13 letters in your name, you will have the devil's luck (Jack the Ripper, Charles Manson, Jeffrey Dahmer, Theodore Bundy and Albert De Salvo all have 13 letters in their names). There are 13 witches in a coven."

    Me? I think it's a load of supersitious old claptra... zizzzzzzzz - BANG -oww - st


    It appears i have the devils luck having 13 letters in my name, never knew that. saying that, never needed to count the number of letters in my name :S

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    Call me daft - [ some do ], but when building server farms in the past I have always missed '13' out and go straight to 14.
    Also in our main 2 computer rooms there is no number '13' computer...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Netman View Post
    "LEGEND HAS IT: If 13 people sit down to dinner together, all will die within the year. The Turks so disliked the number 13 that it was practically expunged from their vocabulary (Brewer, 1894). Many cities do not have a 13th Street or a 13th Avenue. Many buildings don't have a 13th floor. If you have 13 letters in your name, you will have the devil's luck (Jack the Ripper, Charles Manson, Jeffrey Dahmer, Theodore Bundy and Albert De Salvo all have 13 letters in their names). There are 13 witches in a coven."

    Me? I think it's a load of supersitious old claptra... zizzzzzzzz - BANG -oww - st


    Jack the ripper wasn't his name though!

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    We've never had any issues with machines named 13... one of our IT suites is room number 13...


    ... until now? Dun-dunn-duunnnnn

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    I came in this morning to an IT suite with keybords and mice 'mysteriously' moved to other computers.
    Also some &*%@ had stuck labels on three of the monitors saying "do not use" and lets just say they didn't come off in one fluid movement.

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    Have to laugh... organised myself so I could work from home today and remote in... Good ole' county has no internet, proxy or the like for the second time this working week.

    Ah well... t'is an ill wind... I can finally build dhicks ink kit.. *cue: floods of black ink seeping across floors*

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    We've never had any issues with machines named 13... one of our IT suites is room number 13...
    Although you'll be hard pushed to find a row 13 on an aeroplane

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael View Post
    Although you'll be hard pushed to find a row 13 on an aeroplane
    or on a bicycle!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Netman View Post
    "LEGEND HAS IT: If 13 people sit down to dinner together, all will die within the year. The Turks so disliked the number 13 that it was practically expunged from their vocabulary (Brewer, 1894). Many cities do not have a 13th Street or a 13th Avenue. Many buildings don't have a 13th floor. If you have 13 letters in your name, you will have the devil's luck (Jack the Ripper, Charles Manson, Jeffrey Dahmer, Theodore Bundy and Albert De Salvo all have 13 letters in their names). There are 13 witches in a coven."

    Me? I think it's a load of supersitious old claptra... zizzzzzzzz - BANG -oww - st

    You can include "capita sims.net" in that list i am using a bit of poetic licence as i'm not counting the "." as it's not a letter

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    paraskavedekatriaphobia!!!!!

    cool hey?

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