General Chat Thread, Weirdest thing you’ve ever been asked for by a staff/student in an IT office? in General; Originally Posted by dannyjay
Got a new one!
Teacher asked: "I've just got a new car, and I wondered if ...
16th December 2009, 01:31 PM #31
That is truly outstanding!
Originally Posted by dannyjay
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16th December 2009, 02:04 PM #32
Maybe they just had high hopes?
Originally Posted by nephilim
16th December 2009, 02:17 PM #33
I got asked to sing at one of their talents contests.......I got instant street cred!!!
16th December 2009, 02:22 PM #34
Had some genius ones recently
- Since there is a speed of light and a speed of sound, is there a speed of smell?
- Are there a lot of virgins in the Virgin Islands?
- Do crematoriums give discounts to burn victims?
- What is the diameter of a square?
- Do vampires get AIDS?
- Does that screwdriver belong to Phillip?
- Where is Old Zealand?
- Why do we call something sent by car a shipment and something sent by ship a cargo?
16th December 2009, 02:40 PM #35
I got asked by a student if there was a flasher in the office that she could use.
She meant a 'Flashgun' for the digital SLR.
Poor girl went away quite embarrassed after she realised.
16th December 2009, 02:47 PM #36
You don't happen to have those rope/display cords that go across the top of classrooms? I believe they are called skydisplays by some so hooks for them would make sense....
Originally Posted by nephilim
Last edited by p858snake; 16th December 2009 at 02:51 PM.
16th December 2009, 02:58 PM #37
Could I remove some sandwiches that had been rammed into a VCR player?
Do I know how to break into a car if they have lost their remote blipper and keys.
Could I go and change someones car battery?
Could I mend someones glasses whose lens had fallen out.
The answer was no to all of them
16th December 2009, 03:03 PM #38
Was asked what it was like in blitz the other day. Goodness knows how old they think I am.
16th December 2009, 03:06 PM #39
Had a teacher ask if I could defraggle their PC!
Thanks to adhutton from:
contink (16th December 2009)
16th December 2009, 03:09 PM #40
I've helped remove unwanted birds (a pigeon and an unspecified small bird) from an outlying building. I say help; i mean chase ineffectually until aformentioned bird decides to leave anyway!
16th December 2009, 03:10 PM #41
Did they have defraggler installed? Download Defraggler 1.15.163 - FileHippo.com
Originally Posted by adhutton
Reasonable question if they did!
16th December 2009, 03:13 PM #42
Oh well, you learn something new every day!
Originally Posted by Dom_
I didn't even know that existed.....
No, we don't have it installed on our school machines....so their request did amuse us at the time
16th December 2009, 03:26 PM #43
Fraggles are closely related to muppets aren't they? Must be some joke about the user concerned that could be contrived from that...
16th December 2009, 04:25 PM #44
I'm still giggling at the defraggling thing... Classic
... and yes, not muppets but I think they were produced by the Jim Henson Company people
16th December 2009, 04:44 PM #45
Do we have a coat hanger?
We actually did!
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