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General Chat Thread, Do your IT skills extend to... in General; fixing this wobbly table? This is what a member of staff asked me, straight faced, in the staff room this ...
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    Do your IT skills extend to...

    fixing this wobbly table?

    This is what a member of staff asked me, straight faced, in the staff room this break time!

    too. many. responses. can't. compute.

    Have a good weekend

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    "No, does your face?"

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    stick a sugar packet/piece of card under it job done

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    nar the top was wobbly. Couldn't be bothered to even go near it but I assume it would have needed a screwdriver or some glue..

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    got asked to fix a toaster once....

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    got asked to fix a toaster once....
    its got a plug what more do you need for it to be IT's problem?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    got asked to fix a toaster once....
    At least that has electricity and that. A table. Crumbs. Should take it as a compliment I suppose, I reckon she assumes that we must be able to fix anything! (I could have fixed the table but I wanted to eat my chicken more)

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    I had to unblock a vacuum cleaner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by K.C.Leblanc View Post
    I had to unblock a vacuum cleaner.
    Blimey, that's dedication. I'd be going nowhere near unblocking a hoover. Unless it was requested by an attractive lady who was in need. ahem.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    got asked to fix a toaster once....
    Hmmm, techs get asked to fix anything with electricity.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Disaster View Post
    At least that has electricity and that. A table. Crumbs. Should take it as a compliment I suppose, I reckon she assumes that we must be able to fix anything! (I could have fixed the table but I wanted to eat my chicken more)
    .... the table needs fixing......

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    .... wire the table up to use electricity, thus fixing it (as far as you're concerned) and hopefully giving the person in question a good shock the next time he/she 'wobbles' it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Hightower View Post
    Hmmm, techs get asked to fix anything with electricity.....
    When I was working in edu - I had to fix a 2nd hand PS 2 that was purchased from ebay

    One soldering iron + Solder from the science department

    Screw drivers etc that were in the I.T Department - side bench in the Server Room

    Stripped it apart, had to un solder the mains connectors and re solder them in, put it back together and job was a good one

    Worked fine and I could then try and move the power lead at the back without the PS 2 randomly turning itself off or anything.

    Not related to this thread or anything but just noticed I have a star

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    Wobbly table? Did I hear you say wobbly table? I have the wobblyest shelves in the world here in the Edugeek office. The MFD is mounted on top of it and when anything goes to print, well, lets just say it looks spectacular as Ric and Shaun found out last week I'll get some footage up for you all in the near future as it is well worth a giggle!

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    Just tell them to turn it off and on again cos that's all we IT technicians do anyway...................

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    Quote Originally Posted by K.C.Leblanc View Post
    I had to unblock a vacuum cleaner.
    That sucks.


    ;-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by AyatollahPies View Post
    That sucks.


    ;-)
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