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General Chat Thread, IT Request of the week in General; "Can you please unblock www.kkk.com for my history lesson after break" Wasn't being blocked by our Smoothie, must be some ...
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    "Can you please unblock www.kkk.com for my history lesson after break"

    Wasn't being blocked by our Smoothie, must be some filter SWGFL have in place. They didn't seem too bothered we couldn't unblock it.

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    Not this week I know, but this is a request we had a few years ago.

    "The PA system at the local swimming pool is broken. Is there any chance the IT helpdesk can come and fix it".

    By the way this swimming pool is local authority and nothing to do with us!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    Tell me this what I think it is...

    Someone decided to do a conference call in the toilet.

    [it's a Dillbert comic... on bus, can't search for it.]
    Voila et al.

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    I have had an email today from a teacher asking me to email some certificates that I setup in 2009 (apparently)

    a) I am part time and don't have remote access
    b) 5 years ago?!!!!
    c) There is a folder in the Staff share called Certificates... logically, it's where I would have put them.... but clearly it's not logical to look there!

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    I'm being thrown out of my office and I've been tasked with getting prices on infrastructure and furniture that I'll need when I'm sharing with 2 others

    Needless to say I won't be doing it

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    "Have you got a camera?"
    "Please come with me"
    "Take a picture of this bag full of rotting food".

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    Can you deliver this tea and coffee, and also box of filters and sugar to the admin kitchen?
    Sent FROM admin.

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    Can you deliver this tea and coffee, and also box of filters and sugar to the admin kitchen?
    Sent FROM admin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miscbrah View Post
    Sent FROM admin.
    Oh dear

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    I had the other day....

    'What are you doing?'

    I replied working on a laptop,

    The teacher said 'oh I thought you just sat at your desk waiting for calls'

    I then said 'yeah I also work too whilst waiting, what would you like me to do'

    got a reply of 'ok, just need a hand with moving chairs'

    Politely told them to ask someone else as the laptop was due back asap.

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    Recently we had a member of teaching staff come in asking us to change the time on their digital watch....

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    Quote Originally Posted by sippo View Post
    Recently we had a member of teaching staff come in asking us to change the time on their digital watch....
    Hope you said no, it doesn't have a plug, so it's not your responsibility!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sippo View Post
    Recently we had a member of teaching staff come in asking us to change the time on their digital watch....
    No, I don't have the time

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    "My laptop isn't charging and the battery is about to die."
    "You do realise there has been a power cut for the last half an hour?"

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    "My laptop isn't charging and the battery is about to die."
    "You do realise there has been a power cut for the last half an hour?"

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    These stupid questions make my blood boil, i mean how do they get themselve dressed in the morning.

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    I've currently lost a technician to the task of walking around the school looking for things which are broken so the head can apply for grants to fix them.

    It's worth while don't get me wrong, but I don't understand why it needs a media technician with a film technology degree and a 2 grand camera to take pictures of frayed carpet and broken guttering.

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