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General Chat Thread, IT Request of the week in General; Originally Posted by JonWPS "Can you fix my umbrella?" No. Originally Posted by Galway I just called out to the ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by JonWPS View Post
    "Can you fix my umbrella?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Galway View Post
    I just called out to the furthest computer suite from my office on an ***URGENT REQUEST***

    Turns out the roof is leaking???

    "I cant teach with this leak"

    ... hmmm you cant teach without it either is how I want to word it...
    Duct tape fixes everything…

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    Surprised no teaching/ict staff has come on here to defend teachers? I guess there is no defense against lack of common sense
    Oh they're complaining, they're on the phone to the caretaker asking him to clean the nasty words off the interwebs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by strawberry View Post
    Oh they're complaining, they're on the phone to the caretaker asking him to clean the nasty words off the interwebs.
    LOL! I remember the Senior Office Manager being asked to remove nasty posts about the school I worked at from Facebook, I was stood in the room as NM and couldn't help but smile.

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    A student just asked If we had a knife to cut cake.

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    8am, last day of term
    Teacher: Can i have a Sharepoint set up so i can create a onenote that students can access from home over the holidays

    Lets see... 1) the school doesn't have sharepoint, 2) we don't have enough reverse proxy addresses to set it up, 3) students finished last friday so there is no way to distribute the details to them anyway

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    Just had a student try to give us a science book...

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    Teacher: My projector isn't working!
    Me: *Presses power button on wall*

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonspurs View Post
    Teacher: My projector isn't working!
    Me: *Presses power button on wall*
    Happens most days here :-(

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    Quote Originally Posted by dcwhitworth View Post
    Happens most days here :-(
    .. same here - and these people are forging the minds of the future....

    Although the strangest request I've had happened about 2 months ago: "Can you kill a pigeon with a shovel?"

    Basically there was a hurt pigeon and the teacher wanted to put it out of its misery - but was too squemish to - so naturally you ask the network manager to do so

    A quick box up and over to the RSPCA with them (by our lovely estates team) .

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    We offer support to the local primaries

    so had a call from the one day a week tech there

    tech - "Could you come help us we have lost internet connectivity in one our huts on both wired and wireless. I've tried everything to get it working"

    long discussion about setup and switches etc etc *sends 12 miles to school*

    our tech walks in plugs two cat5 back in the wall one for the pc one for the AP (apparently he throughly checked all the connections) and left without saying a word

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    Teacher - I have pigeons in my class, can you help get them out please?

    Me - errr, yeah, I guess...

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    Teacher: Help help! I can't get sound!

    Me: *Turns amplifier source selector to 'computer'*

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    Just got this through...made me laugh:

    "My interactive pen nib fell out yesterday and got lost.

    I then wanted to bring the pen to you to replace the nib but I lost it on
    the way.

    Can anything be done?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonspurs View Post
    Can anything be done?"
    "Retrace your steps and have a "mum" look for it."
    Last edited by p858snake; 22nd March 2013 at 01:33 PM. Reason: By your powers combined...

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    Can we change our e-mail addresses as they get oxon and sch mixed up.

    *Bangs head*

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