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    Into the Lions den : Refer to the sysadmins office as "where the geeks hang out" and live to tell the tale

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    The Babysitter - Successfully avoid doing any work for a whole day by showing the kids DVDs and having "Free play" time

    Citizen Cane - Recount stories of the "good old days" when you used to beat your pupils for being naughty

    You Can Stand Under My.... - Successfully use your laptop as a makeshift umbrella when going out to your car in the rain

    Size Counts - Claim you need a 19" widescreen HD laptop to teach, and whine to management enough that you get it

    Organised Chaos - Be prepared for OFSTED and request no ICT support for the duration of the inspection

    Arm The Troops! - Request laptops for your TA's so they can print your work off for you.

    It's A Trap! - Call tech support to your room for something minor, then berate them for not fixing a major issue yet

    Operation Flashpoint - Wear an inappropriately low-cut top and/or short skirt to work
    My favourite one here, don't know why just chuckled like a loon when I thought it up!

    We're all going on a..... - Enquire with the ICT Support staff how their summer holiday was fully knowing that they were at work the whole time

    The Machine That Goes PING! - Call out a techie because a laptop/desktop is 'making a strange noise' that is actually a perfectly normal Windows sound notification

    Static Cling - Break every bit of IT kit you come into contact with

    Pass the Parcel - Report an IT issue to another member of academic staff who then passes it to IT for you

    Anthropomorphic Personification - Constantly refer to a laptop/desktop as "he" or "she" when reporting problems

    Big Brother - Look shocked when told that IT staff know everything you on your computer

    Big Brother 2 - Complain about your computer use being recorded/monitored because you know you do things you shouldn't

    Screen Time - Carry your open laptop around by holding the screen

    Super Collider 3000 - Bump your laptop off of walls. doors, and other people while you carry it around

    Idle Hands - Do not log in to your computer account for over a week

    Surfin' Bird - Use your school computer to shop for shoes and/or handbags
    Yes, that's a bit sexist, and no, I don't care!


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    Fantastic!!

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    This is the News - Spend at least 4 hours on the BBC website in one working day

    Plausible Deniability - Accidently reboot a key server, then deny having any knowledge of doing so.

    You've got mail! - Sign your colleagues up for every spam newsletter you can find.

    Green Fingers - While your colleague is on holiday, sprinkle water cress seeds into their keyboard and water daily.

    Touché - Awarded if your colleague uses the water cress created from Green Fingers in an egg sandwich.

    Tea's Up - Have at least 6 hot drinks in one day.

    Running man! - Create a flip book by drawing a running stick man on your colleagues post-it notes.
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    The Cable Guy: Insist on moving your desk as far away as possible from the network/projector point next to the whiteboard and then complain because your leads don't reach anymore

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    bUSBy: Continue to plug your pen drive in the back of a computer even though there are perfectly good USB ports on the front but they are hidden by a flap.

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    Following on from the Tech/Admin achivements thread
    Where was this thread, I've searched all over and can't locate it!

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    Mini Me - send a pupil to report a problem for you

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete10141748 View Post
    Where was this thread, I've searched all over and can't locate it!
    @Pete10141748 - You're right that was hard to find, the original was here Achievement Unlocked I swear the search feature only indexes 1/15th of the DB.

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    Thanks synack!

    I had searched using all the "achievements, achievement, achievement unlocked" etc phrases I could think of but only got this thread in the search results! D'oh!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete10141748 View Post
    Thanks synack!

    I had searched using all the "achivements, achievement, achivement unlocked" etc phrases I could think of but only got this thread in the search results! D'oh!
    Excuses excuses : Fail to find the aforementioned thread multiple times



    sorry, couldn't resist

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