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End User Phrase of the Day

What the heck is a EUPOTD? it stands for 'End User Phrase Of The Day'! Here we are looking for small crazy things that customers have said to us during the day. As of today we have 19184 EUPOTD's.

19184. "Imagine how fast it would be without McAfee, Landesk, and spyware like that." [By :concept14 / 2014-07-10] [Top]
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  • Imagine there's no people... I wonder if you can... -RiffRaff
  • APC did that song better than Lennon!!! -DarkRookie
  • 19183. I have a laptop that needs to be reimagined [By :torgo / 2014-06-16] [Top]
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  • Damnit Jim, I'm a technician, not an Imagineer! -docbrown01
  • I can reimagined it. With a pair of Kleins. -DarkRookie
  • Disney can do stuff like that. -Holdfast
  • [Starts looking for my Imaginarium] -CrystalMare
  • 19182. NT/OT: Happy Father's Day to the best dads ever. (*ahem* that's you guys, in case you were wondering who I meant.) [By :ManyHats / 2014-06-15] [Top]
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  • Wot, me? I'm not a Dad - at least, I don't think so... -Gromit
  • o/ -Grue
  • 19181. Me: I don't know what black voodoo I did to get this printer to work last time but I am lacking the requisite sacrifice apparently this time. [By :Icelator / 2014-06-11] [Top]
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  • Apparently, the blood sacrifice cannot be made willingly, it must be spontaneous and unanticipated. -AmazingKreskin
  • Break out the fried chicken for Jobu -McSmiley
  • my god now the usb is giving me trouble. I just want to wire this in to use until the ink is gone. HP 8500, stay away, it's a workhorse but the connection problems are frustrating as hell. I've looked up later models and they don't seem to have the same issue but this model... will be featured in a reenactment of office space. -Icelator
  • got the usb working, it is parent printer until ink runs out -Icelator
  • 19180. My laptop makes a grinding noise. The noise stops if I bang it on the desk. [By :ch41nbr8kr / 2014-06-08] [Top]
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  • Someone loves their laptop too much. -Calydor
  • Ah, the old "Bang on it 'till it works trick." -harryscuz
  • Just another variant of percussive maintenance. Extreme PM will silence any noise... even whimpering customers. <BEG> -CyBear
  • Percussive maintenance on users usually requires something in the kilo ton range. -ecoli
  • Is that a range based on their apparent IQ? As in it will "range" from a "kilo" to a "ton" to maintain the user? -Voz
  • 19179. "Firefox takes a little getting used too, but in the long run it is in my opinion a better operating explorer then IE is right now." [By :concept14 / 2014-06-01] [Top]
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  • Truth! -Grue
  • "operating explorer" I'll have to remember that one. -Stryker One
  • Wow! Users attempting technical terms is like someone from India speaking Canadian French in Mexico. -Biosynthetic
  • 19178. "I cracked my laptop's screen by dropping my phone on it. I don't know how that happened." [By :DarkRookie / 2014-05-29] [Top]
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  • yes they did, they just told you how it happened. was it a bakelite dial phone with a metal dial, and ringer bells?? jeez! -figglywig
  • "Of course, Sir Isaac- allow me to introduce you to this thing we call, 'gravity'. It's not just a good idea, it's the law!" -Voz
  • 19177. [User barges into my office while I'm in the middle of four projects at once] "Hey, I didn't know you were in here because your door was closed!!" [By :linkv / 2014-05-14] [Top]
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  • my door is locked :) -gashach
  • ... that's because I am busy. Now leave. -srteach
  • Doors are like that. They give us the option of telling people to 'keep out'! -Voz
  • This is why I chose the cube at the end of the hall. -RandalGraves
  • 19176. After being resurrected from a disintegrate spell:"did you just shove your hand up my ash?" [By :Icelator / 2014-04-13] [Top]
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  • should clarify the resurrection required contact and the disintegrate left me a pile of ash -Icelator
  • Title this one "If Sean Connery played D&D" -NightSteel
  • Be careful leaving that out there ... Too many Evil Dead / 2 / AoD comments to fill in this space. Don't want to crash TSC with 'em ;-) -Necros
  • 19175. This one's brought to you by the FNG (big surprise)...

    FNG: Do I have to update and annotate a ticket if I just look at it, and don't actually do anything related to it?
    [By : skippytpodar / 2014-04-10] [Top]
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  • Actually, we used to have to do that where I work. We had a micromanager who was always stats and data driven, and if anyone opened a customer's account for any reason, he wanted to know why. So we had to annotate it every time, even if it was just to reset a password. -NightSteel
  • 19174. We got a ticket a few minutes ago about a single PC that lost its connectivity to the network, and the analyst that took the call realized that a very ornery IT Tech, whose last name is not only the name of a certain piece of male anatomy, but it's VERY appropriate for his personality, was the on-call for the site tonight. Here's the conversation:

    $Analyst 8:43 PM
    * oh boy $orneryTech is on call
    $assistantSupervisor 8:43 PM
    * oh no.....
    Me 8:43 PM
    * Oh the unvarnished joy
    * And it's for one single PC, I see
    $assistantSupervisor 8:43 PM
    * he was okay the other night.
    $Analyst 8:43 PM
    * yup
    Me 8:44 PM
    * I think we've all had the displeasure of dealing with him when he's not in the best of moods...
    $analyst 8:45 PM
    * whicj is always
    Me 8:46 PM
    * Hey at least we can't say we weren't warned by his name :)
    FNG 8:47 PM
    Be careful what you say. Remember, there are team mates with different political, social, and religious views. We have to remain politically correct so no one feels offended.
    $assistantSupervisor 8:47 PM
    * Hey, I didn't name him...
    Me 8:47 PM
    * Me either...

    Um, what? First of all, how is the fact that this local tech's last name just happens to be an extremely accurate descrption of his personaly in any way politically incorrect, not to mention the fact we couldn't make up a name like his if we tried...

    The FNG also tried to ding me a few weeks ago because I used "crap" in the IM chat, and thought it was foul language and unbecoming of anyone in IT to use such language...
    [By : skippytpodar / 2014-04-02] [Top]
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  • Just tell him you were trying to type "carp", and got no help from spell check. -Voz
  • So did Mr. Taint handle the ticket appropriately? -concept14
  • I imagine he did... We get so many tickets day in and day out, it's hard to keep track of them all, even the memorable ones :) -skippytpodar
  • I didn't know Andy Dick worked there. -AmazingKreskin
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