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A typical microsoft user called the support desk. The user was furious. * Tech Support: "How can I help you ma'am?" * Customer: "You had better help me!" * Tech ...
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    A typical microsoft user called the support desk. The user was furious.

    * Tech Support: "How can I help you ma'am?"
    * Customer: "You had better help me!"
    * Tech Support: "That's why they pay me!"
    * Customer: "Don't get smart with me!"
    * Tech Support: "Of course, ma'am, how can I help you?"
    * Customer: "Well, I've been waiting for quite some time!"
    * Tech Support: "Yes ma'am, our current wait is about twenty minutes. It usually isn't that bad."
    * Customer: (yelling) "Twenty minutes! I've been waiting three days!"
    * Tech Support: "You've defied sleep and other bodily functions for a full 72 hours?"

    Isn't it wonderful when they get vague? Turns out she clicked on the "Help" button in Word or something three days prior and was waiting for us to call her...despite the fact that her computer had no modem and was not near a telephone line.


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    Wait a minute...I think I work with that lady!!

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    that is really funning.
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    its almost as good about the people who use the CD-rom as a cup holder. sadly i actually had an aunt who did that. *shakes his head and sighs* i had to kill her to save her from herself. lol. just kidding. now actually she is quite tech savvy.
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    This is just a play on words from j's post.

    A typical Redhat called the support desk. The user was furious.

    * Tech Support: "How can I help you ma'am?"
    * Customer: "You had better help me!"
    * Tech Support: "That's why they pay me!"
    * Customer: "Don't get smart with me!"
    * Tech Support: "Of course, ma'am, how can I help you?"
    * Customer: "Well, I've been waiting for quite some time!"
    * Tech Support: "Yes ma'am, our current wait is about twenty minutes. It usually isn't that bad."
    * Customer: (yelling) "Twenty minutes! I've been waiting three days!"
    * Tech Support: "You've defied sleep and other bodily functions for a full 72 hours?"
    * Customer: (yelling) and now you tell me I've to pay you just to answer a question even if I just send a email?
    * Tech Support: Of course, how else am I going to pay for my new thumb drive? And BTW do you know how to get these things to work in linux? I put it in there and nothing happens and could use some good tips. Thanks and give me a hint.
    *Customer: I called you for tech support, you didn't call me!
    *Tech Suport: Well as long as I have you on the phone is there one of those pmr or whatever files I can get for it?
    *Customer: I have no idea and you have shown excellant customer service skills. You should work at a ISP help desk since you seem to show so much promise at it. In fact why don't I stop bothering you and let you see out you local ISP for openings right now-click.
    Tech Support: Hello, Hello..... Hmmmmm... I know caller id.
    Customer: Hello
    Tech support: Hi we got disconnected so I thought I'd call you back right away. So are you hiring for a help desk at a ISP?
    Customer: Yes, but we are not allowed to use this line for any inquiries, you need to call 1-800-382-5968 for all future inquires. Thanks for calling and have a great day - click.
    Tech: This number doesn't seem to work, they must be updating the kernal

    And yes there is a msg in the number
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    Ya know...I've always wanted to just put an old CDROM drive in my box and hook up the power...just so I could use it as a cup-holder.
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