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Curt Harms
06-16-2014, 9:41 AM
I know there are some tech pros here. I'm not one but got some chuckles out of this thread on a UK site:

http://forums.theregister.co.uk/forum/1/2014/06/06/The_Vociferous_Time_Waster_The_cute_things_they_sa y/

Here's one we can relate to:

Re: Cute people work for tech support too Digression
Back in the old days when a disk drive was the size of a washing machine and required an engineer from the computer company to install one ...
He turned up, un-crated it, and asked to borrow a phone. "Not working?" "No, and it won't. I need to call the shipping company and our loss adjusters ... go and take a look at it ..."
I did. There was a neat rectangular hole in the side. The exact size of a fork-lift-truck's prong ... right through the controller (about ten foot-square circuit boards).