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How I’ve Become A Computer Tech…

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Teacher @ School Where I Work: “Travis, I don’t know if it’s just not hooked up or what, but it won’t work.”

Me: “Okay, I’ll look at it.”
I hit the power button, and the system boots up and comes on.
Teacher: “Oh my god, Travis. What did you do?”Me: “Umm…I turned it on…”Teacher: “Oh my god, Travis. I’m so terrible with computers.”
All I’m saying is, I’m glad she’s not teaching high school. I felt really bad when I told her I just turned it on. Really bad.
Those power buttons can be a sumbitch though.
Sorry. I couldn’t resist.
[A note from the Author: If you enjoyed this at all, please go check out Jeff over at This Is Why Your Hold Time Is So Long. He has all kinds of stories like this over there, and he keeps his toenails painted pretty colors.]