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Incompetent Manager Tries To Blame Employee For His Own Use of Comic Sans

There are some employees who stick around because they do good work, and there are others whose longevity stems from their ability to blame everyone else for screw ups. This manager tried to get after a certain employee when he should have realized the mistake was his own, and it just proved his own incompetence. People have problems with technology, like this customer who thought electronic payment worked by putting checks into their computer.

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Tech Support Employee Gets Fired And Unfired On Same Day

It sounds like this unfortunate tech support employee was stuck muddling through a gig that suffered the inevitable pitfalls of having an incompetent manager on duty. Honestly this dude J sounds like a complete waking nightmare to work alongside. We're just glad to hear that this dude was able to get out of the toxic job eventually. 

Check out another tech support horror story with this company that insisted on their server not being fixed, and then the fallout that ensued

Tech support employee gets fired and then un-fired on the same day. | r/talesfromtechsupport Join u/Blempglorf 3y 1 got fired and un-fired same day. Long r/ALL So this one goes back 99 or so working corporate headquarters very large telco, responsible email system HQ about 1100 users at time. Like all sysadmins at HQ contractor, working through bodyshop outsourcer. My boss guy l'll call S. S site manager outsourcer, and direct manager all contractor sysadmins.
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Customer Thinks Electronic Payment Works By Putting Paper Checks In Computer

I mean, hey, technology can be more disorienting and generally perplexing for some folks more than others. In this case though, the confusion runs so deep, it's so profound, that it's almost wholesome. It's like how can you be "mad" at someone who legitimately thinks that the way to submit an electronic payment is through putting physical paper checks into their computer? It's impossible. Impossible to be mad at that. For some more gold from the tech support world, check out this lazy manager who got caught lying, and then the employe who ended up getting promoted in the process

A customer thinks that electronic payment works through putting paper checks in the actual computer.
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Customer Doesn't Trust Tech Support Employee's Advice, Lives To Regret It Weeks Later

There are far too many irrational, impossibly entitled customers out there that insist on not accepting tech support employees' advice. It's like they call in to tech support just to pitch a fit, and take out some of the stress they've accumulated through their personal lives, on completely well meaning individuals in the realm of tech support. It's a whole toxic circus act, and hopefully less and less people go about participating in it. In this particular tech support tale, we get to read about a stubborn customer who proactively wastes his own time. Pretty good stuff. For another tech support tale, check out the time that an owner fired the IT guy, and then how the business was completely sabotaged afterwards

An aggressive customer disregards a tech support employee's advice, wastes weeks complaining, and then lives to regret it.
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Incompetent CTO Refuses To Fix Company's Security Flaw, Revenge Ensues

Literally, it's hard to comprehend the fact that this CTO possessed the puzzling level of ignorance that manifested in actually giving every employee at the company the same password. Like, do you want the company to get hacked, or what bro? It just seems like some kind of open invitation at that point. Really. Fortunately, for the company the CTO was eventually replaced. Hopefully the CTO learned their lesson. 

Company doesn't want to fix security flaw, IT guy shows them what's up. | r/ProRevenge u/ROKexpat 12h Join 3 6 Don't want fix my issue? Well think its time new CTO just want state this issue is going blow some peoples presented nothing short incredible. And fact never had major security breach is astounding truly is. minds security flaw this flaw may ask
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Department Manager Assumes Monitors Don't Need Computers

How on earth did this dude end up in the position of power that they did? It truly boggles the mind. Like, we're talking about a department manager who somehow didn't understand that monitors also need computers (system units). And from that misunderstanding blossomed a pricey fail that just kind of hurts to picture. The department manager's jaw must've sunk to the floor in defeat. For some more tech support drama, check out this customer who didn't trust a tech support employee's advice, and then lived to regret it weeks later

A department manager wrongly assumes that monitors don't need computers, and then learns otherwise.
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Humorous Times Siri Failed To Do Her Job Correctly

It's no uncommon occurrence to end up in an entertaining situation where you're dealing with Siri completely misinterpreting what you're asking her to answer. It's like some wires get crossed, and the next thing you know she's spewing something so impressively nonsensical off that it's actually hilarious. It's okay Siri. We all fail at one point or another. Maybe she's just playing dumb, anyways. 

A collection of funny times that Siri failed to do her job correctly.
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Student Fails To Properly Check Backup Files Before IT Wipes Computer

Man oh man, let a story like this serve as a cautionary tale to anyone out there that's naively, proactively underestimating the importance of making sure that their backup files are in check. Fortunately, this student was able to eventually get the work that they needed to get done, done, and look back on their blunder with humor. For some more gold from the tech support world, check out this story about a customer who didn't trust a tech support employee's advice, and lived to regret it weeks later

A student fails to properly check their backup files before IT goes and wipes the computer.
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17 Memes That Make Fun Of The Cringey World Of TikTok

TikTok is certainly the latest social media craze among the teens, but it's also come under fire for allegedly collecting user data and sending it to Chinese authorities. That, and memers across the board seem to hate it. Accordingly, we've curated this gallery of memes that poke a little fun, and we hope you enjoy!

Funny dank memes about TikTok | TikTok is banned India and US, UK, and Australia as well as other countries are planning ban 2020: Well maybe don't want be bad guy anymore_ Megamind | TikTok didn't make people dumb TikTok just showed us who real dumb people are t./ya_pakakal The Office Jim Halpert presentation
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Old People Trying Their Best On Social Media

It would be admittedly hard to learn a totally new user interface after the age of 50. But that doesn't stop old people from wrangling with social media, posting their passwords, printing out poorly cropped Instagram posts and responding to cake recipes as if they were a neighbor. Can we really blame a group of people who already had adult children before they ever heard of AOL? From the wholesome to the absurd, here are old people on social media doing their best.

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IT Guy Misunderstands Bad Mouse Reference, Fail Ensues

You've got to love the terribly vindictive nature of the company involved in this rather absurd unfolding of events. After they clearly lose a case that they never needed to start up in the first place, they just have to throw out some more unnecessary animosity before it's all said and done. As for the IT guy misunderstanding the bad mouse report, it can happen to the best of us. Sounds like he was merely caught up in all of his company's nonsense. For another tech support tale, check out the time that an owner fired the whole IT department, and the sabotage that ensued

A company's IT guy misunderstands a bad mouse reference, and then a hilarious fail ensues.
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Lazy Manager Gets Caught Lying, Employee Gets Promoted

It's remarkable how some folks end up in the positions of power that they do. It sounds like the manager in this tech support tale was proactively playing with fire, and eventually all of their lazy, deceptive antics caught up with them. The employee getting the promotion is really the icing on the cake. If you're looking for some more entertaining tech support content, check out this tech support tale about a belligerent customer who refused to cooperate with tech support

A lazy manager lies to get out of work, gets caught sleeping, employee gets promoted.
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Technologically Incompetent Coworker Can't Handle Clear Instructions

Yep, if you've worked in an office that uses computers you've likely worked alongside at least one person who seems to possess a daunting, stubborn ignorance when it comes to running with clear instructions from the team's resident tech wizard. This particular tech wizard actually handled the frustrating confusion they received from their clueless coworker with nothing short of a saintly patience and understanding. Good for them. Check out some times that tech support faced waking nightmares over here

A technologically incompetent coworker can't comprehend clear instructions. | r/talesfromtechsupport Join u/Phoeptar There's one every office, and even if leave can never escape them! Short started new job January 's not yay finally free after 10 years Nope, as l'm most knowledgeable around virtual office l'm guy everyone goes with issues. Not so bad, office is full young go-getters who grew up with internet, their Google-fu is spot on, except one, there's always going be one
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These robots need to pack up their stuff and go back to the factory they came from. Seeing something with such speed and precision makes us sick. It's not natural. Seeing this bolt-sucking toaster-ass bag of wires is enough to fear for at least your job, and then what? What's next? Are we going to have to recite the pledge of allegiance in binary? Are we going to have to put a calculator on the 100 dollar bill? The only thing we have on them is human emotion, but even that will become our undoing. That's all we'll be to them, a bunch of over-expressive sideshows doing kabuki for crowds of lifeless sparking mannequins with pneumatic hands, capable of clapping at over 900 claps per minute. And then they'll learn to do that better than us. These damn tin cans are probably already working on how to become flawed anti-heroes with hearts of gold. Except they can literally craft their hearts out of actual gold. And it all started because we had the hubris to make an extra fast arm. It's just a good thing robots don't have souls so we don't have to see them in hell.

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Teacher Assumes TV Trolley Doesn't Need To Be Plugged In, Learns Otherwise

Just because someone's a teacher doesn't mean that they haven't fallen through the cracks, and missed the boat on something that's so obvious it's pretty much in the realm of common sense. With that being said, it sounds like this teacher was just having one of those days. Tech support has to weather the storms of ignorance enough as it already is. The least the rest of us can do is to show them the respect and patience they deserve. Glad that everything was able to be resolved in this tale though. 

Teacher assumes that a portable TV trolley doesn't need to be plugged in, and then learns otherwise.
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Company Won't Upgrade Manager's Computer, Manager Forces Company's Hand

Nothing can quite bring the blood to a boil like having to deal with a stubborn company that won't be reasonable when it comes to entirely reasonable demands. Fortunately (or unfortunately for the company) this manager was able to exercise some ingenious strategy when it came to forcing their company's hand, and getting the computer upgrade they desired. For another glory story from the tech support world check out this tale about a shady manager who tried to impersonate an employee, and proceeded to fail miserably

Manager wants computer upgrade, company won't hook it up, manager forces company's hand.
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