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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Portland, Oregon

    Computer Repair

    Caller : Hi, our printer is not working.

    Customer Service: What is wrong with it?

    Caller : Mouse is jammed.

    Customer Service: Mouse? Printers don't have a mouse, you fool!

    Caller: Mmmmm??.. Oh really?... I will send a picture.

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    Jesus was a Woodworker

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Reminds me of this article I saw earlier...

    I've opened up a few that were similar to some of the pics in the article.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Dan don't those people know you posed to flatten the mouse before you print.
    So what your are saying Vaughn is that is NOT what the inside of my PC is posed to look like.
    It could be worse You could be on fire.
    Stupid hurts.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    GTA Ontario Canada
    Good one Dan i will have to check thats not my laserjet. Dang thing is giving me troubles since i entered the refilling mode.

    Vaughn I have seen quiet a few of those in my past.

    But my all time favorite was a day i will never forget. I was about 16 working in a friend of mines Dads tv store doing TV repairs. Lady phones and says i just spilled a vase of water over the back of my TV i turned it on and it is now smoking and popping.

    Then she says but it wont be expensive to fix will it? I had not even opened my mouth and for a moment i was speechless.
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  5. #5

    I worked air traffic control maintenance in the US Navy for 6 years. The weather forecasting equipments were out along the runways in some cases. and in Meridian, MS they get a lot of storms and lightning. You should see what happens to electronics when lightning strikes a couple miles away but runs into the equipment via the lines buried in the ground along the runway. You can scrub capacitor residue for weeks!

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    somewhere east of Queen Creek, AZ - South East of Phoenix
    This reminds me of the time I was sent out on a service call early in my carrer. While attending college I worked for a manufacturer of vairable speed motor controls and a customer had bought a replacement motor and when he hooked it up it didin't do any thing. This was a 5 HP DC motor made by a company out of fort Smith Arkansas. I won 't mention the name but they are still in business and as a rule make good product. After trouble shooting I decided to open up the motor and found that the brushes had been left out. I also found a dead mounse inside. The customer was standing by whaching me work so I grabbed the mouse by the tail held it up and said I found your problem, your mouse died.
    "There’s a lot of work being done today that doesn’t have any soul in it. The technique may be the utmost perfection, yet it is lifeless. It doesn’t have a soul. I hope my furniture has a soul to it." - Sam Maloof
    The Pessimist complains about the wind; The Optimist expects it to change;The Realist adjusts the sails.~ William Arthur Ward

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Tellico Plains, Tennessee
    I understand the use of mice, squirrels and chipmonks in the tools... power all my tools that way... and if you don't pay them enough, they leave...
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    Tellico Plains, TN
    My parents taught me to respect my elders, but it's getting harder and harder to find any.
    If you go looking for trouble, it will usually find you.

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