• JBert (disco)

    I think George would make a fine contestant for the "Works on my machine" award…

  • RaceProUK (disco) in reply to JBert
    JBert:
    I think George would make a fine contestant for the "Works on my machine" award…
    I think George would make a fine contestant for the " :wtf: Of The Year" award :laughing:

    Then again, who authorised the rollout?

  • Zemm (disco)

    Why does the A appear and the PIT become a PID?

  • VinDuv (disco)
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  • Onyx (disco) in reply to VinDuv

    And they both fail to launch when called upon because they are connected through a USB hub and libusb fails to handle them properly...

  • accalia (disco) in reply to Onyx
    Onyx:
    And they both fail to launch

    this can only be a good thing.

  • RaceProUK (disco) in reply to accalia
    accalia:
    this can only be a good thing.
    Judging by what happened at my last place with those crappy Nerf dart pistols, I'm inclined to agree.
  • accalia (disco) in reply to RaceProUK
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  • leeyc0 (disco) in reply to VinDuv
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  • Mariachi (disco)

    What made them think the “parking lot thumb drives” would be specially manufactured with their own unique IDs? Wouldn’t they more likely be standard consumer sticks with malware added? If someone were manufacturing malware sticks at a factory, what’s stopping them from using someone else’s innocuous ID?

    If the company is that worried about clueless employees plugging in random shit they found lying on the street, step 1 is issue a policy of “Thou Shalt Not Do That Or Thou Art Fired.” Step 2 is install physical port locks. Step 3, if necessary, is epoxy.

  • aliceif (disco)
    PaulaBean:
    Insuracorp was a small, and that meant IT had a minuscule head-count.
    Someone forgot a
  • DavidM (disco) in reply to Zemm
    Zemm:
    Why does the `A` appear and the `PIT` become a `PID`?

    Probably for the same reason as all the other typos and grammatical errors from incomplete edits are there in the same post.

  • Sizik (disco)

    New Year’s Even

    That falls on January 0, right?

  • hungrier (disco) in reply to Sizik

    Only on years that are a multiple of 2.

  • mott555 (disco)

    Did anyone else have a mental image of George Costanza for this article?

  • dkf (disco) in reply to mott555
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  • redwizard (disco) in reply to aliceif
    aliceif:
    Someone forgot a

    Actually, it's possible they added a

    PaulaBean:
    Insuracorp was . a . small, and that meant IT had a minuscule head-count.

    FTFY

    (used periods as placeholders in markdown so the strike-through could be made obvious, as compared to: a).

  • accalia (disco) in reply to redwizard
    redwizard:
    Insuracorp was   a   small, and that meant IT had a minuscule head-count.

    how's that edit?

  • hungrier (disco) in reply to redwizard
    redwizard:
    Actually, it's possible they added a

    Or they missed a few of them

    Insuracorp was a small, and that a meant IT had a minuscule a head a count. Mamma mia!

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