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Always check the spelling in n00b contracts

Posted 25-07-2011 at 09:06 AM by wcogent

Me: Send this quotation to Action Labs Company
Them: Action Love Company
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Me: Send this quote to ABC Corp
Them: ABC Corpse / ABC Core
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Me: I need to find some Seagate SV35
Them: Hi, do you have any Western Digital Seagate SV35?
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Me: Order a dozen 1GB flash drives
Them: Sir, I can't find Givi flash drives.
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Another day with n00b salespeople

Posted 25-07-2011 at 08:19 AM by wcogent

Me: I need a new supplier for Cisco routers.
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Her: I found one sir, and their willing to deliver even if we just order 1 pc.
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Me: Really? That's too convenient. Find out who else they sell to
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Her: They say they're well known and have dozens of clients in the immediate area.
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Me: How can you have dozens of companies looking for Cisco routers & switches? They don't sell THAT well. Have them call me
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Her: ok
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Overextended warranty

Posted 15-07-2011 at 03:34 PM by wcogent

In the year 2011..
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Her: My son bought just last year from you and it's broken. It's under warranty, right?
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Me: (after looking at the unit) M'am, it's an AGP card, we stopped selling AGP over 2 years ago.
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Her: No, that's not true! I'm 100% POSITIVE we got this last year
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Me: You got it in 2006.
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Her: How did you know that? I didn't bring any receipts.
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Me: this warranty sticker that indicates you purchased...
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Cheep cheep cheap

Posted 15-06-2011 at 08:40 AM by wcogent
Updated 19-06-2011 at 02:19 AM by wcogent

HE: (looking through the $700 PCs) I want a low-end for typing only complete PC for $180.
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ME: Ok, that's a tough one. (calculates), ok. Here are the specs.
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HE: You're giving me a Core2Quad PC, right?
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ME: A Core2Auad processor on it's own is $160 (at the time)
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HE: You guys are too expensive! (and walks out the door)
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Worst Tech Investments I've gone through

Posted 13-06-2011 at 06:08 AM by wcogent
Updated 13-06-2011 at 06:13 AM by wcogent

1) Nintendo Famicom 16MB 32bit disk system (expandable to 64MB)
What happened:
Instead of making 64mb games, Nintendo went to make Nintendo 64bit games.
At least:
Played hours & hours of Gundam Wing: Endless Duel
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2) Syquest Sparq drive
What happened:
Syquest died before replacing my dead drive
At least:
I had a backup of the data in that ^&*(* drive.
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3) AST laptop
What happened:...
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