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My computer is baaaaack.

With Parts Falling Out of IT.

So, I call the IT guys and tell them what is going on.

IT: Does it still work

Me: yup

IT: Maybe you should keep the loaner for a week or so, just in case.

Me: yup

Me: One tiny little question, very minor really,,, what about the software issue on the loaner computer? I mean, I don't want to be any trouble here.

IT: Hhhhmmmm, maybe we should send you a CD with what you need?

me: yup

Won't I look good going through the airports, I'm soooo important that I need, not one, but two computers. My job is so big it won't fit into just one. Why back up important information when you can have a back up computer.

I'm off to the hardware store now for some black duct tape and JB Weld. I have silver duct tape at the house, but I feel that the higher tinsel strength that you get with black out weights the higher speed rating on the silver. And why JB Weld, in case I need to put any of the parts back in.


Kelsgarden said…
If you had read your HORRORscope you would have been prepared for this:

A delivery of some kind that you were expecting to come from far away might be delayed, causing you to wonder if it might have been lost. It hasn't - it's just delayed. Unfortunately, there's not much you can do but wait. Mechanical equipment could also go out of whack, necessitating calling in a repairman. This could set you back some and make you antsy. Try to find something else to do!

You forgot to mention the part about DHL trying to deliver it to a Cambodian family on the other side of town . . .

And IT said they were maybe sending a Dell repairman out next week . . .

I think you need to find something else to do . . . like move the furniture and buy a TV . . . maybe . . .
Unknown said…
Damn IT people. Anti-social geeks, all of them. Oh, wait, I'm an IT person. Well, at least the description fits.
Kelsgarden said…
ok Khyle - since you're the IT guy, er guru - what's with PP blowing up pictures and leaving you with the red "X" of doom ???

and don't give me the crap about memory - the company has furnished him with a lovely 2000 model, in fact Barbie has the same model, uh, at least same size ;)

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