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« on: November 02, 2009, 07:52:22 PM »
There's always one.
This has got to be one of the funniest things in a long time.. I think this guy should
have been promoted, not fired. This is a true story from the Word Perfect Helpline, which was transcribed from a recording monitoring the customer care department. Needless to say the Help Desk
employee was fired; however, he/she is currently suing the Word Perfect organization for
 "Termination without Cause".
 Actual dialogue of a former WordPerfect Customer Support employee. (Now I know why they record these conversations!):
 Operator:     "Ridge Hall, computer assistance;  may I help you?"
Caller:    "Yes, well, I'm having trouble with WordPerfect."
Operator:      "What sort of trouble??"
 Caller:     "Well, I was just typing along, and all of a sudden the words went away."
 Operator:       "Went away?"
 Caller:   "They disappeared."
 Operator:      "Hmm So what does your screen look like now?"
 Caller:    "Nothing."
 Operator:    "Nothing??"
 Caller:   "It's blank; it won't accept anything when I type."
 Operator:       "Are you still in WordPerfect, or did you get out??"
 Caller:   "How do I tell?"
Operator:     "Can you see the C: prompt on the screen??"
 Caller:    "What's a sea-prompt?"
 Operator:     "Never mind, can you move your cursor around the screen?"
 Caller:    "There isn't any cursor: I told you, it won't accept anything I type."
 Operator:   "Does your monitor have a power indicator??"
 Caller:    "What's a monitor?"
 Operator:    "It's the thing with the screen on it that looks like a TV. Does it have a
little light that tells you when it's on??"
Caller:    "I don't know."
Operator:    "Well, then look on the back of the monitor and find where the power
 cord goes into it. Can you see that??"
Caller:    "Yes, I think so."
Operator:      "Great. Follow the cord to the plug,  and tell me if it's plugged into
the wall.
 Caller:   "Yes, it is."
 Operator:    "When you were behind the monitor, did you notice that there were two cables
plugged into the back of it, not just one??"
 Caller:     "No."
Operator:    "Well, there are. I need you to look back there again and find the other cable.."
 Caller:    "Okay, here it is."
 Operator:   "Follow it for me, and tell me if it's plugged securely into the back of your computer."
Caller:    "I can't reach."
 Operator:    "Uh huh. Well, can you see if it is??"
Caller:    "No."
Operator:     "Even if you maybe put your knee  on something and lean way over??"
 Caller:     "Oh, it's not  because I don't have the right angle - it's because it's dark."
Operator:     "Dark??"
 Caller:     "Yes - the office light is off, and the only light I have is coming in from the window.
 Operator: "Well,  turn on the office light then."
 Caller:     "I can't."
 Operator:   "No? Why not??"
 Caller:     "Because there's a power failure."
 Operator:  "A power......... A power failure? Aha, Okay, we've got it licked now.  Do you still have
the boxes and manuals and packing stuff your computer came in??"
 Caller:    "Well, yes, I keep them in the closet."
Operator:   "Good. Go get them, and unplug  your system and pack it up just like it was when you got it.  Then take it back to the store you bought it from."
 Caller:    "Really? Is it that bad?"
 Operator:   "Yes, I'm afraid it is."
 Caller:      "Well, all right then, I suppose. What do I tell them??
Operator:    "Tell them you're too f --- ing stupid to own a computer!!!!!" 

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Re: computer!
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2009, 08:32:55 PM »
Love it  ;D

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Re: computer!
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2009, 08:35:52 PM »
 :D :D