November 22 - 26, 2010

November 26, 2010 - NOW it's updated

While we’re working, the CIO called.
“That needs Windows updating!” he bawled.
We kept saying, “He’s odd.”
So at 14k baud
It’s downloaded, but won’t be installed.

November 25, 2010 - Solving technical problems is what we live for

At the town where I’m making a living,
There’s an aide whose odd call I’m reliving.
Screen’s too high? You can lose
These two books. These you use
For your kids to sit on each Thanksgiving.

November 24, 2010 - Basic training

As a techie, my chosen vocation,
A new cell phone caused lots of frustration.
Said the phone guy, “You jerk!
If you want it to work,
You should go read the documentation!”

Bonus Rhyme

Though on Linux, he frequently spews,
There’s a site on which Trap shares his views
That’s nostalgia devoted.
For that he is quoted
This week down at CBS News.

November 23, 2010 - Verdict: in absentia

Since the printer performance had stunk,
I was called to see just what I thunk.
Hey, the cable’s ripped off!
This had caused me to scoff,
“Tell that guy, ‘Don’t be touching our junk.’”

November 22, 2010 - Wait, let's go over this again

“We’ve been compromised here,” said security.
“For our networking plan is a surety.
Send our user a goad:
‘He must update his code,’
And this hacker we’ll send to obscurity!”

I replied, “That is really quite strange.
If the user we ask for the change,
Should the hacker be first,
Then our user is cursed.
We must update that code in Exchange.”