IT people are the unsung heroes of our generation. They hold the keys to the Internet castle, and we frantically message them with all our bullsh*t whenever we get locked out. They see our darkest, most idiotic selves. And they have kept our foolishness a secret.
IT management website Solarwinds usually is all business -- but they decided to ask their specialists to compile the most egregious IT questions they've ever been asked, and then proceeded to share them with all of us. These conversations are mind-boggling.
A lot of this, I'm sure, can be chalked up to "old people are real dumb," but don't pretend like you haven't been there at one point or another.
Here is a selection of the best ones.
Ugh, I hate when I have slow Wi-Five too.
This person really put the "mail" back in email.
Someone needs to go back to color school.
Wireless, you know, like it makes its own electricity.
This is the best because some real human person expects another real human person to know what sd34329jf09u34lkjsf9u934;j2349sdf-08sdjf3 means off the top of his or her head. (By the way, that's a photograph -- I typed that whole f*cking number out because I'm a professional.)
I honestly just can't believe this happened. And I want to meet this person who thinks this is the sort of world we all live in.
Not an audiophile.
This person thinks because stocks involve numbers, they can be fixed by IT.
This one is so special. I love it more than bacon.