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Today is a good day. I just had a call from a telemarketer. Did I yell and scream at them, you ask? Certainly not. Like a good IT administrator I put my skills to use for their benefit. Here's how the conversation went:

Computer: "Press 9 to not be contacted in the future. Press 4 to speak to someone about your mortgage issues"
<presses 4>
TM: "Hello, are you having problems paying your mortgage?"
Me: "Hi, this is the IT department. We intercepted your call as we detected a problem with you phone and need to fix it."
TM: "Oh... ok, well what do we need to do?"
Me: "We're going to need to fix the settings by pressing 4-6-8 and * at the same time"
TM: "Ok, nothing happened."
<alright, so he's not using a Polycom>
Me: "Are you using the new Polycom phones that we deployed?"
TM: "No, it's a Yealink"
Me: "Ok, I see. You haven't had the new Polycom phone deployed to your desk yet. Let me check our technical documentations for the Yealink."
<did a quick Google search, "yealink phone factory reset">
Me: "Alright, do you see an "OK" button on your phone?"
TM: "Yes I do"
Me: "Alright, you're going to press and hold that button for 10 seconds."
TM: "OK, pressing it now"
Me: "Perfect, let me know if you get a password request"
TM: "OK, nothing has popped up ye----"
<click>

That's right. I made a telemarketer unwittingly factory reset his phone which means he will be unable to make anymore calls until someone is able to reconfigure his phone and that will take at least an hour or longer if they can't do it right away!
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This is NOT real git documentation! Read carefully, and click the button to generate a new man page. man page generator. Permalink; Generate new man page. Name. Synopsis. Description. Options. See also. Created by Lokaltog - GitHub repo. Inspired by InconsolableCellist's Markov Chain-based ...
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I wondered why #Ubuntu 13.10 was having such a hard time installing properly. Here is the disk layout automatically chosen by the installer: 9 gigs of swap, only 3.5 GB for the whole OS.
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Moon today (2012-09-29 19:34 UT) high clouds
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A privacy action being taken against Facebook has attracted 25,000 members of the social network who are now seeking damages.
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How It Works. I'm assuming you're familiar with the basic idea of what a Turing machine is. There are a few parts to building one in Magic: a tape extending in two directions storing cells of a few di...
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