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Damn, and I thought that I could just 'pound' my network
cable into the phone jack and get DSL.

--- "Richard S. Crawford" <rscrawford@mossroot.com> wrote:
> I swear this actually occurred, not more than five
> minutes ago, and not more than six feet from where I'm
> sitting...
> 
> 
> [Curtain rises.]
> 
> 
> Department Director:  Is this the network cable?
> 
> IT Guy:  No, that's the printer cable.  That's the
> network cable over there, the one that looks like a phone
> jack on steroids.
> 
> DD:	Oh, okay.  Got it.  Where do we plug it in?
> 
> IT:	Just plug it into the phone jack right there.
> 
> DD:	It doesn't fit.  It's too big.
> 
> IT:	Yeah, sometimes you just have to force them in pretty
> hard.
> 
> [Sound of pounding, followed by furious mouse-clicking
> and typing.]
> 
> DD: I still can't connect to the network.
> 
> IT:	Hang on, I'll go check the server.
> 
> 
> [Curtain falls.  Catastrophically.]
> 
> 
> Sometimes it's all I can do to just keep my mouth shut
> and keep typing.  At least I get a free show out of this
> temp job. ;-)
> 
> -- 
> Sliante,
> Richard S. Crawford
> 
> mailto:rscrawford@mossroot.com		http://www.mossroot.com
> AIM:  Buffalo2K   ICQ: 11646404  Yahoo!: rscrawford
> MSN:  underpope@hotmail.com
> 
> "It is only with the heart that we see rightly; what is
> essential is
> invisible to the eye."  --Antoine de Saint Exupery
> 
> vi vi vi - the editor of the beast
> _______________________________________________
> vox mailing list
> vox@lists.lugod.org
> http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox


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