Jan 3 2008

The best user phrase ever!

If you're new here, you may want to start with my most popular posts. Then, subscribe to my RSS feed to stay updated. Thanks for visiting!

Those who work in the IT field know the drill. You go to work on a computer that a user has obviously done something to, but the user has no idea what happened. It usually goes something like this:

“I don’t know why I got a virus after going to that highly reputable gambling site on the Internets…”

You usually just say “Uh Huh” and go on about your business. However, I ran into a really good user phrase today that I just had to post. Follow the scenario below for details.

-User calls to complain that there is a crack in the laptop

-IT person goes down to look at the laptop

-Upon arriving there is, indeed, a crack in the laptop.

-Then, the user converses with the IT person and spouts out this little gem:

“I don’t know why that happened to the laptop. I haven’t dropped it in two months…”

WHAT!?! Are you kidding me? This is comic gold! Not only is that the first honest statement that I have heard a user make, but the user was dead serious. What would happen if that kind of naive honesty were applied to different situations?

-Doctor’s Office

“I don’t know why that happened to little Timmy. I haven’t dropped him in two months…”

-Veterinarian’s Office

“I don’t know why that happened to Snowball. I haven’t dropped her in two months…”

-Retirement Home (Orderly talking to a grandchild)

“I don’t know why that happened to your Granny. I haven’t dropped her in two months…”

You get the point. This phrase is truly funny because it can go in all sorts of directions (not just with a laptop). Do you have a user phrase that made you laugh out loud? Share it with me in the comments. Happy Laughing!

Technorati Tags: , ,

No related posts.

Related posts brought to you by Yet Another Related Posts Plugin.

TAGS:

LEAVE A COMMENT

Subscribe Form

Subscribe to Blog

Sponsors

Recent Readers

JOIN MY COMMUNITY!
                  Computers Blogs - Blog Top Sites