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Fovea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-25-08 02:42 PM
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18. One job many years ago
I quit, and in my exit interview I asked the HR person if I could use their phone line for a minute.

Using their end user software, I crashed the app, was sitting at a dos prompt in the main server directory.

I typed del *.* and asked them if I should hit enter, or if they now understood why I would not be responsible for their app being secure.

It was not long after that I started doing consultant work for them.
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  -I Put My Carter Hating RePuke Boss In His Place: So much fun! ReformedChris  Jun-25-08 01:59 PM   #0 
  - #2  izquierdista   Jun-25-08 02:03 PM   #1 
  - but... he's History's Greatest Monster!  maxsolomon   Jun-25-08 02:05 PM   # 
  - Very well done.  realpolitik   Jun-25-08 02:05 PM   #2 
  - but,but,but, I thought everything was Clintons fault?  tmfun   Jun-25-08 02:05 PM   #3 
  - By October  realpolitik   Jun-25-08 02:08 PM   #6 
  - Good for you but be careful.  Lasher   Jun-25-08 02:06 PM   #4 
  - I had a boss fire me after I refused to attend  realpolitik   Jun-25-08 02:13 PM   #10 
     - You should try to work in an Easter Egg  kgfnally   Jun-25-08 02:23 PM   #15 
     - One job many years ago  realpolitik   Jun-25-08 02:42 PM   #18 
        - Oh my- what was their reaction to *that* power play?  kgfnally   Jun-25-08 03:17 PM   #22 
           - The I.T. head was subsquently fired  realpolitik   Jun-25-08 05:02 PM   #25 
     - Ewww  ismnotwasm   Jun-25-08 03:05 PM   #21 
        - As in Dilbert.  realpolitik   Jun-25-08 05:04 PM   #26 
  - Good job. If only we could do that with the rest of those assholes.  Xenotime   Jun-25-08 02:07 PM   #5 
  - show him this, then ask him what he thinks of it. don't tell him its provenance:  Gabi Hayes   Jun-25-08 02:09 PM   #7 
  - You should also have mentioned that Carter told us 30 years  Clark2008   Jun-25-08 02:11 PM   #8 
  - ahemmm  Gabi Hayes   Jun-25-08 02:18 PM   #14 
  - Good for you  ismnotwasm   Jun-25-08 02:13 PM   #9 
  - Nice work. They really don't have much after the Limbaugh talking points are exhausted, do they?  Iris   Jun-25-08 02:14 PM   #11 
  - Good job!! On free markets  Larkspur   Jun-25-08 02:17 PM   #12 
  - Goverments have "interfered" in free markets...  JHB   Jun-25-08 03:00 PM   #20 
  - I can hear your boss now, "Yeah but, if Carter had Nuked Iran we wouldn't be in Iraq today."  WA98070   Jun-25-08 02:18 PM   #13 
  - Glad to be #5!  WakeMeUp   Jun-25-08 02:30 PM   #16 
  - Iran hostage crisis - all hostages released unharmed.  yardwork   Jun-25-08 02:35 PM   #17 
  - Another point: Reagan rode in on a wave of Soviet scare-stories...  JHB   Jun-25-08 02:43 PM   #19 
  - A Few Thoughts  Feles Mala   Jun-25-08 03:17 PM   #23 
  - "conservatives" are wrong about EVERYTHING  leftofthedial   Jun-25-08 03:34 PM   #24 
  - Uh...Yeahhhhhhhhh, we're going to need U to work the weekend.  ileus   Jun-25-08 05:09 PM   #27 
  - About the hostage crisis: I heard Carter speak in the early 1990s, and  Lydia Leftcoast   Jun-25-08 05:28 PM   #28 
  - Send him this - The "Crisis of Confidence" Speech  malaise   Jun-25-08 05:36 PM   #29 
  - did you ask him why the hostages were released on Reagan's Inauguration Day?  LSK   Jun-25-08 05:40 PM   #30 
  - And had Reagan left the solar panels on the white house that Carter put up...  calipendence   Jun-25-08 05:45 PM   #31 

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