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HB-1's

My experience at work today with our HB-1's. We have two HB-1's that I am currently training to do IT basic maint. Lets call then Heckle and Jeckl. The came here with ever A++ known to man, but yet I still finding me spending most of my time training them how to take over my job.

Today, I get a trouble ticket from Jeckl.

Problem: Workstation is not connected to our internal ethernet, or the internet for that matter.

Jeckl's response: "I'm not too sure whats going on around here. Ms. X says she cannot see the other computers so, I decided to re-image the HD. That didn't work so I'll check the battery today and then move on to the Floppy drive. I'll finish real early today!"

Well not too satisfied at the response. I Went to the station site to see what the hells going on and why it's taken 2 days to diagnose the problem. I take a quick gander at the NIC's Ack led and its out! Hmm.... Then I check the NIC Drivers and they seem to be in order.

Obviously, its a Hardware or more likely a cable problem. I'm going to let Jeckl brew on this a bit until he figures out whats going on. If he ever does. I mean he is taking my job right, might as well make sure he knows whats really going on.

Yes, I see the 15k a year for these two HB-1's were well worth the price!!

JS
Friday, January 23, 2004

The problem could be the AC outlet on the wall, have them stick their tongues in the outlet and see what happens.

apw
Friday, January 23, 2004

It sucks you're losing your job but I think this HB1 antics routine would make a great cartoon strip, reminds me of the old guys in the Katzenjammer Kids. Could be great fun. You may have a future in syndication.

Comic Fan
Friday, January 23, 2004

It's 'H1-B'


Friday, January 23, 2004

Like it's hard to hire such idiots locally.

Justin Johnson
Friday, January 23, 2004

Blank,

If you read the original post carefully, you'll see he's talking about the HB1 and not the H1B. There's a subtle distinction. One is appropriate for a comic strip.

Comic Fan
Friday, January 23, 2004

Bogus post -- there is no way somebody can pay $15K one H1-B. I am the one of damned H1-Bs and I have 4 times bigger pay...

HB
Friday, January 23, 2004

I don't think it's bogus. HB-1s make a lot less than H1Bs.

Comic Fan
Friday, January 23, 2004

Sorry about that.
Whats a HB-1?


Friday, January 23, 2004

Yes they are HB-1's

HB-1's = "Hyper-Gluteusmaximus Boils" ones.

Sent here to do nothing more then to make my existance miserable.

And 15k may be far fetched, but they don't make much more then that "bigger pay".

JS
Friday, January 23, 2004

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