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Caption This for 2/24/17

Posted February 23, 2017 4:45 PM by LakeGrl

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02/23/2017 5:09 PM

Boss:(pulling at hair)... I can't believe the way you wired this!? ... It makes no sense!? We didn't hire you to put together a system that nobody can understand!?

Network engineer: (sipping coffee) what? No way. .. Did you not notice the group color coding? Once you know the color code it all makes perfect sense.

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02/23/2017 5:20 PM

Ok, your first cubicle is wired up for network and internet access and ready to go. Who's next.

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02/23/2017 5:23 PM

I don't think Verizon are doing their 5G rollout right.

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02/23/2017 5:25 PM

It's called job security. Nobody else will ever figure this out!

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02/24/2017 7:56 PM

It's not going to work. He's crossed the two purple wires on the seventh row down right hand side. Any half competent computer hardware engineer can see that just from looking at the photograph.

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02/23/2017 5:30 PM

More that one transistor on a chip? Why on earth would you want to do that?

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02/23/2017 6:09 PM

Spaghetti Junction?

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02/23/2017 6:20 PM

One ringy-dingy . . .

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02/23/2017 6:46 PM

Well obviously those new OCD meds are working!

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02/23/2017 8:12 PM

Bob: Did you hear the news?

Ted: No, what's up?

Bob: they're going to fire Jim after lunch.

Ted: They should hold off till he's done with the terminations on the IT project.

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02/23/2017 8:23 PM

Hillary's personal email server.

And you wonder why we can't find the missing emails?

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02/24/2017 2:32 AM

Now that we've achieved our goal - the paperless office, we have a new goal - the wireless office. Goeff, in particular, will need to put in some effort.

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02/24/2017 4:05 AM

That's what happens when the contract is based on 50 bucks per cable and your cousin was selling them at 5 cents per hundred.

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02/24/2017 5:14 AM

OK.. let's see...

Red to Red....!!!

Green to Green....!!! and blew to bits!

Bugger!

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02/24/2017 7:31 AM

Hasbro has release their new Board game called NSA SPY. They believe its going to be a big hit.

Your have targets and allies.

Targets (Enemies of the State)

Allies

Conservative GroupDemocrats
Conservative CharitiesBit Business Donors
Conservative PoliticianClinton Foundation
U.S. CitizensIllegal Immigrants
pheonix911Liberal Groups
DemocracyFake News
Free TradeRadical Islam
LibertyCountry's with Money
Private SectorShadow Government
Business Owners .......................RAP........................

They believe it quite realistic.

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02/24/2017 7:35 AM

LAN MIND

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02/24/2017 7:59 AM

AI discovers Silly String.

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02/24/2017 8:29 AM

How it usually goes:

Picture - during system wiring.

"Don't worry boss - once we get it debugged, we'll straighten up this wiring mess - you'll see."

Same picture - 5 years later.

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02/24/2017 10:09 AM

It appears that the Computer Geeks at the NSA have been smoking massive amounts of "wacky tobbaci" again.

They have too much time on their hands...

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02/24/2017 10:20 AM

Fred: "Jimmy, was this the IT schematic you were using"

Jimmy: "Ya, why?"

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02/24/2017 10:20 AM

Has anyone seen my watch?

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02/24/2017 10:50 AM

I told you - its the red wire! -- JHF

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02/24/2017 10:55 AM

A fine example of a MuzzeRat IED. But which wire(s) to cut to defuse it?

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02/24/2017 12:21 PM

What the customer actually ordered.

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02/24/2017 12:26 PM

Boss, I was able to hack into the Silly Stringtm factory but now I can't stop all of this from spewing from my laptop!

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02/24/2017 12:30 PM

All this so I can play an LP on my home entertainment center!?

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02/24/2017 12:50 PM

I don't think hiring Ms. Rapunzel is working out. First she dies her hair like a rainbow, then she gets it all tangled in our data center!

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02/24/2017 1:28 PM

My Stereo! circa 1977.

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02/24/2017 1:30 PM

The front of it?,... because the back of ever stereo back in the 70's looked like this.

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02/24/2017 3:16 PM

Most definitely the back. Had a complete Pioneer rack system. Cost me a pretty penny but when you are young and unattached with a good job you spend money. I finally sold the last of it last year. Got more for it than I paid back in 77. Who knew vintage stereo equipment would be popular again.

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02/24/2017 3:41 PM

Pioneer was great high fidelity unit, and there's always a tube head that loves it.

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02/24/2017 2:19 PM

Hiliary's closet...

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02/24/2017 4:00 PM

For GOD'S sake, don't anybody type "Why?"

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Why?

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02/24/2017 10:06 PM

When Jack put "wiry" on his resume, they thought he was talking about his wrestling skills.

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02/25/2017 4:25 AM

"Hi Guys, I'm back, I had a great time at Disney World. Oh, by the way, while you three were in with the boss justifying all the overtime and weekends you spent to get it finished in the three weeks I was on holiday, I put it all on an EEPROM"

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02/25/2017 4:45 AM

So after 3 weeks work the system isn't working ?

Well the cable supplier just rang and of those 3000 CAT5 straight through 568B cables you ordered one of them was labelled incorrectly and you actually have one 568A crossover cable.

Can you find which one it is please ?

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02/25/2017 12:35 PM

Yes I've seen his work before....

Working with the "Solar easy wiring guide" we were able to transform in one short week to this....

Get your guide today for just $597 ...special operators are standing by! Call now limited opportunity! Call in the next 5 minutes and we'll throw in the "Wire Tie Guide" for free...just pay shipping and handling....

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02/27/2017 10:29 AM

"So you use a "web-based" system for security?"

"No, I said we use "a Web" to catch computer bugs!"

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02/25/2017 2:30 PM

The last I saw that, It was on my plate with tomato sauce and meat balls.

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02/27/2017 11:10 AM

Do i cut the blue wire or the red?

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02/27/2017 12:13 PM

...Yes, this set-up shows GREAT PROMISE, but,

...as you can see, we are still in the prototype development phase, but,

...I assure you we will get past that very soon, with just a liiiiittle more funding...

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02/27/2017 12:26 PM

Study: 68% IT projects fail...

Really?

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02/27/2017 4:10 PM

On his business card.

Jack's Data:

  • RELIABLE
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  • LOW COST

...pick any two!

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03/03/2017 5:14 AM

Friday 3rd of March

I've followed every lead but I can't find this weeks caption this.

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03/03/2017 5:24 AM

Well they tested that stuff on spiders in the 1950's

Now this is the result of halliburpons new LSD experiments on IT staff .

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03/03/2017 12:52 PM

What happened to caption thiiiiiiiiis?

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03/03/2017 12:57 PM

they were all on jet ski's playing follow the leader.

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Did you ever find your beer ?

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