Fun Fact Friday


If you think you've been asked some bizarre questions at work, read on... Your IT department might win this one.

From the
category "the strangest or most unusual requests ever received":

  • "Can
    you come over and plug this cord in for me?"
  • "How
    do I remove a sesame seed from a keyboard?"
  • "How
    do I pirate software?"
  • "Can
    I turn on the coffee pot with my computer?"
  • "How
    do I clean cat hair out of my computer fan?"
  • "I
    dropped my phone in the toilet. What should I do?"

From the
category "lending a hand well outside one's job description":

  • "Can
    you recommend a good dry cleaner?"
  • "I
    can't find my packages online. Can you help me?"
  • "Can
    you help me repair a washing machine?"
  • "We
    need you to fix the microwave in the lunchroom."
  • "Can
    you help me fix my toilet?"
  • "Where
    can I find a video of Elvis Pressley online?"
  • "Can
    you help me fix my chair?"
  • "My
    car's cup holder is broken. Can you help me fix it?"
  • "Can
    you help us get money out of the vending machine?"

And lastly, from
the category of "Computer 101 questions":

  • "Will
    you show me how to use the mouse?"
  • "How
    do I send an email?"
  • "How
    do I start the Internet?"
  • "My
    computer won't turn on or off." (The computer wasn't plugged in.)
  • "How
    do I click on different files?"
  • "I'd
    like to download the entire Internet so I can take it with me."

Read the entire article on the CFO Daily News website.