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At work...

At work...
« on: September 15, 2004, 12:35:07 PM »
I just had a serious Office Space moment at work where I just wanted steal the printer that keeps paper jamming when there is no paper jam and take a baseball bat to it. 

Anyone else ever have this happen?

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Re: At work...
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2004, 12:36:36 PM »
Not that specific example, but I have had my own Office Space moments, like when I borrowed someone's Swingline, then she took it back and gave me a Stanley Bostitch instead of keeping the Stanley Bostitch and letting me use the Swingline.

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Re: At work...
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2004, 12:37:12 PM »
My only Office Space moment is zoning out everyday wishing i was either somewhere else or dead.

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Re: At work...
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2004, 12:41:17 PM »
I've had printer problems like that as well.  I've had to seriously resist the urge to bring in my softball bat...grrr...

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Re: At work...
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2004, 12:42:13 PM »
I got a PC Load Letter message on the printer yesterday.

Re: At work...
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2004, 12:43:03 PM »
I think they would fire me if I did that.  I will just wait until I about to leave for school.  As long as it doesn't get me arrested...

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Re: At work...
« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2004, 01:01:38 PM »
I have moments like this all the time with the stupid fax machine. I get so pissed off, I just want to smash it into a hundred pieces. All it does is blink and beep and it never faxes anything!

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Re: At work...
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2004, 01:22:34 PM »
Jeez I hope that as a patent attorney I'll be working with other scientists so I won't be the token guy to fix the printer/fax/copier.  Why can't people find paper jams in copiers?  It's not like the copier doesn't give you explicite instructions as to where they are.  Why does the fact that I'm a chemist mean that I'm the natural person to call when there's a paper jam in the copier?  Next work place, I'm playing dumb and acting like I don't know how to fix anything forever.

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Re: At work...
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2004, 01:24:13 PM »
I can find some paper jams in copies, but most of the time, I can't figure out how to get the damn thing apart to get to the jam.  (we have these massive 3 piece copiers that somehow "snap" together.  I don't know why their so damn complex...)

Re: At work...
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2004, 01:27:48 PM »
The problem isn't when there actually is a paper jam, it is when it is a phantom paper jam.  Have you seen the movie?  That is what the reference was to.