This week, we’re going to give a nod to our friendly technology customer service specialists, otherwise known as “tech support”. Some of these may be old, but the principles still apply. Can we blame them for being frustrated and irate when they have to deal with issues like these?
While most current computer accessories are wireless or use bluetooth, there was a time when all computer accessories were attached to the actual machine via wires and cables. Here is an ingenious tech support solution from those simpler times.
Customer: My keyboard is not working anymore.
Tech support: Are you sure it’s plugged in to the computer?
Customer: No. I can’t get behind the computer.
Tech support: Pick up your keyboard and walk 10 paces back.
Tech support: Did the keyboard come with you?
Tech support: That means the keyboard is not plugged in. Is there another keyboard?
Customer: Yes, there’s another one here. Ah…that one does work.
Bonus Tech Support Joke
Customer: Hi, good afternoon. I can’t print. Every time I try, it says, “Can’t find printer.” I’ve even lifted the printer and placed it in front of the monitor, but the computer still says he can’t find it…
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