Re: [wpmac] [OT] Stories from Tech Support
- On Aug 8, 2010, at 10:28 PM, jrethorst wrote:
> . .It's amazing how this has grown. It has been floating around the email
> This has to be one of the funniest things in a long time. I think
> this guy should have been promoted, not fired.
> This is a true story from the WordPerfect Helpline, which was
> transcribed from a recording monitoring the customer care department..
> Needless to say the Help Desk employee was fired; however, he/she is
> currently suing the WordPerfect organization for 'Termination
> without Cause.'
> Actual dialogue of a former WordPerfect Customer Support employee.
> (Now I know why they record these conversations!):
listst, and then later the web since long before Satellite Software
was selling Word Perfect.
Geoffrey S. Mendelson, N3OWJ/4X1GM
To help restaurants, as part of the "stimulus package", everyone must
order dessert. As part of the socialized health plan, you are
forbidden to eat it. :-)
- There was a version of it floating around MIT in the 1970s - when it was about someone working at a terminal. A friend who worked at some IBM research center in the 1980s heard a version of it about the old DisplayWrite system.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, geoffrey mendelson <geoffreymendelson@...> wrote:
> It's amazing how this has grown. It has been floating around the email
> listst, and then later the web since long before Satellite Software
> was selling Word Perfect.