Bonkthat_Again: By telling people it's Sysadmin Day, followed by explaining to my users what a sysadmin does.
Eddie Adams from Torrance: I'm implementing a new password policy for my end users.Minimum password length is 128 characters.Must use a combination of letters, numbers, special characters, cyrillic, uppercase, lowercase, no repeating characters.Expires every 24 hours.You know.. for increased security.
mutterfark: Show them how much I appreciate them by clicking on that offer for penile enhancement?
skozlaw: "So you can help me fix my printer, right?"
Superjew: By blocking Port 80.
skozlaw: Superjew: By blocking Port 80.Block UDP on 53, then put a couple of domains into the hosts file and when they complain they can't access the internet use those domains to "test" and pretend there isn't a problem and they're just nuts.
Hollie Maea: skozlaw: Superjew: By blocking Port 80.Block UDP on 53, then put a couple of domains into the hosts file and when they complain they can't access the internet use those domains to "test" and pretend there isn't a problem and they're just nuts.Another fun one is to take a screenshot of their desktop, and then set that as their background image and remove a couple of their favorite icons from the desktop. Drives people nuts.
GardenWeasel: Next we replaced his Windows desktop with Microsoft Bob.
Nogrhi: With a reading from the BOFH Archives.There is a new BOFH today about inkjet printers. It's fantastic. :)
Arkanaut: I'm creating a new user account for Robert ' DROP TABLE Users; --
Dr Dreidel: Anyone who doesn't know to sanitize their inputs deserves what's coming to them.
Dr Dreidel: Arkanaut: I'm creating a new user account for Robert ' DROP TABLE Users; --Anyone who doesn't know to sanitize their inputs deserves what's coming to them.// that's like...UI 101// celebrated by taking a lashing from users for not listening to them, and another from sysadmins for not following their rules, and a third from management for not playing nice with both groups// works in Support
Farabor: Ahh, little Bobby Tables....
Ochiba: [>....................] recovery = 0.2% (315904/143371776) finish=75.4min speed=31590K/sec
oldfarthenry: I got them a Star Trek cake - but it was the "reboot" version and now they're all mad & shouty (& fat).
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