Some problems only the user can duplicate

General manager of a company division calls this pilot fish, requesting that her keyboard click be turned off.

"I stopped by her office to investigate while she was away from her desk," says fish. "I opened a document and began typing, but couldn't duplicate the issue. I told her that there was no keyboard click when I tried it.

"She called me back, insisting that it was still making the noise, but just with the space bar.

"I came back to have her show me what was happening. Sure enough, when she pressed the space bar there was an annoying click.

"I told her that in order to get rid of the click, she would have to take off her thumb ring."

Sharky doesn't care whether your keyboard is clicky or not as long as you use it to send me your true tale of IT life at sharky@computerworld.com. You'll get a stylish Shark shirt if I use it. Add your comments below, and read some great old tales in the Sharkives.

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