Too bad he didn't try to call the help desk first

It's the beginning of the school year, and it's more than usually chaotic for this one-person-IT-department pilot fish.

"Over the summer we had a drastic classroom rearrangement where all teachers moved to new classrooms," says fish. "Couple that with the fact that I had foot surgery and wasn't able to make the rounds to help teachers reconnect their desktop computers.

"One teacher was unable to log in to the workstation. He insisted that his Ethernet cable was plugged in.

"After hobbling to the other end of the building to his classroom, it became clear what the problem was.

"His Ethernet cable was neatly coiled next to the computer -- and his phone was plugged into the Ethernet port."

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