OK, that may explain why IT is so hard for you...

It's the weekly staff meeting in this IT department, and there's clearly a disconnect, reports a pilot fish on the scene.

"Manager and all the staff were there, and the manager was trying to make a point," fish says.

"He told us, 'This is IT. IT is hard. One plus one does not equal two -- it equals three, or sometimes four.'"

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