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?One of this company's paper-shuffling departments gets a new employee who plugs in his space heater on the circuit that powers all the department's PCs and knocks them all out -- and then, naturally, he calls this IT support pilot fish for help.

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"He called me to fix the circuit because it's the one their computers were plugged into," sighs fish.

"I asked, does your radio play? He said no. I told him I'd call maintenance.

"A few minutes later he told me to never mind, because one of our programmers fixed the problem.

"What did he do? I asked. 'He flipped some switch,' the guy told me.

"Turns out the programmer showed up at the same time as maintenance."

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