Reply to post: Re: Obligatory XKCD

Behold the perils of trying to turn the family and friends support line into a sideline

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Re: Obligatory XKCD

The converse of that, back in the days of CP/M etc. Called in at a computer dealer and found them in some consternation. Printer spewing out realms of an unwanted document despite them having switched off the computer to try to stop it. They hadn't grasped the idea of a buffer in the printer.

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