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10 Of The Dumbest Things People Have Ever Asked The IT Department

IT people are the unsung heroes of our generation. They hold the keys to the Internet castle, and we frantically message them with all our bullsh*t whenever we get locked out. They see our darkest, most idiotic selves. And they have kept our foolishness a secret.

Until now.

IT management website Solarwinds usually is all business — but they decided to ask their specialists to compile the most egregious IT questions they’ve ever been asked, and then proceeded to share them with all of us. These conversations are mind-boggling.

A lot of this, I’m sure, can be chalked up to “old people are real dumb,” but don’t pretend like you haven’t been there at one point or another.

Here is a selection of the best ones.

Ugh, I hate when I have slow Wi-Five too.

Solarwinds

Solarwinds


This person really put the “mail” back in email.

Solarwinds

Solarwinds


Someone needs to go back to color school.

Solarwinds

Solarwinds


Wireless, you know, like it makes its own electricity.

Solarwinds

Solarwinds


This is the best because some real human person expects another real human person to know what sd34329jf09u34lkjsf9u934;j2349sdf-08sdjf3 means off the top of his or her head. (By the way, that’s a photograph — I typed that whole f*cking number out because I’m a professional.)

Solarwinds

Solarwinds


I honestly just can’t believe this happened. And I want to meet this person who thinks this is the sort of world we all live in.

Solarwinds

Solarwinds


Not an audiophile.

Solarwinds

Solarwinds


This person thinks because stocks involve numbers, they can be fixed by IT.

Solarwinds

Solarwinds


Exclamation points!

Solarwinds

Solarwinds


This one is so special. I love it more than bacon.

Solarwinds

Solarwinds


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Alec MacDonald is a humor writer for Elite Daily. He graduated from Vassar college and received an MFA in fiction from Sarah Lawrence. He was born and raised in New York City, which is where Home Alone 2 takes place. He loves you very much.
Alec MacDonald is a humor writer for Elite Daily. He graduated from Vassar college and received an MFA in fiction from Sarah Lawrence. He was born and raised in New York City, which is where Home Alone 2 takes place. He loves you very much.

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