Tag Archive: work

Feb 23

A Conversation with Dave

Dave: I hate this f*cking place. Me: It’s a hell-hole. Dave: If Buffy came in here she’d turn around and walk straight back out. Me: Faith would get right in there though. Dave: Yeah. She’s…. dirty. Me: …..

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Aug 27

Another conversation with Mr Daniels

J.Daniels: Cables: I has them! J.Dow: w00t! j00 can has cabols! J.Daniels: I’m wondering if it wouldn’t be less painful to just hang myself with them. they’re quite sturdy. I think they could take it. J.Dow: Go for it. Can I have your netbook? J.Daniels: Over my dead b- oh, wait! ‘m wondering if it wouldn’t be …

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Aug 12

A conversation with JD

j.daniels: 15 minute job to move disks and filesystems? That’s impressive. What’s your secret? j.dow: no, fifteen minute job to shut down box, add disks, and bring box back up j.daniels: Ahh. j.dow: the rest of it can be done hot. This is the cunning nature of sysadmins. j.daniels: Sadly, not cunning enough to dodge …

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Jul 13

A conversation with Dave

(15:19:21) j.dow/Home: Matey – can I schedule a two hour outage some evening to take a cold backup of live? (15:19:41) Dave: aye (15:19:54) j.dow/Home: or morning would work just as well (and be quieter) (15:20:01) Dave: get a date in mind and then i’ll pass to Simon to notify the clients (15:20:13) Dave: Morning …

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Jun 17

So….

…there appears to be a conspicuous absense of Orange Stupid in the office today. It’s like we’ve been granted a temporary reprieve or a stay of execution. I guess it’s only a matter of time before it returns. However, let’s take a minute to have a little look around. I went for a nap at …

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