Hmmm. Maybe it's time for a raise...

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Hmmm. Maybe it's time for a raise...

Post: # 134988Post |3lack|ce
Wed May 26, 2010 9:20 am

So after getting robbed at gunpoint the 24th of April, and all the other miscellaneous bullshit I've had to put up with including giving up my cushy m-f 3-11 schedule to the new hire and taking graveyards, my boss drops another little bombshell on me.

Tonight he calls me, about 10 mins after my shift begins - it seems the front desk computer at the little No-Tell won't let him get up online and locks up frequently. Oops.

So, by phone, I get AVG started scanning. Sure enough there's not one but THIRTEEN instances of antivirus-detectable malware aboard this machine which is crucial to his income. Now I've got him removing said files via AVG and advised him if it crashes afterward (heh, it probably will - I'm betting a few of those are kernel intensive) to call a computer service since I don't get paid enough to do such things...unless he WANTS to pay me my techie labor rate of $40 an hour, including the 4 hours he's already had me in various phone convos tonight.

I'll let him sweat it until my shift ends. Tomorrow morning I'll swing by after I'm off here, brace him for a raise, and if he goes for it I'll fix the system. If to be him now, doesn't it?

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Post: # 134990Post Aspman
Wed May 26, 2010 10:33 am

That sucks like a suckie thing in Suckville on National sucking day.
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Post: # 134993Post rapier57
Wed May 26, 2010 3:24 pm

Well, technically, only Scotland has National sucking day. In Texas it just sucks alla time because Oklahoma blows.

Just had to get that in.

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