Category Archives: Gripes

I Know Your Job Better Than You!

Gripes is back! It’s been years since I posted one, but it’s time. Without further ado: I’ve been privileged to work with a group of talented people over the decades, some I count as geniuses in their field. They helped … Continue reading

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Disable the Annoying “Try The New Safari!” Messages

Apple has become extremely aggressive when it comes to some of their software. They seem to have forgotten that you own your computer, not them. Case in point: often you’ll get popups bothering you to “try the new Safari” and, … Continue reading

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The Organizational Support Flowchart

I’ve been doing this customer service thing for awhile now. In that time I’ve seen the occasional round of people who always go “straight to the top”, even for the simplest of things. So, here’s a flow chart resembling my … Continue reading

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Phish Scams & User Foolishness

We’ve had a ton of Phishing Scams at work. These are attempts by people to get your user name and password so that they can, in turn, use your credentials to send out more phishing scams and spam. Usually an … Continue reading

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Can you *chomp-chomp* help *slurp-smack* me?

This one has been a long time coming for the Gripes list. Exactly what makes people think that I want to hear you eating food while you’re speaking to me? At least once a week I answer the phone to … Continue reading

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Ar”ro*gance

Ar”ro*gance, n. [F., fr. L. arrogantia, fr. arrogans. See Arrogant.] The act or habit of arrogating, or making undue claims in an overbearing manner; that species of pride which consists in exorbitant claims of rank, dignity, estimation, or power, or … Continue reading

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