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4/22/2021
09:20 AM
John Klossner
John Klossner
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David_W_Y
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David_W_Y,
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4/22/2021 | 10:46:15 AM
Name That Toon
"He wants to know the new WiFi password"
pinto
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pinto,
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5/10/2021 | 3:24:13 PM
Re: Name That Toon
Take me to your BISO 
ghostyzilla
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ghostyzilla,
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4/22/2021 | 11:26:14 AM
what do you mean it the wrong USB connector?
#USBc
JohnM217
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JohnM217,
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4/22/2021 | 12:02:11 PM
BSOD
Take me to your Sys Admin.  I keep getting a BSOD on my laptop after installing the latest Windows updates.
ThomasW452
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ThomasW452,
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4/22/2021 | 12:14:50 PM
Biometric Probe
Touch this or i will biometric probe You Both
cbauercrouch
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cbauercrouch,
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4/22/2021 | 12:25:36 PM
Name that Toon
The newest Alienware laptop practically runs itself!
FBAIARDI561
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FBAIARDI561,
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4/22/2021 | 1:06:52 PM
name that toon
click on all the semaphores 
jimmcgovern
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jimmcgovern,
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4/22/2021 | 3:04:27 PM
Name that toon
"Elon, I think our cover's been blown."
HaroldB475
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4/23/2021 | 6:54:40 AM
Re: Name that toon
Tell him only Kevin Mitnick and the President know the launch codes.
re_esa
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re_esa,
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4/23/2021 | 9:25:12 AM
Name That Toon
"Thank goodness that he's only asking about a LOGIC probe..."
jowan
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jowan,
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4/23/2021 | 9:33:36 AM
name that toon
it can't find the any key, ugh!
acampbell448
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4/23/2021 | 9:35:36 AM
Venuvian Lottery Winner!
Congratulations George - you have won the Venuvian Lottery!   Now if you will just type in your SSN, Date of Birth, Mother's maiden name and bank routing information............... 
mjennings36
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4/23/2021 | 4:44:11 PM
Name that Toon
"See? I told you no one understands Linux."
phils662
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phils662,
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4/27/2021 | 7:18:17 PM
Searching for the Any Key
He says he's on some treck across the stars to find anyone who can show him the "Any Key" so that he can complete his software install.
spirited0expire0mothball
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spirited0expire0mothball,
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4/28/2021 | 3:56:56 PM
E.T. ping 127.0.0.1
E.T. ping 127.0.0.1
michwat
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4/29/2021 | 11:24:18 AM
Name That Toon: Greetings, Earthlings
"I think he wants the wifi password."
davdw01
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davdw01,
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5/3/2021 | 9:54:09 AM
Name That Toon: Greetings, Earthlings
"Honey, we're gong to need a token to get on this ride."
Wattsline
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Wattsline,
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5/5/2021 | 10:53:03 AM
My leader says he wants to meet some Earthlings on Zoom
My leader says he wants to meet some Earthlings on Zoom
CMS.RedRiver
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5/5/2021 | 12:26:58 PM
Please help! Where is the ANY key?
Please help!  Where is the ANY key?
Dantheman2021
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5/5/2021 | 2:46:46 PM
SASEs and WYSIWYGs
Look, Gladys... your SASE collided with his DDOS and caused a ripple in his black hole!  And your WYSIWYG is messing with his MFA.  You'd better log in remotely to your router and grant him access to your ACL or he says he'll vaporize us. Wait... he also wants to know if you're vaccinated!
Tempest2004
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5/5/2021 | 9:44:47 PM
Take me to your leader
He wants us to take us to our leader for a Zoom call with his leader for some collabrative, out of the box, syniergistic, team building.
acampbell448
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5/6/2021 | 9:59:25 AM
Broken down?
He says his spaceship is broken down and wants directions to Boca Chica so he can catch the next Starship back to Mars.....
mjennings36
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5/6/2021 | 2:58:55 PM
Locals
He wants to know what it mean by "local, single girls are waiting to meet you!"
donald.russo
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5/6/2021 | 4:10:11 PM
Urgh! This is some BS!!
Earthling...PLEASE help me! The wormhole is about to close and I do not understand...

- At least 8 characters—the more characters, the better

- A mixture of both uppercase and lowercase letters

- A mixture of letters and numbers

- Inclusion of at least one special character, e.g., ! @ # ?
YCR
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YCR,
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5/10/2021 | 12:02:00 PM
Greetings Earthlings
On that night, lost in the middle of nowhere, the Jones realized they had reached the outer limits of their computer knowledge and there was only one way out.
cabby777
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5/11/2021 | 10:50:03 AM
Such a Deal!
A time share on Mars. Looks like a great investment.
cabby777
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5/11/2021 | 11:03:30 AM
To Serve Man
Go ahead and sign the agreement.

I always wanted to go to Mars

Sounds like a once in a lifetime opportunity!
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5/11/2021 | 11:11:59 AM
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