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What Hap­pens When You Think About Things that Don’t Bear Think­ing About

IT guy: Oh, good I’m back to the top of your fa­vorite peo­ple list.
Sales as­sis­tant: What? William* the hot A/C guy got bumped down?
IT guy: William’s gone; he’s off the list.
Sales guy: Is­n’t William a ger­bil?
Sales as­sis­tant: That’s my ger­bil! We’re talk­ing about the A/C guy now.
Sales guy: Ask Pe­ter* about ger­bil; he likes ’em.
IT guy: Ed breeds the ger­bils.
Sales guy: I breed them just for you. Hair­less, claw­less ger­bils.
Sales guy: You don’t want one with claws..
Pe­ter: Go to to get your hair­less ger­bils.
Sales guy: Don’t for­get claw­less… you don’t want one with claws.
Of­fice Man­ag­er: Stop with the ger­bils.
Sales guy, to him­self: No… don’t want one with claws.…

8220 Eng­land Street
Char­lotte, North Car­oli­na

9AM It’s Too Ear­ly for This

Woman: There’s some­thing wrong with my com­put­er. There are satel­lites
and things float­ing around! Why did you work on my com­put­er? I thought you were done. I have to get my work done! Do you know what you are do­ing! Fix it!
IT gal: Okay, let me see. I did not work on your sys­tem to­day, let me

Mouse click.

IT gal: …It’s the screen­saver.

4411 Bea­con Cir­cle
West Palm Beach, Flori­da

5PM That’s a Wrap

Cus­tomer: Is Of­fice 2003 the lat­est ver­sion of Of­fice that’s out?
Sales­per­son: Yeah, they most like­ly won’t come out with a new ver­sion un­til Vista is re­leased, which should be about the end of the year.
Cus­tomer: What’s that?
Sales­per­son: Vista?
Cus­tomer: Yeah, Rista? What is that? Is that the new Of­fice?
Sales­per­son: No, Vista is the new op­er­at­ing sys­tem that’s com­ing out. Last I heard Mi­crosoft was plan­ning to re­lease it near the end of this year.
Cus­tomer: Mi­crosoft­’s go­ing to sell com­put­ers now?
Sales­per­son: No, Vista is the op­er­at­ing sys­tem that gets in­stalled on com­put­ers. It’s what makes your com­put­er run.
Cus­tomer: Oh, yeah, I knew that al­ready. Are you go­ing to be car­ry­ing Mi­crosoft­’s new com­put­ers?

Willard Build­ing
State Col­lege, Penn­syl­va­nia