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TFTS is where we post our amazing Tales From Tech Support, including but not limited to:
Incredible Feats of Networking Heroics;
Tech Troubleshooting Under the Direst of Circumstances;
Unsolvable Problems Cracked by Sheer Genius and/or Pure Luck;
Moral Support after Having Dealt with Difficult Clients;
And of course, Stupid User Stories!
There's a bit of a lull in the queue just now, so kick back, grab a cold one from the secret tech fridge behind the server rack, and share your best tales among friends here at TFTS!
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