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Top Ten Signs You're Not Cut Out to Be a System Administrator

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10. Your philosophy: If it can't be fixed by hitting the "On/Off" switch, we need to upgrade the hardware. (JimBean (there, done that))
9. You're pretty sure that if you keep the server room doors closed and wipe off the doorknob before you go in, you can keep the servers from getting a virus all winter. (No Dear I didn't)
8. When you "hit" CTRL-ALT-DEL you use a hammer. (squeezette)
7. You think watching Dr. Phil can help you solve your network's communication problems. (Baby Hates Bunnies)
6. You're pretty sure installing windows on every computer in the office would wear down your pocket saw. (JrsyRose)
5. Your job running the drive-thru ordering system doesn't really count as technical experience. (ardnax)
4. The only password you know is "Open Sesame." (Norm Shelton)
3. You are not on good terms with the little pixie you are certain lives in your computer and draws pictures on your screen. (Thomas Palsson)
2. You have a tendency to say things like "I'll be happy to take care of that for you," or "I'll see to it right away!" (whyBother)
1. After 3 hours on the job, somehow you lit the Internet on fire. (Buttsey57)

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