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Would you like to know why poor people are biologically inferior to rich people? Do you ever wonder what it would be like to confine a bunch of people to a system of underground caverns to test their cooperation skills? Interested in the viability of electroshock therapy in improving intelligence tests? Ask away! Multiple, conflicting answers encouraged, falsifiability discouraged.
Welcome to **Tales From Tech Support**, where we share our stories of: * *Incredible Feats* of Networking Heroics; * *Tech Troubleshooting* Under the Direst 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!** We've got a bit of a lull in the queue just now, so kick back, grab a cold one, and share your best tales among friends here at TFTS!