r/talesfromtechsupport

509,762 subscribers
created in 2011


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!

https://reddit.com/r/talesfromtechsupport
r/techsupportgore
262k subscribers

You will cringe to the brink of passing out after a few minutes looking at this subreddit.

https://reddit.com/r/techsupportgore
talesfromtechsupport 7.74%
9.77% techsupportgore
r/TalesFromRetail
426k subscribers

A place to exchange stories about your bosses, employees, or those interesting customers you see daily.

  • Remember that customer who yelled at you over coupons?

  • Do I really have to wear this ridiculous polo shirt?

  • The things you do after customers leave

Come, put your name tag on, and let's get the stress of work off of our chest.

https://reddit.com/r/TalesFromRetail
talesfromtechsupport 8.6%
9.42% TalesFromRetail
r/sysadmin
241k subscribers

A reddit dedicated to the profession of Computer System Administration.

https://reddit.com/r/sysadmin
talesfromtechsupport 9.1%
9.02% sysadmin
r/iiiiiiitttttttttttt
73k subscribers

Tired of stupid customers? Having to deal with constant computer frustrations at work? Another virus ruining a perfect day? Having to fix incredibly-crafted spaghetti code in Visual Basic? Your database system was destroyed by an idiot coworker turning off the computer?

Vent out here at iiiiiiitttttttttttt (i7t12), a subreddit dedicated specifically for Information Technology rage comics!

(Limit two le's per customer)

https://reddit.com/r/iiiiiiitttttttttttt
talesfromtechsupport 2.54%
14.85% iiiiiiitttttttttttt
r/networking
117k subscribers

###Enterprise Networking

Routers, switches and firewalls. Network blogs, news and network management articles. Cisco, Juniper, Brocade and more all welcome.

https://reddit.com/r/networking
talesfromtechsupport 2.76%
8.07% networking
r/homelab
114k subscribers

Welcome to your friendly /r/homelab, where techies and sysadmin from everywhere are welcome to share their labs, projects, builds, etc.

https://reddit.com/r/homelab
talesfromtechsupport 2.61%
8.51% homelab
r/techsupportmacgyver
122k subscribers

Instances of crazy fixes that actually ended up working. Or not working, I'm a description, not the cops.

https://reddit.com/r/techsupportmacgyver
talesfromtechsupport 2.09%
10.11% techsupportmacgyver
r/MaliciousCompliance
401k subscribers

People conforming to the letter, but not the spirit, of a request.

https://reddit.com/r/MaliciousCompliance
talesfromtechsupport 3.85%
6.23% MaliciousCompliance
r/IDontWorkHereLady
240k subscribers

A derivative of subreddits like Tales From Retail that involves stories about folks that go into other businesses and have irate customers mistake them for employees. The more outrageous the story the better!

https://reddit.com/r/IDontWorkHereLady
talesfromtechsupport 2.48%
7.64% IDontWorkHereLady
r/talesfromcallcenters
64k subscribers

Welcome to Tales From Call Centers (TFCC), a place where we share tales from the trenches of the call center world!

This includes things like (but not limited to);

Ridiculous caller demands

Moronic and stupid things callers say

Moral support after dealing with awkward and difficult callers

Happy and positive calls

https://reddit.com/r/talesfromcallcenters
talesfromtechsupport 1.52%
15.92% talesfromcallcenters
r/pettyrevenge
396k subscribers

For all your stories of small victories over those who've wronged you.

https://reddit.com/r/pettyrevenge
talesfromtechsupport 4.67%
5.27% pettyrevenge
r/cableporn
122k subscribers
talesfromtechsupport 1.79%
7.99% cableporn
r/computertechs
23k subscribers
talesfromtechsupport 1.41%
15.97% computertechs
r/linux
302k subscribers

All things Linux and GNU/Linux -- this is neither a community exclusively about the kernel Linux, nor is exclusively about the GNU operating system.

https://reddit.com/r/linux
talesfromtechsupport 4.32%
4.71% linux
r/TalesFromYourServer
137k subscribers

Customer push you to your limits today? Then you've definitely come to the right place! Here, we totally understand what it's like to have to rely on the generosity of others to make sure you pay your bills!

https://reddit.com/r/TalesFromYourServer
talesfromtechsupport 2.13%
5.68% TalesFromYourServer
r/ProgrammerHumor
519k subscribers

dedicated to humor and jokes relating to programmers and programming.

https://reddit.com/r/ProgrammerHumor
talesfromtechsupport 6%
4.49% ProgrammerHumor
r/TalesFromTheFrontDesk
105k subscribers

A place where people from the hotel industry can come and share the stories of the things our guests do and say that make customer service the hated job that it is.

https://reddit.com/r/TalesFromTheFrontDesk
talesfromtechsupport 1.36%
8.5% TalesFromTheFrontDesk
r/ProRevenge
402k subscribers

Have a story of you or someone you know getting back at someone with pro revenge after being wronged? Post it here!

https://reddit.com/r/ProRevenge
talesfromtechsupport 3.34%
4.74% ProRevenge
r/TalesFromTheCustomer
85k subscribers

A places for customers to vent and rage and even smile about their customer service experiences.

https://reddit.com/r/TalesFromTheCustomer
talesfromtechsupport 1.22%
9.09% TalesFromTheCustomer
r/netsec
251k subscribers

A community for technical news and discussion of information security and closely related topics.

https://reddit.com/r/netsec
talesfromtechsupport 1.9%
5.3% netsec