Clean Desk Policy!
I have heard of them but never witnessed one!
Cor....thanks for that pic. I would never have believed it otherwise.
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Why aren't you hiding under paperwork or pointing to a pile of old IT junk going I'm fixing this! I did also notice that printer behind is to big and should be in a dedicated print area (Being a BOFH that's where they should belong so they aren't making a racket next to me)
That looks about the size of _my_ printer at the office. It's _my_ printer. Unauth persons are NOT ALLOWED TO USE IT on pain of... pain. Accountants and similar parasites can use the cheap inkjet they wanted to fob off on me. Or they can increase the budget and get their own Large Colo(u)r Laser Printer.
Clean desk? Food bowl, glass and clothing laying about? One would think pen, notebook, coffee/tea vessel, mouse and keyboard would be a clean desk. But if the pic is clean desk standard, then I don't feel so bad about my desk. Like people/interpersonal skills, a cleaner desk is something that is always one step forward two steps back...
Aw. I wish I hadn't missed out on this.
One of my most prized possessions (as true as it is sad) is an original BOFH* t-shirt, of the "no problem so large" quote and short-lived phosphorescent ink, that were offered to alt.sysadmin.recovery denizens back in 1995 — I was fortunate enough to get in on the last run.
* – (Technically the old shirts are "BASTARD OPERATOR FROM HELL" shirts, with the title all spelled out like that. But that was a simpler time, when you didn't have to worry about getting thrown off an airliner because your shirt has a naughty word on it.)
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