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Ask blog on crappy technical support
« on: January 14, 2014, 08:17:26 pm »
This shouldn't be a good idea since it came out of the mind of a drunk Lunar Fire, but I still went through with it. I started a new satirical ask blog on Tumblr that will be about bad tech support. I called it simply Ask a Shitty Support Technician (http://ask-shitty-technician.tumblr.com/)

The basic idea is that you send your technology related questions or issues through the ask box (I got a virus, my hard drive is full, etc.) and I will answer the most bs thing I can think of. And I have seen some pretty f'd-up things in my time as a technical analyst. Maybe not as much as some who made a career out of it, but those guys didn't have the idea to start an ask blog on it.

So I thought that you Omnimagians, who are technology-inclined people, would have lots of ideas of things to ask me on this tumblr. So go ahead, do it. You don't even need a Tumblr account to ask, you can do it anonymously. Or post it in this topic and I will send it anonymously to my own ask blog (and maybe even answer it).

And I want to know what you think of think of this crazy idea straight out of my mind. Do you think it should have stayed in my mind, or are you happy that I decided to go through with it?

Also, I'm open to any suggestions to improve on this idea, so do not hesitate to post them here.

P.S. Does posting this here add up to my post counter? It would feel wrong for me to increment my post counter with self-promotion.
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Re: Ask blog on crappy technical support
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2014, 08:26:56 pm »
Haha that's quite a nice idea.

P.S. Does posting this here add up to my post counter? It would feel wrong for me to increment my post counter with self-promotion.
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Re: Ask blog on crappy technical support
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2014, 08:29:19 pm »
I guess it's fine since you didn't advertise a 1000th calculator forum like many people did. Also nice idea. I bet that this will be very Bell-inspired. :P

With Bell every answer will try to offer you new services :P

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Re: Ask blog on crappy technical support
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2014, 08:42:47 pm »
I have had a few incidents with Bell that will be told as answers on this blog. The reason I chose this format is that it will anonymously protect the people with whom I had those incidents over the years.
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Re: Ask blog on crappy technical support
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2014, 08:46:26 pm »
This will remind me a bit the stupid customers blog, except this time it's the customer service that screws up. :P

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Re: Ask blog on crappy technical support
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2014, 08:53:46 pm »
lol, didn't i start a thread for this at some point?



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Re: Ask blog on crappy technical support
« Reply #6 on: January 14, 2014, 09:03:25 pm »
I also have lots of stories about stupid customers. I intend to post a few of them (on behalf of NewLunarFire however) if I get low on questions to answer, to keep the blog from sinking.
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Re: Ask blog on crappy technical support
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2014, 09:08:41 am »
sounds funny, lol

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