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Archive for December 14th, 2010

Odds Blog: The shortcomings of technology….

Posted by indigodream on 14 December, 2010

Tuesday 14th December

I went up to my garden office and found the printer beeping away – I checked the error screen and there was just a generic ‘help’ message and the ‘attention’ light was blinking. I was very miffed – all this technology and the printer couldn’t even give me a clue as to what was wrong with it……

Alas, the geeks who programme these devices hadn’t had the foresight to include the error message “help, there is a nest of mice in my main paper tray”…..

Oh yes, a mouse’s nest, inside the internal paper tray – I have no idea how they managed to get so far into the bowels of what is essentially a sealed unit. The mice thermselves were out Christmas shopping but had kindly filled the paper tray with bird seed, chewed paper and mouse wee……

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