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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……

3 Responses to “Odds Blog: The shortcomings of technology….”

  1. Neil Corbett said

    Perhaps you should get them a mouse mat so they can wipe their little feet.

  2. Lesley Kimantas said

    Does this mean that the mice are out selling copies of the Big Mouse Issue now you have made them homeless?

  3. indigodream said

    So that’s what they were using the printer for 🙂

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