Friday Fun: Needy tech support, bad customer service, hellish printers

Summary:Friday Fun: Why it's better to pretend you don't know anything about computers, why I'd rather be punched than call customer service, hellish printers and bad web design.

Here on The Toybox, we usually stick to posting gadget news and reviews.

But in honor of the impending weekend, I thought I would mix the pace up a bit and post some gadget-related humor.

The Oatmeal is a hand-drawn humor site by Seattle-based web designer and developer Matthew Inman. More and more often, I end up landing on his site for the latest iteration of a series of funny, mildly offensive sketches about...well, everything.

Most of them aren't appropriate for this site. But a few...well, they hit home in a special ZDNet-flavored way.

Here are a relevant few I'd like to pass along:

A warning: if you are offended by crude humor and language, these links are not for you.

But if you aren't...well, Happy Friday.

Topics: Printers, Enterprise Software, Hardware


Andrew Nusca is a former writer-editor for ZDNet and contributor to CNET. He is also the former editor of SmartPlanet, ZDNet's sister site about innovation. He writes about business, technology and design now but used to cover finance, fashion and culture. He was an intern at Money, Men's Vogue, Popular Mechanics and the New York Daily Ne... Full Bio

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