Servers on the quick

Matthew Walker mwalker at
Sun Jan 22 01:31:34 MST 2012

On Fri, January 20, 2012 8:08 pm, S. Dale Morrey wrote:
>> I share an office with a coworker with the same first name as me, and
>> that did confuse one HP reseller when we were both asking for quotes on
>> different things at the same time.  We ended up with each other's
>> quotes.  Other than that, we I haven't had a problem.
>> Come to think of it, my department has a lot of problems related to
>> similar names.  I had an hard drive replacement coming for one of my
>> arrays.  It was shipped to my boss, but there are 3 people here with the
>> exact same name; we'll call him John Doe.  Our Shipping/Receiving people
>> got confused and sent the disk to a John Doe in the carpenter shop, and
>> it took a couple days to finally track the disk down.
> And this is the reason i go by Dale in proffesional settings but ask
> friends to call me Steve :)

Where I work, we have a plethora of 'Dave's. There's three in the Dev/IT department
alone. And I think at least two more outside our department.

Matthew Walker                          HAM Call Sign: N7TOX
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