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Plumber Accidentally Spawns Waking Lovecraftian Nightmare

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Now that's a fun day on the job. This plumber was clearly just trying to help some folks out at a roadside motel, and little did he know that he'd go on to craft nothing short of a waking Lovecraftian nightmare. One can only imagine the look of pure shock and terror that must've fallen upon the poor guest that saw said nightmare creep through the shower. A definite hilarious fail. 

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Green - lullabyforavirgin S iwasgoingtohellanyw... •.. catchymemes Follow Malgayne 19h 2 When my grandfather was young he owned a roadside motel, and my mother used to do work around the motel for the family. The building was old and they had bad pipes, so visits from the plumber were a fairly regular occurrence over there.

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Text - At one point they had a clogged toilet after a guest checked out, so they called the plumber to come and clean it out. The plumber came in with his bag of gear and set to work, but the clog was stubborn. After a few tries, he decided he needed to get the snake. I don't know if you've ever seen a serious plumbing snake, but the big ones are a sight to behold. This isn't a little crank auger, it's a full-on electrical powered snake with a big motor on the back and a little grabby claw on th

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Text - So he fires up the snake and sends the metal coil down into the pipes with the claw closed, figuring whatever's down there he'll just bump it a bit, push it down the pipes until it clears - but this doesn't happen either. Finally, in frustration, he twists the control to open the mechanical claw at the end of the coil, closes it on something, throws the motor in reverse and starts to pull it back up. By now a couple of members of the staff have gathered in the room to try and figure out w

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Text - Finally, after an extended wait, the object is slowly dragged, sopping wet, out of the toilet bowl - and it's a shower curtain. The staff is dumbfounded. They're trying to figure out how this could have happened. It would be weird enough if the guest had ripped the shower curtain down and flushed it down the toilet, but the shower curtain in the room is still there. It would be even weirder if the guest had brought their own shower curtain to the motel and tried to flush it down the toile

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Text - While they're discussing this, the room phone rings. The person on the other end is screaming, hysterical, so it takes a few minutes for them to figure out that it's the housekeeper who was cleaning the rooms. After a few moments, they manage to get the story out of her: The snake had missed the clog entirely. Rather than spiraling down into the plumbing where it was intended to go, it had wound its way into the central line, and then back up the pipes in the room next door. It spiraled i

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Text - housekeeper watched in horror, a metal claw opened on the end of it and snagged the shower curtain, ripped it off the bar ring-by-ring, spun it around the room until it was coiled tightly around the cable, and dragged it back down into the toilet bowl. The actual clog was never found. 10980 spottytonguedog Follow This is legit the best thing l've read all day.

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Text - umbrellanumber5 Follow Not fandom related but the ending had me laughing actual tears bogcreature64 Follow best thing i've reblogged to date

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Tech Calls Customer About Internet Being Down, There's A Literal Fire

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In all fairness, the tech support was just trying to be proactive in letting their customer know that the internet was down and being monitored. There was absolutely no way for them to know that said internet happened to be down because of a raging fire. Gotta love that automated response there at the end too. Check out another glory story from the tech support world with this man who insisted that he knew more about IT than IT, and then learned differently

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Text - r/talesfromtechsupport + Join u/Universal_Binary · 3y 1 "Your Internet link is down." "That might be because it's on fire." Short This is my all-time favorite interaction with tech support. Late one December evening a number of years ago, I got an unexpected call from my boss. He said there was a fire at the office, and I might want to come in and see what was going on. So I did. By the time I got there, the fire was on its way out, and I and a couple dozen others were standing around in

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Text - We had Internet service through an awesome local ISP at the time. The kind of small company that really cared about service. While I was shivering next to a fire truck, my cell phone rang. It was one of their techs, whom I had shared on office with at a different company years ago and knew well. | Me: Hello? Tech: Hi, this is $TECH from $ISP. Just wanted to let you know that our monitoring noticed your Internet link is down, and we're working on it. Me: That might be because it's on fire.

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Text - Me: Yeah, there was a fire in the building. I'm standing next to a fire truck right now. They aren't letting us in yet. Then, without missing a beat, $TECH said something he never said at that ISP (remember, premium service): Tech: Ah, well OK then. I'll assume the problem is on your end. click Despite the cold and the uncertainty (how badly damaged was the office, etc), I couldn't help laughing at the absurdity of it all.

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Text - Because $ISP was awesome, less than 5 minutes later he called back to say, "I just checked, and we have two portable generators that aren't in use right now. If you need them, just say the word, and I can have them there in 2 hours, any time, day or night. No charge." Our contract with them had nothing in it about generators. 9.0k 372 ↑, Share

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Google Authenticator Update Makes It Way Easier to Transfer Accounts to a New Device

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The Google Authenticator has long been a useful tool when it comes to adding two-step verification to your accounts. But now, thanks to its first update since April 2019, Google has just made it way easier to securely migrate 2SV codes from one device to another.

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Too late. Already moved, primarily for this reason
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Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Teeth

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So mean.
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Take 25% Off Elevation Labs' Under-the-Desk Headphone Anchor With This Exclusive Coupon Code

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Elevation Lab Anchor | $9 | Amazon | Use coupon code KINJAANCHOR

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