"I do like you, Peter, but interfacing is a very serious step."
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"I'll be O.K. It's just some damn virus I picked up from a computer."
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"We have lots of information technology. We just don't have any information."
"O.K., I'm good for I.T.—how about spreadsheets, anybody here good at spreadsheets?"
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"Come on, men! This is for our kids to live in a free world! And for our grandkids to grow up in a world where they can spend hours a day looking at cats on some sort of fantastic information machine!"
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"I haven't the slightest idea who he is. He came bundled with the software."
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It was after her third failed attempt at deciphering the captcha that Rachel began to suspect...
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"Are you saying we're about to add a little peripheral to our systems?"
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"I hate this damn thing!"
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"Quick, Lassie, go get I.T.!"
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"If your looking for something with a lot of memory, this baby right here will definitely fill the bill."
"You fix it by buying a new one."
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"I only see the tech guru and the financial wizard. No sign of the systems ninja."
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"Well, get someone over here pronto—I can't afford to have thousands of dollars of useless equipment out of commission."
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"What's that, girl? Timmy forgot his password?"
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"The new guy says he's a data wrangler."
"We can reduce our I.T. problems by having more Bring-Our-Kids-To-Work days."
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"I hate everything with a chip in it that isn't chocolate."
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"Can you make it purr when I pet it?"
"It says they're upgrading their software to something worse."
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"Yes, we know the system is down. Our technical people are working on it right now."
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"You got hacked alright. That's what happens when you Google Street View a bad neighborhood."
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"...then click 'save settings', scroll down to 'done' and voila! You're on Facebook stalking Miriam's daughter's new husband."
"The technology's in place, now all we have to do is misuse it."
"Wake up, it's finally home."
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