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The case of the 500-mile email is a pretty odd case with a fun fix. Can you share other stories where the actual fault was something unexpected.

Perhaps it can help others who have some strange problem that they just can't figure out.


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I once heard of a serial port cable in a NY datacenter that kept getting unplugged. The punchline was it was being unplugged (and eventually cut!) by a union rep because the guy who had plugged it in (the owner and sysadmin of the equiment, visiting from another city) wasn't union labor.


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