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>How to replace mouse balls

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by big pappa b, Mar 4, 2004.

  1. big pappa b

    big pappa b 3/4 ton status

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    > >
    > >I don't know how they wrote this with a straight face. This was a
    real
    > >memo sent out by a computer company (IBM) to its employees in all
    > >seriousness. It went to all field engineers about a computer
    peripheral
    > >problem. The author of this memo was quite genuine. The engineers
    rolled
    > >on the floor! Especially note the last couple of sentences.
    > >
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    > >
    > >Re: Replacement of Mouse Balls. If a mouse fails to operate or should
    it
    > >perform erratically, it may need a ball replacement. Mouse balls are
    now
    > >available as FRU (Field Replacement Units). Because of the delicate
    >nature
    > >of this procedure, replacement of mouse balls should only be
    attempted by
    > >properly trained personnel. Before proceeding, determine the type of
    >mouse
    > >balls by examining the unde! rside of the mouse. Domestic balls will
    be
    > >larger and harder than foreign balls. Ball removal procedures differ
    > >depending upon the manufacturer of the mouse. Foreign balls can be
    > >replaced using the pop off method. Domestic balls are replaced by
    using
    > >the twist off method.. Mouse balls are not usually static sensitive.
    > >However, excessive handling can result in sudden discharge. Upon
    > >completion of ball replacement, the mouse may be used immediately. It
    is
    > >recommended that each person have a pair of spare balls for
    maintaining
    > >optimum customer satisfaction. Any customer missing his balls should
    > >contact the local personnel in charge of removing and replacing these
    > >necessary items. Please keep in mind that a customer without properly
    > >working balls is an unhappy customer.
     
  2. MTBLAZER89

    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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  3. bryguy00b

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    u have GOOOTTT to be KIDDING hahahahah /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif
     
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    i got my balls thats all that matters to me ( as I cant say as much for my dog) /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    No balls here, just a laser, ahhh the concessions we make
     
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    My mouse is neutered /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     

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