Tech Support People Shared Some Of The Worst Cases They’ve Seen While On Duty

A subreddit account called  r/techsupportgore – an account where people who fix computers, phones, or other electronic devices, post photos of some nightmarish scenarios they find themselves in. From melted extension cords to server rooms that look like a jungle, some of these hardware disasters are so bad, you can’t help but feel for the folks who have to fix them.

So continue scrolling, check out the pics, and don’t be surprised if you cringe to the brink of passing out after only a few of them.

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1# “My Flash Drive Won’t Show Up And I’ve Literally Tried Everything!”


One of the moderators of the subreddit, Coffeechipmunk, said the most popular posts there are those that depict situations just moments away from exploding. “[It’s] very dangerous, but very cool looking. They probably get so big because people post the pics and you think, ‘wow, that’s just a bomb at that point.'”

The subreddit was created on the 29th of February, 2012, and since then it has grown into a 427K member-big community. They aren’t interested in trivial things like cracked screens or anything — just the filthiest, nastiest, gore there is. And it doesn’t seem that it’s drying out, too. Just think of all the people who acquire a new gadget or an appliance, and are so eager to use it, they skip the operation manual.

2# When The Acid Kicks In


3# User “Dropped It Walking To The Car.” It Came In The Day After The Super Bowl


“A lot of the content on the subreddit does rather well, except for people coming for actual tech support, they get redirected to the right subreddit. For actual tech support gore, though, it seems like broken screens and slightly messy wires are the current posts that don’t hit too hard,” Coffeechipmunk explained.

They think the reason why r/techsupportgore got so popular is quite a simple one: “Honestly, … it’s very fun,” Coffeechipmunk said. “In a time where most of the internet can be incredibly serious and most times saddening or angering, r/techsupportgore is fun because you go on it and you can laugh (and/or cringe) at the crazy posts. Where else can you see a post like “Wow, these cables really are messy” to ‘a lizard fried my motherboard’ back to back? I love our growing community, they’re a bunch of people that just enjoy tech, and to some extent, the worst of it.”

4# “But I Like It This Way, It’s Convenient.” -My Tech Savvy Aunt


5# My Friend Drilled Holes In His Mouse To Make It Lighter So It Would Give Him An “Advantage”


6# My Grandpa Thought His Headphone Jack Was A Screw Hole


7# It Didn’t Plug In, So I Bent The Pins To Make It Fit”


8# Plugging In Your USB Receiver With A Hammer For That Flush Mounted Look


9# Customer Came In With His iPhone, His Glass Cracked, He Thought He Could Peel Off The Glass So He Wouldn’t Notice The Crack Anymore


10# Someone Unplugged Something And Now The Office Internet Doesn’t Work…


11# Professional Cabling At Pepsi


12# One Of My Co-Workers Was Eager To Unpack Her New Mouse


13# AT&T Has No Idea Why Their DSL Services Is So Poor. It Must Be My Wires In My House. No I Don’t Think So


14# “My Space Heater Stopped Working”


15# I Should Tell Them It’s Not A Touch Screen…


16# “My Fan Was Making Too Much Noise!”


17# “My PC Shut Off Suddenly And Won’t Turn Back On”


18# I Need Somewhere To Set This Candle… Oh Here’s A Good Spot!


19# Ancient Temple Of Asus

Credits: 3 years ago

20# First Day On Job; Set Up Those 4 Wireless Speakers For You.


21# I Can’t Even…


22# End User Had A Heater Next To The PC Which Was Randomly Shutting Off And She Thought She Had Smelled Burning A Couple Of Times. It Is Literally Screaming

Credits: Dragon_Khan

23# Hospital Server Room


24# “The Printer Isn’t Working”


25# Ticket Said “Camera Flickers To Fuzzy Brown Image Often”


20 Incredible Images of the Olympics’ Athletes That Show What the Human Body Is Capable of

Tokyo 2020 Olympics has been the topic of the internet recently. Even though there was a delay due to Covid, a lot of athletes were in excellent shape to bring golden medals to their countries. The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games launched on Friday 23 July with the opening ceremony, although the sporting action actually kicked off a couple of days earlier. It all comes to an end on Sunday 8 August, with the Olympics officially lasting a total of 17 days.

I can’t even imagine the joy one experiences when they have that gold medal around their neck. All the hard work, the sacrifice pay off in the best way possible. And this is not just a personal win, you’re representing a whole country that has its eyes on you in that moment of competition.

What we see on the TV are just the results of a long preparation. If the athlete wins we are proud, if they lose, we are quick to judge. However, today we want to give you the real image of what happens behind the scenes. There are a lot of things these athletes go through in order to achieve that shape and get qualified for the Olympics. Therefore, today we are bringing some of that footage that often goes unseen. Scroll down below to check it out. And let us know what you think of this year’s Olympic games.

1. Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz became the first Olympic gold medalist for the Philippines


2. 8 F**king times in Olympics. Take a bow

3. This was Canadian Mark McMorris 11 months ago. Today he is an Olympic Bronze medalist. Amazing.


4. Feet from Dutch Olympic swimming champion Maarten Van der Weijden after swimming 163 km/101 mi in 55 hours to raise money for cancer research


5. After sixteen stages in Tour de France I think my legs look little tired


6. In 2009 J.R. Celski sliced through his entire left quadriceps with his right skate blade at the U.S. Olympic trials


My first major sports injury happened at the 2010 U.S. Short Track Speed Skating Olympic Trials. It was the competition I had to do well at in order to secure a spot on my first Olympic team. The fall happened in one of the last races of the competition, the 500 meters, known for absolute top speed. I fell in the corner and put the front six inches of my blade straight into my quad. I bounced off the pads with the blade still in my leg, looked down, and had to pull it out myself because of the awkward position that I was in.

I completely severed the VMO “teardrop muscle” and luckily barely missed the femoral artery which might’ve been the end. It was one of the most difficult things I’ve ever gone through, especially because in the moments after, I started realizing that I might not be able to achieve the goal I set out for in the first place. If not for the people around me including my family, friends, and medical staff, I wouldn’t have been able to get back on my feet, especially in time to go to the Olympics and win two medals.

7. The Difference Between Gold and Silver in the 15km mass start Biathlon


8. I Was Born With A Condition: Pectus Excavatum. Which I Know Sounds Like A Harry Potter Spell. My Deformity Began Appearing Around Age 10


My name is Cody Miller. I am not a typical Olympic swimmer. Like most sports the taller you are the better… Most swimmers are incredibly tall, well above 6ft… I’m 5’11 and only weigh 170lbs. More often than not, I’m the smallest person in the pool.

My condition puts stress on my respiratory system. Tests have shown that my sunken sternum and odd placement of other bones have caused a reduced lung capacity… To what extent is unknown. Doctors have said my maximum breathing capacity is likely reduced by 12-20%. Also… I’m diagnosed as asthmatic… Which I learned, from studies run on me in college, has nothing to do with my pectus condition. I live with difficult circumstances as a swimmer. Despite my disadvantages, I’ve dedicated my life to swimming… And I’ve never given up. Like a lot of you, I have struggled with body image problems throughout my life. I struggled with my appearance from a young age. I was a kid who was afraid to take off his shirt in gym class… people thought I was weird. At swim meets, I walked around the pool deck awkwardly while people stared and pointed at me.

I was weird and abnormal… However, I’ve realized this: No one is 100% satisfied with the way they look. Everyone has something about themselves they dislike. And that’s OK! Professional athletes, models… everyone has their own insecurities! I’ve embraced the fact that I have a giant hole in my chest! It’s OK! Monday night. June 27th, 2016 in Omaha Nebraska. USA Swimming Olympic Trials took place at the CenturyLink Center live on NBC, in front of a crowd of 17,500 people, I swam in lane 5 of the Finals of the men’s 100-meter breaststroke.

Only 2 athletes per event qualify for the Olympic Games. 2 swimmers to represent the U.S.A in the 100-meter breaststroke… I’d been dreaming about this moment my entire life. One wrong move and it’s over… The pressure of a lifelong dream… Years and years of training. Thousands and thousands of hours of preparation for a race that lasts 59 seconds… 2 lengths of the pool… 1 start… 1 turn… 1 finish… 1 moment… 1 opportunity… I did it… The feeling is still indescribable… I qualified for the Rio Olympics. My new Olympic teammate and I hug. Seeing the Olympic rings next to my name… I try not to cry… I did… like a baby…

9. Never forget that Australia’s first ever winter olympics gold was won because the guy was coming dead last and everyone in front of him fell over.


10. Team USA Basketball Player Deandre Jordan (6’11”) and Gymnast Ragan Smith (4’6″)


11. An x-ray of a gymnast performing an exercise


12. Leg muscles of the first perfect 10 in olympic history, at age 14. Nadia Comaneci


13. Ex-World Champion Cyclist Janez Brajkovic Leg After A Race


14. The hands of Olympic swimming champion van der Weijden after a 163km swim

15. Hungarian weightlifter Janos Baranyai’s right arm gave, ripping apart ligaments and muscle under the weight

He pushed himself to lift 148 kilograms (326.3 pounds) during the men’s 77kg weightlifting competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

16. Acrobatic Gymnastics Elite And Level 10 Training Camp At Karolyis Olympic Training Site


17. USA Men’s Volleyball Player David Lee 6’8″ and USA Gymnast Simone Biles 4’8″


18. Anyone want to hold my hand


19. Verified on the eve of US nationals


20. When you spend every day on a bike vs. When you retire and ride casually


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