Can’t Be Saved From Idiocy

, | USA | Learning | January 13, 2015

(We have had bad weather all day, which resulted in a power surge, and thus all of the computers in the library have shut down. A few minutes later a student comes up to the desk…)

Student: “I need you to get back everything I did before the computer shut off.”

Me: “Well, unless you were saving as you were going along, there isn’t really anything I can do.”

Student: “Why would I save as I go along? If I had known there was going to be a power outage, I would have saved my work.”

Me: “…”

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