10 most dangerous species of help desk analyst (slideshow)

4. Auxilium Tediosa: "Know-it-all" help desk analyst

The boring help desk tech; He won't just fix the problem, he will explain in minute excruciating detail just what caused the problem and what a clever so-and-so he is. Outside of work he lives with his mother, in a similar arrangement to Norman Bates. He passes the quiet winter evenings cataloguing his collection of 1980s power supplies.

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