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Top 11 Reasons Not To Celebrate Thanksgiving In The Server Closet

With apologies to David Letterman...

11. The IPTV broadcast of football games would kill our network. - Vince Della Fera

10. There's nothing to be thankful for inside my server room. - Jayson Conley

9. The strange glow of hub and switch lights makes for a depressing quasiholiday feeling. - David Murphy

8. Halfway through dessert there's bound to be a help-desk call. - David Murphy

7. Would have to move the security staff's cots out of the server room. - Dick Grasmick

6. Turns out Stuffing 1.3a isn't compatible with Rutabaga 3.2c. - Steve LeSieur

5. Rack servers make poor goal markers for the half-time football game. - Bob Kinney

4. Still trying to pay for last year's FM200 recharge after lighting the table candles. - Dick Grasmick

3. You just may be accused of overproductivity. - Luke Conklin

2. Have you ever tried to crack pecans with an RJ45 crimper? It only works on the small nuts... - Mark Beckerman

1. The CEO reserved it first. - Brad Steele

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