Racing at the speed of light, Sage superhero bursts through the door... | 12/27/2018 | Staff (Posted by) Level 3
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On Call Everyone has had an embarrassing moment, when you wish the floor would just swallow you up. Perhaps yours was at the office Christmas party. But at On Call we like to go one better.

This time, our delve into the readers' mailbox brings out a tale from "Bruce", who writes in to tell us about a serious wardrobe malfunction.

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About 15 years, ago, Bruce was a desktop technician and often had to carry out updates for line of business applications like Sage Accounts Production.

On one occasion, he had a call to do just that in a small accountancy practice, where the owner was a "challenging" lady who was "deeply concerned about staff downtime".

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Bruce assured her he could get all the prep work done in advance and do the final client-side update over lunch – so no one would be unable to work.

Time for a cracker joke: What's got one ball and buttons in the wrong place?

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"It was an old building, so every person had their own office," Bruce said, which meant he had to work fast to get everything done.

"Things were going well as I sprinted as fast as I could from...
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