What brought this calamity on, you ask? It's simple: learning. As a seasoned IT professional with more than a decade of experience, I frequently encounter situations which require unorthodox solutions, highlight social issues, or are just downright comical. Most of the time, all three categories apply. Since it seems a shame to let all of these things go to waste, and I'm not sadistic enough to actually make people listen to these stories in person, I offer this collection for you to peruse at your own leisure. Enjoy!