We all know that the life of an IT professional can be pretty hectic. I worked in IT for over 13 years and the stories I have would take up this entire blog post! It can be challenging at times but sometimes, you just need to take a step back and have a good laugh with some good old-fashioned IT memes.
They’re sure to get you giggling. Whoever said technology was dull clearly hasn’t seen these gems. There’s a lot of humor to be found in the world of IT! To help you get through your next big project (or just brighten your day), we’ve compiled a list of 35 funny IT memes. Enjoy!
1) Let the IT memes begin!
“At the helpdesk, we believe that there are no stupid questions – just [censored] idiots who shouldn’t be using computers in the first place.”
“Closed a case without the customer’s permission since their support expired, they can’t reopen it.”
“When asked what did you click on, you said ‘Nothing.’ The 12 toolbars in your browser determined that was a lie.”
“Do you want malware? Because that’s how you get malware.”
5) IT memes: I’m not a doctor but I play one online.
“Doctor: Googling stuff online doesn’t make you a doctor. Literally everyone in the IT field:”
“Everyone at home kept watching Netflix using my profile. Messed up all my lists and history…so I renamed ‘Dad’ to ‘Install Windows Updates Now.’ Problem solved.”
“It’s not 1989. The excuse ‘I’m not good with computers,’ is no longer acceptable.”
8) Just A/B testing IT memes…
“Eye tracking! A/B testing! Only aliens could have invented those techniques.”
“1st year in InfoSec vs. 3 years in InfoSec.”
10) IT memes with 8+ years of Swift experience.
“Found a job opening that requires 8+ years of Swift experience. Swift is a programming language that came out 3 years ago.”
“I have altered the project scope. Pray that I do not alter it further.”
12) IT errors in memes.
“ID10T Error! An ID10T error has occurred. Location: Between keyboard and chair. You must eliminate the problem before proceeding further.”
“Instagram is down. Just describe your lunch to me.”
“Is password reset an incident or service request? Shut up!”
15) These IT memes are full of bugs.
“Manager: Did you finish your task? Yes. Yesterday found a new bug, fixing it.”
“Me: I just need to host ‘Hello World’ on the cloud. AWS: No problem. Have you checked all of our cool named products you’ll never understand?”
“My job has this cool thing where if you do your job very well, you get to do other people’s jobs too.”
“1969: What are you doing with that 2Kb of RAM? Sending people to the moon. 2017: What are you doing with that 1.5Gb of RAM? Running Slack.”
“Not sure if REST stands for relaxation.”
20) IT memes when the problem exists between the keyboard and chair.
“Problem exists between keyboard and chair (PEBKAC): Tech support can’t help you when you’re the problem.”
“Reason for repair: Will not charge unless plugged in.”
“Remember, a few hours of trial and error can save you several minutes of looking at the README.”
“Remembering your passwords. Using a password-managing app/program. Storing passwords in plain text on your desktop. Clicking ‘Forgot your password?’ every time. Creating a new account every time you log in.”
“I’m sorry I annoyed you with my question about the feature I’m developing for you.”
25) It’s time to Google more IT memes…
“The number of people who refuse to Google their question is too damn high!”
“User: The word computer professionals use when they mean ‘Idiot.'”
“Virus scan? Ain’t nobody got time for that!”
“What screams ‘I’m insecure?’ HTTP instead of HTTPS.”
“When you send an email with two questions and they only answer one.”
30) These IT memes need a hard reset too…
“I work in IT, and finding this in the server room made my day…Hard reset.”
“Working on the support desk isn’t stressful at all” – Josh, 25 years old
“Writes long complicated software code. No comments.”
“Yeah, we’re gonna be short-staffed today so if you could just go ahead and do the work of 3, that would be great.”
35) IT memes…Now with video!
“Zoom meeting, audio only vs. Zoom meeting with video.”
I hope you enjoyed these IT memes!
“To start, press any key. Where’s the ‘Any’ key?”
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