[A funny story for the weekend... - WK]
By Alex Papadimoulis
The Daily WTF
A few months back, Jen Frickell's company was given some bad news. When
their lease ended, they'd have to move out of their second-floor suite.
The good news, however, was that a suite would be available on the first
floor. All they'd need to do was pack up and move downstairs.
It was a fairly reasonable request, so the company's executives signed a
new lease and prepared to move. There was, however, just one, small
hitch. The nice little server room they built in the back of their
office - equipped with air conditioning units, ventilation, dedicated
power, backup power, and so on - could not be relocated. Not only would
it cost too much, but there was simply no room for it. The server room
would just have to remain upstairs.
Obviously, the new second-floor tenant wouldn't want their neighbors
walking through their office to access a server room, so building
management and the company's executives came up with an alternative:
wall off the server room door and build a new one. It seemed simple
enough, but there was, however, just one small hitch. The only available
wall to install a door was adjacent to the women's restroom. Inside the
And since you're reading about it here, you know that didn't stop them.
Here is the email from building management:
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