Jennifer (buran) wrote in bad_service,

  • Mood:

Not so much 'bad service' as 'bad practices' (Laziness)

... I'm getting tired of not being able to email people just because I have a local copy of Postfix running on my OS X laptop. Apparently, ISPs don't even bother checking my mail to determine whether or not it is spam -- they just throw away/bounce my messages, which have CORRECT headers, NO hints of being spam, and are just small snippets meant to go to friends. I started this practice after another bit of bad service on the part of my employer's email system not letting me send work email from home despite knowing who I was! (They think we should use shitty Exchange webmail if we work from home or are traveling, and where I work that happens a lot. Yes, the system can handle SMTP-auth -- I did all the hard work of researching it for the network admin, as I do user desktop support so I know him well, and the lazy ass STILL won't fix it!)

So I set the system up so that I handled my own outgoing mail for ALL of my accounts, not trusting administrators to RTFM and do it RIGHT. Turns out my mistrust was justified.

"If you want things done right, do them yourself." Until they fuck it up ANYWAY!

  • Silly Sprint people

    I want to change to sprint so I contacted them via phone. Here’s what happened and why Them: you can join for 200.00 Me: that’s a lot of money your…

  • (no subject)

    Well,  I unofficially long my last non - grapevine tested  and advice from Facebook nurses and things.  Add it id's , it is. I'm going to harshly…

  • HOA Woes

    So I live in an HOA. Back in December, our mailbox was hit twice and we had to fix it to the tune of $150 because our HOA use uniform mailboxes. In…

  • Post a new comment


    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded