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12 Mar 2005

Institute for Backup Trauma

Filed under: Stuff — paulcook @ 3:47 pm

Somwhere in the intersection of Monty Python and server administration, falls Institute for Backup Trauma. It’s essentially an advert for non-tape-based backup solutions, but it’s really funny, and has a collection of crazy people who have suffered “backup trauma”.

Make sure to have a look around the institute after the video finishes.



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5 Comments »

  1. So… is this a public service, or a cry for help Paul? Do you have “backup trauma” issues? By the way, to everyone else: Clicking on the third button is an absolute necessity.

    Comment by Adam — 13 Mar 2005 @ 1:56 am

  2. Well, it is a public cry, but not for help — my backups work very nicely, thank you.

    But yes, it’s a cry for more John Cleese. This world would be a better place, by any measure you choose to use, if there was more John Cleese work to be had.

    Comment by paulcook — 13 Mar 2005 @ 10:53 am

  3. Did you click on the mouse during the tour? Well to save you time: click on the mouse now

    Also there is a hidden frame in the brain reprogramming movie which is worth a read :)

    Comment by PaulF — 14 Mar 2005 @ 3:09 pm

  4. And I bet those people themselves are suffering from TRAUMA. :)

    Comment by Kirsten — 3 Nov 2005 @ 8:25 pm

  5. More Cleese

    Iron Mountain has a new set of nerd-humor Cleese videos called Friendly Advice Machine.

    Some are up on You Tube already:

    What is Rule 26? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55EYXeQzUF8
    How can I get our executives in trouble? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3-TZsAVAs4
    Mr. Wiggles goes to court. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yw1oJEcjtEE
    Cleese Eating an Armadillo (short & weird). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgaHnOPc1GY

    There’s more on friendlyadvicemachine.com too.

    Enjoy!

    Chet

    Comment by Chet Geschickter — 8 Jan 2008 @ 2:06 pm

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