me: My email won’t let me sign in.
IT guy: What’s your password?
IT guy: I just tried it and it works for me. If you reboot you should be ok.
me: Thanks. But now I have to kill my two podmates who just learned my password. Can you provide an alibi?
IT guy: Sure. But I charge 50 bucks an hour.
And thus two souls lived to see another Christmas because of the high cost of technical advice …