Verizon's New Repair Method: Plastic Garbage Bags

William Herrin bill at
Wed Aug 22 15:57:44 UTC 2012

On Mon, Aug 20, 2012 at 7:17 PM, Wayne E Bouchard <web at> wrote:
>> > On 08/20/2012 03:09 PM, Eric Wieling wrote:
>> >>

> To be fair, this sort of thing does happen from time to time in
> perfectly legitimate situations. In some cases, parts need to be
> acquired or maintenance schedules need to be arranged in order to do a
> propper repair. So just because you see these, don't immediately think
> it is bad techs rather than a temporary, "keep it working until you
> can do it right."

Uh... no. Quick hacks happen from time to time to keep things running.
Layers upon layers of quick hacks that are never cleaned up (see
picture) happen through incompetence. If not on the part of the techs
then on the part of the managers who rushed the techs onward to the
next task.

Always time to do it over, never time to do it right == incompetent.

Bill Herrin

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