Tuesday, December 11, 2007

That's a new one.

As I arrived at my office for my EARLY exam this morning, there was a student (whom I do not know) loitering around in the hall. 

Student: "Can I use your computer for five minutes?" 

WTF? I get students asking use my stapler all the time (so I now keep it hidden in a drawer, telling I don't have one) which is bad enough, but my computer- OMG.

6 comments:

Seeking Solace said...

OMG!!!! Whta is up with all the bold students!!!

Andrea said...

Desperation!

Terminal Degree said...

Wow. Just wow.

I've had students ask to borrow pencils before, and the stapler, of course. But my computer? HECK no. It's so old that *I* don't even want to use it! :)

JustMe said...

what?!? that is sooo insane. and rude!

Eddie said...

Ugh, I've gotten that too. And, I just flat out tell them that I don't lend out my stapler. And I tell them not to bother asking our admin. assistant either. I can't stand unprepared students.

trillwing said...

That's really bad. I put that on par with asking to use somebody's hairbrush. It's that personal. (Except computer use probably wouldn't spread lice.)