Sharky

Who are we waiting for again?

February 19, 2013 6:00 AM EST

User calls this pilot fish in a panic: He's waiting for a web conference to begin, but he can't hear the music he's always heard while waiting in the past.

"I visited the user's desk and, sure enough, no music was playing while he was waiting," fish says.

"I took a look at the invite and found that the user was the host of the meeting.

"And because he was logged in, the meeting had begun, so no music was going to play..."

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