Co-worker Hans is at it again.

“Can someone tell me the SMTP Server of GMX.de?”

Another co-worker replies, “smtp.gmx.de?”

“Uhm… what port is that?”

“25.”

A moment’s pause.

“And why the hell can’t I get my emails out?”

“Because you’re behind a firewall.”

Then my other co-worker tries to explain how to get past the firewall. I zone out and ignore the rest of the conversation.

Update, much later: He needed to know all that for a software he’s trying out for his current girlfriend.

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