It’s tough being a sysadmin. Over the course of your career you end up wearing many hats, and you learn to develop a sense of humor or otherwise go crazy. Adding in a little bit of cynicism and sarcasm never hurts either. A number of years ago I came across this thread (warning: paywall) that served as a creative outlet for displaying IT achievements along these lines. Here are a few I’ve unlocked over the years that remind me of the journey.