Nobody likes having to deal with cold calls to the office. But when you're manning the IT help desk, you have no choice but to pick up the phone – even when it's a pushy sales pitch.
So what to do about those annoying calls from over-enthusiastic sales staff itching to shift their technology wares? One spectacularly resourceful, and possibly sadistic, IT department has a solution: boot them all to Hell.
An IT boss – whose identity and employer we're keeping anonymous, lest they be flooded with calls from people eager to experience it first-hand – explained to El Reg the story behind Extension 666
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