I nominate mine. Can anyone do worse? Day 1: Me: "Dear IT, the time on build server is off by 9 minutes. Please fix it." Day 2: IT: "Hi, we've manually adjusted the time." Day 3: Me: "Dear IT, the time is still off by 15 seconds. Can you please enable NTP on the build server?" Day 4: IT: "The build server is already synchronized to the repository server." Day 5: Me: "The time on build server is different from the repository server by 15 seconds. Screenshot attached. Please fix." Day 6-9: IT: <crickets> Day 10: Me: "The NTP configuration on the build server is not properly set to synchronize time from the repository server. Please fix it." Day 11-13: IT: <crickets> Day 14: Me: "I took a look at the NTP config file and it's set to synchronize from the wrong hostname. Please change it to sync to the repository server." Day 15-18: IT: <crickets> Day 19: Me: "Please open a terminal window and type this in FOO=`sed "s/badhost/repo-server/" /etc/ntpd.conf` ; echo $FOO > /etc/ntpd.conf Day 20: IT: "Hi, the build server and the repo server now show the same time. See attached screenshot. If there is anything else we can do please let us know. Thanks."