A lot of us are heading back to our office desks right now, but at least stories like these can perk us up and give us a laugh to help get through the week.

Moreover, there’s a valuable lesson to be had here as we come into the new year – don’t leave wireless networks or devices unsecured.

Everyman hero Blake Messick noticed last weekend that his neighbour had just gotten an unsecured wireless printer, presumably as a Christmas present. His response was to have the printer send his neighbour a wee message:


Blake’s adventure continued later that day:


And the story ended with a rather brilliant finale:


The tweets have been shared tens of thousands of times, and the Twitter reactions to the story have also been brilliant:







Heck even if it is a hoax, it makes for some a class story.


Via Twitter