Luck is a funny thing. ICT cabling and connectivity technicians know that, working in the field, luck of either variety often has a way of simultaneously presenting itself as both obstacle and opportunity, as reflected in these social media photos recently posted to Reddit's 'Cablefail' sub-community.
As the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, reputedly said at the Wisconsin State Agricultural Fair in 1859, "Some of you will be successful, and such will need but little philosophy to take them home in cheerful spirits; others will be disappointed, and will be in a less happy mood. To such, let it be said, 'Lay it not too much to heart.' Let them adopt the maxim, 'Better luck next time'; and then, by renewed exertion, make that better luck for themselves..."