The troll that looks over
the computers at your school/library/local bestbuy. He has no real power and solely relies on smoke and mirrors to intimidate students. His magical
powers include psychic remote
viewing (through VNC desktop viewer), sending popup
messages through winpopup, remote
up your desktop, and playing god. Skills involved in being a sysadmin include networking, hardware, and being an asshole.
Mr. Rankins is a stereotypical sysadmin.