Ever hear that? Ever listen to just how much legitimate people use such a line. Learn to notice, it's the tiny things that we over look, the tiny things that are absolutely perfect to use against even the most seasoned paranoid security professional.
Sincerity is the key, like lying, think ahead.
I know that I'm not supposed to go into the server room.
So and So likes coffee, take them coffee
Act like an airhead who worships them, People are their ego
So you have coffee, you have the air-head worship down
Walk in, anounce your presence, ask where so and so is.
use lines like, I always wanted to learn, you might find other contacts to use based on general response
If someone tells you that you can't be there, pout, sound completely apologetic (you really are sorry; sorry it wasn't easier to get in)
If you get in and act worshiping, step back, act embarrassed about how, worshiping you are, (this ends the overly eager 'I want something impression') lose composure, blush, look down and walk away quickly.
rumors will start, rumors that will get you in doors at opportune times....
Or get a low level job and work for about 20 years there....
Or get combat gear, trank darts, tasers, and tear gas then storm the place, jacking the harddrives...
I would use option 1, less getting shot at, not wasting my life.
Ideas, questions, comments, rebuttles, fiction, whatever, spell it out 'cause I'm stupid!'