Just in case you missed last month's, you can find it here: Pop-up Potpourri: ?????(p???? Edition.


Juha Nieminen was surprised to see that he could actually take a stroll around the planet before his 4GB-worth-of movies finished copying ...

The next error (snapped by Chuck Caplan) is not really a pop-up. In fact, we've all probably seen it countless times. But really, this classic combination definitely belongs in the collection ...

I've shown a few pop-ups that ask a yes-or-no question and present a single cancel button to press. Reed B. Roberts got one such yes/no dialog, but wasn't quite sure what, or even how, to answer.

Smart Bridge seems to have the exact opposite problem, as Ben "Zhaph" Duguid found out ...

The following dialog box reminded Stephan of the ever popular cliché, A Number is worth a thousand words ...

The best error messages will explain what went wrong and explain how to fix it. At least we can say that this error message from Juho Turunen is trying. The first part passes the test, but the instructions on fixing it could be improved just a bit ...

Jan Vilimek was disappointed that the new hard drive was still too ... erm, small? ... to restore a database ...

Last but certainly not least is this pop-up from Shaddin. Now we all know what it's like to be rejected, but who really is prepared to handle this type of rejection from CVS/Eclipse ?