Docking Ejection

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  • mott555 2012-05-25 10:01
    Frist comment is required in order to post "Frist".
  • Tynam 2012-05-25 10:08
    I never set errror codes on my exceptions. We've upgraded to errrror codes.
  • QJo 2012-05-25 10:15
    Tynam:
    I never set errror codes on my exceptions.

    We've upgrrrraded to errrror codes.


    FTFY
  • Kryptus 2012-05-25 10:28
    You cannot eject your computer because you are not frist !
  • Other Nagesh 2012-05-25 10:29
    A comment without errrrrrror code is set
  • Lockwood 2012-05-25 10:33
    I'd guess that the Facebook one is from the FB API to the app developer.
    Who shouldn't be blindly displaying these messages, but acting on them.
  • cellocgw 2012-05-25 10:34
    OK, then, just how would one install IE8 *without* having IE8 available?
    See, it's all in how you interpret the error. It could be that the installer's own cab turned out to be empty.
  • Bruce W 2012-05-25 10:42
    The Saleforce error is actually very impressive. No overflow on the minutes calculation and down to the seconds. Remember, if you're going to screw up, do it to the max.
  • KattMan 2012-05-25 10:45
    Bruce W:
    The Saleforce error is actually very impressive. No overflow on the minutes calculation and down to the seconds. Remember, if you're going to screw up, do it to the max.


    Or to take a page from the cyberpunk RPG...
    "If you're going to fail at least fail with style!"
  • Kevin D 2012-05-25 10:51
    It was the name of the docking station, not what device was plugged into it. No Fail.
  • DaveK 2012-05-25 10:55
    Actually, considering it's running at a rate of zero records per hour, that's really quite a fast completion time.

  • Frannington 2012-05-25 11:15
    QJo:
    Tynam:
    I never set errror codes on my exceptions.

    We've upgrrrraded to errrror codes.


    FTFY


    (A)bort, (R)etry, (T)ony the Tiger
  • PiisAWheeL 2012-05-25 11:21
    Kevin D:
    It was the name of the docking station, not what device was plugged into it. No Fail.
    Damn... You beat me to that one.
    DaveK:
    Actually, considering it's running at a rate of zero records per hour, that's really quite a fast completion time.
    Thats just an estimate. It could be processing less records than that per hour.
  • Burr 2012-05-25 11:31
    Aaron, don't let the French Canadians see that return address on your package. It isn't displayed in bilingual format. That's grounds for execution, from what I've heard, eh?
  • Jerry 2012-05-25 11:34
    Yeah, I hate it when a company forces a model to prominently display her ##IDS_BOOBS## just to manipulate us into buying their ##IDS_PRODUCTNAME##

    I mean, I'm not falling for that stuff unless she's totally naked.
  • Gillbates 2012-05-25 11:39
    Those who were paying attention a few years ago will recall that MSIE is indistinguishable from Windows and the two cannot be separated, not even by court order. It isn't technically possible. Therefore, since MSIE only runs on Windows, of course you must have IE in order to install IE.

    Presumably this logic extends to versions as well. Windows 8 + MSIE 8 required for MSIE 8.
  • PiisAWheeL 2012-05-25 11:49
    Gillbates:
    Those who were paying attention a few years ago will recall that MSIE is indistinguishable from Windows and the two cannot be separated, not even by court order. It isn't technically possible. Therefore, since MSIE only runs on Windows, of course you must have IE in order to install IE.

    Presumably this logic extends to versions as well. Windows 8 + MSIE 8 required for MSIE 8.
    Your logic is cyclical and redundant. +2.
  • Alan 2012-05-25 11:53
    Pretty sure Windows 8 comes with IE 10... Just sayin
  • Katy Gaga 2012-05-25 11:59
    Jerry:
    Yeah, I hate it when a company forces a model to prominently display her ##IDS_BOOBS## just to manipulate us into buying their ##IDS_PRODUCTNAME##

    I mean, I'm not falling for that stuff unless she's Irish Girl.

    FTFY
  • Chelloveck 2012-05-25 12:07
    Katy Gaga:
    Jerry:
    Yeah, I hate it when a company forces a model to prominently display her ##IDS_BOOBS## just to manipulate us into buying their ##IDS_PRODUCTNAME##

    I mean, I'm not falling for that stuff unless she's Irish Girl.

    FTFY


    I mean, I'm not falling for that stuff unless she's Irish Girl totally naked.

    If you're going to fix something, fix it right!

  • Bruce W 2012-05-25 12:19
    PiisAWheeL:
    DaveK:
    Actually, considering it's running at a rate of zero records per hour that's really quite a fast completion time.
    Thats just an estimate. It could be processing less records than that per hour.

    You mean like -1 records per hour? Wow, this really is a cool system!
  • Testing Troll 2012-05-25 12:28
    Bruce W:
    PiisAWheeL:
    DaveK:
    Actually, considering it's running at a rate of zero records per hour that's really quite a fast completion time.
    Thats just an estimate. It could be processing less records than that per hour.

    You mean like -1 records per hour? Wow, this really is a cool system!



    exactly... not only is it not making forward progress, it's also going back and undoing useful work previously completed.

    it's ingenious really...
  • Dan 2012-05-25 12:44
    *ahem*

    As much as we'd all like to pretend it never happened, IE:mac was a real thing and most definitely did NOT require a Windows installation.
  • Charlie 2012-05-25 12:49
    Dan:
    *ahem*

    As much as we'd all like to pretend it never happened, IE:mac was a real thing and most definitely did NOT require a Windows installation.
    But Mac runs Windows now! That's what my boss told me when he had me order all those Macs.
  • Matt Westwood 2012-05-25 12:52
    Jerry:
    Yeah, I hate it when a company forces a model to prominently display her ##IDS_BOOBS## just to manipulate us into buying their ##IDS_PRODUCTNAME##

    I mean, I'm not falling for that stuff unless she's totally naked.


    Tellingly, there's an indication that God really fucked up when creating woman. After all, "boobs" means "mistakes". Yep.
  • JohnDiamond 2012-05-25 12:52
    TWTF is trying to install IE8 for any reason.
  • Ralph 2012-05-25 12:59
    Dan:
    *ahem*

    As much as we'd all like to pretend it never happened, IE:mac was a real thing
    and necessary, because Macs just weren't getting enough viruses.
  • Gurth 2012-05-25 13:22
    KattMan:
    Or to take a page from the cyberpunk RPG...
    "If you're going to fail at least fail with style!"

    If the page to take is no. 4, then the quote you're looking for is probably, "If you're going to blow it, make sure you look like you planned it that way."
  • Jimmy 2012-05-25 13:25
    Chelloveck:
    Katy Gaga:
    Jerry:
    Yeah, I hate it when a company forces a model to prominently display her ##IDS_BOOBS## just to manipulate us into buying their ##IDS_PRODUCTNAME##

    I mean, I'm not falling for that stuff unless she's Irish Girl.

    FTFY


    I mean, I'm not falling for that stuff unless she's Irish Girl totally naked.

    If you're going to fix something, fix it right!



    I'm all for that - Irish Girl, totally naked, installing my software is my dream.
  • Nagesh 2012-05-25 13:29
    Hotel check-in check-out time is not error. Think logical and you shall understand what the message is.
  • GoatRider 2012-05-25 14:06
    Nagesh:
    Hotel check-in check-out time is not error. Think logical and you shall understand what the message is.


    What, 11:00 noon is daylight savings time?
  • KattMan 2012-05-25 14:19
    Gurth:
    KattMan:
    Or to take a page from the cyberpunk RPG...
    "If you're going to fail at least fail with style!"

    If the page to take is no. 4, then the quote you're looking for is probably, "If you're going to blow it, make sure you look like you planned it that way."

    Don't tell me you have the rule books within easy reach?
  • RichP 2012-05-25 14:23
    It's docking stations all the way down.

    It's IE8 all the way up.
  • Loren Pechtel 2012-05-25 14:42
    Lockwood:
    I'd guess that the Facebook one is from the FB API to the app developer.
    Who shouldn't be blindly displaying these messages, but acting on them.


    Yup, that's a message intended for the user of the API, not for the person using Facebook. It's a debugging failure, not a WTF.

  • M 2012-05-25 15:32
    Kevin D:
    It was the name of the docking station, not what device was plugged into it. No Fail.


    TRWTF is that the docking station needs a name. Is it so you can tell which of the many docking stations you are currently docked at is the one with the device in use?
  • Jay 2012-05-25 15:46
    Loren Pechtel:
    Lockwood:
    I'd guess that the Facebook one is from the FB API to the app developer.
    Who shouldn't be blindly displaying these messages, but acting on them.


    Yup, that's a message intended for the user of the API, not for the person using Facebook. It's a debugging failure, not a WTF.



    The fact that the person who did something stupid was not the first person suspected does not make the action any less stupid.
  • Jay 2012-05-25 15:48
    GoatRider:
    Nagesh:
    Hotel check-in check-out time is not error. Think logical and you shall understand what the message is.


    What, 11:00 noon is daylight savings time?


    Noon comes earlier as you move further west.
  • Arclight 2012-05-25 16:35
    Jay:
    GoatRider:
    Nagesh:
    Hotel check-in check-out time is not error. Think logical and you shall understand what the message is.


    What, 11:00 noon is daylight savings time?


    Noon comes earlier as you move further west.


    But in spite of comming earlier as you move west, noon always arrives at 12:00 in the local time zone

    --CAPTCHA: letatio (WTF is that? some twisted form of felatio?)
  • Kingsnake 2012-05-25 17:21
    If I had a totally naked Irish girl, she would not be installing software: She would be installing hardware. *badabing*

    Thank you, I will be appearing here all week. Please tip your wait staff ...
  • Some guy 2012-05-25 17:36
    Kingsnake:
    Please tip your wait staff ...
    Not unless they're totally naked. Then I'll give them more than just a tip.
  • Gamer Geek 2.3 2012-05-25 17:43
    Don't you? It's such a hassle to walk all the way across the room to get them!
  • Gamer Geek 2.3 2012-05-25 17:46
    KattMan:
    Gurth:
    KattMan:
    Or to take a page from the cyberpunk RPG...
    "If you're going to fail at least fail with style!"

    If the page to take is no. 4, then the quote you're looking for is probably, "If you're going to blow it, make sure you look like you planned it that way."

    Don't tell me you have the rule books within easy reach?


    Don't you? It's such a hassle to walk all the way across the room to get them!
  • LANMind 2012-05-25 19:33
    Lockwood:
    I'd guess that the Facebook one is from the FB API to the app developer.
    Who shouldn't be blindly displaying these messages, but acting on them.


    Thanks! No one here would have ever guessed what the WTF was without you, Sherlock.
  • MathNerd 2012-05-25 20:42
    In defense of Vodafone, InstallShield is one giant turd on a turtle crafted of turds on the back of an elephant made of a turd.

    Unfortunately it is better than the tooling from Microsoft for building Windows Installers. That is alot like programming for Windows 3.1. "Here's some piss poor documentation of the APIs, and some build tools that have cryptic command line switches. It's a C API, so clearly you are smart enough to figure it out on your own."
  • Coyne 2012-05-25 21:54
    Wow! Finally a determinate result for infinity = 152,722,867,280,912:55 minutes.

    Now we know that:

    1 / 0 = 152,722,867,280,912:55
    2 / 0 = 152,722,867,280,912:55
    .
    .
    .
    152,722,867,280,912:55 / 0 = ... Wait! ... darn! Fooled again!

  • lolwtf 2012-05-25 22:26
    Some guy:
    Kingsnake:
    Please tip your wait staff ...
    Not unless they're totally naked. Then I'll give them more than just a tip.
    Just the tip, just for a moment, just to see how it feels...
  • Gurth 2012-05-26 04:41
    KattMan:
    Don't tell me you have the rule books within easy reach?

    About a meter and a half to my left as I type this …
  • ToWhit 2012-05-26 06:10
    Arclight:

    --CAPTCHA: letatio (WTF is that? some twisted form of felatio?)


    Yes, performed by the infamous Harry Potter character, Fellatrix LeStrange.
  • Albert 2012-05-26 09:02
    Coyne:
    Wow! Finally a determinate result for infinity = 152,722,867,280,912:55 minutes.

    Now we know that:

    1 / 0 = 152,722,867,280,912:55
    2 / 0 = 152,722,867,280,912:55
    So...

    1 / 0 = 2 / 0

    Multiply both sides by 0 / 0

    0 = 0

    Looks OK to me.
  • qbolec 2012-05-26 14:15
    Title of the message box sounds like a request. "Install internet explorer 8". The body of the message sound like a longer version (explanation) of the title.
    The only thing that is wrong here, is that the submitter thought that this is an ie8's installer, while it probably was ie9, ie10, some upgrade to ie8, or whatever application that requires ie8.
    Of course this is just a theory, as judging from the screenshot itself one can not tell what installer it was.
  • Arancaytar 2012-05-26 14:35
    Yo, I heard you like docking stations, so I put a docking station in your docking station...
  • Norman Diamond 2012-05-26 20:23
    I think the broken dialog box comes from a recent Windows Update. I haven't seen enough to track it down though.
  • Luiz Felipe 2012-05-26 21:49
    Jerry:
    Yeah, I hate it when a company forces a model to prominently display her ##IDS_BOOBS## just to manipulate us into buying their ##IDS_PRODUCTNAME##

    I mean, I'm not falling for that stuff unless she's totally naked.


    not convincing me
    IDS_BOOBS++
  • Luiz Felipe 2012-05-26 21:51
    MathNerd:
    In defense of Vodafone, InstallShield is one giant turd on a turtle crafted of turds on the back of an elephant made of a turd.

    Unfortunately it is better than the tooling from Microsoft for building Windows Installers. That is alot like programming for Windows 3.1. "Here's some piss poor documentation of the APIs, and some build tools that have cryptic command line switches. It's a C API, so clearly you are smart enough to figure it out on your own."


    True, i expect this from opensource, not from microsoft, these lasyassess.
  • fn0rd 2012-05-27 00:32
    Yo dawg, I herd you like docking stations...
  • Don 2012-05-27 13:55
    Arclight:
    Jay:
    GoatRider:
    Nagesh:
    Hotel check-in check-out time is not error. Think logical and you shall understand what the message is.


    What, 11:00 noon is daylight savings time?


    Noon comes earlier as you move further west.


    But in spite of comming earlier as you move west, noon always arrives at 12:00 in the local time zone

    --CAPTCHA: letatio (WTF is that? some twisted form of felatio?)

    Not really a stretch to figure out what it means tho. Unlike the other really bad screens here, that one does make sense.
  • Miju 2012-05-27 18:51
    Jimmy:
    Chelloveck:
    Katy Gaga:
    Jerry:
    Yeah, I hate it when a company forces a model to prominently display her ##IDS_BOOBS## just to manipulate us into buying their ##IDS_PRODUCTNAME##

    I mean, I'm not falling for that stuff unless she's Irish Girl.

    FTFY


    I mean, I'm not falling for that stuff unless she's Irish Girl totally naked.

    If you're going to fix something, fix it right!



    I'm all for that - Irish Girl, totally naked, installing my software is my dream.
    Better change the sheets...
  • Hellbrook 2012-05-27 23:22
    Some guy:
    Kingsnake:
    Please tip your wait staff ...
    Not unless they're totally naked. Then I'll give them more than just the tip.


    FTFY

    Captcha: enim. successor to the enum?

  • Eternal Density 2012-05-28 00:24
    Nagesh:
    Hotel check-in check-out time is not error. Think logical and you shall understand what the message is.
    More than ever
    Hour after
    Our work is
    Never over!
  • C-Octothorpe 2012-05-28 10:52
    Jerry:
    Yeah, I hate it when a company forces a model to prominently display her ##IDS_BOOBS## just to manipulate us into buying their ##IDS_PRODUCTNAME##

    I mean, I'm not falling for that stuff unless she's totally naked.
    Underneath all her clothes, she's completely naked! HAWT...
  • In no way Nagesh 2012-05-28 22:16
    The docking station one makes perfect sense to me. The message means that the computer cannot be ejected because it is currently using a resource from the docking station.

    No WTF.
  • Moss 2012-05-29 05:56
    Lockwood:
    I'd guess that the Facebook one is from the FB API to the app developer.
    Who shouldn't be blindly displaying these messages, but acting on them.

    See the driver hooks a function by patching the system core table, so its not safe to unload it unless another thread's about to jump in there and do its stuff, and you don't want to end up in the middle of invalid memory!

    ... Hello?
  • Jon R. 2012-05-29 08:13
    I'm not actually convinced the IE8 error message is a genuine IE8 error message. Microsoft is extremely thorough about their copyright and trademark/registered trademark symbols, which are completely lacking in that image.
  • GCleric 2012-05-29 08:57
    <Xzibit>
    Yo dawg, we heard you like to use your docking station, so we put a docking station in your docking station, so you can use your docking station while you use your docking station.
    </Xzibit>
  • Jay 2012-05-29 17:48
    Arclight:
    Jay:
    GoatRider:
    What, 11:00 noon is daylight savings time?


    Noon comes earlier as you move further west.


    But in spite of comming earlier as you move west, noon always arrives at 12:00 in the local time zone


    Umm ... yes. That's why my post was a joke.

    You see, it is obvious that the chicken crossed the road to get to the other side. It is funny because the hearer is expecting to get some explanation of why the chicken wanted to be on the other side of the road. When you tell him that the chicken crossed the road to get to the other side, you are pretty much just restating the fact that he crossed the road, and thus adding new new information. Do you get it now?
  • Peter 2012-05-31 01:36
    The "cannot eject" error is mostly likely due to Acrobat running. That sort of error happens even when you close the document on the USB drive - it seems to leave connections open to the file even when you think you have closed the document.
  • Jeff Grigg 2012-05-31 04:31
    Bruce W:
    The Saleforce error is actually very impressive. No overflow on the minutes calculation and down to the seconds. Remember, if you're going to screw up, do it to the max.


    292 million years:
    - About as long as reptiles have existed.
    - Somewhat longer than the time it takes Earth's solar system to revolve once around the galactic center.

    You'll need a lot of tea. ;->
  • NotACoder 2012-05-31 19:38
    Some guy:
    Kingsnake:
    Please tip your wait staff ...
    Not unless they're totally naked. Then I'll give them more than just <b>THE</b> tip.


    FTFY
  • C 2012-06-10 09:58
    Kevin D:
    It was the name of the docking station, not what device was plugged into it. No Fail.
    Well, in that case it reminds me of "Eats, Shoots & Leaves"... :p
  • mobile 2013-02-08 16:43
    Yo Dawg, I heard you like docking stations. So I took your docking station and I docked it to a docking station so you could have a docking station docked to your docking station.