• Khartoum, South Dakota (unregistered)

    I don't see how the Khartoum one is a fail. It is a bit arrogant to think that "sd" would mean only South Dakota, disregarding the fact that it is also the ISO code for Sudan.

  • Anonymous (unregistered)

    What do you expect when you want to start your vacation at The End Of The World? Of course Google assumes that you will not return.

    BTW - it is funny how everyone forgot about December 21st; where is my T-shirt with "I survived yet another End of the World"?

  • TheSHEEEP (unregistered)

    Well, according to US mythology, there is nothing outside of the American continent.

  • Aksel (unregistered)

    NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN BATMAN!

  • Joe (unregistered) in reply to Khartoum, South Dakota

    Only if there's a Spearfish in Sudan...

  • moz (unregistered)

    The freecycle one is correct. The Khartoum in Sudan state is quite close to whatever godforsaken hellhole Robert inhabits. The Khartoum in Khartoum state is the one which is a little further away.

  • moz (unregistered) in reply to moz

    Oh, and I'm a little unsure about Anthea P's sunglasses.

  • Callin (cs)

    But that ATM has rolling green hills and a gorgeous blue sky.

  • Dave (unregistered)

    Can't blame Google for the 'Doom' one. It's just repeating a snippet of what's on the page. Obviously.

  • bkDJ (cs) in reply to Dave
    Dave:
    Can't blame Google for the 'Doom' one. It's just repeating a snippet of what's on the page. Obviously.
    Not really, the table has an empty cell so google just moves on to the next one instead and the rest of the row is shifted over by one.

    I like that the important message to kids is in the page comments, where they will be sure to see it :)

  • Kirill (unregistered)

    In the beginning there was Zero of True and One of False...

  • Bruce W (unregistered)

    Ah, DOS, the author of so many things... Mostly of WTFs....

  • SEMI-HYBRID code (cs)

    obviously if "0 of false", the link wouldn't display at all as there would be no "more"

  • notromda (cs) in reply to Aksel
    Aksel:
    NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN BATMAN!

    This should be a blue comment! :D

  • QJo (unregistered) in reply to notromda
    notromda:
    Aksel:
    NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN BATMAN!

    This should be a blue comment! :D

    Nah - old joke.

  • emaNrouY-Here (unregistered)

    Yes, Windows. Most Point-of-Sale systems run on Windows XP. Don't you love the security!

  • ¯\(°_o)/¯ I DUNNO LOL (unregistered)

    So what happens when "0 of File Not Found"?

  • Adam (unregistered)

    Given that "sd" is Sudan and "SD" is South Dakota, I think Khartoum should've been at the top of the list, not the bottom. To do otherwise is inexcusably parochial.

  • Andrew (unregistered) in reply to Aksel
    Aksel:
    NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN BATNaN!
    FTFY
  • RPeters (unregistered)

    Is File Size Ben Morris > 1PB

  • golddog (unregistered)

    Sorry, Robert, I've been to eastern South Dakota. You're not near anything.

  • Joe (unregistered) in reply to Adam
    Adam:
    Given that "sd" is Sudan and "SD" is South Dakota, I think Khartoum should've been at the top of the list, not the bottom. To do otherwise is inexcusably parochial.
    SD is asciibetically first.
  • Steve The Cynic (cs) in reply to Joe
    Joe:
    Adam:
    Given that "sd" is Sudan and "SD" is South Dakota, I think Khartoum should've been at the top of the list, not the bottom. To do otherwise is inexcusably parochial.
    SD is asciibetically first.
    I think this is confirming the accusation of parochialness, actually.

    The South Dakotan cities should be at the bottom of the list because capital letters are larger, so they are also heavier, thus they sink to the bottom, duh. (I'm willing to be entertained by arguments about density of letters...)

  • RichP (cs)

    "Hey Kids, Don't Smoke in the Rain"

    Sounds like lyrics from a whiny teenage-angst type of song.

  • PedanticCurmudgeon (cs) in reply to QJo
    QJo:
    notromda:
    Aksel:
    NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN BATMAN!

    This should be a blue comment! :D

    Nah - old joke.

    And they featured it anyway.

  • DCRoss (unregistered) in reply to Callin
    Callin:
    But that ATM has rolling green hills and a gorgeous blue sky.
    And Teletubbies. What's not to trust?
  • nasch (unregistered) in reply to golddog
    golddog:
    Sorry, Robert, I've been to eastern South Dakota. You're not near anything.
    Spearfish is in western South Dakota. It's actually quite pretty, and is near Mt. Rushmore, the Crazy Horse memorial, and the geographic center of the US.

    Hi Robert, I'm in Rapid City. :-)

  • nonpartisan (cs)

    I wouldn't put my card into an ATM that had a face staring at me either.

  • Josh G. (unregistered)

    I once saw an Internet Explorer script error pop up when I was trying to use a BB&T ATM. It seems that quite a few of them run Windows.

  • Thuktun (unregistered)
    "I think that Google has an interesting notion of Homepage and Filesize," wrote Mark J.
    If you look at the page in question, that data's in a table with missing information in some cells.

    Google search is just quoting bits from that table using some heuristic that mistakenly omits empty cells, throwing off the overall column layout.

  • Thuktun (unregistered) in reply to golddog
    golddog:
    Sorry, Robert, I've been to eastern South Dakota. You're not near anything.
    Hey, the Corn Palace is in eastern South Dakota. That may be (ahem) corny, but it's something.
  • fjf (unregistered) in reply to Bruce W
    Bruce W:
    Ah, DOS, the author of so many things... Mostly of WTFs....
    I do wonder who this "well-known but old DOS editor" is that wrote DEU 5.21. (It's obvious he is an old one; young ones would never be able to fit it within DOS filesize.) Any guesses? 485KB.com has no hints.
  • desperate for a real life (unregistered) in reply to Thuktun
    Thuktun:
    golddog:
    Sorry, Robert, I've been to eastern South Dakota. You're not near anything.
    Hey, the Corn Palace is in eastern South Dakota. That may be (ahem) corny, but it's something.
    Finding a reference to the Mitchell Corn Palace on TDWTF is TRWTF.

    Ya, been there. Seen it. Didn't get a shirt.

  • Neeper (unregistered)
    0 of true

    Obviously a button to contact the next Borg customer service representative concerning your personal data. Only that just now no employee is free. Please wait, the next free Borg will assimi^H^H^H^H^H^H be available to you in an instant.

    On a side note: I wonder if Borg ever heard of privacy laws and what would happen to their collective if they assimilated Europe.

  • Gary Olson (unregistered)

    NaN NaN NaN NaN, NaN NaN NaN NaN, Hey Hey Hey Goodbye.

    Not just vacation; it's a message.

  • no laughing matter (cs) in reply to Thuktun
    Thuktun:
    golddog:
    Sorry, Robert, I've been to eastern South Dakota. You're not near anything.
    Hey, the Corn Palace is in eastern South Dakota. That may be (ahem) corny, but it's something.
    From that page: Cuming Events Mitchell Girls Basketball vs. Pierre

    Sounds more porny than corny, but i may have mistyped a letter.

  • Ozz (unregistered)

    The Real WTF is vacation messages, amirite?

  • Kivi (cs) in reply to Aksel
    Aksel:
    NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN BATMAN!

    ObXKCD: http://xkcd.com/851/

    When you get there, click the image for an even better version!

  • no laughing matter (cs) in reply to Neeper
    Neeper:
    On a side note: I wonder if Borg ever heard of privacy laws and what would happen to their collective if they assimilated Europe.
    Probably the same that happened to Walmart trying to assimilate the german retail market.
  • cellocgw (cs) in reply to TheSHEEEP
    TheSHEEEP:
    Well, according to US mythology, there is nothing outside of the American continent.

    yes there is: Hawaii. And Canada

  • chubertdev (cs) in reply to cellocgw
    cellocgw:
    TheSHEEEP:
    Well, according to US mythology, there is nothing outside of the American continent.

    yes there is: Hawaii. And Canada

    Canada is outside of the American continent. awesome. I didn't hear that they moved. I hope that they're at least getting their mail forwarded to them.

  • Kannuk (unregistered) in reply to chubertdev
    chubertdev:
    Canada is outside of the American continent. awesome. I didn't hear that they moved.
    Canada is not American. For one thing, they have health care.
  • Shocked and Disappointed (unregistered)

    WTF? We have a mention of an apparent female, and even a vague picture, and no one is pestering her about her hotness etc.?

    I feel like I've crossed over to another reality. A kind of sad, cold, empty one.

    Anthea baby, don't let this non-reaction be a blow to your self confidence. I, for one, still think you're the hottest hottie I've seen all day. Plus, you have brains enough to recognize that something is wrong with the lovely green and blue scenic view.

    I'm so excited I'm considering ascending the stairs to my Mom's living room. In fact I might even go outside for a few minutes, just to calm down. Please tell me you'll still be here when I return?

  • causa (unregistered)

    http://thedailywtf.com/Comments/Data-Data-data-Data.aspx#388256

  • Anthea (unregistered) in reply to Shocked and Disappointed

    You can bet I'm here for you dude.

    I mean, I know almost nothing about you -- you could be 70 years old and 300 pounds -- but just the mere fact that you noticed me... I find that strangely compelling somehow. It is such a rare and unusual experience for me.

  • chubertdev (cs) in reply to Kannuk
    Kannuk:
    chubertdev:
    Canada is outside of the American continent. awesome. I didn't hear that they moved.
    Canada is not American. For one thing, they have health care.

    :facepalm:

  • urza9814 (unregistered) in reply to Kannuk
    Kannuk:
    chubertdev:
    Canada is outside of the American continent. awesome. I didn't hear that they moved.
    Canada is not American. For one thing, they have health care.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continent

  • Evo (cs) in reply to Kannuk
    Kannuk:
    chubertdev:
    Canada is outside of the American continent. awesome. I didn't hear that they moved.
    Canada is not American. For one thing, they have health care.

    You must be American...

  • Evan (unregistered)

    I... literally cannot tell how much sarcasm there is in the "America" discussion.

  • Spits Coffee Through His Nose (unregistered) in reply to Evo
    Evo:
    Kannuk:
    chubertdev:
    Canada is outside of the American continent. awesome. I didn't hear that they moved.
    Canada is not American. For one thing, they have health care.

    You must be American...

    Whooooosh!

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