It's not a bug, it's a feature

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  • Parrot 2014-05-23 05:54
    Error is the best feature.
  • Zemm 2014-05-23 05:56
    Baka desu
  • Anonymous 2014-05-23 06:02
    That's about fitting for Somerset.
  • Simon Clarkstone 2014-05-23 06:02
    It seems likely that Boston will be infested with langoliers when that flight arrives. There is no defence except to run.
  • West of House 2014-05-23 06:07
    humans can also double as gaming platforms
    It's Dreamfall Chapters, it's asking whose dreams you want to invade today.
  • Roby McAndrew 2014-05-23 06:14
    You don't have to understand, Alexander B; just click OK. There is no option.
  • Leighton 2014-05-23 06:20
    Could someone point out what the problem with the S4 one is? As far as i can tell it is $100 cheaper. Nothing wrong with the advert
  • Shinsuke 2014-05-23 06:21
    I can easily read the dialog box of the printer installation, but the text in the back, now that's a WTF.

    er slukket?

    seriously, now that sounds very nasty to me... no, I won't swallow. period.
  • Leighton 2014-05-23 06:22
    Leighton:
    Could someone point out what the problem with the S4 one is? As far as i can tell it is $100 cheaper. Nothing wrong with the advert


    Turns out I can't read. Please ignore me.

    Thank you
  • Jun Kwan Lee 2014-05-23 06:25
    Leighton:
    Could someone point out what the problem with the S4 one is? As far as i can tell it is $100 cheaper. Nothing wrong with the advert


    It's intentionally left as an exercise to the reader.
  • RunasSudo 2014-05-23 06:26
    As far as I can tell (by reading the Chinese characters and ignoring the squiggly Japanese ones) the installation requires a newer something, presumably indicating a failure.
  • off with the printer! 2014-05-23 06:32
    Shinsuke:
    I can easily read the dialog box of the printer installation, but the text in the back, now that's a WTF.

    er slukket?

    seriously, now that sounds very nasty to me... no, I won't swallow. period.
    "If the printer is turned off, cycle power on the printer, and then click on the Back button."

    Seems perfectly reasonable.
  • TheCPUWizard 2014-05-23 06:35
    Leighton:
    Leighton:
    Could someone point out what the problem with the S4 one is? As far as i can tell it is $100 cheaper. Nothing wrong with the advert


    Turns out I can't read. Please ignore me.

    Thank you


    I didn't read your post (I can read, but often choose not to), as a result I am not ignoring your post.
  • Ewan Marshall 2014-05-23 06:37
    The FedEx for the FedEx depot, someone just forgot the - sign on longitude to say west of Greenwich instead of east. A very easy mistake to make.
  • html nazi 2014-05-23 06:46
    TheCPUWizard:
    Leighton:
    Leighton:
    Could someone point out what the problem with the S4 one is? As far as i can tell it is $100 cheaper. Nothing wrong with the advert


    Turns out I can't read. Please ignore me.

    Thank you


    I didn't read your post (I can read, but often choose not to), as a result I am not ignoring your post.


    How can you know that you not ignoring that post is the result of you not reading it?

    CAPTCHA: sagaciter. Don't look at Sagaciter, look at Camelopardalis (search for camelopardalids meteor shower 2014)
  • Alchemist 2014-05-23 06:46
    TheCPUWizard:
    I didn't read your post (I can read, but often choose not to), as a result I am not ignoring your post.
    You're posts is offensive! for reason I'd chosed not too specifying.
  • faoileag 2014-05-23 07:00
    Shinsuke:
    I can easily read the dialog box of the printer installation, but the text in the back, now that's a WTF.

    er slukket?

    seriously, now that sounds very nasty to me... no, I won't swallow. period.

    A lot of things seem to get swallowed in Danish - fires, for instance: "fire extinguisher" -> "brandslukker".

    At least according to Google translate.
  • Taro 2014-05-23 07:13
    RunasSudo:
    As far as I can tell (by reading the Chinese characters and ignoring the squiggly Japanese ones) the installation requires a newer something, presumably indicating a failure.
    It says 'Updating to latest version.', so after clicking OK it should fetch whatever it is (an under driver?) automatically.
  • Vanders 2014-05-23 07:14
    Anonymous:
    That's about fitting for Somerset.

    The depot has obviously floated away, down the Bristol Channel and around the English Channel, and is now on its way to the North Sea.

    If you hurry it looks like the Ramsgate to Ostend ferry will pass close by and you can pop in.
  • ¯\(°_o)/¯ I DUNNO LOL 2014-05-23 07:23
    Shinsuke:
    I can easily read the dialog box of the printer installation, but the text in the back, now that's a WTF.
    Ditto, I can read the "moon runes", but not the "møøse runes".
    A møøse installed my printer once.
  • Severity One 2014-05-23 07:34
    Shinsuke:
    I can easily read the dialog box of the printer installation, but the text in the back, now that's a WTF.
    Hey, it's Danish, what did you expect? To get an idea of how a typical Danish party looks like, watch the film 'Festen'.
  • faoileag 2014-05-23 07:39
    Vanders:
    Anonymous:
    That's about fitting for Somerset.

    The depot has obviously floated away, down the Bristol Channel and around the English Channel, and is now on its way to the North Sea.

    If you hurry it looks like the Ramsgate to Ostend ferry will pass close by and you can pop in.

    Probably a charity stunt - "see our local FedEx depot following the route the defeated Spanish Armada took".

    *rattle* *rattle*
  • Pock Suppet 2014-05-23 08:33
    JetBlue Airways Flight 290 direct to the Langoliers is now departing.
  • FANBOI 2014-05-23 08:36
    Clearly everyone should be playing on a Benjamin Evans... I laugh at all the noobs who bought a Ryan Fisher to game on.
  • David 2014-05-23 08:49
    Noob! Don't you know that DCA stands for Deprecated Chronology Airport?
  • Frank 2014-05-23 08:52
    off with the printer!:
    If the printer is turned off, cycle power on the printer
    So, turn the printer on and back off?
  • Craig 2014-05-23 08:57
    Hey, fools, laugh all you want but the Langoliers are real. My dad told me!
  • caffeine 2014-05-23 09:00
    Better responses for the which platform will you be playing on question include:
    - deep sea oil platform 10
    - platform 9 3/4
    - the Democratic party election platform
  • Carrie 2014-05-23 09:10
    Is that plane travelling back in time, or is it just expecting really long delays?
  • C-Derb 2014-05-23 09:13
    So a simple typo is Worse Than Failure, huh?

    smh
  • Carl 2014-05-23 09:18
    C-Derb:
    So a simple typo is Worse Than Failure, huh?
    You're the typo pal. When you see Error'd, that's your clue that WTF stands for Well, It's Friday!
  • Miriam 2014-05-23 09:20
    I wonder if the Vista / XP expiration bug is international ...
    Considering the gullibility of some Windows users, I'd assume it is.
  • anon 2014-05-23 09:21
    ¯\(°_o)/¯ I DUNNO LOL:
    Shinsuke:
    I can easily read the dialog box of the printer installation, but the text in the back, now that's a WTF.
    Ditto, I can read the "moon runes", but not the "møøse runes".
    A møøse installed my printer once.

    A møøse bit the President's daughter once, and I kan assure you it was no laughing måtter.
  • Extremely Fake Steve Ballmer 2014-05-23 09:22
    At Microsoft, failure is not an option!

    It's standard equipment with every model.

    Captcha: "aptent". We hold all international aptents on failure as standard equipment, so don't you try nuthin', Google.
  • operagost 2014-05-23 09:31
    I'd ask Google for walking directions to FedEx.
  • Irregular programming 2014-05-23 09:36
    I wish I had an intentional phone and not a phone that was originally supposed to be something else.
  • Nagesh 2014-05-23 10:33
    The fexed depot is on a secret island. take your boat and go there.
  • Anon 2014-05-23 10:37
    TRWTF is Kickstarter.

    Money for empty promises.
  • Dr Art 2014-05-23 10:46
    I'd really like to see the street view on that Fedex Depot map!
  • DCRoss 2014-05-23 10:49
    Nagesh:
    The fexed depot is on a secret island. take your boat and go there.


    It won't appear on your map, but just look for a volcano carved in the shape of Frederick W. Smith's head.
  • Ted 2014-05-23 10:55
    Carl:
    C-Derb:
    So a simple typo is Worse Than Failure, huh?
    You're the typo pal. When you see Error'd, that's your clue that WTF stands for Well, It's Friday!
    Certainly today at least, WTF stands for It's A Feature.
  • anonymous 2014-05-23 11:36
    Ted:
    Carl:
    C-Derb:
    So a simple typo is Worse Than Failure, huh?
    You're the typo pal. When you see Error'd, that's your clue that WTF stands for Well, It's Friday!
    Certainly today at least, WTF stands for It's A Feature.

    Well, That's a Feature.
  • taixzo 2014-05-23 12:17
    What's That Feature?
  • YellowOnline 2014-05-23 12:47
    Richard wrote, "I can't help feeling that I will have some trouble getting to this FedEx depot."


    Yeah, because the ferry between Dover, UK and Ostend, Belgium, was taken out of service more than ten years ago.

  • trwtf 2014-05-23 13:02
    its this stuid website it sux
  • garaden 2014-05-23 13:42
    YellowOnline:
    Richard wrote, "I can't help feeling that I will have some trouble getting to this FedEx depot."


    Yeah, because the ferry between Dover, UK and Ostend, Belgium, was taken out of service more than ten years ago.



    Naah, you just have to travel to the second day in 1 Earth rotation. Cube has 4 corners = 4 days in 1 Earth rotation. USE IT TO SAVE HUMANITY
  • chubertdev 2014-05-23 13:59
    Ewan Marshall:
    The FedEx for the FedEx depot, someone just forgot the - sign on longitude to say west of Greenwich instead of east. A very easy mistake to make.


    More than likely, an issue with the data, not the software. It'd probably be noticed a lot quicker if it were the latter.
  • confused dot com 2014-05-23 14:58
    I still don't get why the Galaxy S4 one is a WTF :( I guess I am not as technically minded or competent as I thought.
  • Coyne 2014-05-23 15:05
    Re the Dreamfall Chapters thing: Why are there no women on the platform list? I mean, if there were women...
  • anonymous 2014-05-23 15:12
    confused dot com:
    I still don't get why the Galaxy S4 one is a WTF :( I guess I am not as technically minded or competent as I thought.

    Don't worry, it took me a while to find it too. Read the item's title again, carefully.
  • confused dot com 2014-05-23 15:16
    anonymous:
    Don't worry, it took me a while to find it too. Read the item's title again, carefully.


    Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, now I see it. Thanks for giving me a pointer in the right direction. It's amazing how my brain had totally recognised that as a different word and I couldn't see it as anything different - even on multiple readings.
  • no laughing matter 2014-05-23 16:27
    confused dot com:
    I still don't get why the Galaxy S4 one is a WTF :( I guess I am not as technically minded or competent as I thought.

    Yes, it's more like all the other Smartphones are TRWTF - they are so random and the iPhone certainly was a mistake. But the Galaxy S4 really is an intentional product of Samsung and it is good to know that!
  • MeRp 2014-05-23 19:11
    Obviously Google has upgraded their time zone code to indicate the time you perceive, rather than simply local time. If you intended to go to NY, but landed in Boston, it just feels like you landed in 1970.
  • foo AKA fooo 2014-05-23 22:49
    YellowOnline:
    Richard wrote, "I can't help feeling that I will have some trouble getting to this FedEx depot."


    Yeah, because the ferry between Dover, UK and Ostend, Belgium, was taken out of service more than ten years ago.
    JetBlue has a solution for you!
  • Zack 2014-05-23 23:30
    Coyne:
    Re the Dreamfall Chapters thing: Why are there no women on the platform list? I mean, if there were women...
    April sleeps with a copy of "How To Seduce The Man Of Your Dreams" on her nightstand.
  • sailsman 2014-05-24 15:18
    "In order for your package to be released please ensure that you have your calling card and ID available when collecting."

    So, they identify you via something that anyone with a computer (or local copy shop) can fake up in a few minutes, and then use your Gov't issued id to confirm? What if I don't use calling cards?

    US and UK - Two countries separated by a common language.

    Captcha: Amet. There would be a lack of amet-y if a business in my area tried to require something like this in addition to a legit ID.
  • BusDriverMan 2014-05-24 21:52
    TRWTF is the Somerset town of Frome. I used to drive buses in Somerset and occasionally would get the Frome services. I would repeatedly get lost. It was a meandering trek through back-country lanes, squeezing between hedgerows and carefully negotiating around stone walls. I would abandon the kerbside wing mirror, it would be pushed aside by the first hedge and no point in adjusting it til back in town.

    Frome drivers were all malevolent psychopaths too, I recall.
  • The Dead Code 2014-05-25 05:21
    sailsman:
    "In order for your package to be released please ensure that you have your calling card and ID available when collecting."

    So, they identify you via something that anyone with a computer (or local copy shop) can fake up in a few minutes, and then use your Gov't issued id to confirm? What if I don't use calling cards?


    I think they mean the card that will have been left by the driver as nobody was there to sign for the parcel.
  • np 2014-05-26 11:59
    Well, Epson is a Japanese company, so it is most likely that they didn't get everything translated to all the languages they distribute to. So it falls back to Japanese.

    Luckily, it is just an OK dialog box saying that it will update to the latest version.
  • Norman Diamond 2014-05-26 18:36
    np:
    Well, Epson is a Japanese company, so it is most likely that they didn't get everything translated to all the languages they distribute to. So it falls back to Japanese.
    Or they translated it but used MFC.

    CWinApp::InitInstance loads wrong satellite DLL

    Or they're using Windows 7 Ultimate. On one PC I set my wife's account to use English, but when she's logged in and the mouse cursor hovers over the speaker icon in the notification area, the tooltip says スピーカー
  • Norman Diamond 2014-05-26 18:48
    Norman Diamond:
    Or they're using Windows 7 Ultimate. On one PC I set my wife's account to use English, but when she's logged in and the mouse cursor hovers over the speaker icon in the notification area, the tooltip says スピーカー
    Wait, I'm TRWTF. スピーカー is English even when it's not written in Italian characters, just like sudoku is Japanese even when it's not written in Chinese characters.
  • Neil 2014-05-27 08:37
    TRWTF is not using WSUS (which doesn't bother offering you the XP EOL notification application). (I don't know whether there's a way for XP to indicate that the EOL notification application is a part of the OS and should be uninstalled as part of the in-place upgrade to Vista.)
  • anonymous 2014-05-27 11:26
    Zack:
    Coyne:
    Re the Dreamfall Chapters thing: Why are there no women on the platform list? I mean, if there were women...
    April sleeps with a copy of "How To Seduce The Man Of Your Dreams" on her nightstand.

    April's so last month, though.