• None (unregistered)

    "No comments have been added yet"? HOW??!?

  • Steve The Cynic (cs) in reply to None
    None:
    "No comments have been added yet"? HOW??!?
    Didn't say that for me...
  • Err (unregistered)

    Forgot the word for it: Frist?

  • mott555 (cs)

    TRWTF is the graphics driver that says "Can't find requested string." Not Windows' fault.

  • Jellineck (unregistered) in reply to mott555
    mott555:
    TRWTF is the graphics driver that says "Can't find requested string." Not Windows' fault.

    Everybody knows that if an application has an error, you blame the operating system. Apple figured that out a while ago.

  • Will D Beast (unregistered) in reply to Jellineck

    So problems with Flash on a Mac are Apple's fault?

  • Nagesh (cs)

    Counter reset issue with flight mile. I am fixing code like that in our production live code base.

  • Mike (unregistered) in reply to Jellineck
    Jellineck:
    mott555:
    TRWTF is the graphics driver that says "Can't find requested string." Not Windows' fault.

    Everybody knows that if an application has an error, you blame the operating system. Apple figured that out a while ago.

    Except with Apple it is the other way round

  • Mitt (unregistered)

    See? I told you if Obamacare was upheld we would see rampant inflation. You should be thankful you can still get Heatwave Red for just $10,029 useless American paper. You know where Red comes from, don't you?

    CHIIIIII--NAAAA!

  • coward (unregistered)

    TRWTF is that the brick beneath the vine hasn't been hit.

  • Nagesh (cs)

    Knowledge of registry, using the following keys: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shell HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\file\ShellEx\ContextMenuHandlers HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shell HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers

    it is possible to fake any menu on the mouse right click action.

    Love, Nagesh.

  • Carl (unregistered)
    1. Order 6,214,600 Slide Brackets.

    2. Yes, go ahead and let them charge $9,259,754 (plus an incidental shipping and handling fee) to your credit card.

    3. Receive nine million dollars worth of Slide Brackets.

    4. Dispute the charge with your credit card company. There's no way anybody would want nine million dollars worth of Slide Brackets. Must be a computer error.

    5. Get the nine million dollar charge reversed.

    6. Sell nine million dollars worth of Slide Brackets for a mere five or six million.

    7. Profit!

    8. The world is now a better place because some idiot at Slide-Brackets-R-Us will never work near a computer again as long as he lives.

  • Nagesh (cs) in reply to Mitt
    Mitt:
    See? I told you if Obamacare was upheld we would see rampant inflation. You should be thankful you can still get Heatwave Red for just $10,029 useless American paper. You know where Red comes from, don't you?

    CHIIIIII--NAAAA!

    From what we read in times of india, everything in US, except for car come from China.

  • Matt (unregistered)

    I know about left just and right just values but WTF is an unjust value?

  • Anonymous (unregistered)

    Am I the only one that is jealous of Ryan's desktop background?

  • Nagesh (unregistered)
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  • Test (unregistered)

    My witty post keeps getting rejected. So I'm posting this stupid stuff to test whether the site only likes stupid stuff.

  • np (unregistered)

    Do you get those miles travelled for your frequent flyers? If so, I'd take the 36k miles. It would get me just a little closer to actually getting a flight out of it (can't say free flight as I'd have to pay for fuel and taxes and now that is like 70% of the cost).

  • $$ERR:get_name_fail (unregistered)
    "I guess Windows can't find the requested string? And no, it doesn't do anything."
    That's what you HOPE after you clicked on it.
  • Some Damn Yank (unregistered) in reply to Nagesh
    Nagesh:
    Counter reset issue with flight mile. I am fixing code like that in our production live code base.
    Yes, because that's so much more efficient than fixing it in your development code base, then testing it in your test code base, and then putting the fixes in your production code base.
  • $$ERR:get_name_fail (unregistered) in reply to Carl
    Carl:
    1. Order 6,214,600 Slide Brackets.
    1. Yes, go ahead and let them charge $9,259,754 (plus an incidental shipping and handling fee) to your credit card.

    2. Receive nine million dollars worth of Slide Brackets.

    3. Dispute the charge with your credit card company. There's no way anybody would want nine million dollars worth of Slide Brackets. Must be a computer error.

    4. Get the nine million dollar charge reversed.

    5. Sell nine million dollars worth of Slide Brackets for a mere five or six million.

    6. Profit!

    7. The world is now a better place because some idiot at Slide-Brackets-R-Us will never work near a computer again as long as he lives.

    • get prosecuted for fraud and handling of stolen goods. Because when you sell them instead of returning them, you definitely wanted to have them.

  • Anketam (cs) in reply to Carl
    Carl:
    1. Order 6,214,600 Slide Brackets.
    1. Yes, go ahead and let them charge $9,259,754 (plus an incidental shipping and handling fee) to your credit card.

    2. Receive nine million dollars worth of Slide Brackets.

    3. Dispute the charge with your credit card company. There's no way anybody would want nine million dollars worth of Slide Brackets. Must be a computer error.

    4. Get the nine million dollar charge reversed.

    5. Sell nine million dollars worth of Slide Brackets for a mere five or six million.

    6. Profit!

    7. The world is now a better place because some idiot at Slide-Brackets-R-Us will never work near a computer again as long as he lives.

    The only part of your plan I like is that it would likely cause the bracket company to go Bankrupt.

  • Steve The Cynic (cs) in reply to Matt
    Matt:
    I know about left just and right just values but WTF is an unjust value?
    It's a value with a stolen umbrella:

    "The rain it raineth on the just And also on the unjust fella; But chiefly on the just, because The unjust hath the just’s umbrella."

    -- Charles Bowen.

  • Nexzus (cs) in reply to Anonymous
    Anonymous:
    Am I the only one that is jealous of Ryan's desktop background?

    This used to work well in XP, not sure if it does in Windows 7. It was pretty neat.

  • neminem (unregistered) in reply to Anketam
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  • Carl (unregistered) in reply to $$ERR:get_name_fail
    $$ERR:get_name_fail:
    Carl:
    1. Order 6,214,600 Slide Brackets.
    1. Yes, go ahead and let them charge $9,259,754 (plus an incidental shipping and handling fee) to your credit card.

    2. Receive nine million dollars worth of Slide Brackets.

    3. Dispute the charge with your credit card company. There's no way anybody would want nine million dollars worth of Slide Brackets. Must be a computer error.

    4. Get the nine million dollar charge reversed.

    5. Sell nine million dollars worth of Slide Brackets for a mere five or six million.

    6. Profit!

    7. The world is now a better place because some idiot at Slide-Brackets-R-Us will never work near a computer again as long as he lives.

  • get prosecuted for fraud and handling of stolen goods. Because when you sell them instead of returning them, you definitely wanted to have them.

  • But you don't have to return something you didn't order. Six million slide brackets. Sound to you like a genuine order? Or a computer error?

  • neminem (unregistered) in reply to Carl
    Carl:
    But you don't have to return something you didn't order.
    I'm not convinced of that logic, until you provide proof. If someone tried to mail a million dollars, but put the correct name but the wrong address on the envelope, assuming by some miracle it wasn't stolen while en route, I'm pretty sure it'd still be theft if you didn't make any attempt to either give it to the correct recipient or send it back whence it came from.

    I'd think the same would apply if someone sent you 9m dollars of junk and you sold it, even if you -didn't- actually order it and the computer just sent it to you by mistake.

  • sod (unregistered) in reply to Some Damn Yank
    Some Damn Yank:
    Nagesh:
    Counter reset issue with flight mile. I am fixing code like that in our production live code base.
    Yes, because that's so much more efficient than fixing it in your development code base, then testing it in your test code base, and then putting the fixes in your production code base.

    Obvious troll is obvious.

  • Carl (unregistered) in reply to neminem
    neminem:
    Carl:
    But you don't have to return something you didn't order.
    I'm not convinced of that logic, until you provide proof. If someone tried to mail a million dollars, but put the correct name but the wrong address on the envelope, assuming by some miracle it wasn't stolen while en route, I'm pretty sure it'd still be theft if you didn't make any attempt to either give it to the correct recipient or send it back whence it came from.

    I'd think the same would apply if someone sent you 9m dollars of junk and you sold it, even if you -didn't- actually order it and the computer just sent it to you by mistake.

    OK of course my money making scheme was a joke, otherwise I'd be doing it instead of posting about it.

    But since you seem troubled, here's a brief intro to USA contract law. A contract requires an agreement between two people. They have to agree to sell, and you have to agree to buy. Otherwise you have no obligation. A seller cannot simply say "you must buy this, like it or not". Unless the seller is the government. But let's skip that for now.

    If you were required to pay for or return anything anybody sent you, marketers would just send you their products instead of stuffing your mailbox with ads for the products they want to push. You'd be on the hook to pay for 100 things a day -- or pay return freight.

    You really think it should or does work like that?

  • myName (unregistered)

    The most interesting programmer in the world says: I don't often test, but when I do test I test in production.

  • pauly (cs) in reply to Some Damn Yank
    Some Damn Yank:
    Nagesh:
    Counter reset issue with flight mile. I am fixing code like that in our production live code base.
    Yes, because that's so much more efficient than fixing it in your development code base, then testing it in your test code base, and then putting the fixes in your production code base.

    They do things different in India.

  • Gurth (cs) in reply to Carl
    Carl:
    But since you seem troubled, here's a brief intro to USA contract law. A contract requires an agreement between two people. They have to agree to sell, and you have to agree to buy. Otherwise you have no obligation.
    By that same logic, the seller could refuse to send you six million brackets, probably on the basis that either A) they don't have that many at hand; or B) they suspect someone made a mistake or is playing a joke on them. I have this feeling that if you were to really order that many brackets, a company worth dealing with would contact you to make sure this is what you want (and whether you might be able to pay).
  • Bad back (unregistered) in reply to Carl

    Purchasing and returns contracts aside, I'm rather worried about the Postman. Would I be the person liable when he put his back out carrying 6 million brackets to my door or would the company? And if I decided to do the honest thing and return them, could I sue the company again for putting my back out as I lugged them to the post office? This whole bracket business is clearly a minefield, I think it's best to stick to shelf pins.

  • Jellineck (unregistered) in reply to Will D Beast
    Will D Beast:
    So problems with Flash on a Mac are Apple's fault?

    End users will blame the thing they are the most familiar with. If there is a problem with Flash on a Mac, the typical user will say "My Mac isn't working".

    When the iPhone came out, Apple didn't want to risk application failures being a reflection on the iPhone, so the made quality control in their app store a priority.

  • Mario Balottelli (unregistered)

    germanY LOST?

  • Angie : (unregistered)

    italY IS BROKE?

  • Coyne (cs)

    No, he didn't go around the Earth. The high mileage on his flight was due to that 9,000 MPH head wind.

  • n_slash_a (unregistered) in reply to Anonymous
    Anonymous:
    Am I the only one that is jealous of Ryan's desktop background?
    <- Is jealous too
  • CATS (unregistered)
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  • no laughing matter (cs) in reply to CATS
    CATS:
    Move WTF for great unjustice!

    Take off every WTF!

    All you're $cat are belong to us!

  • Signal (unregistered)

    What happen?

  • AGray (unregistered) in reply to CATS
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  • Bob Johnson (unregistered) in reply to neminem
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  • Nagesh (unregistered)

    I lost.

  • Rodnas (unregistered) in reply to Carl
    Carl:
    1. Order 6,214,600 Slide Brackets.
    1. Yes, go ahead and let them charge $9,259,754 (plus an incidental shipping and handling fee) to your credit card.

    2. Receive nine million dollars worth of Slide Brackets.

    3. Dispute the charge with your credit card company. There's no way anybody would want nine million dollars worth of Slide Brackets. Must be a computer error.

    4. Get the nine million dollar charge reversed.

    5. Sell nine million dollars worth of Slide Brackets for a mere five or six million.

    6. Profit!

    7. The world is now a better place because some idiot at Slide-Brackets-R-Us will never work near a computer again as long as he lives.

    +1

  • Spewin Coffee (unregistered)

    TRWTF is flying Air Canada.

  • dkf (cs) in reply to Spewin Coffee
    Spewin Coffee:
    TRWTF is flying Air Canada.
    You let them take you sailing instead? From Toronto to Regina? Oooookaayyyy…
  • Cheong (unregistered) in reply to Anonymous
    Anonymous:
    Am I the only one that is jealous of Ryan's desktop background?
    No you aren't.
  • savar (cs)

    "I right clicked on my desktop... and it turned into Super Mario Bros."

    THAT would have been a helluva WTF.

  • Norman Diamond (unregistered)

    WTFs just like the hotel one are common on Japanese language pages of foreign web sites (where foreign includes US). Lots of people just know that if a word in their own language has 3 unrelated meanings then Google Translate will come up with a word in the target language that has the same 3 unrelated meanings, so there's no need for a native speaker to check the results.

    It's just like programming in a language that you haven't studied, and not having a code walkthrough by someone who understands that programming language.

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