• Nagesh (unregistered)

    95 weeks is average time for internet order to arive in Hyderbad.

  • jdw (unregistered)

    THIS IS JUST A PLACEHOLDER. YOU SHOULD NEVER SEE THIS POST.

  • eVil (unregistered) in reply to Nagesh

    95 weeks is average ping of internet traffic in Hyderbad.

  • Bobbo (unregistered)

    I used to work in Stockport. I was convinced it was some kind of other universe, so this confirms my suspicions!

  • Carl (unregistered)

    So what were the options in the "Please choose your universe" dropdown?

  • @Deprecated (cs)

    I would really like to know what choices are available in the universe list box...

    Edit: Darn you, Carl... if only I had typed faster!

  • Maxim (unregistered)

    http://customercard.decathlon.fr/netcard/contact/contactCall.do?site=502&locale=en_EN&id=250&store=Stockport

    It's just a bad French translation, sadly.

  • warmachine (cs)

    I wanna know what the choices for universes are. The light and dark universes?

  • frits (cs)

    Cool! Free parking!

  • jdw (unregistered) in reply to warmachine
    warmachine:
    I wanna know what the choices for universes are. The light and dark universes?
    Don't pick dark, or you may turn into a rabbit.
  • SCB (unregistered)

    Something something Dark Side Table?

  • Mark (unregistered)

    The Universe fields is still there and seems to contain departments. Outsourced developer translation fail?

  • Naked Jaybird (unregistered) in reply to SCB
    SCB:
    Something something Dark Side Table?

    Ooooohhhhh! The Dark-Side-of-the-Force collection of furniture? Where can I get that? I also need a Yoda-bed.

  • Dan (unregistered)

    Personally, I think Anal is a good qualification for a DRP guru...

  • Steve The Cynic (cs) in reply to warmachine
    warmachine:
    I wanna know what the choices for universes are. The light and dark universes?
    No, although that would be more interesting. As Maxim said, it's a bad translation. On the corresponding page on the French parent company's site (concerned, obviously, with the French stores), this field is "univers sportifs", and the choices are different types of activities you might be interested in. (Running, walking, skiing, that sort of thing.) Interestingly, today's entry just shows that it isn't just USians who can be blinkeredly parochial. (I count myself out of the category of parochial folks, as, despite being English, I live in France, not far from the world HQ of Décathlon as it happens.)
  • Wonk (unregistered)

    The Disaster Recovery Anal position is totally understandable. This is the guy who gets it up the butt when there is a disaster. It was formerly titled "Scapegoat".

  • Dave (unregistered)

    Are comments disappearing again??

    Captcha: praesent

    My comments are no longer praesent on here...

  • Anonymous Cow-Herd (unregistered)

    That UnKnown was rather UnKnown on the part of the UnKnown. I mean, even an UnKnown could UnKnown UnKnown than that. UnKnown.

  • davee123 (unregistered) in reply to Carl
    Carl:
    So what were the options in the "Please choose your universe" dropdown?

    Options listed:

    Cycle Roller Skate Ice skating Boating Diving Surf Swimming Running Walking Hikking/Nordic ski/Climbi Ski Snowboard Fitness/Gym/Dance/Combat Hunting Fishing Horse riding Target sport Racket sports Golf Health Discovery Teamsports Workshop

    Here's a link to the page, I believe: http://customercard.decathlon.fr/netcard/contact/contactCall.do?site=502&locale=en_EN&id=614&store=Belfast

    DaveE

  • My Name (unregistered) in reply to Maxim

    Won't stop the idiots from taking it out of context...

  • MiffTheFox (cs) in reply to davee123

    I'm from the Roller Skate Ice skating universe.

    Everywhere here used to be a giant ice rink, but now that it's summer, all the ice is melted revealing the roller rink underneath.

    I went to the Boating Diving Surf universe once... let me tell you that if you don't know how to swim, the last place you want to go is a universe who's Earth is entirely flooded with water.

  • bar (unregistered) in reply to davee123

    In French ( http://customercard.decathlon.fr/netcard/contact/contactCall.do?site=502&locale=fr_FR&id=614&store=Belfast ), the field is 'Univers sportifs', which translates to 'Sports Coverage' or 'Sports Activity'.

  • Jay (unregistered)

    Are you sure that "set col,row" is really an error? As band names go, it's not any stranger than "The Beatles", "Rolling Stones", "Chicago Transit Authority", "Wheezer", or dozens of others out there.

  • Jay (unregistered)

    Are you sure that "set col,row" is really an error? As band names go, it's not any stranger than "The Beatles", "Rolling Stones", "Chicago Transit Authority", "Wheezer", or dozens of others out there.

  • Scott (unregistered)
    What is "Hikking"? Or "Climbi"? Or "Roller Skate Ice skating"?

    I often wonder why people--especially those who are writing in a language they don't know well--don't even use basic spell check.

  • boog (cs)

    IT: What happened to our networks? They're a total disaster!

    DR Analyst: Stand back! I'm goin' in...

  • BentFranklin (unregistered) in reply to Jay

    There's a band named Something Corporate. I assume the meeting went like this:

    A. "What should we call the band?"

    B. "I don't know, something corporate?"

    A. "Sounds good!"

  • Anon (unregistered) in reply to Steve The Cynic
    Steve The Cynic:
    (I count myself out of the category of parochial folks, as, despite being English, I live in France, not far from the world HQ of Décathlon as it happens.)

    Ah, so instead of living in one western country, you live in another - how worldly!

  • HERPDERP (unregistered)

    Fifteen fucking minutes for a quarter??? Cheapass cities suck.

  • Lorne Kates (cs) in reply to HERPDERP
    HERPDERP:
    *Fifteen fucking minutes for a quarter???* Cheapass cities suck.

    Sadly, $1/hour is a bargain, judging by any city I've ever been to.

  • RichP (cs)

    Great. Now I need to learn to play guitar so that I can found a band and name it DROP TABLE.

  • EFH (unregistered)

    Nobody even mentioning the Dark Side table. Vader has one of these next to his bed.

    Well, it's Friday. And it amused me.

  • da Doctah (cs) in reply to RichP
    RichP:
    Great. Now I need to learn to play guitar so that I can found a band and name it DROP TABLE.

    Old gag, new twist? Back in the 70s I decided the best name for a band would be "Many, Many More". That way they'd be forced by truth-in-advertising laws to include at least one of your songs on every K-Tel compilation album.

  • fritters (unregistered)

    That's a nice looking wooden table.

  • cyborg (unregistered) in reply to da Doctah
    da Doctah:
    RichP:
    Great. Now I need to learn to play guitar so that I can found a band and name it DROP TABLE.

    Old gag, new twist? Back in the 70s I decided the best name for a band would be "Many, Many More". That way they'd be forced by truth-in-advertising laws to include at least one of your songs on every K-Tel compilation album.

    Surely if you called yourselves just "Many More" then they'd be forced to include many "Many More" and not just "Many, Many More"?

  • Pierre (unregistered) in reply to HERPDERP
    HERPDERP:
    *Fifteen fucking minutes for a quarter???* Cheapass cities suck.

    Good god, you might have to move like you've got a purpose in life.

    If you're going to spend all day loafing around, get your homeless ass on the bus.

  • Ken B. (unregistered) in reply to Carl
    Carl:
    So what were the options in the "Please choose your universe" dropdown?
    Unfortunately, nothing quantum-like:
  • Pierre (unregistered) in reply to Nagesh
    Nagesh:
    95 weeks is average time for internet order to arive in Hyderbad.

    Try ordering from some place a little closer than Chiclayo.

  • Link (unregistered) in reply to jdw

    I actually got that reference!

  • Link (unregistered) in reply to Link
    Link:
    I actually got that reference!
    Curses! By reference, I meant:
    jdw:
    Don't pick dark, or you may turn into a rabbit.
  • dohpaz42 (cs) in reply to @Deprecated
    @Deprecated:
    I would really like to know what choices are available in the universe list box...

    Edit: Darn you, Carl... if only I had typed faster!

    Don't despair. The point of the Multiverse theory is that everything happens; so in some other universe (hopefully one listed in the dropdown), you did beat Carl to the punch. :)

  • C-Octothorpe (cs) in reply to Lorne Kates
    Lorne Kates:
    HERPDERP:
    *Fifteen fucking minutes for a quarter???* Cheapass cities suck.

    Sadly, $1/hour is a bargain, judging by any city I've ever been to.

    Or hospital for that matter. Because there's nothing like going to the hospital because you're hurt, AND getting charged $20 to park for 4 hours...

  • anonymouse (unregistered)

    Man, I submitted the exact same parking meter FAIL this winter, but it was dark, the thing blinks (hard to catch in a photo), and I didn't get nearly as nice a photo as this one.

  • Pollo Frito (unregistered) in reply to da Doctah
    da Doctah:
    RichP:
    Great. Now I need to learn to play guitar so that I can found a band and name it DROP TABLE.

    Old gag, new twist? Back in the 70s I decided the best name for a band would be "Many, Many More". That way they'd be forced by truth-in-advertising laws to include at least one of your songs on every K-Tel compilation album.

    My band-mates and I once considered the name "Free Beer". We figured a lot more people would come and see us if the bar we were playing at had a sign out front that said "Tonight - Free Beer".

    Yes, we were that bad that we needed to trick people in to coming to see us lol

  • C-Octothorpe (cs) in reply to Pollo Frito
    Pollo Frito:
    da Doctah:
    RichP:
    Great. Now I need to learn to play guitar so that I can found a band and name it DROP TABLE.

    Old gag, new twist? Back in the 70s I decided the best name for a band would be "Many, Many More". That way they'd be forced by truth-in-advertising laws to include at least one of your songs on every K-Tel compilation album.

    My band-mates and I once considered the name "Free Beer". We figured a lot more people would come and see us if the bar we were playing at had a sign out front that said "Tonight - Free Beer".

    Yes, we were that bad that we needed to trick people in to coming to see us lol

    Well, at least people would still likely be sober when they realized they'd been had.

  • Coyne (cs)

    I'm disappointed: They totally left out planetary body, solar system, local stellar cluster, galactic arm, galaxy, galactic cluster, and galactic supercluster.

    Surely they aren't they expecting Zip Code to handle all those?

  • Anon (unregistered) in reply to RichP
    RichP:
    Great. Now I need to learn to play guitar so that I can found a band and name it DROP TABLE.
    If you find it too hard to learn a musical instrument, you can always play bass.
  • boog (cs) in reply to Nagesh
    Nagesh (featured imitator):
    95 weeks is average time for internet order to arive in Hyderbad.
    Holy shitsnacks, when'd you guys get internet over there?
  • Anon (unregistered) in reply to boog

    I'd guess about 96 weeks ago.

  • C-Octothorpe (cs) in reply to boog
    boog:
    Nagesh (featured imitator):
    95 weeks is average time for internet order to arive in Hyderbad.
    Holy shitsnacks, when'd you guys get internet over there?

    They've had internet in New Jersey for years now...

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