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  • Nagesh 2012-06-08 10:37


    I ain't had this idea before. I will be massaging this error message in my Java app.
  • RandomGuy 2012-06-08 10:49
    *bleep*nd
  • foo 2012-06-08 10:53
    Nagesh:


    I ain't had this idea before. I will be massaging this error message in my Java app.
    How good this software only controls lasers ... and not nuclear missiles ...
  • Andrew 2012-06-08 10:54
    Audi must have figured out how to use that crazy measurement system NASA used on the Pioneer and Voyager golden plaques.
  • Anketam 2012-06-08 10:54
    Laser guided nuke?
  • Joe 2012-06-08 10:55
    A $4 to $1 grant of up to $7500. Where's the WTF? If I put in $100, they will put in $400. If I put in $1875 or more, they'll put in $7500.

    What, does the submitter not understand the difference between a currency symbol and a variable-indicating prefix?
  • hatterson 2012-06-08 10:57
    Joe:
    A $4 to $1 grant of up to $7500. Where's the WTF? If I put in $100, they will put in $400. If I put in $1875 or more, they'll put in $7500.

    What, does the submitter not understand the difference between a currency symbol and a variable-indicating prefix?


    Could also be the other way around.

    If you put in $400 they put in $100. If you put in $30,000 they put in $7,500.

    Either way, still not a WTF
  • Dan 2012-06-08 10:58
    "4:1" would be better than "$4 to $1", but I also don't understand where the WTF is.
  • Dzov 2012-06-08 11:02
    The user had the lasers unplugged, and the error message told him to check his wiring. The blah, blah, blah covers unforeseen errors like defective equipment. What more do you want?
  • PiisAWheeL 2012-06-08 11:03
    This comment is disabled for 22,004,644 minutes.

    As to the password one, All I have to say about that is the the |||||| that thought that using ||||||| to store those passwords needs to be |||*bleep*|||| |||||||.
  • Sarah 2012-06-08 11:03
    the software controls lasers
    Yeah, that software has a name, you know.

    Skynet.

    And yes, the code contains fatal errors.
  • PiisAWheeL 2012-06-08 11:03
    Dzov:
    The user had the lasers unplugged, and the error message told him to check his wiring. The blah, blah, blah covers unforeseen errors like defective equipment. What more do you want?
    A PROGRAM THAT CONTROLS LASERS SHOULD HAVE A BUDGET FOR PROPER ERROR MESSAGES!
  • PiisAWheeL 2012-06-08 11:05
    Joe:
    A $4 to $1 grant of up to $7500. Where's the WTF? If I put in $100, they will put in $400. If I put in $1875 or more, they'll put in $7500.

    What, does the submitter not understand the difference between a currency symbol and a variable-indicating prefix?
    No, the submitter doesn't understand how grants work. He said so.
  • Warren 2012-06-08 11:05
    They're storing passwords the same way a lot of people did, in the days when there was a chance of someone using a browser older then IE 5.5.

    I agree though: this is pretty *bleep* (not that you could have that as a password).
  • Madmanguruman 2012-06-08 11:06
    The real WTF is that the restaurant doesn't know how to spell shiitake.
  • Bobby 2012-06-08 11:10
    Those folks who say your password cannot contain SELECT are in desperate need of an education.

    Usually when you try to 'splain technical things to these people, their eyes glaze over and their brains turn to brick. They need the issue presented to them in terms even a sales weasel can understand.

    Something like "all our data has been deleted and since we have no backups there will be no further revenue coming in so you're all sacked." An attention getter, so to speak.

    Anyone know somebody who could help these lusers see the light?
  • Pretendo 2012-06-08 11:11
    Bukkake Mushrooms?
  • Larry Lard 2012-06-08 11:13
    Tell Simon W that that Audi garage is in Coulsdon http://goo.gl/maps/TFN4 (he said, having recognised the road layout...)
  • Gnubeutel 2012-06-08 11:15
    NaN:NaN NaN, NaN, hey hey hey. Goodbye.
  • Ken 2012-06-08 11:16
    Passwords can't contain select for some *odd* reason?

    But "DROP TABLE" or "TRUNCATE" or "UPDATE" is perfectly okay?

    Interesting....
  • Craig 2012-06-08 11:19
    Sarah:
    the software controls lasers
    Yeah, that software has a name, you know.

    Skynet.

    And yes, the code contains fatal errors.

    R U A GIRL?
  • Tom 2012-06-08 11:24
    Or "DELETE FROM".

    And username has no such restriction. <insert "little Bobby Tables" reference here>
  • PiisAWheeL 2012-06-08 11:25
    Bobby:
    Something like "all our data has been deleted and since we have no backups there will be no further revenue coming in so you're all sacked." An attention getter, so to speak.
    Ya that would be a real attention getter alright.
    Ken:
    Passwords can't contain select for some *odd* reason?

    But "DROP TABLE" or "TRUNCATE" or "UPDATE" is perfectly okay?

    Interesting....
    You never know. Maybe someone was smart enought to only give the user that would be accessing the table SELECT privilages. Even a dim light bulb flickers and gets really bright right before it burns out.
  • Youri 2012-06-08 11:28
    I also wonder how w/ tastes.

    I've seen that on many websites, where does it come from?
  • Bananas 2012-06-08 11:30
    That contourdata.com website is full of WTF-ery.
  • Californian *bleep*ake Pizza Eater 2012-06-08 11:33
    Nice, I'll have #97. Lettuce Wraps Platter for 10 please. What's the bill? Wow, *bleep*ing generous!

  • Jerry 2012-06-08 11:33
    Joe:
    A $4 to $1 grant of up to $7500. Where's the WTF?
    I suspect somebody thought $7500 was a variable name. You know, the 7,500th argument to a command line?
  • PiisAWheeL 2012-06-08 11:38
    Bananas:
    That contourdata.com website is full of WTF-ery.
    Are you sure that site wasn't set up by the "to catch a preditor" people?
  • Bob 2012-06-08 11:39
    So the Audi garage is on *bleep*hing way.
  • foo 2012-06-08 11:40
    PiisAWheeL:
    Bobby:
    Something like "all our data has been deleted and since we have no backups there will be no further revenue coming in so you're all sacked." An attention getter, so to speak.
    Ya that would be a real attention getter alright.
    Ken:
    Passwords can't contain select for some *odd* reason?

    But "DROP TABLE" or "TRUNCATE" or "UPDATE" is perfectly okay?

    Interesting....
    You never know. Maybe someone was smart enought to only give the user that would be accessing the table SELECT privilages. Even a dim light bulb flickers and gets really bright right before it burns out.
    Please tell us about your intriguing way to store a password in a database with only SELECT privileges.
  • Strolskon 2012-06-08 11:43
    iPad:

    movistar

    TRWTF is Carlos Sarmiento (or whoever bought that iPad).
  • Dongs 2012-06-08 11:43
    M&T Frist Home Club
  • BillClintonIsTheMan 2012-06-08 11:46
    At least it wasn't...

    STEP ONE: Cut a hole in the box.
  • PiisAWheeL 2012-06-08 11:49
    foo:
    PiisAWheeL:
    Bobby:
    Something like "all our data has been deleted and since we have no backups there will be no further revenue coming in so you're all sacked." An attention getter, so to speak.
    Ya that would be a real attention getter alright.
    Ken:
    Passwords can't contain select for some *odd* reason?

    But "DROP TABLE" or "TRUNCATE" or "UPDATE" is perfectly okay?

    Interesting....
    You never know. Maybe someone was smart enought to only give the user that would be accessing the table SELECT privilages. Even a dim light bulb flickers and gets really bright right before it burns out.
    Please tell us about your intriguing way to store a password in a database with only SELECT privileges.
    I stroked out a little bit. I guess you would need an UPDATE to UPDATE a field. Its Friday and my mind is on an *bleep*ing awesome camping trip I get to take after work.
  • Brødreskift 2012-06-08 11:51
    So the contourdata website, if you go to webtrack4.contourdata.com, you get the Under Construction default IIS page.
    captcha - ludus - latin for physical play, sport, or training
  • D. Tables 2012-06-08 11:52
    Tom:
    Or "DELETE FROM".

    And username has no such restriction. <insert "little Bobby Tables" reference here>


    Curses - beaten to the Bobby Tables reference.

    Is it bad that my first thought was "Bukkake Mushrooms" too? Needed a minute to think about that one...
  • Trans Verbero 2012-06-08 11:54
    PiisAWheeL:
    Dzov:
    The user had the lasers unplugged, and the error message told him to check his wiring. The blah, blah, blah covers unforeseen errors like defective equipment. What more do you want?
    A PROGRAM THAT CONTROLS LASERS SHOULD HAVE A BUDGET FOR PROPER ERROR MESSAGES!

    No, a program that controls lasers should have a budget for sharks to strap them to!
  • honnza 2012-06-08 11:54
    Hmm... communicating with another thread through the file system, or perhaps via row-read locks and timing?
  • null 2012-06-08 12:05
    Ken:
    Passwords can't contain select for some *odd* reason?

    But "DROP TABLE" or "TRUNCATE" or "UPDATE" is perfectly okay?

    Interesting....

    In that case, my new password will be "Robert'); DROP TABLE Students;--". ;-)
  • *bleep* 2012-06-08 12:28
    The one with the menu would've been even more "clbuttic" if they had replaced *bleep* with a synonym. "Turdake mushrooms" LOL

    Captcha 'enim' - a 'clbuttic' medical procedure
  • Damn you 2012-06-08 12:29
    Yup, me too, but you beat me to it :-(
  • Matt 2012-06-08 12:32
    They disallow "SELECT" and "*", but they don't disallow "'" or "\""?
  • BlackKnight 2012-06-08 12:34
    null:
    Ken:
    Passwords can't contain select for some *odd* reason?

    But "DROP TABLE" or "TRUNCATE" or "UPDATE" is perfectly okay?

    Interesting....

    In that case, my new password will be "Robert'); DROP TABLE Students;--". ;-)


    No it won't, that's more than 20 chars long.
  • Sehe 2012-06-08 12:35
    Bananas:
    That contourdata.com website is full of WTF-ery.


    That, sir, is the understatement of the day. Perhaps someone should logon to their TRAK server at 63.115.16.67 and Admin Message Kevin (the sysadmin _and_ developer) about this.
  • null 2012-06-08 12:36
    BlackKnight:
    null:
    Ken:
    Passwords can't contain select for some *odd* reason?

    But "DROP TABLE" or "TRUNCATE" or "UPDATE" is perfectly okay?

    Interesting....

    In that case, my new password will be "Robert'); DROP TABLE Students;--". ;-)


    No it won't, that's more than 20 chars long.

    *bleep*!!! :-(
  • derp 2012-06-08 12:38
    hatterson:
    Joe:
    A $4 to $1 grant of up to $7500. Where's the WTF? If I put in $100, they will put in $400. If I put in $1875 or more, they'll put in $7500.

    What, does the submitter not understand the difference between a currency symbol and a variable-indicating prefix?


    Could also be the other way around.

    If you put in $400 they put in $100. If you put in $30,000 they put in $7,500.

    Either way, still not a WTF


    TRWTF is that they spelled 'discontinuation' incorrectly. Hilarious, good sir.
  • Tony 2012-06-08 12:48
    Gnubeutel:
    NaN:NaN NaN, NaN, hey hey hey. Goodbye.


    NaN:NaN NaN, NaN, my angel is a centerfold!

    Captcha: wisi - just another wise ass!
  • AGray 2012-06-08 12:54
    The restaurant could've bypassed that error by calling them Sheetakes.

    CAPTCHA: vereor - Very errored, I guess...could be truly a meteor...these things confuse me...
  • Tim 2012-06-08 12:58
    TRWTF is linkedin :-)
  • DCRoss 2012-06-08 13:03
    I don't see the problem with the SAP countdown. It's probably a good deal more accurate than most project plans involving SAP.

  • n_slash_a 2012-06-08 13:06
    Californian *bleep*ake Pizza Eater:
    Nice, I'll have #97. Lettuce Wraps Platter for 10 please. What's the bill? Wow, *bleep*ing generous!


    They also don't know how to count, apparently it is 81, 82, 83, 0 , 84.
  • frits 2012-06-08 13:14
    I love wild mushroom pizza.
  • da Doctah 2012-06-08 13:28
    AGray:
    The restaurant could've bypassed that error by calling them Sheetakes.

    Or by not misspelling "shiitake" in the first place.

    I love those mushrooms. My Shi'ite neighbor taught me to feed them to my shih tzu puppy.
  • Yoo Suk 2012-06-08 14:36
    In lazer software Y.S. sell to the west, test mode say fail first 4 times, then pass. Anan an an an an ann! Amerikan always fall for it! So stupid! ANANANANNANANANAN aNA ANA ANA ANA naAn AN naaNan A!!!
  • captcha:persto 2012-06-08 15:45
    I just don't understand why devolopers can't even do a quick check before shipping the program to ensure all the strings blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah.
  • da Doctah 2012-06-08 16:40
    I eagerly await thirteen "blah"s to join the fifteen- and thirty-count "wank"s in the tag cloud.
  • Matt Westwood 2012-06-08 16:57
    Larry Lard:
    Tell Simon W that that Audi garage is in Coulsdon http://goo.gl/maps/TFN4 (he said, having recognised the road layout...)

    Oh well done. I was guessing Gloucester.
  • Matt Westwood 2012-06-08 16:58
    Madmanguruman:
    The real WTF is that the restaurant doesn't know how to spell shiitake.

    +1 QFT
  • Matt Westwood 2012-06-08 17:00
    Youri:
    I also wonder how w/ tastes.

    I've seen that on many websites, where does it come from?


    It's the liquid secreted by your kidneys that is stored in your bladder until voided at a time convenient and a place appropriate.
  • It is not heresy and I shall not recant 2012-06-08 17:07
    Ken:
    Passwords can't contain select for some *odd* reason?

    But "DROP TABLE" or "TRUNCATE" or "UPDATE" is perfectly okay?

    Interesting....

    Also, depending on where and how they do input validation, I wonder if "select" would pass.
  • stew 2012-06-08 18:38
    Warren:
    They're storing passwords the same way a lot of people do

    FTFY.
  • Vlad Patryshev 2012-06-08 19:04
    I wonder if I could DROP something instead of SELECT...
  • ekolis 2012-06-08 19:15
    Who stole the mushroom? Someone stole the mushroom! Who stole the mushroom from the question block!

    Let's just hope they don't start talking about *bleep*e Muslims...
  • Coyne 2012-06-08 19:42
    That's clearly not vertical bars (||| || ||||||): it's really Flyspeck 4pt, with the letter height set to 920%.
  • Maurits 2012-06-08 21:44
    Matt Westwood:
    Madmanguruman:
    The real WTF is that the restaurant doesn't know how to spell shiitake.

    +1 QFT


    Maybe the regular expression in the anti-profanity filter is /shi+t/
  • SG_01 2012-06-08 22:39
    Maurits:
    Matt Westwood:
    Madmanguruman:
    The real WTF is that the restaurant doesn't know how to spell shiitake.

    +1 QFT


    Maybe the regular expression in the anti-profanity filter is /sh[Ii1]+t/

    FTFY ^^
  • razerwolf 2012-06-09 00:10
    But! your password MAY contain any of the following
    INSERT
    DROP
    INNER JOIN
  • Chris 2012-06-09 00:42
    Craig:
    Sarah:
    the software controls lasers
    Yeah, that software has a name, you know.

    Skynet.

    And yes, the code contains fatal errors.

    R U A GIRL?


    Not all the time, but usually in januarys.
  • Tom TomTOMtom 2012-06-09 08:52
    Maurits:
    Maybe the regular expression in the anti-profanity filter is /shi+t/
    The trick is to create a RE that doesn't match itself, otherwise it will filter itself into oblivion.
  • Gondolf 2012-06-09 09:09
    Countdown ends in 12: NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN Batman!
  • YellowOnline 2012-06-09 17:21
    Pretendo:
    Bukkake Mushrooms?


    I admit, I also thought about that first before finding out they couldn't write shiitake properly.

    Spending too much time on the internet :F

    Captcha: immitto, a contraction of 'immediately' and 'subito' - or whatever
  • Shinobu 2012-06-09 21:48
    D. Tables:
    Pretendo:
    Bukkake Mushrooms?
    Is it bad that my first thought was "Bukkake Mushrooms" too? Needed a minute to think about that one...
    I'm relieved I wasn't the only one. For a moment I thought I was some kind of pervert.
  • minitech 2012-06-09 23:39
    Censorfail. You can obviously read "WebTrack". http://www.wall.k12.nj.us/webtrack2/login.aspx
  • PiisAWheeL 2012-06-10 03:24
    Gondolf:
    Countdown ends in 12: NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN Batman!
    As you can clearly see in http://xkcd.com/851/ you do not have enough.
  • C 2012-06-10 10:21
    I like how the Dinner Delivery menu overloads existing numbers in order to not change following sections... Also makes me wonder what was at #25 and why it was "dicontinued". :D
  • roskis 2012-06-11 02:05
    SAP changeover is done, when the last developer checks out, humming ♪♫♪♫♪ nan-nan-nan-nan-nan...
  • Roby McAndrew 2012-06-11 03:21
    Dan:
    "4:1" would be better than "$4 to $1", but I also don't understand where the WTF is.

    Ah, the irony.
  • toshir0 2012-06-11 03:43
    Craig:
    Sarah:
    the software controls lasers
    Yeah, that software has a name, you know.

    Skynet.

    And yes, the code contains fatal errors.

    R U A GIRL?
    Sarah Connor ?
  • uns 2012-06-11 05:43
    roskis:
    SAP changeover is done, when the last developer checks out, humming ♪♫♪♫♪ nan-nan-nan-nan-nan...


    Hey, they even made a song about NaN.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EuIiOtWjv_A
  • linepro 2012-06-11 06:06
    razerwolf:
    But! your password MAY contain any of the following
    INSERT
    DROP
    INNER JOIN


    Or even:

    Pwd; DROP DATABASE;
  • MrBester 2012-06-11 08:56
    Matt Westwood:
    Larry Lard:
    Tell Simon W that that Audi garage is in Coulsdon http://goo.gl/maps/TFN4 (he said, having recognised the road layout...)

    Oh well done. I was guessing Gloucester.

    I go past that every day by train so don't know the road layout. Got it by the picture and position of stations in relation to ||||| |||||| |||...
  • Jesper 2012-06-11 09:02
    Yeah, because shiit is such a dirty word...
  • No Name 2012-06-11 09:03
    foo:
    PiisAWheeL:
    Bobby:
    Something like "all our data has been deleted and since we have no backups there will be no further revenue coming in so you're all sacked." An attention getter, so to speak.
    Ya that would be a real attention getter alright.
    Ken:
    Passwords can't contain select for some *odd* reason?

    But "DROP TABLE" or "TRUNCATE" or "UPDATE" is perfectly okay?

    Interesting....
    You never know. Maybe someone was smart enought to only give the user that would be accessing the table SELECT privilages. Even a dim light bulb flickers and gets really bright right before it burns out.
    Please tell us about your intriguing way to store a password in a database with only SELECT privileges.


    Mmmm. No, we use all the same password, you can't change it!
  • AlanWms 2012-06-11 09:29
    I don't get the M&T one at all. It does look like the most you can get to buy a house for is 5 * $7,500 = $37,500 but that just looks like a typo, not a programming error.

    Little help?
  • John M. 2012-06-11 10:02
    Even then...most programming languages variables cannot start with a number...soo...no WTF here.

    (unless of course the programmer didn't know that a variable cannot begin with a number and did it anyway, and it could be 6 to 2 or 7 to 3 or something silly like that)

    ((although doesn't PHP and ASP throw up an improper variable name error/warning if you begin a variable with a number? I've...never bothered to try it.))
  • Harbinger 2012-06-11 21:29
    Not necessarily. the filter may contain all known variants of *Bleep* such as shiit, sh!t etc.

    I've administered filtering software. It's amazing what people will try in order to get past the electric censor...

    p0rn, pr0n etc
    che@p
    I could go on but I have work to do.

    Captcha: gravis. "Gravis no good on pizza, it makes the crust all soggy."
  • Harbinger 2012-06-11 21:31
    Madmanguruman:
    The real WTF is that the restaurant doesn't know how to spell shiitake.


    Not necessarily. the filter may contain all known variants of *Bleep* such as shiit, sh!t etc.

    I've administered filtering software. It's amazing what people will try in order to get past the electric censor...

    p0rn, pr0n etc
    che@p
    I could go on but I have work to do.

    Captcha: gravis. "Gravis no good on pizza, it makes the crust all soggy."

    Sorry, I'm new here and made a rookie error there.
  • lolwtf 2012-06-12 02:06
    They're actually hashing the passwords with salt and everything. The restrictions are a decoy.
  • token_woman 2012-06-12 04:35
    Craig:
    Sarah:
    the software controls lasers
    Yeah, that software has a name, you know.

    Skynet.

    And yes, the code contains fatal errors.

    R U A GIRL?


    *bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep* *bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep* *bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep* *bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep* *bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep* *bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep* *bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep**bleep* and fuck off.
  • Foobar 2012-06-12 06:20
    NaN:NaN NaN, NaN
    NaN:NaN NaN, NaN
    NaN:NaN NaN, NaN
    NaN:NaN NaN, NaN
    BATMAN!
  • Jake 2012-06-12 10:04
    The pixelating didn't work properly. I can totally read that it's about centaurdata.com.
  • lucidfox 2012-06-13 12:08
    TRWTF is iPads.