These Aren't the Socks You're Looking For

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  • eViLegion 2013-08-09 06:04
    (1) WTF is "fat sick"?

    (2) Why is Frank Dilatush's story so fascinating?

    (3) Who is responsible for all this boldness?

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  • Yazeran 2013-08-09 06:05
    Oh I would love the see the code behind that 'never 9 characters' rule...
    My guess is I would need some brainbleach afterwards...
    (I't Friday after all)

    Yours Yazeran

    Plan: To go to Mars one day with a hammer.
  • eViLegion 2013-08-09 06:09
    I like how "alphanumeric" doesn't seem to include the separately specified "numeric".
  • zerzerzedfsfqsazerzerazeraazer 2013-08-09 06:11
    eViLegion:
    (3) Who is responsible for all this boldness?


    Isn't that obvious? 'Peter Gutmann/strong>' is responsible for all the boldness...
  • russ0519 2013-08-09 06:23
    Yazeran:
    Oh I would love the see the code behind that 'never 9 characters' rule...
    My guess is I would need some brainbleach afterwards...
    (I't Friday after all)

    Yours Yazeran

    Plan: To go to Mars one day with a hammer.


    Isn't it obvious? the system assumes 9 ddigits are social security numbers.
  • Nick 2013-08-09 06:31
    Yazeran:
    Oh I would love the see the code behind


    One likely scenario is the system imports some users from a third party source which happens to use 9 character ids. This restriction is probably just to prevent the possibility of conflicts.
  • ANON 2013-08-09 06:48
    If the last picture is from the same site as Wednesday's code it's no WTF at all. You can't select no button anyway.
  • CigarDoug 2013-08-09 07:16
    ANON:
    If the last picture is from the same site as Wednesday's code it's no WTF at all. You can't select no button anyway.

    I think the proper grammar choice is the triple negative, as in: "You ain't gonna select no buttons, nohow."
  • DaveK 2013-08-09 07:17
    TRWTF is that it makes that suggestion, but if you click on it all you get is a message telling you that 'we could not find any results for "fat sick and nearly dead"'. So why did you suggest it then, idiots?
  • xss 2013-08-09 07:30
    Its a good thing that instead of worrying about xss or js injection in his browser, Peter laughed at number 3 and quickly navigated to tdwtf.

    ....On other hand maybe form hijacking isn't that bad when purchasing on ebay.
  • Wody 2013-08-09 07:40
    The Duke Nukem Steam-WTF isn't a WTF at all. It just means the games are on 50% discount, but the full package which is a different item, isn't. Happen(s/ed) all the time in physical software stores too, where individual software items were on sale, but the collection of something isn't/wasn't.
    At least steam is nice enough to show you that you can get thngs cheaper, if you want. So if you don't, well, stores must love you.
  • ¯\(°_o)/¯ I DUNNO LOL 2013-08-09 08:01
    TRWTF is naming any web site as "MySomething".
  • Search Hint Coder 2013-08-09 08:04
    Various search hints from play.com

    fox's -> Did you mean: blue slim tri-fold pu leather case for kindle fire hd 7" stylus screen protector

    sock's -> Did you mean: 8-socket surgemaster maximum series

    your's -> Did you mean: the best years of our lives

    's -> Did you mean: chilled r n b

    The apostrophe must be the key to getting strange 'Did you mean' results...
  • Hankey 2013-08-09 08:07
    And the Lord spake, saying, "First shalt thou take out the Holy Pin. Then shalt thou count to three, no more, no less. Three shall be the number thou shalt count, and the number of the counting shall be three. Four shalt thou not count, neither count thou two, excepting that thou then proceed to three. Five is right out. Once the number three, being the third number, be reached, then lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch towards thy foe, who, being naughty in my sight, shall snuff it."
  • Arthur, King of the Britons 2013-08-09 08:10
    Hankey:
    And the Lord spake, saying, "First shalt thou take out the Holy Pin. Then shalt thou count to three, no more, no less. Three shall be the number thou shalt count, and the number of the counting shall be three. Four shalt thou not count, neither count thou two, excepting that thou then proceed to three. Five is right out. Once the number three, being the third number, be reached, then lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch towards thy foe, who, being naughty in my sight, shall snuff it."


    One, Two, Five!
  • Thanatos Complex 2013-08-09 08:17
    Arthur, King of the Britons:
    Hankey:
    And the Lord spake, saying, "First shalt thou take out the Holy Pin. Then shalt thou count to three, no more, no less. Three shall be the number thou shalt count, and the number of the counting shall be three. Four shalt thou not count, neither count thou two, excepting that thou then proceed to three. Five is right out. Once the number three, being the third number, be reached, then lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch towards thy foe, who, being naughty in my sight, shall snuff it."


    One, Two, Five!


    Three, sir.
  • Nutster 2013-08-09 08:19
    I guess it is time to get the altimeter recalibrated on that plane. My first thoughts on that flight were: Wow, that is most of the way to the moon (then I realized I goofed a decimal place, still that is really out there), and how do you get an air temperature that far from the Earth?

    Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead was a book about the health complications of obesity. How the computer figured that you might be interested in that from a couple of cute children's books, I have no idea.
  • Sockatume 2013-08-09 08:19
    Peter is clearly caught in a time loop and needs to take Cmdr Riker's advice.
  • np 2013-08-09 08:21
    Search Hint Coder:
    Various search hints from play.com

    fox's -> Did you mean: blue slim tri-fold pu leather case for kindle fire hd 7" stylus screen protector

    sock's -> Did you mean: 8-socket surgemaster maximum series

    your's -> Did you mean: the best years of our lives

    's -> Did you mean: chilled r n b

    The apostrophe must be the key to getting strange 'Did you mean' results...


    I tried without the apostrophe and got the same result.

    The "Did you mean" is just strange.
  • Leak 2013-08-09 08:30
    Sockatume:
    Peter is clearly caught in a time loop and needs to take Cmdr Riker's advice.

    This being Peter Gutmann I think he's probably aware of the RISKS...
  • Popeye 2013-08-09 08:53
    Get back to work you slackers!
  • Theo20185 2013-08-09 08:58
    [quote user="eViLegion"](1) WTF is "fat sick"?

    "Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead" is a documentary film about an Australian businessman who goes on a juice diet for two months while touring the United States. He drops a lot of weight and gets himself into quite good shape. It's a "food propaganda" film promoting whole raw foods.
  • operagost 2013-08-09 09:37
    russ0519:
    Yazeran:
    Oh I would love the see the code behind that 'never 9 characters' rule...
    My guess is I would need some brainbleach afterwards...
    (I't Friday after all)

    Yours Yazeran

    Plan: To go to Mars one day with a hammer.


    Isn't it obvious? the system assumes 9 ddigits are social security numbers.
    Maybe in Australia or the Philippines or something; they're 10 digits in the USA.
  • anonymous 2013-08-09 09:41
    Nick:
    Yazeran:
    Oh I would love the see the code behind


    One likely scenario is the system imports some users from a third party source which happens to use 9 character ids. This restriction is probably just to prevent the possibility of conflicts.
    Still, that's not something you need to tell your users. Just add a special case to the code that checks to see if an ID is already in use: if it's 9 digits, it's reserved. Suggest adding a number to it, which conveniently makes it longer than 9 digits.
  • Peter Michael Green 2013-08-09 09:42
    Sometimes a system requires both "local" users that are unique to the system and "imported" users from some larger system. When this is done there is a need to deal with the possibility of collisions between "local" usernames and "imported" usernames.

    So I suspect the answer is that 9 character usernames can be imported from some other (internal) system and so aren't available for people registering on the website.

  • Drenrab 2013-08-09 09:46
    Man, I've been short changed. Mine US Social Security number is only 9 digits.
  • operagost 2013-08-09 09:49
    It's clear Fox In Socks has a surplus of socks, so the government should impose a 75% sock tax, taking three of his four socks. Then they can give one sock to "Fox's Socks", give one sock to an overseas dictator, Baby Fox, and one sock will disappear in "administrative costs". Each fox will then have one sock, prompting MSNBC to laud the Obama administration for improving "Fox's Socks" eleventy billion percent (because they can't find the infinity key on the teleprompter keyboard) and sticking it to the "rich fox" who really only needs one sock because he can always wear flip flops. Fox in Socks goes on-- you guessed it-- Fox News to complain. The mainstream media fails to notice that when the Obama family goes to Martha's Vineyard a few weeks later, each is wearing four pairs of socks.
  • Populus Dragon 2013-08-09 09:50
    TRWTF is wanting to buy DNF
  • operagost 2013-08-09 09:52
    Drenrab:
    Man, I've been short changed. Mine US Social Security number is only 9 digits.
    Trust me, the extra digit doesn't help it work any better.
  • Bring Back TopCod3r 2013-08-09 09:58
    DaveK:
    TRWTF is that it makes that suggestion, but if you click on it all you get is a message telling you that 'we could not find any results for "fat sick and nearly dead"'. So why did you suggest it then, idiots?


    Although there is a sponsored link for "fat, sick and nealy dead recipes".
  • QJo 2013-08-09 09:59
    CigarDoug:
    ANON:
    If the last picture is from the same site as Wednesday's code it's no WTF at all. You can't select no button anyway.

    I think the proper grammar choice is the triple negative, as in: "You ain't gonna select no buttons, nohow."


    Upping the ante: "You ain't never gonna select no buttons, nohow."
  • justsomedudette 2013-08-09 10:19
    Was there really any need to delete all the previous comments? You risk alienating people when you lose/remove participants contributions.
  • xaade 2013-08-09 10:27
    DaveK:
    TRWTF is that it makes that suggestion, but if you click on it all you get is a message telling you that 'we could not find any results for "fat sick and nearly dead"'. So why did you suggest it then, idiots?


    Horrible application of Markov Chains and some goofball having too much fun with the search engine.
  • xaade 2013-08-09 10:28
    operagost:
    russ0519:
    Yazeran:
    Oh I would love the see the code behind that 'never 9 characters' rule...
    My guess is I would need some brainbleach afterwards...
    (I't Friday after all)

    Yours Yazeran

    Plan: To go to Mars one day with a hammer.


    Isn't it obvious? the system assumes 9 ddigits are social security numbers.
    Maybe in Australia or the Philippines or something; they're 10 digits in the USA.

    xxx-xx-xxxx
    123-45-6789

    hmm....
  • Medezark 2013-08-09 10:32
    operagost:
    russ0519:
    Yazeran:
    Oh I would love the see the code behind that 'never 9 characters' rule...
    My guess is I would need some brainbleach afterwards...
    (I't Friday after all)

    Yours Yazeran

    Plan: To go to Mars one day with a hammer.


    Isn't it obvious? the system assumes 9 ddigits are social security numbers.
    Maybe in Australia or the Philippines or something; they're 10 digits in the USA.

    Really? Mine is 9 digits. XXX-XX-XXXX
  • DCRoss 2013-08-09 10:34
    Search Hint Coder:
    Various search hints from play.com

    fox's -> Did you mean: blue slim tri-fold pu leather case for kindle fire hd 7" stylus screen protector

    sock's -> Did you mean: 8-socket surgemaster maximum series

    your's -> Did you mean: the best years of our lives

    's -> Did you mean: chilled r n b

    The apostrophe must be the key to getting strange 'Did you mean' results...


    I tried searching for "fox'); DROP TABLE USERS; --" but nothing came up at all.

    I did get several sponsored links trying to sell me "Table Removal" and "Drop Leaf Tables" at very reasonable prices, so it wasn't a total loss.
  • xaade 2013-08-09 10:34
    operagost:
    It's clear Fox In Socks has a surplus of socks, so the government should impose a 75% sock tax, taking three of his four socks. Then they can give one sock to "Fox's Socks", give one sock to an overseas dictator, Baby Fox, and one sock will disappear in "administrative costs". Each fox will then have one sock, prompting MSNBC to laud the Obama administration for improving "Fox's Socks" eleventy billion percent (because they can't find the infinity key on the teleprompter keyboard) and sticking it to the "rich fox" who really only needs one sock because he can always wear flip flops. Fox in Socks goes on-- you guessed it-- Fox News to complain. The mainstream media fails to notice that when the Obama family goes to Martha's Vineyard a few weeks later, each is wearing four pairs of socks.


    That's not quite how it works.

    What they do is tax 75%, take 2 socks chop them up and hand everyone a piece of sock. The remaining sock goes to tax breaks for their lobbyist friends. Then when they realize that the criminal undocumented immigrants didn't get any socks because they don't have IDs, they force some Chinese guy to make material to make socks with, temporarily employ workers so they can say they created jobs, make the workers quality test the socks the Chinese made, and hand the socks to the banks, so the banks can give back loaner socks for the government to hand out to the criminal undocumented immigrants, who get whole socks, while Americans get only shredded pieces.
  • Yozza Hughes 2013-08-09 10:35
    Face's -> fuck buttons slow focus
    WTF!
  • eViLegion 2013-08-09 10:36
    Yozza Hughes:
    Face's -> fuck buttons slow focus
    WTF!


    Do you require medical attention?
  • xaade 2013-08-09 10:37
    DCRoss:
    Search Hint Coder:
    Various search hints from play.com

    fox's -> Did you mean: blue slim tri-fold pu leather case for kindle fire hd 7" stylus screen protector

    sock's -> Did you mean: 8-socket surgemaster maximum series

    your's -> Did you mean: the best years of our lives

    's -> Did you mean: chilled r n b

    The apostrophe must be the key to getting strange 'Did you mean' results...


    I tried searching for "fox'); DROP TABLE DID_YOU_MEAN; --" but nothing came up at all.

    I stopped getting weird Did you mean results, so it wasn't a total loss.

    ftfy
  • operagost 2013-08-09 11:08
    xaade:
    operagost:
    russ0519:
    Yazeran:
    Oh I would love the see the code behind that 'never 9 characters' rule...
    My guess is I would need some brainbleach afterwards...
    (I't Friday after all)

    Yours Yazeran

    Plan: To go to Mars one day with a hammer.


    Isn't it obvious? the system assumes 9 ddigits are social security numbers.
    Maybe in Australia or the Philippines or something; they're 10 digits in the USA.

    xxx-xx-xxxx
    123-45-6789

    hmm....

    Well, you know... Fridays and Mondays... *runs*
  • AverageJon 2013-08-09 11:11
    "fat sick and nearly dead" -- as the parent of young children this makes perfect sense to me.
  • The Pyro 2013-08-09 11:45
    [quote user="Theo20185"][quote user="eViLegion"](1) WTF is "fat sick"?

    "Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead" is a documentary film about an Australian businessman who goes on a juice diet for two months while touring the United States. He drops a lot of weight and gets himself into quite good shape. It's a "food propaganda" film promoting whole raw foods.[/quote]

    TRWTF is promoting "whole, raw foods" with an all-juice diet, since fruit juice isn't exactly whole.
  • Jeremy 2013-08-09 11:49
    I wish we lived in a world where if some idiot made their username for some random website their SSN, and then something bad happened, it was the user's own stupid fault.

    I wish.
  • Coyne 2013-08-09 12:10

    /*
    * Return an appropriate suggestion if an exact match wasn't found.
    */
    public String findDidYouMean(String input)
    {
    String best = "";
    int closer = Integer.MAX_VALUE;
    int recent;

    //find closest match
    for(i : getMostRecentSearches(100))
    {
    recent = i.hashCode() - search.hashCode();
    recent = (recent >= 0 ? recent : -recent); //abs
    if (recent < closer)
    {
    closer = recent;
    best = i;
    }
    }
    return best;
    }

  • Lissa 2013-08-09 12:12
    np:
    Search Hint Coder:
    Various search hints from play.com

    fox's -> Did you mean: blue slim tri-fold pu leather case for kindle fire hd 7" stylus screen protector

    sock's -> Did you mean: 8-socket surgemaster maximum series

    your's -> Did you mean: the best years of our lives

    's -> Did you mean: chilled r n b

    The apostrophe must be the key to getting strange 'Did you mean' results...


    I tried without the apostrophe and got the same result.

    The "Did you mean" is just strange.


    and when you click on the suggestion:

    Home Search "fat sick and nearly dead"
    We could not find any results for "fat sick and nearly dead".

    Always good to suggest something irrelevant that doesn't exist. Keeps people from thinking they understand you.
  • lolwtf 2013-08-09 12:19
    Surprising the air is that warm out in space. Also surprising the air is in space at all.
  • Hairy Cow 2013-08-09 12:23
    operagost:
    russ0519:
    Yazeran:
    Oh I would love the see the code behind that 'never 9 characters' rule...
    My guess is I would need some brainbleach afterwards...
    (I't Friday after all)

    Yours Yazeran

    Plan: To go to Mars one day with a hammer.


    Isn't it obvious? the system assumes 9 ddigits are social security numbers.
    Maybe in Australia or the Philippines or something; they're 10 digits in the USA.


    Nope... 9 digits... count 'em
  • chubertdev 2013-08-09 12:24
    operagost:
    xaade:
    operagost:
    Maybe in Australia or the Philippines or something; they're 10 digits in the USA.

    xxx-xx-xxxx
    123-45-6789

    hmm....

    Well, you know... Fridays and Mondays... *runs*


    hah
  • lolwtfbbq 2013-08-09 12:56
    (1) WTF is "fat sick"?

    Fat, sick and nearly dead is no way to go through life son.
  • n+1 2013-08-09 13:15
    Taking a look at myrsc.com
    "Designed for Internet Explorer v7.0+"

    Can't find how to register myself but they do want an SSN if login is forgotten.
  • Hmmmm 2013-08-09 13:24
    lolwtfbbq:
    (1) WTF is "fat sick"?

    Fat, sick and nearly dead is no way to go through life son.

    Well, it's certainly no laughing matter...
  • Jay 2013-08-09 13:28
    Drenrab:
    Man, I've been short changed. Mine US Social Security number is only 9 digits.


    You're not counting that secret extra 10th digit that the NSA adds.
  • Jay 2013-08-09 13:31
    CigarDoug:
    ANON:
    If the last picture is from the same site as Wednesday's code it's no WTF at all. You can't select no button anyway.

    I think the proper grammar choice is the triple negative, as in: "You ain't gonna select no buttons, nohow."


    Huh, that's an amusing thing about English. "You can't select no buttons." Is that a slangy way of saying, "There is no button that it is possible to select"? Or does it mean, "You can't leave all buttons unselected"?
  • ContraCorners 2013-08-09 14:16
    FWIW, play.com returns no results if I search for "fat sick and nearly dead"
  • These Are Always Fun 2013-08-09 14:50
    CigarDoug:
    Huh, that's an amusing thing about English. "You can't select no buttons." Is that a slangy way of saying, "There is no button that it is possible to select"? Or does it mean, "You can't leave all buttons unselected"?


    There's not much ambivalence in that example. If the user's speaking with such slang they're almost certainly referring to the first case. The second case is an awkward thing to communicate without restructuring your sentence first, and it's also too literal a reading for slang.
  • Slack Her 2013-08-09 14:58
    Number 9, number 9, number 9
  • Hig 2013-08-09 15:15
    Because that's how long an SSN is. What a wonderful way to hamfistedly throw in a rule to say "Don't use your SSN as your login ID". :)
  • Some Damn Yank 2013-08-09 15:16
    lolwtf:
    Surprising the air is that warm out in space. Also surprising the air is in space at all.
    When the air gets really hot (global warming and all) it expands way out into space. Since the hot air is rising, it's lifting the airplane way up, too.

    Physics is simple, if you don't think too hard.
  • Some Damn Yank 2013-08-09 15:18
    lolwtfbbq:
    (1) WTF is "fat sick"?

    Fat, sick and nearly dead is no way to go through life son.
    He's only mostly dead.
  • Some Damn Yank 2013-08-09 15:19
    Jay:
    CigarDoug:
    ANON:
    If the last picture is from the same site as Wednesday's code it's no WTF at all. You can't select no button anyway.

    I think the proper grammar choice is the triple negative, as in: "You ain't gonna select no buttons, nohow."


    Huh, that's an amusing thing about English. "You can't select no buttons." Is that a slangy way of saying, "There is no button that it is possible to select"? Or does it mean, "You can't leave all buttons unselected"?
    Yes.
  • suid 2013-08-09 15:35
    russ0519:
    Yazeran:
    Oh I would love the see the code behind that 'never 9 characters' rule...
    My guess is I would need some brainbleach afterwards...
    (I't Friday after all)

    Yours Yazeran

    Plan: To go to Mars one day with a hammer.


    Isn't it obvious? the system assumes 9 ddigits are social security numbers.


    It's even worse. From a manual I found while googling this:

    Note: Since Social Security Numbers are no longer used as the login ID, the login ID you create may not be 9 characters in length.


    That's some serious WTF-ery there, even by the usually high standards seen in this forum. They assume that _ANY_ 9-character string (digits or otherwise) is a Social Security Number.
  • Saluto 2013-08-09 15:54
    Hmmmm:
    lolwtfbbq:
    (1) WTF is "fat sick"?

    Fat, sick and nearly dead is no way to go through life son.

    Well, it's certainly no laughing matter...


    Face it. You threw up ON Dean Wormer.
  • da Doctah 2013-08-09 16:16
    Hairy Cow:
    operagost:
    russ0519:

    Isn't it obvious? the system assumes 9 ddigits are social security numbers.
    Maybe in Australia or the Philippines or something; they're 10 digits in the USA.


    Nope... 9 digits... count 'em
    God damn you foreigners and your stupid metric system!
  • lolwtfbbq 2013-08-09 16:24
    Hig:
    Because that's how long an SSN is. What a wonderful way to hamfistedly throw in a rule to say "Don't use your SSN as your login ID". :)

    Can I use yours instead?
  • TortoiseWrath 2013-08-09 18:36
    Some play.com results:

    wtf = the man with two brains
    horse's = fallen angels horus heresy
    the's = a tale for the time being
    potatoes = bouncing putty
    radii = red blu ray
    quail = quad core
    mince = of mice and men shirt
    captcha = to catch a thief
    grieve = 120gb hard drive
    poodle = paddling pool
    edibility = resident evil 5 gold edition
  • TortoiseWrath 2013-08-09 18:40
    lolwtfbbq:
    Hig:
    Because that's how long an SSN is. What a wonderful way to hamfistedly throw in a rule to say "Don't use your SSN as your login ID". :)

    Can I use yours instead?


    Sure; it's 531-80-0898.
  • Todd Davis 2013-08-09 19:41
    Isn't that how LifeLock got started?
  • Prof. Foop 2013-08-09 23:33
    Very curious. Halfway to the moon and the temp is 10C/50F. I will wear my space sweater.
  • tin 2013-08-10 04:59
    operagost:
    russ0519:
    Isn't it obvious? the system assumes 9 ddigits are social security numbers.
    Maybe in Australia or the Philippines or something; they're 10 digits in the USA.


    Well as we don't have Social Security Numbers in Australia, I'd guess it's not about us.... Our Tax File Numbers are 8 or 9 digits though.

    That entire site seems to be one big WTF though - copy and paste from the top of the page:
    "Designed for Internet Explorer v7.0+ (Min. Resolution: 800x600)"
  • wlao 2013-08-10 06:01
    Yozza Hughes:
    Face's -> fuck buttons slow focus
    WTF!

    This is what happens when you hire someone with Tourettes to build your search engine.
  • Gunslnger 2013-08-11 00:26
    operagost:
    russ0519:
    Yazeran:
    Oh I would love the see the code behind that 'never 9 characters' rule...
    My guess is I would need some brainbleach afterwards...
    (I't Friday after all)

    Isn't it obvious? the system assumes 9 ddigits are social security numbers.
    Maybe in Australia or the Philippines or something; they're 10 digits in the USA.


    We have found TRWTF!
  • dkf 2013-08-11 03:54
    I'm so jealous of that blue sky, even if it does seem a bit polluted with Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime dealerships…
  • Hannes 2013-08-12 04:30
    TRWTF is the misspelling of "maximum".
  • DonaldK 2013-08-12 10:55
    eViLegion:
    I like how "alphanumeric" doesn't seem to include the separately specified "numeric".


    This is sadly commonly misunderstood. The spec is correct.

    Numeric = {0..9}
    AlphaNumeric = {a..Z, A..Z, zero..nine}

    So you can see, numeric isn't a subset of AlphaNumeric.

    You can subclass AlphaNumeric and include Numeric like this:

    AlphaNumericNumeric = {{AlphaNumeric}, {Numeric}}

    or equivalently:

    AlphaNumericNumeric = {a..Z, A..Z, zero..nine, 0..9}

  • Jay 2013-08-12 13:13
    suid:
    russ0519:
    Yazeran:
    Oh I would love the see the code behind that 'never 9 characters' rule...
    My guess is I would need some brainbleach afterwards...
    (I't Friday after all)

    Yours Yazeran

    Plan: To go to Mars one day with a hammer.


    Isn't it obvious? the system assumes 9 ddigits are social security numbers.


    It's even worse. From a manual I found while googling this:

    Note: Since Social Security Numbers are no longer used as the login ID, the login ID you create may not be 9 characters in length.


    That's some serious WTF-ery there, even by the usually high standards seen in this forum. They assume that _ANY_ 9-character string (digits or otherwise) is a Social Security Number.


    Also, you should not use the name of your pet as a password. As most pet names consist of letters, your password cannot include letters.
  • Eternal Density 2013-08-14 21:24
    Giving up money in return for possessing DNF is TRTWF. If it somehow got into my Steam games I'd be paying to remove it :P