• Painter (unregistered) in reply to my name is missing

    No, it looks more like a Bob Ross painting when he's run out off most of his colors.

  • Lupicite (unregistered) in reply to Alex Papadimoulis

    I kinda like that painting, actually. Too bad you let it go.

  • Tobias (unregistered)

    My how times have changed, I couldn't understand any of those.

  • (cs) in reply to panzi
    panzi:
    Wtf does MFD mean? Its nothing of that, I guess: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MFD
    Check the last entry.
  • (cs) in reply to Anonymous Cowherd
    Anonymous Cowherd:
    "Some people say you're over the hill. But you'll never get over the hill... not in that car you drive!"
    You drive a Rolls Canardly. Rolls down one hill, Canardly get up the next.

    Addendum (2008-10-11 07:46): Credit goes to the movie Explorers, 1985. Underrated excellent entertainment; if you haven't seen it, rent it. Not a waste of time.

  • Sexy coder (unregistered)

    The wtf reminded me of the time I got herpes at high school. When the exam results came out I felt pretty much the same as I did when I read that story.

  • Iconoplast (unregistered) in reply to Alex Papadimoulis
  • (cs) in reply to James
    James:
    theillien:
    If it's public propery, why can't the skaters use it?

    Perhaps this was meant as a joke, but just in case not: they are typically allowed to use it, but not to endanger others or to damage it. In many cases this has meant banning skateboard use on the public property because of damage caused by impacts from jumps, or due to complaints from people who were denied access / hurt by reckless skateboarders. It's a common case of the bad apples spoiling something for the more responsible.

    I merely had to ask because, as a former skater myself, I found it frustrating when the best obstacles where so often off-limits.

    And you're right, it is a case of the bad apples. I never understood why there are skaters that insist on evoking the "punk-ass kid" image when that is what causes so many problems for the entire group.

  • Not Wtf (unregistered) in reply to panzi
    panzi:
    Wtf does MFD mean? Its nothing of that, I guess: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MFD

    Here is MFD:

    [image]
  • Procedural (unregistered)

    Shakespeare: I wish we were better strangers.

  • Mark (unregistered) in reply to theillien

    Because they weren't wearing appropriate Hi-Viz jackets in breach of Health and Safety regulations.

  • Steve (unregistered) in reply to Code Dependent
    Code Dependent:
    Anonymous Cowherd:
    "Some people say you're over the hill. But you'll never get over the hill... not in that car you drive!"
    You drive a Rolls Canardly. Rolls down one hill, Canardly get up the next.

    Addendum (2008-10-11 07:46): Credit goes to the movie Explorers, 1985. Underrated excellent entertainment; if you haven't seen it, rent it. Not a waste of time.

    The writers may have used that line in a 1985 movie but the joke itself long predates it. I remember hearing it in the late 1960s.

    Speaking of which, I think I actually bought the book in question when it originally was published back in the 1960s and it held a proud and snarky place on my bookshelf for decades, until it was probably lost in one move or another.

  • (cs) in reply to BlueCollarAstronaut
    BlueCollarAstronaut:
    anon:
    my name is missing:
    You do realize that painting is a genuine Gottfried Wiederlich masterpiece, worth at least $50,000 at auction?

    The best part is that if you google "Gottfried Wiederlich" the first result brings you right back here :)

    When I Google searched for "Gottfried Wiederlich", the only result brought me back here...go figure ;)

    (Of course, I did have Safe Search turned on...)

    Me too. I googled "Gottfried Wiederlich" and ended up back here.

  • Not Wtf (unregistered) in reply to Havstein
    Havstein:
    BlueCollarAstronaut:
    anon:
    my name is missing:
    You do realize that painting is a genuine Gottfried Wiederlich masterpiece, worth at least $50,000 at auction?

    The best part is that if you google "Gottfried Wiederlich" the first result brings you right back here :)

    When I Google searched for "Gottfried Wiederlich", the only result brought me back here...go figure ;)

    (Of course, I did have Safe Search turned on...)

    Me too. I googled "Gottfried Wiederlich" and ended up back here.

    Wow, that's an interesting story. "Me too" You don't say, huh? Imagine that. I wonder what would happen if I google it, hmm, let me try... Well what do you know... Me too.

  • Jughead (unregistered) in reply to Not Wtf
    Not Wtf:
    Havstein:
    BlueCollarAstronaut:
    anon:
    my name is missing:
    You do realize that painting is a genuine Gottfried Wiederlich masterpiece, worth at least $50,000 at auction?

    The best part is that if you google "Gottfried Wiederlich" the first result brings you right back here :)

    When I Google searched for "Gottfried Wiederlich", the only result brought me back here...go figure ;)

    (Of course, I did have Safe Search turned on...)

    Me too. I googled "Gottfried Wiederlich" and ended up back here.

    Wow, that's an interesting story. "Me too" You don't say, huh? Imagine that. I wonder what would happen if I google it, hmm, let me try... Well what do you know... Me too.

    Incredible!!! That makes 4 of us....

  • Fullquoter (unregistered) in reply to Jughead
    Jughead:
    Not Wtf:
    Havstein:
    BlueCollarAstronaut:
    anon:
    my name is missing:
    You do realize that painting is a genuine Gottfried Wiederlich masterpiece, worth at least $50,000 at auction?

    The best part is that if you google "Gottfried Wiederlich" the first result brings you right back here :)

    When I Google searched for "Gottfried Wiederlich", the only result brought me back here...go figure ;)

    (Of course, I did have Safe Search turned on...)

    Me too. I googled "Gottfried Wiederlich" and ended up back here.

    Wow, that's an interesting story. "Me too" You don't say, huh? Imagine that. I wonder what would happen if I google it, hmm, let me try... Well what do you know... Me too.

    Incredible!!! That makes 4 of us....

    Do an image search for "wiederlich". It's the German word for hideous.

  • (cs) in reply to Alex Papadimoulis
    Alex Papadimoulis:
    Speaking of other fun garage sale finds... [image]

    I'm pretty sure I left it there when I quit. I did take the coat hanger, however.

    hmm, what's so hideous about it? At least in this photo it doesn't look half bad. But then, I'm partial to that style.

  • M.I.K.e (unregistered) in reply to Fullquoter
    Fullquoter:
    Do an image search for "wiederlich". It's the German word for hideous.

    It's actually "widerlich" and means something like disgusting.

    Hideous in German would be "abscheulich" or "hässlich".

    (Yeah, I know I'm pedantic...)

  • csrster (unregistered) in reply to Alex Papadimoulis
    Alex Papadimoulis:
    Speaking of other fun garage sale finds...

    About ten years ago, I stopped at a garage sale on my way to work and I picked up this hideous oil painting for fifty cents. There was no way I'd be allowed to bring such a thing in my home, so I hung it up in my cubicle. Most coworkers said the sight of it made their day that much more dreary.

    [image]

    I'm pretty sure I left it there when I quit. I did take the coat hanger, however.

    Do you know about the museum of [image] bad art? http://www.museumofbadart.org/

  • Mancomb Peepwood (unregistered) in reply to Maxx Delusional

    SWORDMSTR: My sword is famous all over the caribbean.

    I'm pretty sure the response to that is actually "Too bad nobody's heard of YOU at all". It's been a while though...

  • Anders (unregistered) in reply to 50% Opacity

    Why, you want to borrow one?

  • (cs)

    "That's not fair, you're using insults from 2000 Insults for All Occasions... Not fair for you, it's too easy for me!"

    As for myself, I rely on the collection of swearwords from the capitaine Haddock (French Amazon link, sorry, there does not seem to be an English edition of the book), though it is about swearwords and not so much insults.

  • (cs) in reply to Not Wtf
  • (cs)

    One of my favorites:

    It's a mystery how the sperm that created you could ever have won the race.

  • (cs) in reply to Smash King
    Smash King:
    halcyon1234:
    If it's public propery, why can't the skaters use it?
    Maybe its in a different namespace?
    ...or someone forgot to include the class?
    If I recall correctly from {only one} Business Law class in High School, the "formal" definition of tresspassing is: 'Using someone else's property in a manner unlike that which they use it' So, sitting on the bench is legal. Skateboarding across it, probably, is not. Of course, that definition always puzzled me with respect to someone who steals my car. As long as they drive it carefully on the road they are NOT TRESSPASSING!!!
  • Not Wtf (unregistered) in reply to Bombe
    Bombe:

    LOL. oops :)

  • jrsteele (unregistered) in reply to Smash King

    I'm surprised it even compiles...

    looks like a syntax (misspelling) compile error to me.

  • jrsteele (unregistered) in reply to Smash King
    Smash King:
    halcyon1234:
    If it's public propery, why can't the skaters use it?
    Maybe its in a different namespace?
    ...or someone forgot to include the class?

    I'm surprised it even compiles...

    looks like a syntax (misspelling) compile error to me.

  • something on my shoes (unregistered) in reply to my name is missing

    ... from his Starving Artists Group days...

  • herro (unregistered) in reply to Smash King

    NNNNNEEEEEEEEERRRRRRRRDDDDDDDSSSSSSSSSSSS

  • Nick J (unregistered)

    Another WTF : anyone tried following the Washington Past link using FF3? Yet another IE-only site!

  • Michiel (unregistered) in reply to Smash King

    It was a PHP object and the documentation said so, but only in the swedish version...

  • totallymeat (unregistered)

    I have this book, it is so freaking awesome. A prize item in my library, you mellonhead!

  • Andrew (unregistered) in reply to Smash King
    Smash King:
    halcyon1234:
    If it's public propery, why can't the skaters use it?
    Maybe its in a different namespace?
    ...or someone forgot to include the class?

    Hmm, change the namespace everywhere and wonder why RMI quit working on the clients. Where did I just see that? Well at least he tasked me with trying to figure out why it broke. Got to love a team lead who couldn't find his ass without wiggling his thumb.

  • drobnox (unregistered) in reply to my name is missing
    You do realize that painting is a genuine Gottfried Wiederlich masterpiece, worth at least $50,000 at auction?

    It's the original for the cover of the worst SF book ever!

  • Anonymous Coward (unregistered) in reply to Not Wtf
    Not Wtf:
    panzi:
    Wtf does MFD mean? Its nothing of that, I guess: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MFD

    Here is MFD:

    IMG

    Sh!t. How did you get my picture?!

  • Vic Tim (unregistered) in reply to Smash King
    Smash King:
    halcyon1234:
    If it's public propery, why can't the skaters use it?
    Maybe its in a different namespace?
    ...or someone forgot to include the class?

    Yep. The skaters skipped class again.

  • Vic Tim (unregistered)

    BTW those insults aren't that funny. I'd kinda feel sad for the person using one on me, and try to teach him how to tap into his deep inner hatred to really and I mean REALLY hurt someone's very last feeling.

    Like when the guy couldn't plug in his computer cables, mostly because he can't "see" with his fingertips:

    "It's dark, and I can't find the hole!" "No wonder you're a virgin."

  • Access boy (unregistered) in reply to Steve
    Steve:
    Speaking of which, I think I actually bought the book in question when it originally was published back in the 1960s and it held a proud and snarky place on my bookshelf for decades, until it was probably lost in one move or another.

    School library copy was published (? re-published ?) in 1974 (quote:)

    You look like a million dollars: all green and crinkly
  • jasen (unregistered) in reply to Alex Papadimoulis

    its too bad you left it. i really like that painting. i might even pay money for it ha.

  • ponedonkey (unregistered) in reply to Alex Papadimoulis
    Alex Papadimoulis:
    Speaking of other fun garage sale finds...

    About ten years ago, I stopped at a garage sale on my way to work and I picked up this hideous oil painting for fifty cents. There was no way I'd be allowed to bring such a thing in my home, so I hung it up in my cubicle. Most coworkers said the sight of it made their day that much more dreary.

    [image] That would make a bitchin' awesome Magic the Gathering card picture. I'm pretty sure I left it there when I quit. I did take the coat hanger, however.
  • Um... (scratching head...) (unregistered) in reply to Alex Papadimoulis

    Wow. Those lines really fended off skateboard punks? No offense, but those (ALL of them) lines are all ridiculous. I couldn't find even the slightest drop of humor in any of the post. I hope humor was not the intent.

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