• \ (unregistered)

    The old and new comments are not the same.

    That is quite a horrible car - but you have to admire them for coding the image like that.

  • dkf (cs)

    If you need any help with using this comment, please contact The Daily WTF on N/A.

  • snoofle (cs)

    That aircraft screen could be a lot worse...

    Due to abnormal aircraft movement, you should lean forward, put your head between your knees, and kiss your ass goodbye!

  • Paolo G (unregistered)

    "Sho Fukamachi was surprised to see such great price a new car."

    Hurray! Article of today are writed in Engrish!

  • bucket (unregistered)

    I don't get the finance one... insider joke?

  • blub (unregistered) in reply to bucket
    bucket:
    I don't get the finance one... insider joke?

    Look at the picture!

  • ParkinT (cs)

    What I find particularly funny about the car advertisement is that the PRICE is shown as "ERROR" but the asterisk [pertaining to a disclaimer] is "PHP". I viewed it as; the reason for the erroneous price (according to the disclaimer) PHP.

    At least it wasn't VB!! (or XML, on a wooden table........)

  • Error Proof (unregistered)

    aack, can't think of a good comment

  • pengi (unregistered)

    Isn't this actually an Error'd message?

  • Vollhorst (unregistered)

    "Normal Airplane Movement" could be the movement along the normal vector of the earth? At least Normal is written with a capital N...

  • Mike (unregistered) in reply to Vollhorst
    Vollhorst:
    "Normal Airplane Movement" could be the movement along the normal vector of the earth?

    Yeah, I could see TV reception being bad when the aircraft is doing its best impression of a brick sans thrust... O_o

  • Ville (unregistered)

    I don't see the WTF in the airplane message, well except for capitalization.

    I might have written it the other way around though, like this: "Programming is temporarily unavailabel due to normal aircraft movement"

  • Matt (unregistered) in reply to \
    \:
    The old and new comments are not the same.

    That is quite a horrible car - but you have to admire them for coding the image like that.

    Well, I'd admire them if it had actually worked... Unfortunately, the image also suffers from rotation artifacts on some of the bitmaps.

  • Barry (unregistered)

    Fifth Third is a bank, so I'd say this one isn't a WTF.

  • Tom Hanks (unregistered) in reply to Barry

    I disagree with you.

  • Tom Hanks (unregistered) in reply to Tom Hanks
    Tom Hanks:
    I disagree with you.

    BTW- this is a reply to

    Barry:
    Fifth Third is a bank, so I'd say this one isn't a WTF.

    Please forgive me; I've been out of the loop for a while.

  • Someone You Know (cs) in reply to Barry
    Barry:
    Fifth Third is a bank, so I'd say this one isn't a WTF.

    Look at the picture.

  • lolwtf (cs)

    It's a test. You have to write "same" in all 3 boxes, then it will let you change your password.

  • Laura (unregistered)

    The "normal aircraft movement" one is a standard error message - the plane is turning or bouncing (but that's normal! it doesn't mean the airplane is crashing!), and their satellite TV equipment is unable to keep up and point at the satellites properly. I've seen that error a lot on JetBlue as well under those circumstances, and never found myself wondering WTF before...

  • DL (unregistered) in reply to Laura
    Laura:
    The "normal aircraft movement" one is a standard error message - the plane is turning or bouncing (but that's normal! it doesn't mean the airplane is crashing!), and their satellite TV equipment is unable to keep up and point at the satellites properly. I've seen that error a lot on JetBlue as well under those circumstances, and never found myself wondering WTF before...

    It would be a WTF if it were only happening to a single channel, I suppose, and all the rest of the channels were available.

  • durnurd (cs)

    The first time I read the Airplane message, I thought... hmm... this is a normal airplane, so passengers aren't allowed to program its movement. Well, that's good news, I guess.

    For everybody who still doesn't get the FedEx comment: The picture is from Castaway, a movie starring Tom Hanks (CEO of FedEx) and a volleyball, who have crash-landed on an island. So I guess the image correlates really well: It's FedEx, and it's crashing.

  • DrYak (unregistered) in reply to DL
    It would be a WTF if it were only happening to a single channel
    Some channels could use different transmission means (for example : movie played from within the plain will always work) and would still be available, when other get suddenly out of range.

    Or maybe, availability for some channels is linked to plane position and complex WTF-ish licensing deals. As in "the stupid DRM for this chanel can't determine in which region the plane currently is and whether or not licensing deal exist to allow us to play it there".

  • rbowes (cs) in reply to DrYak
    DrYak:
    movie played from within the plain will always work

    Because there's no mountains in the way, I expect.

  • Jetts (unregistered)

    If it was any other software besides Teamcenter, I might be surprised.

    Siemans! Come fix your broken crap!

  • Satanicpuppy (cs) in reply to \
    \:
    The old and new comments are not the same.

    That is quite a horrible car - but you have to admire them for coding the image like that.

    I was thinking the same thing. Dynamic image processing with php? Not too shabby. I've never really fiddled with the GD libs myself, so I don't know if it was a code error, or if they tend to be a bit buggy.

  • Loren Pechtel (unregistered)

    The plane one doesn't belong. The aircraft is doing something that keeps it from tracking the satellite. No WTF.

  • Dude (unregistered) in reply to Vollhorst

    No, Normal is flying ovor Kuba or other warzone

  • TwelveBaud (cs)

    That just means you need an abnormal aircraft to program movement.

  • Bobble (unregistered)

    Today's word is Pedantic.

    Can you all say Pedantic?

  • Chris (unregistered) in reply to Bobble
    Bobble:
    Today's word is Pedantic.

    Can you all say Pedantic?

    "I find that rather shallow and pedantic" - Peter Griffin

  • Pablo (unregistered) in reply to Satanicpuppy

    It's not a GD libs thing. That thing is made with flash!

    Cheers Pablo

  • RayMarron (cs) in reply to DrYak
    DrYak:
    [...]Or maybe, availability for some channels is linked to plane position and complex WTF-ish licensing deals. As in "the stupid DRM for this chanel can't determine in which region the plane currently is and whether or not licensing deal exist to allow us to play it there".
    That's what I was thinking. Perhaps they were entering a region where an NFL game was blacked out, for example.
  • Code Dependent (cs) in reply to Bobble
    Bobble:
    Can you all say "pedantic"?
    Fixed that for you.
  • frustrati (unregistered)
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  • Fattie (unregistered)
    aack, child crashed

    I see Cathy has given up trying on bathing suits and instead has gotten herself a job in IT...

  • Tyler (unregistered)
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  • DavidN (unregistered)

    The plane one's fine, but the wording could be better - I've experienced it myself and it's oddly terrifying to be reassured by a machine that despite the way you're being thrown from one side of the cabin to the other everything is fine and there's no need to panic.

  • Anonymous Cow-Herd (unregistered)
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  • JimM (cs) in reply to durnurd
    durnurd:
    I guess the image correlates really well: It's FedEx, and it's crashing.
    It could've been a lot worse: like the first ten or so images google pulls up with a search for "fedex crash"
  • jcoehoorn (cs)

    The old and new comments are not the same.

  • Pecos Bill (cs) in reply to Ville
    Ville:
    I don't see the WTF in the airplane message, well except for capitalization.

    I might have written it the other way around though, like this: "Programming is temporarily unavailabel due to normal aircraft movement"

    I'm totally with you but I'd spell unavailable correctly ;-) . What would be REALLY ironic is if that message appeared while it was plummeting towards the ground. I'd hardly call that normal.

  • Nerf Herder (unregistered) in reply to frustrati
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  • jaykay (cs) in reply to Chris
    Chris:
    Bobble:
    Today's word is Pedantic.

    Can you all say Pedantic?

    "I find that rather shallow and pedantic" - Peter Griffin

    mmmm... meatloaf.

    sorry. mixed metaphor.

  • parris (cs) in reply to Laura
    Laura:
    The "normal aircraft movement" one is a standard error message - the plane is turning or bouncing (but that's normal! it doesn't mean the airplane is crashing!), and their satellite TV equipment is unable to keep up and point at the satellites properly. I've seen that error a lot on JetBlue as well under those circumstances, and never found myself wondering WTF before...
    I think they just write "normal" to ensure passengers that their channel isn't gone due to something abnormal.
  • Rocketboy (unregistered)

    The real WTF is that someone thinks that all channels should be available at all times in a freakin jet. I just flew Westjet last month, and yes, sometimes, you don't get a channel. And yes, that's the message. Why is it a WTF?

  • dp.design (cs)

    I guess Teamcenter has the same definition of "change" as McCain's recent appropriation of that term!

    Oh-oh! See what I did there?

  • bucket (unregistered) in reply to durnurd
    durnurd:
    For everybody who still doesn't get the FedEx comment: The picture is from Castaway, a movie starring Tom Hanks (CEO of FedEx) and a volleyball, who have crash-landed on an island. So I guess the image correlates really well: It's FedEx, and it's crashing.

    Aah Tom Hanks, Cast Away... yes that DOES ring a bell.. thanks!

  • Anonymous Cow-Herd (unregistered) in reply to durnurd
    durnurd:
    For everybody who still doesn't get the FedEx comment: The picture is from Castaway, a movie starring Tom Hanks (CEO of FedEx) and a volleyball, who have crash-landed on an island. So I guess the image correlates really well: It's FedEx, and it's crashing.

    Someone uploading the wrong image is not a WTF. If there were some reference which an automated query got wrong (like a picture of the general showing up next to the Wonderland trial), it would be a WTF.

  • sharkbait (unregistered)

    hey cool.. dan kaminsky reads the daily wtf.

  • Code Dependent (cs) in reply to dp.design
    dp.design:
    I guess Teamcenter has the same definition of "change" as McCain's recent appropriation of that term!
    Yes, following Dubya's lead.

    Bush: war == peace McCain: status quo == change

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