• Tenseiga (unregistered)

    This is good. whenever any of my coworkers (or anyone for that matter) asks me what i'm reading, i invariably say 'The daily what-the-fuck instead of the more acceptable the daily wtf. Force of habit that has gotten me into a few spots of bother. Im assuming that this is a joke though.

  • sol (unregistered)

    April Fool, hopefully?

  • (cs) in reply to Goran
    Goran:
    I googled the new name and as of tomorrow it will be changed back to WTF. No need to panic, just grab a towel and wait!
    I love the second testimonial.
    [image] “I wish this was around for the election - it would have saved me a packet on polling day.” Name withheld, unsuccessful candidate for House of Representatives, 2007 Federal election, NSW

    (for non-Australians, that is a silhouette of John Howard, the previous PM, who lost his seat last November.)

  • LOLCAT (unregistered)
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  • Dundo (unregistered)

    I do not support name change.

    What DO you say when you find yourself in WTF kind of situation ?

    1. "What the heck ?"

    I don't think so.

    1. "What the hell ?"

    Maybe ...

    1. "What the fuuuck !?!"

    I'm sure most of us would say exactly that. Even we to whom English is not a mother tongue.

    Please do not change the name. Again !

    Regards, Dundo.

  • Cabbage (unregistered)

    The real WTF is that this "April Fools" post wouldn't be out of place on this site any other day of the year. :|

  • Livid Gibbon (unregistered)
    MWB:
    "What the hey" is also a shortening of "What the hell".

    Personally, I think the site should become "Gee Willikers, Wally"

    ^ this made me laugh...
    A Nonny Mouse (Ms):
    I am so delighted to see our beloved website heading in the direction of greater gentility. Might I suggest a further rename to "Oh My Giddy Aunt!"?
    ^ this even more !

    From now on I will using these in comments when I find shockingly bad code, thank you :-) (although I think I'll just go for "Gee Willikers!", I think the "Wally" is extraneous to the conveyance of the sentiment)

    I hope that future programmers stumbling across the comments will read them using the same voices that I have in my head....that sounds a bit unstable, ah....

  • Dave (unregistered) in reply to KenW
    KenW:
    Ruben:
    Alan:
    For fucks sake, I am sick of all these constant changes of the name. this isnt a childrens web-site, we are all adults here who can handle a bit of swearing- come on. Its just another inication of the terrible slide in quality this site has taken.

    And LOLCATS!!! Is everything now so okeydokey in IT there is nothing funny left??? I will not be updating my bookmark - I will be deleting it

    Wow.... Speaking of no sense of humor...

    And a total lack of intelligence... His parents must be so proud.

    Well done, you just got trolled. Your mother must be proud.

  • Nevermind me (unregistered) in reply to Alan

    Amen brother.

  • (cs)

    The real WTF is that thedailywth.com domain name has been created only for this april fool's. An d there is just a banner. It would have been so nice if there were a complete fake april site at thedailywth.com :)

  • All Hail The RenameTo() Method (unregistered) in reply to immibis
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  • an (unregistered) in reply to Kilwch

    Honestly, thedailywth.com should have just been implemented to act as an alternate hostname for this server. Then there should have been a redirect so that thedailywtf.com visitors wound up on the thedailywth.com version, reinforcing the joke.

  • Vaibhav (unregistered)

    Hmm.. nice Fool's Day joke... (I hope)...

  • (cs) in reply to Arancaytar
    Arancaytar:
    Alan:
    For fucks sake, I am sick of all these constant changes of the name. this isnt a childrens web-site, we are all adults here who can handle a bit of swearing- come on. Its just another inication of the terrible slide in quality this site has taken.

    And LOLCATS!!! Is everything now so okeydokey in IT there is nothing funny left??? I will not be updating my bookmark - I will be deleting it

    I'm still trying to tell if you failed to get the joke, or are playing along with it. :P

    He fell for it, posted his rant, and then read other posts that explained that it was a joke. Now, he's trying to cover himself by pretending he was joking too.

  • (cs) in reply to DropDeadThread
    DropDeadThread:
    The real WTH is expecting half the planet to celebrate April Fools on April 2nd. The internets are confusing!

    No, the real WTH is for you to expect a site run by someone living in the US and hosted in the US to use any other date than the current one in the US.

  • Alan (unregistered) in reply to KenW

    [quote user="KenW"][quote user="Arancaytar"]

    He fell for it, posted his rant, and then read other posts that explained that it was a joke. Now, he's trying to cover himself by pretending he was joking too.[/quote]

    Either that or I am pretending to pretend that i dont get the joke.

  • (cs) in reply to Livid Gibbon
    Livid Gibbon:
    (although I think I'll just go for "Gee Willikers!", I think the "Wally" is extraneous to the conveyance of the sentiment)
    Nonononono! He's quoting the Beav. To leave off the "Wally" would have the same negating effect as "Holy Lolcats, Batman!" without the "Batman". Context is everything!
  • Greg S (unregistered)

    And this whole time I thought the site was named "The Daily What The Fork".

    Too many fork()ing programs in college...

  • Björn (unregistered)

    Well, if you use "heck" instead of "hell", why not call the site "daily what the fudge" in the first place? :)

  • Daniel (unregistered)

    Dude, that's a pretty funny April Fools' joke, except that... You've already changed the site name once to make it less "offensive." I assume that's why people are taking you seriously now.

    Worse than Failure? That's a WTF in itself!

    Despite the pussy euphemismizing, this is still an awesome site. Keep up the good work.

  • JohnFx (unregistered) in reply to Alan
    Alan:
    For fucks sake, I am sick of all these constant changes of the name. this isnt a childrens web-site, we are all adults here who can handle a bit of swearing- come on. Its just another inication of the terrible slide in quality this site has taken.

    Dude. Check the posting date...

  • the real wtf fool (unregistered) in reply to Alan
    Alan:
    JimM:
    I feel sorry for Alan; there he was, getting in the spirit, and everyone missed the point. I think it was his description of everything in the IT world being "okiedokey" that persuaded me he was playing along...

    nah - it's funny watching people get worked up, consider it a meta-April Fools

    Just admit it Alan. You was suckerd.

  • Alan (unregistered) in reply to the real wtf fool
    the real wtf fool:
    Just admit it Alan. You was suckerd.

    Never!

  • Saemundr (unregistered) in reply to Daniel
    Daniel:
    Dude, that's a pretty funny April Fools' joke, except that... You've already changed the site name once to make it less "offensive." I assume that's why people are taking you seriously now.

    Worse than Failure? That's a WTF in itself!

    Despite the pussy euphemismizing, this is still an awesome site. Keep up the good work.

    Why does everyone hate on "Worse than Failure"... i liked that name, and even more so, Alex's reasoning behind it...

    in other news, i started telling people about the name change, before it clicked. one of the other frequenters of the site just smirked when i told him... it shouldv twigged AT LEAST then...

  • boheme (unregistered)

    I got it Alex, if no one else did.

  • (cs)

    WTF = Who's The Fool?

  • a (unregistered) in reply to gabba
    gabba:
    Aaron:
    Hear hear!

    I understand that the admins don't like to have to explain to their Grandmothers (and other relatives) what "wtf" means -- but instead of changing their domain name yet again, why not just tell people it means "What the Fudge?" or "Woodtree Frogs" or "Win the Farm"

    Trying to please a small demographic of people by inconveniencing a larger demographic (the TARGET demographic, even) is stupid. Even if kids WERE reading this site, the language on here is strictly cleaner (comments notwithstanding) than anything on basic cable; And I'm sure any kid able to use the Internet already knows what WTF means.

    Quit pandering to the grandmothers! They just use their high-speed internet to dry their clothes anyways!

    Hear, hear! Quit pandering to the small percentage of the demographic that understands an April Fools joke.

  • What the fucking hell? (unregistered)

    I want to rename the site "The Daily WTFH!"

  • (cs)

    The Daily WWTT (What Were They Thinking) The Daily GMAB (Give Me A Break, the predecessor to GMAC) The Daily DSNC (Daily Site Name Change)

    Thanks for the Laugh.

  • (cs) in reply to Greg S
    Greg S:
    Too many fork()ing programs in college...

    That was FUN. Our class brought a UNIX server to its knees begging for a restart with unintentional forkbombs. I was home on an emulated VT100 dialup waiting upwards of a minute for each character to echo back from the server.

    We killed spot! snif (spot was its name; cerberus was a perfect name for a 64CPU box.)

  • Anonymous 30 Rock fan (unregistered) in reply to Anonymous Fat Git

    How about What the What? Like Liz Lemon would say in 30 Rock?

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