• sir ram (unregistered)

    now that i have proved i am not a robot i would like to know what this post is trying to convey as i dont get it.

  • Gruff (unregistered) in reply to sir ram
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  • Mr Moo (unregistered)

    I get things like this all the time from TigerDirect. The sale price is 229.00 buy while quantities last and under it in smaller print is the normal price 199.00 or similar, I think I got one as recently as Monday with an incorrect price. I just love the fact they call it a stupid deal, the irony is nice.

  • kallahan (unregistered)

    This is actually funny, I picked up on that deal (Its was actually reg 14.99, stupid price 9.99 they fixed it later on). Just a couple of caps and a higer gain transistor later and it was a decent sounding pedal.

  • null reference (unregistered) in reply to kallahan
    kallahan:
    This is actually funny, I picked up on that deal (Its was actually reg 14.99, stupid price 9.99 they fixed it later on). Just a couple of caps and a higer gain transistor later and it was a decent sounding pedal.

    You mean you actually managed to make a Rogue pedal sound good ?! Now that's real WTF, lawl.

  • Anony-Moose (unregistered) in reply to sir ram

    WTF

  • Come On (unregistered) in reply to sir ram
    sir ram:
    now that i have proved i am not a robot i would like to know what this post is trying to convey as i dont get it.

    Are you serious....WTF

  • sir_flexalot (cs)

    The WTF here is that anyone would buy a rogue pedal for either $14.99 or $9.99...

  • bitterfun (unregistered)

    Dood, that pedal is like 50% better, man. You're payin' for, like, the quality, ya know? I would totally pay, like, 50% more for that, bro.

  • savar (cs) in reply to sir ram
    sir ram:
    now that i have proved i am not a robot i would like to know what this post is trying to convey as i dont get it.

    There's no WTF here...it's disclaimed as a "stupid deal" and that's what it is.

    "BUY AND SAVE! BUY AND SAVE! THE MORE YOU BUY, THE MORE YOU SAVE!"

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  • ptomblin (cs)

    Is this Steve Jobs' famous "Reality Distortion Field"?

  • bob the dingo (cs)

    I mean, it's ok. But it doesn't go up to 11.

  • PonyGumbo (cs) in reply to null reference
    null reference:
    kallahan:
    This is actually funny, I picked up on that deal (Its was actually reg 14.99, stupid price 9.99 they fixed it later on). Just a couple of caps and a higer gain transistor later and it was a decent sounding pedal.

    You mean you actually managed to make a Rogue pedal sound good ?! Now that's real WTF, lawl.

    Yeah, but in 40 years people will be buying them for $1000 in the original box.

    I had a dream about Hiwatts last night... is that wrong?

  • Mitch (unregistered) in reply to bob the dingo
    bob the dingo:
    I mean, it's ok. But it doesn't go up to 11.

    The Real WTF is it took 13 comments to get here. This should have been number 2. C'mon people.

  • Bill (unregistered)

    For $9.99 regularly, that's not a very good distortion pedal. I don't think raising the price increases the quality.

  • Zylon (cs) in reply to Mitch
    Mitch:
    bob the dingo:
    I mean, it's ok. But it doesn't go up to 11.

    The Real WTF is it took 13 comments to get here. This should have been number 2. C'mon people.

    You have to remember that, surprisingly, we don't get a lot of real Python (Monty)-grade computer geeks here. It's mostly corporate code monkeys who blather on about Java and antipatterns.

  • Erik (unregistered) in reply to Zylon
    You have to remember that, surprisingly, we don't get a lot of real Python (Monty)-grade computer geeks here. It's mostly corporate code monkeys who blather on about Java and antipatterns.

    Well, besides the monkeys, there are also the ones that confuse Monty Python for Spinal Tap. Don't forget about those guys. If you do they may spontaneously combust.

  • rmrf (cs) in reply to PonyGumbo
    PonyGumbo:
    Yeah, but in 40 years people will be buying them for $1000 in the original box.

    Yeah, but in 40 years, what will $1,000 be worth at this rate?

  • Roman (unregistered) in reply to rmrf

    Hmm, I wanted to reply something funny, but then I saw that my captcha is: doom.

    So, I thought. Maybe not. :-)

  • RON (unregistered) in reply to Zylon
    Zylon:
    Mitch:
    bob the dingo:
    I mean, it's ok. But it doesn't go up to 11.

    The Real WTF is it took 13 comments to get here. This should have been number 2. C'mon people.

    You have to remember that, surprisingly, we don't get a lot of real Python (Monty)-grade computer geeks here. It's mostly corporate code monkeys who blather on about Java and antipatterns.

    The REAL WTF is that you just confused Monty Python with Spinal Tap.

    wtf...

  • RON (unregistered) in reply to RON
    RON:
    Zylon:
    Mitch:
    bob the dingo:
    I mean, it's ok. But it doesn't go up to 11.

    The Real WTF is it took 13 comments to get here. This should have been number 2. C'mon people.

    You have to remember that, surprisingly, we don't get a lot of real Python (Monty)-grade computer geeks here. It's mostly corporate code monkeys who blather on about Java and antipatterns.

    The REAL WTF is that you just confused Monty Python with Spinal Tap.

    wtf...

    Actually you know what?

    the REAL WTF is that my company uses Visual Sourcesafe for 80 gigs of data and getting latest of anything takes so long that I stop and browse websites and forget to get back to work when it's done.

    sigh

  • Zylon (cs) in reply to RON
    RON:
    The REAL WTF is that you just confused Monty Python with Spinal Tap.

    wtf...

    No, dumbass, I didn't. Python love is the canonical test of a computer geek's proper cultural upbringing.

  • A (unregistered) in reply to Bill
    Bill:
    For $9.99 regularly, that's not a very good distortion pedal. I don't think raising the price increases the quality.

    Well, not just a $5 increase. You need to go higher. If you sell that pedal for $105.95, now there's a quality piece of equipment....

  • Someone (unregistered) in reply to A

    I've spent quite a bit on money on that site. What's even more of a WTF is their stock management system. The due dates on items not stock in the warehouse are horribly wrong. If it's out of stock, just get it somewhere else cause they'll hose you.

  • dillybar1 (cs) in reply to rmrf
    rmrf:
    PonyGumbo:
    Yeah, but in 40 years people will be buying them for $1000 in the original box.

    Yeah, but in 40 years, what will $1,000 be worth at this rate?

    $9.99

  • erikpurne (unregistered)

    hahahahaha

  • Vombatus (unregistered) in reply to null reference
    null reference:

    You mean you actually managed to make a Rogue pedal sound good ?! Now that's real WTF, lawl.

    Since when is a distortion pedal supposed to sound good?

  • kallahan (unregistered) in reply to null reference

    I suppose I should clarify, I made a ten dollar pedal sound like a 30 dollar pedal. I didn't turn a rouge pedal into a marshall stack.

  • Old Wolf (unregistered) in reply to Gruff
    Gruff:
    If you look at the "Stupid Price" you'll find that it's higher than the regular price.
    Well if it were lower then it wouldn't be very stupid, would it ??
  • Old Wolf (unregistered) in reply to Zylon
    Zylon:
    Mitch:
    bob the dingo:
    I mean, it's ok. But it doesn't go up to 11.
    The Real WTF is it took 13 comments to get here. This should have been number 2. C'mon people.
    You have to remember that, surprisingly, we don't get a lot of real Python (Monty)-grade computer geeks here. It's mostly corporate code monkeys who blather on about Java and antipatterns.
    The 11 thing is from 'This is Spinal Tap', no?
  • Quinnum (cs) in reply to Old Wolf
    Old Wolf:
    Zylon:
    Mitch:
    bob the dingo:
    I mean, it's ok. But it doesn't go up to 11.
    The Real WTF is it took 13 comments to get here. This should have been number 2. C'mon people.
    You have to remember that, surprisingly, we don't get a lot of real Python (Monty)-grade computer geeks here. It's mostly corporate code monkeys who blather on about Java and antipatterns.
    The 11 thing is from 'This is Spinal Tap', no?
    I think he's probably meaning 'Python-esque', rather than saying it is from Python.

    Geeks that are into Python and quote it endlessly probably also know their Spinal Tap.

  • phaedrus (cs) in reply to Vombatus
    Vombatus:
    null reference:

    You mean you actually managed to make a Rogue pedal sound good ?! Now that's real WTF, lawl.

    Since when is a distortion pedal supposed to sound good?

    Well, since they invented

    \m/ ROCK'N'ROLL BABY \m/

    Some people spend a lot of time trying to get just the right distortion sound. I know I do. Wait, I know what the Real WTF is, I'm sitting here posting on worsethanfailure.com when I could be pissing off the downstairs neighbors... goes and tunes heavily customized Peavey Predator and turns up the crunch

  • Gordonjcp (unregistered) in reply to Bill

    It works for speaker cables...

  • -j (unregistered) in reply to Zylon
    Zylon:
    RON:
    The REAL WTF is that you just confused Monty Python with Spinal Tap.

    wtf...

    No, dumbass, I didn't. Python love is the canonical test of a computer geek's proper cultural upbringing.

    Agreed, as long as we're talking Monty Python rather than the programming language with mandatory indentation, ugh.

  • null reference (unregistered) in reply to phaedrus
    phaedrus:
    Vombatus:
    null reference:

    You mean you actually managed to make a Rogue pedal sound good ?! Now that's real WTF, lawl.

    Since when is a distortion pedal supposed to sound good?

    Well, since they invented

    \m/ ROCK'N'ROLL BABY \m/

    Some people spend a lot of time trying to get just the right distortion sound. I know I do.

    Agreed. Even a distortion pedal should have good tone. And believe me, there is a difference. I haven't tried out a Rogue pedal, but I did make the mistake of purchasing a DOD Grunge pedal before I knew any better. Compared to BOSS/Marshall/Mesa Boogie it sounds like trash.

  • kallahan (unregistered) in reply to null reference
    null reference:
    phaedrus:
    Vombatus:
    null reference:

    You mean you actually managed to make a Rogue pedal sound good ?! Now that's real WTF, lawl.

    Since when is a distortion pedal supposed to sound good?

    Well, since they invented

    \m/ ROCK'N'ROLL BABY \m/

    Some people spend a lot of time trying to get just the right distortion sound. I know I do.

    Agreed. Even a distortion pedal should have good tone. And believe me, there is a difference. I haven't tried out a Rogue pedal, but I did make the mistake of purchasing a DOD Grunge pedal before I knew any better. Compared to BOSS/Marshall/Mesa Boogie it sounds like trash.

    The rouge was soo freaking tinny it was actually painfull to listen too. It also did nothing to smooth out its trasistor switching distorion. Horrid sound.

  • matzebrei (unregistered) in reply to Erik
    Well, besides the monkeys, there are also the ones that confuse Monty Python for Spinal Tap. Don't forget about those guys. If you do they may spontaneously combust.

    Yeah, but only the drummer

  • EvanED (cs) in reply to Zylon
    Zylon:
    Python love is the canonical test of a computer geek's proper cultural upbringing.

    I would not be surprised if I am the only one on this board who was once co-president of a club called The Monty Python Society. It says so on my resume.

    Given that, I know embarrassingly little of the Flying Circus.

  • Arrrggghhh!! (unregistered) in reply to -j
    -j:
    Zylon:
    RON:
    The REAL WTF is that you just confused Monty Python with Spinal Tap.

    wtf...

    No, dumbass, I didn't. Python love is the canonical test of a computer geek's proper cultural upbringing.

    Agreed, as long as we're talking Monty Python rather than the programming language with mandatory indentation, ugh.

    Yes - it is much more fun to track down some randomly missing semicolon or curly brace in a 10,000 line Perl program... I've actually used both (and other languages) extensively and find Python the better solution for small or large jobs - save imbedded and real-time applications (which I would use C or Assembly for).

  • valerion (cs)

    Damn, missed this one.

    The real WTF is why would anyone want to use a pedal over the sweet tone of a valve amp.

    I've tried loads of pedals, but nothing sounds better than my Marshall.

  • Nigel (unregistered) in reply to valerion

    The real WTF is why would anyone want to use a pedal over the sweet tone of a valve amp.

    ToneBone, baby.

  • Emyr (cs)

    What you want is tubes, boy... Ibanez do a rather nice tube-based distortion pedal called the TS9 (iirc).

  • Beli (unregistered) in reply to Come On

    I think you should try couponalbum.com,my favorite discount coupon site..

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