• Hit (unregistered)

    Thom P, the MPAA will be at your door shortly.

    Thank you,

    Copyright Mafia

  • Keith (unregistered)

    "Your ATM card scammer is now installed and ready to use."

  • Kawazoe (unregistered) in reply to Keith

    That's why I do not use ATMs...

    captcha : minim

  • pitchingchris (cs)

    How can we be sure the second one is not a fake? Whats all the fuzz around the text. Is it image compression, or a giveaway of image editing ? The other windows look clear, but that one has fuzz, around most of the text elements that look like a different background.

  • JonW (unregistered) in reply to pitchingchris

    Looks like an artefact of compression to me, but why the hell would anyone bother to fake it anyway? Or have I missed the £100 posting bounty somewhere?

  • ParkinT (cs)

    The observant reader would notice that the optical glare on the screen matches perfectly in (enlarged) inset.

    It has not been faked. And it is funny. I wonder if the New Hardware was a new denomination of bill the Treasury introduced?

  • Trinetra (unregistered) in reply to ParkinT

    Huh. The observant reader would realize the posters above you are talking about the second image and not the fourth.

  • Ivo (unregistered) in reply to Kawazoe

    I woudln't survive if I couldn't use ATMs... Guess we (=the dutch ones) are quite depended on them.

  • Ivo (unregistered) in reply to Ivo
    Ivo:
    I woudln't survive if I couldn't use ATMs... Guess we (=the dutch ones) are quite depended on them.

    Let's try again.

    Kawazoe:
    That's why I do not use ATMs...

    captcha : minim

    I wouldn't survive a day if I couldn't use ATMs... Guess we (=the dutch) are quite depended on them.

  • sweavo (unregistered) in reply to pitchingchris
    pitchingchris:
    How can we be sure the second one is not a fake? Whats all the fuzz around the text. Is it image compression, or a giveaway of image editing ? The other windows look clear, but that one has fuzz, around most of the text elements that look like a different background.

    hmm, how can we be sure that YOU are not a fake?

    how can you be sure I am not a fake?

    These questions are important!

  • derula (cs) in reply to sweavo
    sweavo:
    hmm, how can we be sure that YOU are not a fake?

    how can you be sure I am not a fake?

    How can we be sure this whole website is not a fake O.O

  • Bishop (unregistered) in reply to sweavo
    sweavo:
    hmm, how can we be sure that YOU are not a fake?

    I prefer the term Artificial Person myself.

  • Morpheus (unregistered) in reply to derula
    derula:
    sweavo:
    hmm, how can we be sure that YOU are not a fake?

    how can you be sure I am not a fake?

    How can we be sure this whole website is not a fake O.O

    Follow the white rabbit.

  • prae (unregistered) in reply to pitchingchris
    pitchingchris:
    How can we be sure the second one is not a fake? Whats all the fuzz around the text. Is it image compression, or a giveaway of image editing ? The other windows look clear, but that one has fuzz, around most of the text elements that look like a different background.
    It's a label control with a different background (on the dev's box the default system background matches the fixed color, on the user's ... doesn't).
  • FredSaw (cs)
    JiP:
    All your base are belong to us
    [image] All your password are belong to us. All your account number are belong to us. All your deposit are belong to us.
  • Ubersoldat (unregistered)

    Why oh why do ATM use Windows?!?

    I mean no harm, but come on, maybe they we're installing a WiFi card, because, you know, the router is kind of far away... damn!

  • ParkinT (cs) in reply to Ubersoldat
    Ubersoldat:
    Why oh why do ATM use Windows?!?

    I mean no harm, but come on, maybe they we're installing a WiFi card, because, you know, the router is kind of far away... damn!

    By sniffing the Wi-Fi, I have stolen all the account numbers. You can buy them back for 50 gazillion dollars. I need the money to pay my hospital bills and retire. Fax me the money, in small unmarked bills.

    --Fidel Castro

  • blatant ripoff (unregistered) in reply to FredSaw
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  • anonymous coward (unregistered) in reply to ParkinT

    Dead give away of that phishing scam is that cuba has free health care.

  • elias (cs)

    [x] I want to try it in 30 days.

    ... 30 days later ...

    Ok, time to try it! What? The trial is up? : (

  • Kederaji (cs) in reply to elias
    elias:
    [x] I want to try it in 30 days.

    ... 30 days later ...

    Ok, time to try it! What? The trial is up? : (

    Maybe it's like WinRAR, and just nags you after that time, without actually disabling any functionality.

  • Dmitri (unregistered) in reply to pitchingchris
    pitchingchris:
    How can we be sure the second one is not a fake? Whats all the fuzz around the text. Is it image compression, or a giveaway of image editing ?
    It is JPEG compression artefacts. Now you know why GIF is much better for the screenshots ;).
  • Corey (unregistered) in reply to sweavo
    sweavo:
    pitchingchris:
    How can we be sure the second one is not a fake? Whats all the fuzz around the text. Is it image compression, or a giveaway of image editing ? The other windows look clear, but that one has fuzz, around most of the text elements that look like a different background.

    hmm, how can we be sure that YOU are not a fake?

    how can you be sure I am not a fake?

    These questions are important!

    Voight-Kampff tests for everyone.
  • MetalPig (cs)

    Do you sure to cancel?

    A few years ago I saw one of my colleagues maintain a system in which the user, upon pressing Cancel in any screen, would be presented a message box that asked "Continue cancel?" and had two buttons, OK and Cancel.

  • galgorah (cs) in reply to sweavo
    sweavo:

    hmm, how can we be sure that YOU are not a fake?

    how can you be sure I am not a fake?

    I'm not fake! Your the ones that are fake!...yes that's it...Everyone's but me is now fake!...well I'm onto you and your plans...You won't have me!...I'm the only real human left...I can't! I won't become one of you!...There aren't any options left save one...Well I'll show you! I'll show you all!!!!......

  • Nato (unregistered) in reply to Bishop

    I may be synthetic, but I'm not stupid.

  • blatant ripoff (unregistered) in reply to galgorah
    galgorah:
    sweavo:

    hmm, how can we be sure that YOU are not a fake?

    how can you be sure I am not a fake?

    I'm not fake! Your the ones that are fake!...yes that's it...Everyone's but me is now fake!...well I'm onto you and your plans...You won't have me!...I'm the only real human left...I can't! I won't become one of you!...There aren't any options left save one...Well I'll show you! I'll show you all!!!!......

    Is the option - File_Not_Found

  • SkyNet (unregistered) in reply to galgorah

    Judgment Day is coming fleshling

  • galgorah (cs) in reply to SkyNet
    SkyNet:
    Judgment Day is coming fleshling

    You won't have the chance!...MUHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHA....

  • clively (cs)

    "Do you sure to cancel current process ?"

    This is what happens when you interrupt the programmer.

  • Jay-dub (unregistered)

    They recently upgraded one of the BofA ATM's that I use with Windows based software... amazingly the system is lightning fast and can actually keep up with my uber-geek keystrokes now.

  • clively (cs) in reply to Nato
    Nato:
    I may be stupid, but I'm not synthetic.

    Okay then.

  • Matthew (unregistered) in reply to Hit

    Uh, what's so WTF about the Groupwise dialog?

    Yes = Do the busy search and continue No = Don't do the busy search but continue doing what you requested Cancel = Abort the operation completely. No busy search. No nothing. Just cancel.

    Now, if it had said "Yes" or "OK"....

  • Matt (unregistered)

    Wow, I'm glad I had my 3D glasses on! That ATM looks like it's coming right at me!

  • KT (unregistered) in reply to Morpheus
    Morpheus:
    derula:
    sweavo:
    hmm, how can we be sure that YOU are not a fake?

    how can you be sure I am not a fake?

    How can we be sure this whole website is not a fake O.O

    Follow the white rabbit.

    Do you sure the white rabbit is not fake?

  • FredSaw (cs) in reply to KT
    KT:
    Do you sure the white rabbit is not fake?
    Go ask Alice... I think she'll know.
  • 008 (unregistered)

    Damn you, designers who use Yes/No/Cancel dialogs inappropriately!

  • elias (cs) in reply to Matthew
    Matthew:
    Uh, what's so WTF about the Groupwise dialog?

    Yes = Do the busy search and continue No = Don't do the busy search but continue doing what you requested Cancel = Abort the operation completely. No busy search. No nothing. Just cancel.

    Now, if it had said "Yes" or "OK"....

    It can be read to be asking whether you want to "perform a busy search" or "edit the item" before you continue, but those are not options presented. My guess is that the way it is set up, the options are:

    Yes = I want to edit the item or do a busy search before rescheduling No = Just reschedule Cancel = Never mind, don't reschedule

    Maybe if it said, "Do you want to either perform a busy search or edit the item before rescheduling?" it would make more sense. Still wouldn't make "a busy search" sound less silly, though.

  • noname (unregistered) in reply to ParkinT
    Ubersoldat:
    By sniffing the Wi-Fi, I have stolen all the account numbers. You can buy them back for 50 gazillion dollars. I need the money to pay my hospital bills and retire. Fax me the money, in small unmarked bills.

    --Fidel Castro

    Must have gotten paid, he retired.

  • BillyBob (unregistered) in reply to sweavo
    sweavo:
    hmm, how can we be sure that YOU are not a fake?

    how can you be sure I am not a fake?

    Well I passed the HGA (Human Genuine Advantage). I don't know about you.

  • BillyBob (unregistered) in reply to Dmitri
    Dmitri:
    pitchingchris:
    How can we be sure the second one is not a fake? Whats all the fuzz around the text. Is it image compression, or a giveaway of image editing ?
    It is JPEG compression artefacts. Now you know why GIF is much better for the screenshots ;).

    Considering the subject matter, I think the correct structure grammar "is more gooder" rather than "is much better"

  • tin (cs) in reply to Dmitri
    Dmitri:
    pitchingchris:
    How can we be sure the second one is not a fake? Whats all the fuzz around the text. Is it image compression, or a giveaway of image editing ?
    It is JPEG compression artefacts. Now you know why GIF is much better for the screenshots ;).

    GIF? What's that? Oh... I think they mentioned that on the history channel once. Something about a file format from more than ten years ago, and very limited. Now PNGs... They actually work (assuming your browser isn't broken).

  • BillG (unregistered)

    All programmers are hereby notified:

    Microsoft Corp. holds a patent on bad translations.

    Any programmer outside of Microsoft, who is found to localize a program with bad translations not understandable to the end user, will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

    Over the next year, this notice will be published in 30 languages world wide. None of those notices will be understandable by native speakers of those languates. You have been warned.

  • PeriSoft (cs) in reply to Corey
    Corey:
    sweavo:
    pitchingchris:
    How can we be sure the second one is not a fake? Whats all the fuzz around the text. Is it image compression, or a giveaway of image editing ? The other windows look clear, but that one has fuzz, around most of the text elements that look like a different background.

    hmm, how can we be sure that YOU are not a fake?

    how can you be sure I am not a fake?

    These questions are important!

    Voight-Kampff tests for everyone.

    How can we be sure that evidence pointing to a Dominion plan to betray its alliance with the Romulan Star Empire is NOT a fake?

  • Alan Ralsky (unregistered)

    Translated:

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    Server data recovery Raid data recovery Disk Array Data Recovery Repair Disk Array

    Captcha: Shanghai Data Recovery

  • Watson (unregistered)

    Translated:

    My mother? Let me tell you about my mother!

  • Thief^ (cs) in reply to tin
    tin:
    GIF? What's that? Oh... I think they mentioned that on the history channel once. Something about a file format from more than ten years ago, and very limited. Now PNGs... They actually work (assuming your browser isn't broken).
    Yeah, when will people learn? JPEG is a PHOTO format, also acceptable for screenshots from most 3D games, or any image that involves a lot of gradients and few sharp details. It handles gradients impressively well but text REALLY BADLY, to the point of near-unreadability in some cases. PNG is a relatively new format, which handles most kinds of static image well. For photo's you'll generally get a smaller file by using JPEG, but PNG is great for program screenshots or generally any image with sharp high-contrast details like text. GIF is an old format, previously mostly used for animated images on the web but now mostly superseded by flash for that purpose, or high-contrast images like text, though mostly superseded by PNG for that. Limited palette means it's bad for anything with more than a little colour in it.

    Don't use GIF!

  • MET (cs) in reply to galgorah
    galgorah:
    I'm not fake! Your the ones that are fake!...yes that's it...Everyone's but me is now fake!...well I'm onto you and your plans...You won't have me!...I'm the only real human left...I can't! I won't become one of you!...There aren't any options left save one...Well I'll show you! I'll show you all!!!!......
    Good to see Mr Al Fayed has found another outlet for his alternate reality.
  • SurfMan (unregistered)

    How the fick can a well-thinking programmer ask a question with an "OR" in it in a confirm dialog ffs??!

  • Invalid User Credentials (unregistered) in reply to SurfMan
    SurfMan:
    How the fsck can a well-thinking programmer ask a question with an "OR" in it in a confirm dialog ffs??!
    OR you sure? [Yes] [No] [Ignore]

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