• Jibble (unregistered)

    April fool?

  • OzPeter (cs)

    TL;DL

  • Shoreline (cs)

    A breakdown of issues JJ's issues:

    • Constantly finds fault with you.
    • Has a standard but never tells you what it is, only that you're not up it.
    • Makes excuses whenever fault is found with them.
    • No actual value can be attributed to them.

    I get the impression it's common for code to run on a test server ok but fail on a production server.

    Loving the buildmaster plug. :)

  • James (unregistered)

    What the.... wait, what?

    OK it's long, but this is actually damn good and quite fun.

    Kudos on yet another awesome April-1 post!!

  • ShachMaT (cs)

    That was very nice and well made! Good for listening while at work wink wink.

    Oh right... April.

  • baka0815 (unregistered)

    Really good work! Please do more of those! ;-)

  • Shoreline (cs)

    You see, this is what April Fool's day should be for - innovation.

  • Remy Porter (cs)

    This was a blast to do, and I have to give an extra shout-out to Lorne- the man wrote, directed, produced, edited, and starred as JJ. He did a great job.

  • boomzilla (cs)

    Worst of the worst!

    My favorite part.

  • ObiWayneKenobi (cs)

    I kept thinking of the old I think it was Pace or El Paso salsa commercials. "This stuff was made in New York City. NEW YORK CITY?! Get a rope!"

    Addendum (2014-04-01 07:50): I do wish there was a transcript or something though.

  • Remy Porter (cs) in reply to ObiWayneKenobi

    I believe there will be one. Don't quote me on that, but I know it was discussed.

  • ObiWayneKenobi (cs)

    Also, loved the Build Master shill ;-) Nice touch.

    Do more of these, not all the time of course but every so often would be awesome.

  • Lorne Kates (cs) in reply to ObiWayneKenobi
    ObiWayneKenobi:
    I do wish there was a transcript or something though.

    Dang, knew I forgot something. Will get that posted. Only issue is that a transcript will exclude our visually impaired audience, so I'll also have to run the transcript through a text-to-speech for them.

  • someone else (unregistered)

    Funny thing is, working with AX I can completely understand exactly what's going on here...

    Can't wait for the transcript though.

  • Mixed Metaphors (unregistered)

    I enjoyed bossman's mixed metaphors, but the one that really hit home was Mitch's peptalk at the end, in which he asked Bossman to "box outside the ring".

    Doesn't that just amount to assaulting people?

  • flabdablet (cs)

    Needs more Hanzo

  • anon (unregistered) in reply to Lorne Kates
    Lorne Kates:
    ObiWayneKenobi:
    I do wish there was a transcript or something though.

    Dang, knew I forgot something. Will get that posted. Only issue is that a transcript will exclude our visually impaired audience, so I'll also have to run the transcript through a text-to-speech for them.

    Just include a transcript in Braille.

  • Anon (unregistered)

    Don't be a noob - buy JJ a pop filter.

  • kilroo (cs) in reply to Remy Porter
    Remy Porter:
    I believe there will be one. Don't quote me on that, but I know it was discussed.

    I don't follow directions well.

  • Anon (unregistered) in reply to OzPeter
    OzPeter:
    TL;DL

    ^this

    Please include a transcript so I don't have to listen to the damn thing. I've got better things to do.

  • ratchet freak (cs) in reply to Anon
    Anon:
    OzPeter:
    TL;DL

    ^this

    Please include a transcript so I don't have to listen to the damn thing. I've got better things to do.

    put it on as background noise...

  • Lorne Kates (cs) in reply to Anon
    Anon:
    OzPeter:
    TL;DL

    ^this

    Please include a transcript so I don't have to listen to the damn thing. I've got better things to do.

    I sincerely apologize for wasting your time. I know you have things to make work. Forgetting the transcript is, obviously, just a noob mistake that wouldn't happen in places like New York City.

  • Mickey (unregistered)

    Ironically enough, Soundcloud is blocked at my workplace.

  • ratchet freak (cs) in reply to anon
    anon:
    Lorne Kates:
    ObiWayneKenobi:
    I do wish there was a transcript or something though.

    Dang, knew I forgot something. Will get that posted. Only issue is that a transcript will exclude our visually impaired audience, so I'll also have to run the transcript through a text-to-speech for them.

    Just include a transcript in Braille.

    then put it on a wooden table and take a picture

  • Mike (unregistered)

    TRWTF is that I listened to the whole lot, that's time I will never get back

    Please don't do that again :(

  • RobFreundlich (cs)

    Bravo! That was absolutely brilliant!

    And now, thanks to Mitch's rant at the end, I have lots of wonderful insults to add to my lexicon. Thank you!

  • zelmak (cs)

    Double April Fool's Joke -- CAN'T DOWNLOAD FROM WORK!

  • Paul Neumann (unregistered) in reply to Mixed Metaphors
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  • demausdauth (cs)

    That was awesome - do more of these!!

  • eViLegion (cs)

    Typical discriminatory bullshit we've come to expect from the hearing-abled community.

  • GettinSadda (cs)

    I found it hard to follow as everyone sounded similar. I also got totally confused as most of the way through Steve was the voice on the phone, but at the end it seemed to be J.J.

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  • ubersoldat (unregistered)

    Yay! Kind of liked it. Not bad for a first time. Hope to get more of this.

  • ratchet freak (cs)

    the biggest WTF is the happy ending of the WTF

  • the beholder (unregistered) in reply to Lorne Kates
    Lorne Kates:
    ObiWayneKenobi:
    I do wish there was a transcript or something though.

    Dang, knew I forgot something. Will get that posted. Only issue is that a transcript will exclude our visually impaired audience, so I'll also have to run the transcript through a text-to-speech for them.

    Nice, I'll have to read that transcript later because I'm sure I missed a few jokes due to the combination of not-the-best-of-hearings plus language barrier. Thanks.

    "Putting the hammer to the screws" must be the best mixed analogy ever. Coffee, meet screen.

  • itiswhatitis (unregistered)

    crap... I can't pay attention to this shit and still code...

  • Lorne Kates (cs) in reply to GettinSadda
    GettinSadda:
    I found it hard to follow as everyone sounded similar. I also got totally confused as most of the way through Steve was the voice on the phone, but at the end it seemed to be J.J.

    Bah, just realized my last 3 lines are in the "Steve" track with the phone effect. Oh well, the dialog speaks for itself.

  • Lorne Kates (cs)

    Just finishing up a work thing, will get transcript posted over lunch time.

  • Abel (unregistered)

    You Guys NEEED to do more of these. I would love to see more of these.

  • Lorne Kates (cs) in reply to zelmak
    zelmak:
    Double April Fool's Joke -- CAN'T DOWNLOAD FROM WORK!

    TDWTF authors: Can anyone rehost on an AWS or anything, and add a secondary "mirror" link to the article?

  • camelotbob (cs)

    Sorry guys, didn't sign up for a soap opera. Give us a transcript next time. My time is limited. :-(

  • Nagesh (unregistered)
    ...Int-Or-Net thing to record out voices...
    ...not a damn one of you can complain about typos...

    What was that again?

  • Lorne Kates (cs) in reply to camelotbob
    camelotbob:
    Sorry guys, didn't sign up for a soap opera. Give us a transcript next time. My time is limited. :-(

    Don't worry, it isn't a soap opera. It's a radio drama. You're limited time is safe. You're welcome.

  • Zacrath (cs)

    I honestly thought that the survey was hinting that there was going to be a 1st of April hideous redesign that we would all hate. Instead it was something that I actually enjoyed.

    8/10 would listen again

    Can't wait until next year's broadcast.

  • C-Derb (unregistered)

    I honestly have no idea which comments are serious and which ones are sarcastic. A very well done post for April 1.

  • C-Derb (unregistered)

    Hey Lorne:

    Lorne:
    So Alex, Mark, Remy and I used this really cool Int-Or-Net thing to record our voices,... And best of all, not a damn one of you can complain about typos.

    FTFY. Suck it.

  • C-Derb (unregistered) in reply to Nagesh
    Nagesh:
    ...Int-Or-Net thing to record out voices...
    ...not a damn one of you can complain about typos...

    What was that again?

    Beat me to it.

  • Noumenon (unregistered)

    I did laugh till I cried a little during the rant at the end. The whole thing started getting good with the siren effect, I wonder if it could've just started there and done all the characterization of JJ as flashback. Good job on all the format issues like sound levels and emotive voice acting. Congrats!

    Also thanks to all the commenters who gave this a listen and bothered to compliment, I never would have even tried it if you had been haters.

  • D-Coder (cs) in reply to C-Derb
    C-Derb:
    I honestly have no idea which comments are serious and which ones are sarcastic. A very well done post for April 1.
    Frankly, I think the best part of the podcast was the bit with the herd of elephants, the glitter, and the Jovian invasion. Sound effects there were pretty good.
  • mikeTheLiar (cs) in reply to boomzilla
    boomzilla:
    Worst of the worst!

    My favorite part.

    I guess now I have to listen to it.

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