• Craig (unregistered)

    I love the emphatic "#DIV/0!" on that one sign. It's all starred and everything.

  • halcyon1234 (cs)

    {reads over the comments}... have it, have it, need it, have it...

  • DOA (cs)

    Cyber Security.

    It's serious business.

  • frits (cs)

    Looks like the City of Boston uses a Tornado safety document as a boilerplate.

  • Anon (unregistered)

    The before £0.00 now £9.95 is a new concept of passive aggressive marketing. By pointing out how much customers would have saved if only they hadn't dithered about it before you encourage them to snap up bargains on impulse for fear of how much more they might cost tomorrow.

  • AnonyMouse (unregistered)

    Phillip's clock is turned over. It is obviously 68:61.

  • Mark Bowytz (cs)

    One time I had a coupon that was good for "#DIV/0", but when I presented it to the cashier she refused it on grounds it was invalid.

  • Dignissim (unregistered) in reply to frits
    frits:
    Looks like the City of Boston uses a Tornado safety document as a boilerplate.

    It would explain a lot, like when they issued a terror alert over Lite-Brites.

  • John M (unregistered)

    This is why you should always buy the licenses. After all, maybe you needing later.

  • EatenByAGrue (unregistered)

    What's the big deal with the clock? That's what my alarm clock looks like every time I wake up on Saturday.

  • Bosshog (unregistered)

    The clock is actually from 1989.

  • NSCoder (cs) in reply to Craig
    Craig:
    I love the emphatic "#DIV/0!" on that one sign. It's all starred and everything.
    And it's not even an illegal operation, since 0! = 1. So it's just an excited way of saying #DIV.
  • IT Girl (unregistered) in reply to AnonyMouse

    It's a time machine. Let's party like it's 1989!

    Capcha: "incassum" didn't catch it, that should be party like it's 1999...um, never mind, I'm showing my age.

  • doconnor (unregistered)

    The real question is, why do you need a bag for your handle bar?

  • Pointers on using your clock (unregistered)

    Back in college, during a week where I was averaging about 2-3 hours of sleep (or less) a night while finishing some programming projects, I woke up to the alarm going off. I looked at the clock and my brain figured all I needed to do was change the pointer in memory to a different location so that the alarm would stop.

    So that's not the time on his clock, it's a memory location pointing to the time.

  • badcaseofspace (cs)

    For the sake of everything WTF: How. The. Hell. Does one manage to attach a poster saying "Before: £0.00" and a division-by-zero error. That sign actually looks unwieldy. It must have taken at least several minutes to affix while ignoring what it says along the way. This person was either blind or suffering from a ruthless episode of laziness.

  • frits (cs) in reply to IT Girl
    IT Girl:
    It's a time machine. Let's party like it's 1989!

    Awesome! Cue up crappy hip-hop and bubblegum pop and let's all wear tight jeans!

    Oh wait...that describes 2010.

  • charliebob (cs)

    seems like there was a power cut about 2 and a bit hours before he had to get up. :P

  • RBoy (unregistered) in reply to Mark Bowytz
    Mark Bowytz:
    One time I had a coupon that was good for "#DIV/0", but when I presented it to the cashier she refused it on grounds it was invalid.

    Booooooooooooooooooooo!!!!

  • Masseyis (unregistered)

    Marty McFly way overslept this time. No Huey Lewis and the News to wake him up :(

  • dkf (cs) in reply to Craig
    Craig:
    I love the emphatic "#DIV/0!" on that one sign. It's all starred and everything.
    I also liked the "Save Over $0". So inspiring in these times of economic hardship.
  • dkf (cs) in reply to RBoy
    RBoy:

    Booooooooooooooooooooo!!!!

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  • Anon (unregistered)

    Obviously the clock is showing metric time.

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  • GalacticCowboy (cs) in reply to badcaseofspace
    badcaseofspace:
    For the sake of everything WTF: How. The. Hell. Does one manage to attach a poster saying "Before: £0.00" and a division-by-zero error. That sign actually looks unwieldy. It must have taken at least several minutes to affix while ignoring what it says along the way. This person was either blind or suffering from a ruthless episode of laziness.

    Clearly you live in a universe where the lowly grunt down at StuffMart actually gives a crap.

  • bannedfromcoding (cs)
    OP:
    "err... maybe I'll not. Wait. What am I supposed to do?"
    Hit Alt-F4, of course!
  • Miquel Fire (unregistered)

    With the clock, it may be displaying 14:04 (or 19:09, 14:09, 19:04), and poor circuits might be causing some extra line(s) to be displayed.

    I thought that the '8' was a zero when I first looked at it.

  • Joe B (unregistered)

    Every body knows Skynet will transform our computers into drois via e-mailed attachments, that's why you should have a shelter available.

    JB

  • James T (unregistered)

    Phillip Jäger should have partied like its 19:89

  • Kermos (cs) in reply to GalacticCowboy
    GalacticCowboy:
    badcaseofspace:
    For the sake of everything WTF: How. The. Hell. Does one manage to attach a poster saying "Before: £0.00" and a division-by-zero error. That sign actually looks unwieldy. It must have taken at least several minutes to affix while ignoring what it says along the way. This person was either blind or suffering from a ruthless episode of laziness.

    Clearly you live in a universe where the lowly grunt down at StuffMart actually gives a crap.

    Well, issue also is that even if the lowly grunt at StuffMart gives a crap, they are not usually allowed to do anything they are not told to do. One thing I see in a lot of companies is that if a person actually thinks and does logical things, instead of mindlessly following instructions, they'd actually get into trouble for it.

    So really, it's a combination of either the grunt not giving a shit and management punishing anyone that actually does give a shit (which results in people not giving a shit and everyone being happy).

  • badcaseofspace (cs) in reply to GalacticCowboy

    Obviously I'm not a US citizen. We don't have the concept of lowly grunts.

  • Adam C (unregistered) in reply to Pointers on using your clock
    Pointers on using your clock:
    Back in college, during a week where I was averaging about 2-3 hours of sleep (or less) a night while finishing some programming projects, I woke up to the alarm going off. I looked at the clock and my brain figured all I needed to do was change the pointer in memory to a different location so that the alarm would stop.

    So that's not the time on his clock, it's a memory location pointing to the time.

    I do that sort of thing all the time; my alarm will be going off and my brain tries to set new breakpoints.

  • RagnaroK (unregistered)

    Well, if you want to integrate with Sphere, you need to hold hands with Dustin Hoffman and Samuel L. Jackson.

    Also: wtf is a "prnger attact drive defend"?

  • Public Enemy (unregistered)

    Maybe the clock likes Public Enemy - 1989 a Number, another Summer (get down), sound of the funky drummer (Fight the Power).

  • Erasmus Darwin (cs) in reply to Pointers on using your clock
    Pointers on using your clock:
    So that's not the time on his clock, it's a memory location pointing to the time.

    In which case, the real WTF would be that his alarm clock has almost 2k of RAM. I know hardware's cheap and programmer time is expensive, but that still seems like a huge waste.

  • SR (unregistered) in reply to Public Enemy
    Public Enemy:
    Maybe the clock likes Public Enemy - 1989 a Number, another Summer (get down), sound of the funky drummer (Fight the Power).

    If it likes Public Enemy, it should have a better idea of what time it is (bwoy!)

    Thanks for the memories!

    CAPTCHA: abigo - the first letter in Oscar the Grouch's name

  • Genuine Mountian Gibberer (unregistered)

    "That cyber threat sounded like a damned ole freight train!"

  • Ductyl (unregistered) in reply to RagnaroK
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  • Ben (unregistered) in reply to Kermos
    Kermos:
    GalacticCowboy:
    badcaseofspace:
    For the sake of everything WTF: How. The. Hell. Does one manage to attach a poster saying "Before: £0.00" and a division-by-zero error. That sign actually looks unwieldy. It must have taken at least several minutes to affix while ignoring what it says along the way. This person was either blind or suffering from a ruthless episode of laziness.

    Clearly you live in a universe where the lowly grunt down at StuffMart actually gives a crap.

    Well, issue also is that even if the lowly grunt at StuffMart gives a crap, they are not usually allowed to do anything they are not told to do. One thing I see in a lot of companies is that if a person actually thinks and does logical things, instead of mindlessly following instructions, they'd actually get into trouble for it.

    So really, it's a combination of either the grunt not giving a shit and management punishing anyone that actually does give a shit (which results in people not giving a shit and everyone being happy).

    Also many of those companies time how long it takes to put up the signs and the people have goals etc. Having to go print out a sign manually is going to seriously screw up the person's average time and/or require going to a manager because often the employees are only trained to go get a manager for anything outside of the ordinary who is under same constraints only for them it is the time the whole team takes.

    This is all going against the probability that that sign will actually be audited by corporate and they get in trouble for not fixing it.

    Then again it could have nothing to do with this and the person is just flat out lazy.

  • Cesium (unregistered)

    Power Ranger? Pseudorandom Number Generator-er?

  • djmaze (cs) in reply to DOA
    DOA:
    Cyber Security.

    It's serious business.

    Damn right it is. You've never seen your PC transform into The Terminator?

    Well.... i have!

  • Vlad Patryshev (unregistered) in reply to Anon

    Back to the future. It was showing the year.

  • Peter (unregistered) in reply to badcaseofspace
    badcaseofspace:
    Obviously I'm not a US citizen. We don't have the concept of lowly grunts.
    I, too, am not a US citizen. However, I am a vegetarian. I find my bowels frequently make lowly grunts.
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  • Olivier (unregistered) in reply to Anon

    Even in metric system, I don't think there is 89 minutes in an hour ;-)

  • Michael P. (unregistered)

    Did Doc Brown install the Flux Capacitor properly in your alarm clock?

  • Fred (unregistered) in reply to Joe B
    Joe B:
    Every body knows Skynet will transform our computers into drois via e-mailed attachments, that's why you should have a shelter available.
    Or, the shelter advice is left over from Y2K prep, for when the planes are falling out of the sky.
  • Roger (unregistered)

    Purchase request declined. Need $0.00. Have only #DIV/0!

  • Tim (unregistered) in reply to Olivier
    Olivier:
    Even in metric system, I don't think there is 89 minutes in an hour ;-)
    Wouldn't there be 100 kilominutes in a decihour, or something like that?
  • BB (unregistered) in reply to Olivier

    True metric system would have 100 minutes in an hour.

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