• stu (unregistered) in reply to cparker
    cparker:
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    I don't get it. Where's the WTF?

    It's that it dropped to a historic low in Canada.

    :P

  • stu (unregistered) in reply to Oidhche
    Oidhche:
    The real WTF is that they've put expiry date on salt. I mean, it's SALT! It's a frelling ROCK! It does NOT expire!

    How do you know? The fact that no rocks have expired yet does not mean that they don't.

  • Chris Ovenden (unregistered) in reply to configurator

    "And the Real WTF is actually using Ping Himalayan Crystal Salt. It's friggin salt, at x40 the price!"

    Their putters are expensive, too.

  • René Vutborg (unregistered)

    Being a native danish speaking, I can say for sure that "mindst holdbar til" IS the danish version of "best before" - probably also the norwegian with very minor changes in spelling.

  • Elghund (unregistered) in reply to René Vutborg

    There are three varieties of this kind of deadline in Norwegian as far as I know:

    1. "Holdbar til (date)" (or "minst holdbar til (date)") means it must be consumed by that date, or the product might be bad for your health. This is what you see on perishable items such as ground meat or milk.

    2. "Bør brukes innen (date)", means it ought to be consumed by the date shown, but you won't get sick if you were to eat it a week or so afterwards, but a year or more might be pushing it.

    3. "Best før", which means that the product or food is at its best before the date, but it may be eaten for a long time afterwards. It might no longer be perfect, but it is still safe. This latter is typically what products such as this salt would be labeled with, just to satisfy the demand for some, any, expiry date at all. Instead, the markings seem to indicate that this salt will become unhealthful soon after January 1 3001 ...

    As for the "SANEX ROLL-ON ASS." the word "varenr." (stock reference number) also suggests either Norwegian or Danish. The ASS. has nothing to do with anyones posterior nor any animal; it is most likely an abbreviation for "assortert", indicating that these 50 mL roll-on deodorants, (yes, it is called "roll-on" in Norwegian at least) come with a mix of varieties in the box.

    No indications on when these expire tho...

  • Rhialto (unregistered) in reply to Bernd
    Bernd:
    Mindst holdbar til:" is the English "Best before:"

    Nope. It's the dutch "best before"...

    Dutch? Well no. It looks more like one of the Nordic languages.

  • Mr Skittz (unregistered) in reply to Mikkel
    Mikkel:
    bottomCoder:
    sibtrag:
    CaRL:
    they were able to figure out the expiration date down to the day
    Not just the day but the exact time! That's 30 hundred hours (military time).

    Oh. I thought they were predicting that by the year 3000 we'd be all using a calendar system with 30 months of 12 or 13 days each.

    I think they figured that would be around the time Americans switched to a more sane date format.

    Actually the Danish format isn't that sane either, a sane format would be YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS - that is going from highest denominator to lowest, if everyone could agree on that quite a lot of cockups would be avoided.

    In terms of asking the date I think the year is a less of a frequently asked question so therefore does not ever need to be first (Unless your an absolute headcase and keep forgetting what year it is).

    Time is more frequently asked so that should come first. People never ask "what second is this" so seconds aren't necessary but if needed should be at the end of the time, depends how anal you want to be.

    HH:MM DD-MM-YYYY Is clearly the best option imo.

  • MoffDub (unregistered) in reply to amischiefr

    Ahhh the media is in the tank for The Messiah? NOOOOOO who would have thought? All of the Bamster kool-aid drinkers are the ones who need their heads examined. "I don't need to pay my gas bill or my mortgage anymore!"

  • (cs) in reply to Mr B

    Not there I'm on the year 3000 but as far as I know in the rest of the world the day comes first to the mont on the calendar... just fyi ... on another hand maybe by the year 3000 everithing else has changed and we will have another month like in manila...

    Mr B:
    sibtrag:
    CaRL:
    they were able to figure out the expiration date down to the day
    Not just the day but the exact time! That's 30 hundred hours (military time).

    Oh. I thought they were predicting that by the year 3000 we'd be all using a calendar system with 30 months of 12 or 13 days each.

    Not much will have changed by the year 3000. It'll be pretty much the same, except everyone will live underwater.

  • Ford (unregistered)

    [quote]Place six (9) screws...[quote]

    The answer is that there are 42 screws, obviously.

    captcha: ingenium

  • Ford (unregistered) in reply to Ford

    [quote user="Ford"][quote]Place six (9) screws...[quote]

    The answer is that there are 42 screws, obviously.

    captcha: ingenium [/quote]

    BBCode is very confusing.

  • wonder-er (unregistered)

    So, Bush is not only mentally ill, but also over the limit?

  • Aut (unregistered) in reply to ArieLex
    ArieLex:
    Bernd:
    Mindst holdbar til:" is the English "Best before:"

    Nope. It's the dutch "best before"...

    Nope. It's the danish "best before"...

    Nope. It's the Ancient Egyptian "best before"...

  • .NetRolller 3D (unregistered)

    Seriously, jackdaws love my bug sphinx of quartz! The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog! Now, the question is: lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit?

  • jesse (unregistered)

    The expiration date of 3000 for the salt is really funny! I like your daily WTFsite.

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