• ClaudeSuck.de (unregistered)

    Well, how can one try to translate "uber" when it actually should be "über". Capitalisation error? Lost two points?

  • snoofle (cs) in reply to ClaudeSuck.de

    What happens if you try to translate "more über"?

  • anon (unregistered) in reply to ClaudeSuck.de
    Well, how can one try to translate "uber" when it actually should be "über". Capitalisation error? Lost two points?
    Pointless.
  • yuumei (cs) in reply to snoofle
    snoofle:
    What happens if you try to translate "more über"?
    FILE NOT FOUND!
  • teh teh teh (unregistered)

    TRWTF is 'starry sleighride'

  • Joseph (unregistered)

    I don't get the last one. Is the problem that you can only save $10 or that it expired 8 years ago?

  • NaN (cs) in reply to Joseph
    Joseph:
    I don't get the last one. Is the problem that you can only save $10 or that it expired 8 years ago?

    Call them or visit them and find out, the number/address is right there.

  • topspin (cs)

    I like the window theme on the first one.

  • JimM (cs) in reply to ClaudeSuck.de
    ClaudeSuck.de:
    Well, how can one try to translate "uber" when it actually should be "über". Capitalisation error? Lost two points?
    Well, following the logic of yesterday's article if you translated über you would get _BER.
  • KNY (cs)

    The real WTF is that the last one currently has style="display:none" on the [image]

    http://img.thedailywtf.com/images/200805/errord/broken_ad.gif

  • Joseph (unregistered) in reply to NaN
    NaN:
    Call them or visit them and find out, the number/address is right there.
    I called and the operator answered. She asked me a few of questions and then transfered me. It took forever. At first she didn't know what I was talking about. I think they need to hire someone else to answer the phones.
  • Babelfish (unregistered)

    Babelfish also translates as "more uber"

  • teh_n1gz (unregistered) in reply to snoofle

    überererer? or the server screaming wall h4x!

  • jieuryli (cs) in reply to snoofle

    "more über" gets you "more over".

    "more uber" gets you "more more uber".

  • robbak (cs) in reply to Joseph

    If I called that number in this country, I would get a nice lady asking me "Which service do you require?" (Or is it now "Fire Police or Ambulance?" now?)

    I think they would be unimpressed If I said, "Uh, the 'Starry sleighride', thanks." I would probably get a visit from my neighborhood police man.

    (Required knowledge: The emergency services number here is "000")

  • WTF me (unregistered) in reply to robbak

    Where is "here"? Zeroland?

  • FredSaw (cs)

    TRWTF™ (I thought I'd never say that) is that there's no wooden table under Edible Arrangements.

  • me (unregistered)

    Am I the only one bothered by the fact that the tips file is stored under c:\windows\system ?

  • RandomWTF (unregistered)

    Cannot open "C:\Documents and Settings\User\My Documents\Desktop\comment.txt"

  • akatherder (cs) in reply to me
    me:
    Am I the only one bothered by the fact that the tips file is stored under c:\windows\system ?

    No it isn't.

  • OzPeter (cs) in reply to WTF me
    WTF me:
    Where is "here"? Zeroland?

    well given that 000 is an emergency number used in some countries outside of the US I wouldn't be surprised if some people considered them to be worthless countries.

    But the propensity of US media in other countries also causes confusion with some people who think that 911 is the number you need to call, instead of the correct {INSERT LOCAL NUMBER} emergency number

  • shadowman (cs) in reply to NaN
    NaN:
    Joseph:
    I don't get the last one. Is the problem that you can only save $10 or that it expired 8 years ago?

    Call them or visit them and find out, the number/address is right there.

    TRWTF is that they actually answered when I called. And I saved 10 roman dollars with that coupon.

  • SuperousOxide (cs) in reply to Joseph
    Joseph:
    I don't get the last one. Is the problem that you can only save $10 or that it expired 8 years ago?

    The phone number and address are a little empty. I'm not sure what that has to do with the comment, though.

  • Anonymuos (unregistered) in reply to KNY

    Consider disabling Adblock and trying again.

  • Xeron (cs)

    One thing that saddens me about the demise of Commodore in the early nineties and the subsequent loss of the Amiga as a viable mass-market platform is that i will almost certainly never see a Guru-Meditation screen on a jumbotron or information display anywhere.. so much cooler than a windows crash.

  • Trondster (unregistered) in reply to NaN
    NaN:
    Joseph:
    I don't get the last one. Is the problem that you can only save $10 or that it expired 8 years ago?
    Call them or visit them and find out, the number/address is right there.
    Well - it could be that Joseph actually got the joke, as he parsed "$X" to "$10" and the date 00/00/00 to "expired 8 years ago".

    Whooosh. ;)

  • nolly (unregistered) in reply to jieuryli

    "more uber" translaated English to German gets "mehr uber." "über", German to English, yields "over", as it should.

  • corey (unregistered)

    TRWTF is they're storing the tips file in C:\Windows\system

  • Carl (unregistered) in reply to RandomWTF
    RandomWTF:
    Cannot open "C:\Documents and Settings\User\My Documents\Desktop\comment.txt"
    Why would you have a folder named "Desktop" in your My Documents folder?
  • Nerf Herder (unregistered) in reply to Trondster
    Trondster:
    NaN:
    Joseph:
    I don't get the last one. Is the problem that you can only save $10 or that it expired 8 years ago?
    Call them or visit them and find out, the number/address is right there.
    Well - it could be that Joseph actually got the joke, as he parsed "$X" to "$10" and the date 00/00/00 to "expired 8 years ago".

    Whooosh. ;)

    TRWTF is that he could actually see the expiration date. Either my eyes are really bad or you zoomed in a BUNCH to see that

  • Joseph (unregistered) in reply to Trondster
    Trondster:
    Well - it could be that Joseph actually got the joke, as he parsed "$X" to "$10" and the date 00/00/00 to "expired 8 years ago".

    Whooosh. ;)

    You win! Have a cookie.

  • pelle (unregistered) in reply to SuperousOxide
    SuperousOxide:
    Joseph:
    I don't get the last one. Is the problem that you can only save $10 or that it expired 8 years ago?

    The phone number and address are a little empty. I'm not sure what that has to do with the comment, though.

    Me neither. Can anyone explain the comment?

  • mook (unregistered) in reply to NaN

    Check the address and phone number.

  • Kinglink (unregistered) in reply to SuperousOxide
    SuperousOxide:
    Joseph:
    I don't get the last one. Is the problem that you can only save $10 or that it expired 8 years ago?

    The phone number and address are a little empty. I'm not sure what that has to do with the comment, though.

    Apparently they must have changed numbers. I called them, and got this nice lady who was extra helpful, but called herself operator all the time, but she helped me out with my other phone issues so I recommend her.

  • codeman38 (cs) in reply to Xeron
    Xeron:
    One thing that saddens me about the demise of Commodore in the early nineties and the subsequent loss of the Amiga as a viable mass-market platform is that i will almost certainly never see a Guru-Meditation screen on a jumbotron or information display anywhere.. so much cooler than a windows crash.
    That reminds me... back in the mid-'90s, I recall seeing Guru Meditation errors quite frequently on the TV guide channel on my local cable system. Wish I'd managed to get a screenshot at some point...
  • G (unregistered)

    Schrödinger has nothing to do with this error message

  • FredSaw (cs) in reply to G
    G:
    Schrödinger has nothing to do with this error message
    The menu simultaneously does and doesn't have a submenu.
  • Enrique (unregistered) in reply to NaN

    You killed the metajoke... The ad says "Save $X", X is roman for 10, expiration date says 00/00/00 and it's 2008 so it expired 8 years ago...

  • K-roc (unregistered) in reply to NaN

    Look at the phone number and zip code...

  • Zock (unregistered) in reply to K-roc

    I don't get the people who don't get that the people who seem not to get it actually get it but just pretend they don't get it unless the people who don't get the people who get... Ow! My head hurts. :(

  • S (unregistered)

    Uh... perhaps the phone number?

  • Raoul (unregistered) in reply to NaN

    Joseph, look at the address and phone number on that ad. :-)

  • FredSaw (cs)

    There needs to be some way to disable the Comment link until the would-be poster has read every post in the thread.

  • xix (unregistered)

    there really needs to be a way to disable comment posting until the poster has read all the replies to the thread

  • Bob N Freely (unregistered) in reply to me
    me:
    Am I the only one bothered by the fact that the tips file is stored under c:\windows\system ?

    The obvious observation is that it isn't.

    The less obvious observation is that TextPad is a commonly used replacement for Notepad. The user probably put the executable in Windows\System and renamed it Notepad.exe instead of modifying the associations. TextPad probably tries to load the tips file from the working directory.

  • FredSaw (cs) in reply to Bob N Freely
    Bob N Freely:
    TextPad probably tries to load the tips file from the working directory.
    It's in a subfolder named "system":

    C:\Program Files\TextPad 4\system\TXPADENG.TIP

  • BrokenBokken (unregistered)

    How do you solve for X to determine your savings?

  • LEGO (unregistered) in reply to Enrique
    Enrique:
    You killed the metajoke... The ad says "Save $X", X is roman for 10, expiration date says 00/00/00 and it's 2008 so it expired 8 years ago...

    That's what you get for looking inside the box...

  • Anon (unregistered)

    string uber = "uber"; while (true) uber = translate_from_german_to_english(uber);

  • ping floyd (unregistered) in reply to NaN
    NaN:
    Joseph:
    I don't get the last one. Is the problem that you can only save $10 or that it expired 8 years ago?

    Call them or visit them and find out, the number/address is right there.

    I may call them too - $X off is just too good to resist!

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