• Mr Boredom (unregistered)

    1st

    Captcha Suscipere

  • halcyon1234 (cs)

    Posting by more than 1 first post is dangerous and unlawful.

    Edit: oops, looks like I'm off to prison. Sorry for putting you all in danger.

  • aldfjasldf (unregistered)

    What's wrong with the HD enclosure?

  • ConstantLurker (unregistered)

    It's obvious, occupancy by more than 408 fat persons is dangerous and unlawful or occupancy by more than 616 skinny people is dangerous and unlawful... they cover their bases.

  • Bonce (unregistered)

    Fedexing an eBook is the best photographic WTF I've seen on here in a long time. Genius.

  • toth (cs)

    TRWTF: "Provide windows 98se and MacOS driver, No need for other OS."

    All those kids, with their newfangled OSes. Why, in my day, we'd make do with Windows 98 and be damn grateful, too!!

  • Anonymous Cow-Herd (unregistered)
    they're not a "follow the rules" software company who realizes that there is no single recipe for practicing agile development.

    So, they're a "follow the rules" software company who doesn't realize that there is no single recipe for practicing agile development?

    Also: First! (±6)

  • Ax (unregistered) in reply to aldfjasldf
    aldfjasldf:
    What's wrong with the HD enclosure?

    It's hard to do, but read the text. I had to go over it three times to force my brain to process the marketing jargon. It's inane, slightly engrish and entirely overblown.

    HD Box:
    Directly perceived state indication. You can learn about the date transfer state through the "BlueEye" shinning frequency. Which avoid pulling out unexpectly while copying files. The blue eye design embodies another compatibility of Fantec designers, which is quite different from other HDD enclosures' dull.
    Translation:
    Has a blue drive activity light.
  • Dennis (unregistered)

    The real WTF is that it looks like the defibrillator is behind a regular window. So while you're trying to save someone by breaking the real glass (instead of special "break in case of emergency" glass), you injure yourself.

  • Gieron (cs)

    I've been using that soap for years. It's good soap. But the name defies explanations.

  • TeKilla (unregistered) in reply to aldfjasldf
    aldfjasldf:
    What's wrong with the HD enclosure?
    Its just bad english. Just read the text. "to our surprise, we still attach superior quallity plastic carrying bag"
  • operagost (cs)

    Looks like the same electrician is responsible for both #3 and #5.

  • Manuel Writer (unregistered)

    Precautions!

    Before you read anything else, please observe the following:

    Frist!

  • anon (unregistered)

    Can't see a WTF with the LEO bars. The ones that are upside down have obviously been discounted.

  • Marquess von Hinten (unregistered)

    But the Leo bars are not the same! One is upside-down! Of course you should get a 10 cent rebate.

  • Patrick (unregistered)

    isn't the #4 a 1/4 wavelength filter?

  • the beholder (unregistered)

    About #9, you still have a way in. Just break the damn window, or, in a Christmas spirit, use the chimney.

  • aldfjasldf (unregistered) in reply to TeKilla

    Oh ok. I'm so used to readying stuff online that is barely above kindergarten grammar levels so I'm used to seeing horrible translations.

  • Leo (unregistered)

    The real WTF is round electric connectors. NEMA for lyfe, dawg.

  • Hubert Humphrey (unregistered) in reply to aldfjasldf

    Yes, I ready lots of bad stuff on the line also too.

  • @Deprecated (unregistered)

    The first post embodies another compatibility of Manuel Writer, which is quite different from Mr Boredom' dull.

  • Uhhh (unregistered)

    Number 9 is not a WTF! It is an out of context picture. The 'Exit' door is telling you that it is an exit out of an outside patio area. It opens into the building. The 'Not an Entrance' door is how someone would leave the building to the patio area. You can even see a woman inside the 'Not an Entrance' door leaving through the main entrance to the building.

  • A Nonny Mouse (cs)
    Before you read anything else, please observe the following:
    not a wtf, sorry.. fed ex'ing an ebook on the other hand o.O
  • Anonymous (unregistered)

    The LEO one is simple: If #51 is sold out, supply obviously has decreased, so further demand will have to pay a higher price! There, just basic economics.

  • Warren (unregistered)

    Look, you can't just put a wooden table in the shot, when the cable outlet is clearly on the wall not the table.

    And am I the only one more concerned about the reversed P in SOAP than the online bit?

  • John Bell (unregistered)

    There's a good reason for the FedEx. They actually sent you a huge amount of entangled photons. On your end, you simply have to establish a link to the indicated location and the software will be teleported to your hard drive, instantly. Convenient, right?

  • shadowman (cs)

    So, is "Hae Yu" an assumed name? If not, that's awesome.

  • Warren (unregistered)

    In a bit to be sad and not very funny, here are all the WTFs with the hard-drive enclosure box, apart from some of the milder dodgy English and marketing speak - it's hard to know where to draw the line on these.

    1. "BlueEye" shining frequency = blue LED with odd shape in front of it.

    2. "The blue eye design embodies another compatibility of Fantec designers". In what is this compatibility?

    3. "Support huge capacity 2.5" HDD". Not sure how an enclosure can be limited in this way, at any rate the maximum is not stated.

    4. "This Product delete some additional function of hard disks to make it ordinary." How, and in what way is that good?

    5. "To our surprise, we still attach superior quallity plastic carrying bag". How can a company do something that's to their surprise?

    6. "The pictures are for your reference. Please refer to the real product." A slight contradiction?

    7. "plastic carrying bag, which is portable for your convenience." I should hope so, it's a bag.

    8. Checkbox by model number when only one option. But we've all written, erm, seen forms like that, hence the bad code offsets.

    However, "Provide windows 98se and Mac OS driver. No need for other OS." Finally something we can agree on, there's no need for any other OS.

  • cdosrun (cs) in reply to Leo
    Leo:
    The real WTF is round electric connectors. NEMA for lyfe, dawg.

    That word... I don't think it means what you think it means.

    NEMA L6-30R's, for example, are round (And, of course, so are L6-30P's).

  • corey (unregistered)

    I'm happy to see that fantec hates copyus interruptus as much as I do

  • configurator (unregistered)

    That FAT32 graffiti can be found everywhere in Tel Aviv.

  • morry (unregistered)

    LEO bars for lefties cost a little more because of supply and demand. Like duh. Basic economics.

  • dkf (cs) in reply to operagost
    operagost:
    Looks like the same electrician is responsible for both #3 and #5.
    #3 might be due to the need to possibly add extra bits in there (perhaps a signal booster or some kind of impedance changer?) but #5... that it's 12 sockets powered off a single cable plugged into a single socket and the job was done in a half-assed way with that external wire too. To be clear, there was a lot of work done, with replastering and all, but rather than doing the job right and connecting the wires up correctly in correctly reinforced channel in the wall where accidents are unlikely to happen, there's a trailing wire and chances for overheating and getting it trapped or tripping over it or... How can you go to so much effort and yet fsck the job up so much?

    Genuine “WTF?!” moment there, and no computing equipment required either. We're not alone.

  • Kermos (cs) in reply to shadowman
    shadowman:
    So, is "Hae Yu" an assumed name? If not, that's awesome.

    It's an asian name, hard for me to tell what language, my first guess would be Chinese on that one though.

    Friend of mine used to know a Japanese girl whose name was 'Ai', which when actually said correctly, sounds just like 'I' in english.

  • Me (unregistered) in reply to Kermos
    Kermos:
    Friend of mine used to know a Japanese girl whose name was 'Ai', which when actually said correctly, sounds just like 'I' in english.
    Ai didn't know that...
  • fennec (cs)

    Sandalwood + lavender + online = blue?

  • senrath (unregistered) in reply to Kermos
    Kermos:
    shadowman:
    So, is "Hae Yu" an assumed name? If not, that's awesome.

    It's an asian name, hard for me to tell what language, my first guess would be Chinese on that one though.per

    Friend of mine used to know a Japanese girl whose name was 'Ai', which when actually said correctly, sounds just like 'I' in english.

    It also means "love" in Japanese. Or "indigo" depending on the kanji used.
  • RBoy (unregistered)

    "Wouter Verhelst commented, "needless to say, I went for number 51.""

    So, why did Wouter Verhelst bother saying?

  • Someone You Know (cs) in reply to Warren
    Warren:
    4. "This Product delete some additional function of hard disks to make it ordinary." How, and in what way is that good?

    The only thing that springs to mind is that by accessing the drive over USB, you may be unable to use some features that would be otherwise available. Things like a RAID controller built into the motherboard, or a BIOS-level drive health monitor, probably wouldn't work with a hard drive connected via USB.

  • me (unregistered)

    "You can learn about the date transfer state through the 'BlueEye' shinning frequency." "Do you mean 'shining'?" "Shh, you wanna get sued?"

  • mypalmike (unregistered)

    TRWTF: Serving size for chili = 4 tablespoons.

  • RBoy (unregistered) in reply to senrath
    senrath:
    Kermos:
    shadowman:
    So, is "Hae Yu" an assumed name? If not, that's awesome.

    It's an asian name, hard for me to tell what language, my first guess would be Chinese on that one though.per

    Friend of mine used to know a Japanese girl whose name was 'Ai', which when actually said correctly, sounds just like 'I' in english.

    It also means "love" in Japanese. Or "indigo" depending on the kanji used.

    Ahhh... so...

  • MichaelWojcik (cs)

    Buy F-A-N-T-E-C onl1ne NOW for bigger circuit board of international standard! Granting high speed and stable transfer! Provides working motive for users! Avoid pulling out unexpectedly! Quite different from other enclosures' dull! With shining frequency!

    (To her surprise, attach superior quality plastic bag, to protect its security.)

    PS. Before you read anything else, please observe this postscript.

  • Jasmine (unregistered)

    "Avoids pulling out unexpectedly" - now that is a great feature to have.

  • md5sum (cs) in reply to Leo
    Leo:
    The real WTF is round electric connectors. NEMA for lyfe, dawg.

    Screw NEMA... have you ever seen the DICOM standard?

    Addendum (2009-12-04 14:54):

    Leo:
    The real WTF is round electric connectors. NEMA for lyfe, dawg.

    Screw NEMA... have you ever seen the DICOM standard?

    dkf:
    operagost:
    Looks like the same electrician is responsible for both #3 and #5.
    #3 might be due to the need to possibly add extra bits in there (perhaps a signal booster or some kind of impedance changer?) but #5... that it's 12 sockets powered off a single cable plugged into a single socket and the job was done in a half-assed way with that external wire too. To be clear, there was a lot of work done, with replastering and all, but rather than doing the job right and connecting the wires up correctly in correctly reinforced channel in the wall where accidents are unlikely to happen, there's a trailing wire and chances for overheating and getting it trapped or tripping over it or... How can you go to so much effort and yet fsck the job up so much?

    Genuine “WTF?!” moment there, and no computing equipment required either. We're not alone.

    I don't see the need for plastering here... I'd think you'd have all the room you could ever want through the four slots in the wall for the sockets. Cover plates would cover any slip-ups. I could pull off a hack like that in about 20 minutes, including bridging the breaker box so that there's no breaker to blow when you actually USE all the plugs and that single wire starts to melt and burn everything near it.

    Around where I live, there's a lot of old houses that still have the old screw in fuses... common practice is if you have one that blows frequently (since you have to buy a new one, not flip a switch) to put a penny under it and screw it back in. Seen many houses burn down over it... Any idiot can run wires or create a path for electricity, it takes a little more skill than that to do it in a safe manner. :D

  • Bernie (unregistered)

    HELP! The Blue Eye is looking at me!

  • RayS (cs)

    To my great surprise I just posted a comment! This comment embodies another compatibility of RayS writer, which is quite different from other posters dull.

  • IT Girl (unregistered) in reply to toth
    toth:
    TRWTF: "Provide windows 98se and MacOS driver, No need for other OS."

    All those kids, with their newfangled OSes. Why, in my day, we'd make do with Windows 98 and be damn grateful, too!!

    Windows 98, pure luxury, in my day we didn't even have OSes, we had floppy disks that were actually floppy and we felt all the richer for it.

  • tgape (cs) in reply to Warren
    Warren:
    5. "To our surprise, we still attach superior quallity plastic carrying bag". How can a company do something that's to their surprise?

    Boss: "I just went around to shipping, and saw they were still using those expensive carrying bags! I thought I said we were going to switch to the cheap ones! We even changed our documentation to say we regret having to cut corners on the carrying bag! You need to fix this immediately!"

    Underling: "Sure thing boss!" Underling changes documentation to verbiage in the image above, rather than discontinuing the order of the barely usable carrying bags and ordering the crap bags from the fly by night vendor.

  • Matt.C (unregistered) in reply to Gieron
    Gieron:
    I've been using that soap for years. It's good soap. But the name defies explanations.
    That's not soap. It's SOAq.

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