• Nagesh (unregistered)

    Here in Hyderbad, one rupy differents can be making you not receive better quality merchandice.

  • Ken B. (unregistered)

    "Frist"

    Minimum 8 characters

    "Not Frist"

    Comment accepted.

  • Power Troll (cs)

    My favorite internet password is 'hunter2'.

  • ContraCorners (cs) in reply to Power Troll
    Power Troll:
    My favorite internet password is 'hunter2'.
    Hey, that's the combination on my luggage!
  • Mason Wheeler (cs)

    That cold water is probably supposed to be reading "16.5° C". Either that or it's in a very high-air-pressure environment...

  • AverageJon (unregistered)

    {Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow} = 10 days.

  • Steve The Cynic (cs)

    I'm not sure what I'd put for my father's middle name... He has two, although the length requirement rules out one (and only one) of them.

  • Sam (unregistered) in reply to Mason Wheeler
    Mason Wheeler:
    That cold water is probably supposed to be reading "16.5° C". Either that or it's in a very high-air-pressure environment...
    Actually, the display's mislabelled. It's 165K - REALLY cold.
  • Migala (unregistered) in reply to Power Troll
    Power Troll:
    My favorite internet password is '*******'.

    That's funny, when you type 'hunter2' it is automatically replaced with '*******'.

  • Andy (unregistered) in reply to Migala

    And it works with other passwords, too! For example my password is ************** but it always comes out as **************.

    pecus: they scole it from us, precussss!

  • Andy (unregistered) in reply to Andy

    pre, pe, whatever

  • dohpaz42 (cs) in reply to AverageJon
    AverageJon:
    {Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow} = 10 days.

    But that does not answer the question: Who's on first?

  • snoofle (cs) in reply to dohpaz42
    dohpaz42:
    Who's on first?
    I Don't Know.
  • dohpaz42 (cs) in reply to snoofle
    snoofle:
    dohpaz42:
    Who's on first?
    I Don't Know.

    I don't know is on second.

  • BS (unregistered) in reply to AverageJon
    AverageJon:
    {Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow} = 10 days.
    I'm sorry, Tomorrow is not a valid *day* of the week.
  • Coyne (cs)

    Whoever wrote the question on "favorite internet password" is either a hacker or else unclear on the concept.

    This has set a new low bar for dumb.

  • Cryo (unregistered)

    Isn't the first one the typical way it is displayed in Europe (day, month, year)? And this is showed twice that way. Since when is a changed setting an Error?

  • galgorah (cs) in reply to Sam
    Sam:
    Mason Wheeler:
    That cold water is probably supposed to be reading "16.5° C". Either that or it's in a very high-air-pressure environment...
    Actually, the display's mislabelled. It's 165K - REALLY cold.
    I prefer a temp of 295.3722222 kelvin when I sleep
  • douglas (unregistered) in reply to Cryo
    Cryo:
    Isn't the first one the typical way it is displayed in Europe (day, month, year)? And this is showed twice that way. Since when is a changed setting an Error?
    That's not the error. Check what those dates are, and what each of them is stated to be for.
  • Cyrus (cs) in reply to Cryo
    Cryo:
    Isn't the first one the typical way it is displayed in Europe (day, month, year)? And this is showed twice that way. Since when is a changed setting an Error?

    Even in Europe July 21st comes after June 28th.

  • FlyboyFred (unregistered)

    "Security questions" are TRWTF.

  • billybobbubba (unregistered) in reply to dohpaz42
    Comment held for moderation.
  • Rysto (unregistered) in reply to AverageJon
    AverageJon:
    {Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow} = 10 days.
    But Today is Friday and Tomorrow is Saturday?
  • Maxx Delusional (cs)

    The one that says "Please remember that we will never ask you for your password" is clearly refering to their staff, and not their software.

  • synp (unregistered) in reply to Steve The Cynic
    Steve The Cynic:
    I'm not sure what I'd put for my father's middle name... He has two, although the length requirement rules out one (and only one) of them.

    John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt ?

  • Bob (unregistered)

    I'm assuming the water display indicates the left button is for "cold" water, and the right button is "165C" water... unless your water machine can dispense carbonated water as the button icon would suggest.

  • Rumen's Boss (unregistered) in reply to Sam
    Sam:
    Mason Wheeler:
    That cold water is probably supposed to be reading "16.5° C". Either that or it's in a very high-air-pressure environment...
    Actually, the display's mislabelled. It's 165K - REALLY cold.
    My guess would be that the ADC computes the temperature in Fahrenheit and then converts to Celsius, but that the conversion was programmed in backward. 165 would backward convert to 73, which would be normal for cold water.
  • ekolis (cs) in reply to Bob
    Bob:
    I'm assuming the water display indicates the left button is for "cold" water, and the right button is "165C" water... unless your water machine can dispense carbonated water as the button icon would suggest.

    The water dispenser is capable of dispensing steam? What kind of workplace is this - the bridge of the starship Enterprise?

  • the beholder (unregistered) in reply to Bob
    Bob:
    I'm assuming the water display indicates the left button is for "cold" water, and the right button is "165C" water... unless your water machine can dispense carbonated water as the button icon would suggest.
    I don't think it would be wise having a machine deliver a steam jet (far beyond boiling point) to an unaware customer.

    Then again, who said this is not some sort of torture device?

  • the beholder (unregistered) in reply to Rumen's Boss
    Rumen's Boss:
    My guess would be that the ADC computes the temperature in Fahrenheit and then converts to Celsius, but that the conversion was programmed in backward. 165 would backward convert to 73, which would be normal for cold water.
    73ºC is quite hot. Fusion happens at 0ºC and boiling at 100ºC. Do the math.
  • John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt (unregistered) in reply to synp
    synp:
    Steve The Cynic:
    I'm not sure what I'd put for my father's middle name... He has two, although the length requirement rules out one (and only one) of them.

    John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt ?

    Hey! His name is my name, too!

  • Anon (unregistered)
    Comment held for moderation.
  • gStein (unregistered) in reply to AverageJon

    but yesterday was Thursday Today it is Friday and tomorrow is Saturday. (oh, and Sunday comes afterwards.)

  • John (unregistered) in reply to synp
    synp:
    Steve The Cynic:
    I'm not sure what I'd put for my father's middle name... He has two, although the length requirement rules out one (and only one) of them.

    John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt ?

    Wow. His name is my name too!

  • Elezar (unregistered) in reply to the beholder

    Reading comprehension is good, mmmkay?

  • The Enterpriser (cs)
    "I guess John is too short to be a name?"

    The error message says nothing about whether John is a name. It states that it is not a valid Challenge Answer. i.e. it may well be a valid name, but this name is not suitably strong to use here.

  • intergalacticz (cs)

    I do not understand why the price reduction is a WTF. So what if the store only reduced the price by one penny. Obviously, it is not that great of a discount, but there is no failure there. Am I missing something?

  • C-Octothorpe (cs) in reply to the beholder
    the beholder:
    Rumen's Boss:
    My guess would be that the ADC computes the temperature in Fahrenheit and then converts to Celsius, but that the conversion was programmed in backward. 165 would backward convert to 73, which would be normal for cold water.
    73ºC is quite hot. Fusion happens at 0ºC and boiling at 100ºC. Do the math.
    Um, perhaps 73ºF? Still, 73F would be slightly above room temperature, which isn't all that cool IMO...
  • Geoff (unregistered) in reply to Cyrus

    So his system was set to a future date, He updates the time from NTP, it sets the system date to the correct value sometime in June.

    So I guess the WTF here is Windows logs the system time being changed BEFORE it actually applies the change. Which makes no sense because your frame of reference would be with respect to the current clock setting.

  • Andrew (unregistered) in reply to Geoff
    Geoff:
    So his system was set to a future date, He updates the time from NTP, it sets the system date to the correct value sometime in June.

    So I guess the WTF here is Windows logs the system time being changed BEFORE it actually applies the change. Which makes no sense because your frame of reference would be with respect to the current clock setting.

    Either that or the next scheduled auto sync time just didn't get updated.

  • Zylon (cs)

    Today's WTF sponsored by Reindeer Flotilla.

  • distracted (unregistered) in reply to C-Octothorpe
    C-Octothorpe:
    Um, perhaps 73ºF? Still, 73F would be slightly above room temperature, which isn't all that cool IMO...
    Whatever could that mean?
    Bob:
    I'm assuming the water display indicates the left button is for "cold" water, and the right button is "165C" water... unless your water machine can dispense carbonated water as the button icon would suggest.
    Oh, so maybe... I know this is crazy, but: The button on the left delivers chilled water, while the button on the right delivers room-temperature water, which is currently 23 degrees.

    Still, at least they tried to do the conversion, unlike several things I've bought in the US which have a scale marked Quarts(Litres).

  • JDCyrus (unregistered) in reply to Geoff

    From my recollection of Windows XP, that is in fact how it behaves. Yes, it's idiotic.

  • MichaelWojcik (cs)

    To be fair (why? this is TDWTF, after all), the CSS one is probably an honest mistake by someone in the marketing/communications department at the school. The draft text for that page may well have had "CSS" and "client-side scripting" as two separate bullets, and some designer or editor thought the former was an abbreviation for the latter. Wrong, and they should have checked; but not an unreasonable line of thought.

    It's unfortunate, but hardly surprising, that the page apparently wasn't proofed (or not proofed carefully enough) by anyone technical before it went public. This sort of thing happens all the time when mar-comm people create materials for technical subjects; the only way to fix it is to have a subject-matter expert check it. (Sometimes the mar-comm person can be that expert - I know plenty who can tell you what "CSS" stands for.)

  • Abbot (unregistered) in reply to snoofle

    He's on thrid.

  • Wonk (unregistered) in reply to the beholder
    the beholder:
    Rumen's Boss:
    My guess would be that the ADC computes the temperature in Fahrenheit and then converts to Celsius, but that the conversion was programmed in backward. 165 would backward convert to 73, which would be normal for cold water.
    73ºC is quite hot. Fusion happens at 0ºC and boiling at 100ºC. Do the math.

    That is some cold fusion.

  • Schol-R-LEA (unregistered) in reply to the beholder
    the beholder:
    73ºC is quite hot. Fusion happens at 0ºC and boiling at 100ºC. Do the math.

    At least no one (yet) has made a post confusing fusion-as-a-state-change with fusion-as-a-nuclear-reaction. Cold fusion, indeed.

  • Schol-R-LEA (unregistered) in reply to Wonk
    Wonk:
    the beholder:
    73ºC is quite hot. Fusion happens at 0ºC and boiling at 100ºC. Do the math.

    That is some cold fusion.

    Seems I spoke too soon.

  • Those who live in glass houses... (unregistered)

    I wish all you ivory tower math-wannabes would get off your high horses. Celsius IS Fahrenheit! Do you even know what degrees mean? They mean to measure a temperature. Fahrenheit is a temperature. Now STFU.

  • foo (unregistered) in reply to the beholder
    the beholder:
    Bob:
    I'm assuming the water display indicates the left button is for "cold" water, and the right button is "165C" water... unless your water machine can dispense carbonated water as the button icon would suggest.
    I don't think it would be wise having a machine deliver a steam jet (far beyond boiling point) to an unaware customer.

    Then again, who said this is not some sort of torture device?

    No, it's a test for new applicants. They leave them in a room with this device and if they push the right button ... well, they save valuable interview time and more WTFs further down.

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