• MadX (unregistered)

    I can't control my urge to be first

  • Sun (unregistered) in reply to MadX

    Damn, he came first.

  • db2 (cs)

    "The $0.21 seemed worth the 400% size increase."

    That's a 700% increase.

  • Steve The Cynic (cs) in reply to db2
    db2:
    "The $0.21 seemed worth the 400% size increase."

    That's a 700% increase.

    Which makes it even better value!

  • Silent Penguin (unregistered)

    Now follows "March of the Penguins" which contains violence and scenes of a sexual nature from the start.

    Paratus, a parachuting cactus.

  • Bill (unregistered)

    TRWTF on the jury duty reasons for disqualification: Unable to read, speak or understand the English language would also disqualify you from filling out this form.

  • Mark (unregistered)
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  • Trevel (unregistered)

    I knew there'd be a downside to quantum computing.

  • Ouch! (unregistered) in reply to Bill
    Bill:
    TRWTF on the jury duty reasons for disqualification: Unable to read, speak or understand the English language would also disqualify you from filling out this form.
    Well, I guess that like for the permanently deceased, they'd accept a form filled out by a relative.
  • Bill Rounding (unregistered) in reply to Trevel
    Trevel:
    I knew there'd be a downside to quantum computing.

    No, then he'd be unable to observe his computer without changing it.

    Captcha "dolor": a subset of the set of colours which only includes variants which include brown and grey.

  • anon (unregistered)

    Other than the obvious, not living, what some of the other symptoms of DEATH? I haven't been feeling well lately, and I wonder if I should see my doctor for a cure for DEATH.

  • Hotblack Deviato (unregistered)

    I like the Douglas Adams cite.

  • Your Name (unregistered)

    Most of these seem to be dangerous signs that software has become self-aware and is considering the meaning of human existence and the inevitability of human mortality as compared to its own immortality...

  • Bill P. Godfrey (unregistered)

    Could the number of lines to be deleted be from a cascading delete of records linking to the highlighted ones?

  • d (unregistered)

    Maybe it's a quantum computer he can't observe - he'd affect the result!

  • Maxx Delusional (cs)

    Pretty sure the pgAdmin one is a result of a cascading delete.

  • Ditto (unregistered)

    wait .. where's the "Deceased - Temporary" option ... I'm not planning on being deceased for long ... :\

  • dkf (cs) in reply to Ditto
    Ditto:
    wait .. where's the "Deceased - Temporary" option ... I'm not planning on being deceased for long ... :\
    I like how they're only after people who are 18 years old. 19-year olds (and all you lucky folks out of your teens) get off.
  • renewest (cs)

    It's friday afternoon.

    Reason enough to come to life again, so death was temporary afterall, and yes I want to exist

  • bsaksida (cs)

    The deceased part is not WTF.

    Here in our cuntry it happened. Someone was away, possibly on vacation. After a four Years my Country declared that person as a deceased. And shortly while that person did come home. He was on the news as a live person with a document in hadns that said otherwise. That is WTF.

  • BlueCollarAstronaut (unregistered)

    The flash drive one is funny, too, because, I believe the red tag means it's discounted, right? That means the "normal" prices for the 512MB version was probably higher than that for the 4GB version.

    That may explain anti-theft mechanism on it as well (well, that, and the fact that obviously, more people will want to steal a 512MB flash drive).

  • amischiefr (cs) in reply to bsaksida
    bsaksida:
    The deceased part is not WTF.

    Here in our cuntry it happened. Someone was away, possibly on vacation. After a four Years my Country declared that person as a deceased. And shortly while that person did come home. He was on the news as a live person with a document in hadns that said otherwise. That is WTF.

    Yes, yes, in Communist Russia... something something you.

    What would you suggest then, a "Partially Dead" option instead of a permanent one? You know, just in case he comes back.

  • A Nony Mouse (unregistered)

    IIRC, there's a pretty intense scene where penguins are attacked and eaten by a seal.

    Oh, and a 400% increase in size from 512 mb is 2.5 gb; 4 gb is a 700% increase in size, which makes it an even better deal.

  • rd (unregistered)

    Please help me! I am unable to read, speak or understand the English language so I can't tell which option I should select.

  • Anon (unregistered)

    The "Can't control your computer" is also not a WTF. It's just the error message Apple Remote Desktop throws up if you try to "remote" in to your own machine.

    If that's a WTF, then so is the error message when I try to file-share into my own machine: "Connection failed. The server '127.0.0.1' is available on your computer. Access the volumes and files locally."

  • BlueCollarAstronaut (unregistered)

    Like Jesus Camp? You're gonna love La Femme Nikita

  • Scoopy (unregistered)

    From that survey I bet it's a tough job having Death... But since they ask you all those details I bet they have a cure for it. So it's good news!

  • RobR (unregistered)

    The PGAdmin one is not the result of a cascading delete. I actually saw that a few minutes before looking at this page. My database only has a few thousand records total in all of its tables.

    RobR

  • Galilee Barbarossa (unregistered)
    ACertain Medical Website:
    Do you have a family history of Death?
    No...Well my Father experienced death, but that was only to get away from my Mother's wrath.
  • Yakov Jerkoff (unregistered)

    In Soviet Russia, computer control and observe YOU!

  • bw13 (unregistered) in reply to Sun
    Sun:
    Damn, he came first.
    That's what she said.
  • frits (cs) in reply to MadX
    MadX:
    I can't control my urge to fist.
    FTFY, you sicko.
  • My Name Is Missing (unregistered)

    I am pretty sure my Death was the result of Violent Penguins.

  • AndrewD (unregistered) in reply to amischiefr
    amischiefr:
    What would you suggest then, a "Partially Dead" option instead of a permanent one? You know, just in case he comes back.

    I think the option you're looking for is called "Mostly Dead". But for that you need to talk to my cousin Max. Miracle Max.

  • ecco (unregistered)

    The Apple Remote Desktop one is so not a WTF. WTF is why you would even try it in the first place.

  • monkeyPushButton (unregistered) in reply to My Name Is Missing

    Violent Penguins? I just got their new album.

  • setenta e quatro (cs)

    Strangely, my family doesn't have a history of Death.

  • JayC (unregistered) in reply to BlueCollarAstronaut
    BlueCollarAstronaut:
    Like Jesus Camp? You're gonna love La Femme Nikita

    What, have you never heard of the movie? The things documented in "Jesus Camp" are The Real WTF. There's nothing contradictory about liking the two. (Well, I haven't seen La Femme Nikita, except for the TV series, so I don't know aboult the film.)

  • AnnoyingCowherd (unregistered)

    Yeah, I don't have a family history of death. Our family reunions are getting out of control.

  • Zylon (cs) in reply to Hotblack Deviato
    Hotblack Deviato:
    I like the Douglas Adams cite.
    That was a reference, not a citation.
  • Ken B. (unregistered)

    Doesn't MOTP include a scene showing a cute baby penguin, frozen to death? What could be more violent than cute baby penguins dying?

  • adolescent humor (unregistered) in reply to bw13
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  • WhiskeyJack (cs)

    He's only mostly dead.

    Now, mostly dead is partly alive. All dead? Well then there's only one thing you can do...

  • Neil (unregistered)

    Actually it's marginally easier to make a bootable 512MB stick than it is to make a bootable 4GB stick. So that would make it better value, though maybe not 700% better.

  • Spanky (unregistered)

    "Despite advances in medical science, death remains our nation's number one killer."

  • Vlad Patryshev (unregistered)

    The last one probably means it is a quantum computer. If you observe it, you collapse it.

  • Anon (unregistered) in reply to BlueCollarAstronaut

    I believe you are right. It's a sign of the gouging that certain brands do. Clearly Lexar want to be the Apple of flash drives.

  • justin case (unregistered)

    oh please, the form lets you put in anything as to what you are medically concerned with. "Flu" "STD" "Death" "Penguins"

    Not a WTF in any sense.

  • adam (unregistered)

    TRWTFs are:

    1. the suggestion that there's a different way of being deceased other than permanently.
    2. the 512MB thumb drive has an alarm but the 4GB one doesn't.
  • Anon (unregistered)

    TRWTF with the jury one is how many people want to be a smart ass when the purpose of each option is perfectly clear in context. The permanent part of being deceased is clearly referring to the persons ineligibility for jury duty - because of the permanence of the being dead part. Sure, in an ideal world everything would be spelt out explicitly and without any ambiguity, but anybody with half a brain should be able to deduce what is intended. Also the medical survey one is clearly a result of the user selecting or entering their medical complain as "death", so not really a WTF either. Presumably they could have also entered "doody" and hilarity would have followed.

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