• Andy (unregistered)
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  • bvs23bkv33 (unregistered)

    real wtf is no wtf about valentine

  • Hamakei (unregistered)
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  • DavidTheWin (unregistered)

    The McDonalds order IDs in hexadecimal are for delivery orders not a glitch

  • RLB (unregistered)

    Unless it's connected to the Big Bad Internet somehow, I see no problem with the Bangkok one. As long as it does its job, which presumably means selling tickets, there is no reason to install anything newer. Updates? For what, newer network protocols in a non-networked machine? Nobody's going to want to play Skyrim on the thing or demand a Notepad that works with UTF-64.

  • 🤷 (unregistered)

    Well, at least that screen in the McDonald's is working. At my nearest McD, they have that system, too... but the screen doesn't work. However, the one right next to it does, and it shows a small presentation on how easy this pick up system is in an endless loop. I thought maybe someone could be so clever and just switch the cables for the screens, so the more useful information could be displayed, but I guess management didn't think that way. It took some months before the second screen got fixed.

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  • (nodebb)

    McDonald's causes diabetes, and also it has broken screens. Does that mean broken screens cause diabetes?

  • (nodebb)

    The McDonald's screen is working exactly as designed.

    • For delivery service orders, the value shown is the first five characters of the delivery service's order ID. Their premiere service, Uber Eats, only uses five characters. Other services use more.
    • For all other orders, at least three digits are shown. The last two are the actual order number, while the ones in front are the point-of-sale ID number. Normally this goes from 1-14 for in-store orders, 15 for drive through, and 16 for mobile orders. However, though unusual, I could see someone configuring a register to have ID 0 for some special purpose.
  • Darkenon (unregistered) in reply to TwelveBaud

    I think this might be a UK Mcdonalds screen, they usually just have the order numbers sequentially across all tills and they show 3 numbers and reset to order 1 when they get to 100.

    In the UK Uber Eats is their exclusive delivery partner and those hexadecimal ids are delivery orders.

    Also the Bill Gates one was before even he was born, his Mother must've thought of it and passed it down.

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  • The Slice (unregistered)

    Windows 2000 was the last really good version. Change my mind.

  • Bruce W (unregistered) in reply to The Slice

    Windows 2000 was the last really good version. Change my mind.

    I always view Windows 2000 as "my" version of Windows. At the company I was with at the time I was heavily involved in beta testing W2K both for workstation and server. I also designed the root Active Directory for my global company. If I dig around my old CDs I probably still have Microsoft's Windows 2000 Server install disc and the install disc for my company's standard Windows 2000 Server image. To top it all off, I have a backpack from the "Windows NT 5.0 Deployment Conference".

  • (nodebb)

    You missed a trick by not calling this article "Nil By Mouth"!

  • (nodebb) in reply to DavidTheWin

    There is a glitch in the McDonald's display however. In the Canadian setup anyway, the last two digits are a sequence number (last two digits of the invoice number?) and the part before that determines which cash register or on-store ordering kiosk was used to order the "food". A leading digit of 0 seems like somebody did not set things up properly, as I always see the leading digit at least 1.

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  • ooOOooGa (unregistered) in reply to Bruce W

    I still have a set of Windows 3.1 install floppies. And the last version of Windows that I used at home was Windows 98 SE. Now get off my lawn you crazy kids.

  • Test Target List (unregistered)
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  • Some Ed (unregistered)

    I'm pretty sure that "contains nil" is just talking about allergens, because I can easily see in the picture corn, carrots, and green beans, so it's obviously not the full ingredients list. Also I think I can make out some nil, too, although the picture is blurry enough to make that difficult.

    Also, a surprising number of people are allergic to nil, considering how many people don't seem to recognize it. It's not actually prioritized in labelling laws in any country I'm aware of, but can be quite serious. On the list of allergens prioritized by the degree of risk allergy sufferers have from exposure, it's right after maize and right before  . (Maize allergies are much more serious, as labyrinthian city streets are everywhere these days and hard to avoid. However, nil allergies are more common. They aren't even close to as common as   allergies, but   allergies are usually not as serious.

  • Diane B (unregistered)

    I ran Windows 2000 until 2010 when I switched to Windows 7 and won't touch another MS OS until I die. Fight me.

  • Rene (unregistered)

    4:04 Flight not found

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