• P (unregistered)

    Frist post is but an illusion

  • (nodebb)

    Looks to me like somebody at USGS is either a Chicago White Sox or Bananarama fan.

    NaN NaN, NaN NaN, Hey Hey Hey, Goodbye.

  • Little Bobby Tables (unregistered)

    I don't get the last one.

  • anon (unregistered)

    NaN NaN, NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN NaN, NaN, Katamari Damacy.

  • WTFGuy (unregistered)

    The Word one makes some small measure of sense. For a non-centrally managed installation there are two choices available to the user in that dialog box: enable macros or disable macros. The user can choose to trust the doc's macros or not.

    For centrally managed computers, the IT shop has taken away door #1. But the app still wants to explain to the user what's going on; namely that there are macros in the doc, but since the doc is untrusted by IT, the macros won't be working for you. So if this is a doc where you're expecting embedded business processes, expect wonky behavior instead.

    Yes, it would have been cleaner to replace that two-choice box with a single one that explains the situation and just has an "OK" button.

    But this looks like an older version of Word on an older OS. Those of us old enough to remember when Word macro malware made its sudden widespread debut also recall the hurried response by MSFT to shove a patch out the door ASAP. In an era when continuous security patching was still years in the future. Just leaving the UI alone and making both choices the same is a low-impact = quick and dirty way to do just that.

  • WTFGuy (unregistered)

    @LBT: I think what we're seeing is 4 copies of the top level menu bar inside nested IFRAMEs. It's always fun when you can trigger a refresh that loads the home page inside an iframe within the home page. Sometimes it really is turtles all the way down.

  • Yep (unregistered)

    The real wtf: Translating names. It's Deutsche Telekom, not German telekom. It's like translating Peter to Jakob. Makes no sense.

  • AA (unregistered)

    Is that pet site using the GitHub logo in yellow? Yep. Yep, they are.

  • Scott (unregistered)

    ITT, we learn that Rob H. is either Canadian, old, or both. (I rather liked the Rush reference--I'm old).

  • Kleyguerth (github) in reply to Scott

    I'm neither Canadian (although I wish I was..) nor old, but I still got the Rush reference. Music that is over double my age is better than modern music.

  • (nodebb)

    Hey, Mike R -- turn in your software engineering card. Dropbox didn't want it to add up to 100% : they wanted it to add up to the assigned variable %1 . Figuring out that value is your problem. (maybe ViewPageSource)

  • Ulysses (unregistered)

    TRWTF is the domain name wwwallaboutcats.com!

  • Fnord (unregistered) in reply to Ulysses

    Thank you for subscribing to Cat Facts!

  • Ulysses (unregistered) in reply to cellocgw

    Mike deserves the benefit of the doubt. Mark Bowytz has put words into my mouth for my Error'd submissions.

  • Dave (unregistered)

    Naah, you just went to a lyrics web site by mistake:

    Nah, nah nah NaN-NaN-NaN NaN, NaN:NaN:NaN:NaN, Hey Jude!

  • Jardine (unregistered) in reply to Ulysses

    This is a perfect domain for a phishing site. I can't imagine "allaboutcats" being THAT Important though.

  • anon (unregistered)

    Nan Nan Nan Nan Nan Nan Nan Nan Nan Nan Nan Hey Jude

  • Brian Boorman (google)

    Complains that Dropbox cannot add, yet he cannot properly spell the word "because".

  • (nodebb)

    I respectfully choose not to make a decision. O no, it's Gödel all over again...

  • (nodebb) in reply to JiP

    Choosing not to make a decision is OK, but deciding not to... not so good.

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