• Peter (unregistered)

    It's a classic wtf, so nobody gets 'frist' this time.

  • John (unregistered)

    Not classic enough that you can't get a 'second', though.

  • djingis1 (unregistered)

    Or an easy 'thrid'.

  • Steve_The_Cynic (nodebb)

    Or how about "Frouth"?

  • JG (unregistered)

    You can't add new features to this system, it will be replaced in the new year.

    Yes riiiiiight!!!

  • chreng (unregistered)

    Seems like almost everybody is out shopping today.

  • Pavel (unregistered)

    All frists input into this interefe with the new frist system which is comming very soon!

  • RobyMcAndrew (unregistered)

    I worked part-time for a UK retail chain in their early days of computerisation - selling records (and some of those new CD things). The stock control computer would print out its orders on pages and pages of fan-fold. We would make any manual additions, then phone the record distributor and read the serial numbers and quantities, and someone on the other end would type them into their computer.

    One Christmas we failed to get through to one major supplier several days running. The order got longer each day, and the shelves got emptier. So when I finally got a ringing tone I held on. I listened to the phone ring for 45 minutes before they answered. It took me an hour and a half to read the order out.

    "Where the hell have you been?" "On the phone to EMI" "Thank god for that, go and have a tea break"

  • Zenith (unregistered)

    Back when this was originally posted, I might've had a little trouble believing it. Nearly ten more years into my career, not surprised one bit. People are always crying that employees are so disinterested. Well, this story is exactly why. Motivation and creativity are crushed in the workplace at every opportunity. "Larry" is the one that deserves to be fired but I have no doubt that "Drab's PCs" would simply hire another like him.

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  • Joe (unregistered) in reply to Austin

    Sounds like a job for an LDAP based backend.

  • urkerab (nodebb) in reply to Austin

    Why is this a comment when it could have been its own article?

  • PSAdmin (unregistered) in reply to Austin

    If you had access to Powershell, why did you need javascript at all? Powershell supports functions which support parameters. It can read csv files, communicate with sharepoint, take console input or even use win forms. Bit redunkulous to use javascript to generate powershell. Esp when receiving data from another MS product (Sharepoint)

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  • Dieter H (unregistered)

    For once PHP wasn't the wtf.

  • Dieter H (unregistered)

    For once PHP wasn't the wtf.

  • Smartass (unregistered)
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