• Registered (unregistered)

    It of course stands for Worse Than Frist.

  • Hanzito (unregistered)

    Some things are WTF, and others are Worse Than Failure. The first sticks better, though.

    Thanks for keeping it up, no matter the name.

  • Jupp3 (unregistered)

    It's short for "Work Time Fun", there's even PSP game about it: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Work_Time_Fun

  • (nodebb)

    A more indepth explanation of why I picked Worse Than Failure is avaiable here

    It seems appropriate that there are two spelling misteaks in the above sentence.

    I remember there was some controversy when the original post went live.

  • (nodebb)

    Also, just had a look at the comments on the original article and noticed the third one:

    The real WTF is still the forum software.

    Nothing has changed.

    Also just looked at the wikipedia page and noticed that the site's 20th anniversary is next May.

  • Chronomium (unregistered)

    For what it's worth, I do appreciate that the worsethanfailure.com domain still redirects here. Somehow I find it way easier to type.

  • (nodebb)

    Worse Than Failure was for sure a big WTF back then. I remember reading it and though "Oh you Americans, so sensible some times with the most irrelevant things... while <insert terrible thing the US does right now somewhere in the world which should end up in front of the international court of justice>".

  • löchlein deluxe (unregistered)

    I feel old. Do you want to feel old, too? Do you remember Mandatory Fun Day?

  • t (unregistered)

    Wow, 400 comments Did this page just have a lot more visitors back then or was it just that controversial a topic?

  • (nodebb) in reply to MaxiTB

    Worse Than Failure was for sure a big WTF back then.

    We had some Mandatory Fun with it...

  • (nodebb)

    The old "explanation" article is still an edifying read.

  • Neveranull (unregistered)

    How about NEW - Not Even Wrong?

  • (nodebb) in reply to t

    It was controversial IIRC. Although I always found it a cute name. Not as good as THE DAILY WHAT THE F*CK but still, not some travesty like everyone made it out to be.

  • (nodebb) in reply to löchlein deluxe

    I actually kinda miss MFD. Some of them were actually funny.

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