• Wilson (unregistered)

    A "diet cock" is sure to "short" change you.

  • Solitario (unregistered)

    The t-shirt size might be baby sizes, 01-S being for a small 1 month old baby.

  • Steve_The_Cynic (nodebb)

    I've seen that Outlook one myself. Outlook 2016.

  • void (unregistered)

    So, who's been writing that License Agreement with their iPhone?

  • e (unregistered)

    that EULA is Apple, so just click agree, the text says BAAAA!

    Amiright?

  • Brian Boorman (google)

    19 characters. How many bytes is that? Maybe the limit on the backend is really 30 bytes.

  • Avium (unregistered) in reply to Brian Boorman

    Hah! That reminds me of when I worked at BlackBerry. All of my texts would show up blank on certain family members phones.

    Somehow I wound up with a European version of the phone I was working on. It defaulted to UCS2 encoding on the texts and other North American phones assumed everything would be in ASCII.

  • Andreas (unregistered)

    The Outlook issue is actually related to having Apple iCloud installed, so TRWTF here is iCloud for Windows :(

  • Ulysses (unregistered) in reply to Andreas

    Annnd here's your weather Outlook for today: partly iCloudy with a strong chance of 4 below numeric_limits double::digits10. Stay with us throughout the day for mandatory updates.

  • Exploding Kitten (unregistered)

    The t-shirt one is probably abusing the size field for a combination of style and size.

  • Alon Altman (google)

    Is the joke missing the word "ring" after cock? I'm more surprised you can get any sex toy for $1.09.

  • PoorUserMan (unregistered)

    Password parsing online just sucks. A quasi-WTF from my bank's online facility - the Android app is protected only by a password, so mine was 17 characters mixed for a little security. Then they updated the app two months ago, which after installation refused my login - "The password is maximum 13 characters". Why? Why? Why? Solution - use another undocumented "feature". They only allow one mobile per account, so installing on a second invalidates the first and allows a new, somewhat less secure password to be chosen.

  • P. Wolff (unregistered)

    In Soviet Russia, transaction finalizes you.

  • P. Wolff (unregistered)

    Diane B. seems to need some lessons from the ministry of truth. Big Brother say $2.00 - $1.09 make $0.83, so $2.00 - $1.09 do make $0.83.

  • Paul Neumann (unregistered) in reply to Alon Altman

    Why buy when you can rent? What are you really going to do with it when you're done?

  • PenguinF (unregistered) in reply to PoorUserMan

    The only reason I can think of is that the password is now a (VAR)CHAR(13) field.

  • urkerab (nodebb)

    I assume Americans don't have the equivalent of our Pound stores, because everything would be 4 cents extra after sales tax...

  • I dunno LOL ¯\(°_o)/¯ (unregistered)

    Eight cents on a dollar-nine? Probably sales tax. Not surprised that wouldn't be shown on a display fucked up enough to show "Total $0.00". It seems that someone has finally perfected a cash register as dumb as the minimum wagers who use it.

    So does a "1 months" T-shirt only last a month? And why can't I get an 01-XXL size?

  • P. Wolff (unregistered)

    Diane B. seems to need some lessons from the ministry of truth. Big Brother say $2.00 - $1.09 make $0.83, $2.00 - $1.09 do make $0.83.

  • James (unregistered)

    There's a scroll bar on the PoS screen so the tax is there somewhere. This is just a UX WTF.

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