• joep (unregistered)

    The blurring of the second one is not very good.

  • Pussycat (unregistered)

    That "do not select" option on the passport form is there to find out who the rebels are. If you want to stick it to the man tick that box.

  • Sally Flynn (unregistered)

    So, it's not just me who can read the 'censored' text in the second picture.

    I'll be honest, I'm ambivalent about that.

  • Lester B (unregistered)

    That's also not how Lorem Ipsum happened, geez.

  • Kino (unregistered)

    Could the last one be like a "spam filter"?

  • 💩 (unregistered)

    No you see you're supposed to write "twenty" instead of "20". That way it's more secure because it requires more characters, which means that if someone were to bruteforce the answer they'd need to go "one", "two", "three", and so on, instead of just "1", "2", "3". The former is obvious much harder to do and thus security is made more secure.

  • BoatyMcBoatface (unregistered) in reply to 💩

    then they should have put

    (for example - twentynine)
  • byteflush (unregistered) in reply to Sally Flynn

    Oh, there was censorship? I took another look and - yep, the word does indeed look a little bit blurry.

  • (nodebb) in reply to BoatyMcBoatface

    Or maybe you're supposed to cite her age in months, weeks, days, hours, minutes, or even, God Forbid, seconds.

    Spelled out in words, of course, so it's so long it gets cut off and you can never log in and get your money.

    Writing that, of course, made me think of http://dilbert.com/strip/1992-02-23

  • Bob (unregistered)

    A colleague of mine was once denied service from a US-based company, because he chose "USAsucks" as password.

    I think he should be happy not to have trusted his business to a company with that level of security.

  • operagost (unregistered) in reply to 💩

    I thought of writing out twenty, too. But it's still a multi-layered WTF because the example uses digits.

  • AndersI (unregistered)

    Obviously, you have all missed the fact that the answer to the "Mothers age" question should be "green" or "squirrel!" or some such, with no relation to the actual question.

  • a player (unregistered)

    The example for mother's age made it very clear: you're supposed to write it as "- 20"

    Why? Now that's TRWTF

  • XPCodeMonkey (unregistered) in reply to joep

    As an employee of a competitor, I'm okay with that.

  • Developer Dude (google) in reply to Pussycat

    Those are the kind of people who see a button labeled "do not push this button" and have to push it.

  • qwerty (unregistered)

    I've just had a long "discussion" with someone who didn't see anything wrong with showing "-3110" as an error in the application but referring to it in the documentation as "3110".

  • Dan (unregistered) in reply to AndersI

    QFT. Security questions that can easily be answered by a people search engine are not secure at all. Lately I've taken to just using a random password generator to fill in the security question answers. I wouldn't be surprised though if that backfires when some support droid notices the random string of digits and helpfully resets it for the adversary calling support.

  • eric bloedow (unregistered)

    oh, that first one reminded me: i was creating a character for an online game, "remnants of skystone" (i don't think it's still around), i couldn't think of a good name, so i clicked the game's "suggest a random name" button, and it came up with the name "Dickinson"...then when i tried to use that, it said it was "inappropriate"!

  • just me (unregistered)

    To make up for the lack on the featured site, here's some premium royalty-free vectors for all of you:

    [0; 0; 1]
    [0; 1; 0]
    [1; 0; 0]

  • aetnaSucks1 (unregistered)

    Please kill all the spammers.

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