• Jaloopa (unregistered)

    FlNaN Undefined is scheduled to land at Frist International at -1am

  • The Mole (unregistered)

    Taking a punt I'd guess that the MyVit system shards users into 9 (10?) groups by the first digit of their account ID and its the 'cluster' handling 6 that was having problems. That or an admin ran a query that deleted a specific set of data.

  • doubting_poster (unregistered)

    if NaN is undefined.... a plane crash is sure to follow?

  • my name is missing (unregistered)

    If there was only a way to check for NaN, the world would be a better place.

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

    FLnnn is probably "flight level", which is in units of 100 feet, in multiples of 500 feet. Look it up on Wikipedia if you want to know details.

  • (nodebb) in reply to doubting_poster

    "If there was only a way to check for NaN, the world would be a better place."

    Javascript has two ! isNaN('NaN') //true Number.isNaN('NaN') //false


    Addendum 2019-05-31 08:43: (Comment system eats line spacing. Sigh)

  • Brian (unregistered) in reply to The Mole

    I'd guess that their IDs are 5-digit "numbers", and they started running into trouble around the 65k mark.

  • Anonymous') OR 1=1; DROP TABLE wtf; -- (unregistered)

    I can't afford a car that costs $NaN. When you try to test if my bank account has a sufficient balance, if(my_balance >= cost) returns false.

  • BeepBorp (unregistered) in reply to RobyMcAndrew

    There's more ways to check for NaN than that! If you have a floating-point variable f, if f != f, then f is NaN. It is in the IEEE-754 spec! You can also read this: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1565164/what-is-the-rationale-for-all-comparisons-returning-false-for-ieee754-nan-values

  • (nodebb)

    The FAA has assigned the label "NaN" to UFOs.

  • siciac (unregistered)

    The infamous Florida NaN strikes again!

  • eric bloedow (unregistered)

    that thermometer gag reminds me of an old TV show (i think it was the original Hawaii 5-0) where crooks dug under a bank vault full of gold, then used a Laser to MELT the gold so it would flow through a hole...BUT this caused the thermometer outside the bank to show 200 degrees!

  • Dlareg (unregistered) in reply to eric bloedow

    As a laser engineer I can tell you that using a laser to melt anything is horribly inefficient. You're better off using the cooling system there is much more heat there.

    In short just use all that energy to power a blowtorch or an electric welder and meld your gold that way.

    It's even worse for gold since it is highly reflective for the more efficient lasers.

    My advice (as a trained laser engineer..) if it is possible without lasers, do it without lasers.

  • Yet Another User Name (unregistered)

    Accounts beginning with 6 could be many things - country, business, who pays for it, etc - and a blanket decision was made to cut off access.

  • I can be a robot if you want me to be (unregistered)

    So what's wrong with the first email? Is it just a millennial complaining about email not being an instantaneous means of delivery?

  • Free Bird (unregistered) in reply to I can be a robot if you want me to be

    No, it was the fact that the email arrived a whole month after his actual stay.

  • Decius (unregistered)

    If your altitude is NaN, you should prepare for a hard landing.

  • I can be a robot if you want me to be (unregistered) in reply to Free Bird

    My comment stands.

  • Free Bird (unregistered) in reply to I can be a robot if you want me to be

    Good for you!

  • (nodebb)

    More error messages should include stock photos.

  • Οὖτις (unregistered)

    You kids don't know how easy you have it. When I was your age I didn't get to build my own Odyssey. It was all built for me.

  • Anon (unregistered)

    FLNaN undefined is flying from null island to null island.

  • Mormegil (unregistered)

    Accounts beginning with '6'? Sixers sux0rz! Go, go, gunters!

  • Dave, for Oz (unregistered)

    "FLNaN" - a common mistake is to treat strings as numbers because they happen to be numeric. A flight number is not a number. The litmus test is "Would it ever make sense to do arithmetic with this?", or equivalently "Is this a quantity of something? What's the unit of measurement?"

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