• Maciejasjmj (disco)

    Frist!

    Great, now that I've trolled my article successfully, time to read it...

  • JBert (disco) in reply to Maciejasjmj

    Oi, that's cheating. Also, mighty late to do any proofreading.

  • Tsaukpaetra (disco)

    Well at least Superman was too busy to submit a review. Maybe next time?

  • HardwareGeek (disco)

    TRWTF is management? Nah, can't be!

  • Quite (disco)

    So TRWTF is that Jen is mousy?

  • Onyx (disco) in reply to Maciejasjmj
    Maciejasjmj:
    now that I've trolled my article successfully, time to read it...

    AHA! Now we know why all FP articles suck!

    :trolleybus:

  • Dlareg (disco) in reply to Quite

    If she learned more of the command line she could be less mousy?

  • lcrawford (disco)

    Why did management dump the apparently improved web site because they couldn't justify the time for testing and bug fixes?

  • Yamikuronue (disco) in reply to lcrawford

    PR disaster. Once upper management or partners get wind of these kinds of issues, it sours them on the whole project, and they'd rather pull the plug than fix it. I've seen it dozens of times. QA often gets blamed, as if we chose not to test.

  • Onyx (disco) in reply to Yamikuronue
    Yamikuronue:
    QA often gets blamed, as if we chose not to test.

    Well, you did! I mean, you should have stayed at the office the whole night before, tested everything and fixed all the bugs!

    Don't you people ever do your job? I mean fuck, no wonder poor managers are such an assholes to devs when QA people are such a bunch of lazy bastards!


    Filed under: I have no idea where I was going with this joke

  • Yamikuronue (disco) in reply to Onyx
    Onyx:
    I have no idea where I was going with this joke
    To hell, mostly :)
  • PJH (disco) in reply to Yamikuronue
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  • Yamikuronue (disco) in reply to PJH

    IME, sunk cost goes out the window the minute you have a production incident, because now it's "that awful project that broke the servers".

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  • accalia (disco) in reply to Onyx
    Onyx:
    Ok guys, I'm gonna go hide now...

    /me sets up a lemonaide stand and starts selling torches and pitchforks (and lemonaide) (members of QA departments get the torches and pitchforks free, and the lemonaide half off)

  • Frank_Schenk (disco)

    This WTF made my day :smiley:

  • dkf (disco)

    Summary: Management believes that stuff happens by magic and orders that deployment be done by magical angels. HilaritySame-old same-old ensues.

  • Zacrath (disco)

    You editors are supposed to make the post anonymous! You can't just reveal that Bruce Wayne is Batman like that!

  • aliceif (disco)

    WTF is up with the sign?

    The area between the figure's arms and torso is GLOWING!

  • Onyx (disco) in reply to aliceif

    It's just an optical illu...

    [image]

    ... well, fuck me!

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  • CoyneTheDup (disco) in reply to lcrawford
    Tsaukpaetra:
    Well at least Superman was too busy to submit a review. Maybe next time?

    He reviewed it, but he filed under Clark Kent.

    lcrawford:
    Why did management dump the apparently improved web site because they couldn't justify the time for testing and bug fixes?

    What apparently improved web site? IMPROVED_WEB_SITE_NOT_FOUND

  • HardwareGeek (disco) in reply to CoyneTheDup
    CoyneTheDup:
    *What* apparently improved web site? IMPROVED_WEB_SITE_NOT_FOUND

    The web site was (maybe) improved. The only (?) problem was that it was essentially a beta version, and it was populated with test data rather than real data. This should have been an easily solved problem.

  • Dragnslcr (disco) in reply to accalia
    accalia:
    /me sets up a lemonaide stand and starts selling torches and pitchforks (and lemonaide) (members of QA departments get the torches and pitchforks free, and the lemonaide half off)

    Are the lemons really going to be willing to help?

  • RFoxmich (disco)

    Bruce called me the other day and wanted to know where his iPhone was.

  • accalia (disco) in reply to Dragnslcr
    Dragnslcr:
    accalia:
    /me sets up a lemonaide stand and starts selling torches and pitchforks (and lemonaide) (members of QA departments get the torches and pitchforks free, and the lemonaide half off)

    Are the lemons really going to be willing to help?

    who am i to say what a lemon thinks?

  • CoyneTheDup (disco) in reply to HardwareGeek
    HardwareGeek:
    The web site was (maybe) improved. The only (?) problem was that it was essentially a beta version, and it was populated with test data rather than real data. This should have been an easily solved problem.

    Oh you are an optimist, aren't you. :smiley:

  • HardwareGeek (disco) in reply to CoyneTheDup
    CoyneTheDup:
    HardwareGeek:
    The web site was **(maybe)** improved. The only **(?)** problem was that it was essentially a beta version, and it was populated with test data rather than real data. This **should** have been an easily solved problem.

    Oh you are an optimist, aren't you. :smiley:

    Emphasis added. Not that much of an optimist.

  • Thad_Harroun (disco)

    Our university's new branding came with a new website and CMS, whose development abruptly stopped when the money ran out. There were supposed to be an elegant choice of webpage styles with slick editors. None were finished. But we live with it today.

    The idea was to turn all secretary's into high power web admins, as no changes went live but were supposed to be approved by them for their respective departments. That didn't fly at all; no one understood what to do or how to do it. Things evolve, and the site functions somewhat.

    But as of this morning there are still dozens of pages in the Dashboard for my faculty waiting approval. The oldest has been there for 5 years 45 weeks. The youngest is 1 week 4 days. That's right - people are still submitting orphan webpages incorrectly to the broken CMS for the past 5 years.

  • Fox (disco) in reply to aliceif

    Whoever made the image had a Fill fail. Glad I wasn't the only one who noticed. ;)

  • Slapout (disco) in reply to Zacrath

    Bruce Wayne is Batman? That's crazy!

  • Dragnslcr (disco) in reply to accalia
    accalia:
    /me sets up a lemonaide stand and starts selling torches and pitchforks (and lemonaide) (members of QA departments get the torches and pitchforks free, and the lemonaide half off)

    At the risk of a giant whoosh, emphasis added.

  • accalia (disco) in reply to Dragnslcr

    what? you don't like lemon assistants?

  • Dragnslcr (disco) in reply to accalia

    They're okay. They do pretty good work, but they tend to have a bit of a sour attitude.

  • another_sam (disco) in reply to Dragnslcr
    Dragnslcr:
    sour attitude.

    Lame.

  • HardwareGeek (disco) in reply to another_sam
    another_sam:
    Dragnslcr:
    sour attitude.

    Lame.

    No, lime.

  • another_sam (disco) in reply to HardwareGeek
    HardwareGeek:
    No, lime.

    :facepalm:

  • Fox (disco) in reply to another_sam
    another_sam:
    HardwareGeek:
    No, lime.

    :lemon:

    CTFY
  • Scarlet_Manuka (disco) in reply to Tsaukpaetra
    Tsaukpaetra:
    Well at least Superman was too busy to submit a review.
    No, it's just another twist on the "who would win: Batman vs. Superman?" question.
    HardwareGeek:
    The web site was (maybe) improved.
    404 errors and infinite redirect loops are (probably) not an improvement over the old version.
  • ScholRLEA (disco) in reply to accalia
    accalia:
    who am i to say what a lemon thinks?

    Ford Prefect?

    No, wait, he only thought that he was a lemon. He was never sure if the lake really thought it was a gin and tonic, though.

  • Luhmann (disco) in reply to ScholRLEA
    ScholRLEA:
    a gin and tonic

    but did it contain cucumber?

  • HardwareGeek (disco) in reply to Scarlet_Manuka
    Scarlet_Manuka:
    404 errors and infinite redirect loops are (probably) not an improvement over the old version.

    No, but even the guys who designed it said it wasn't ready to be deployed. The article described the new website as "sleek," so I'm quite willing to believe that it was an improvement over the "relic of late 90s." The WTF was, as far as we can tell from the article, solely that there was no QA before it was deployed, and there's only one person in the story who can be blamed for that.

  • Jaloopa (disco) in reply to accalia
    accalia:
    who am i to say what a lemon thinks?

    “I’ve been thinking. When life gives you lemons? Don’t make lemonade. Make life take the lemons back! Get mad! I don’t want your damn lemons! What am I supposed to do with these? Demand to see life’s manager! Make life rue the day it thought is could give me lemons! Do you know who I am? I’m the man who’s going to burn your house down! With the lemons! I’m going to get my engineers to invent a combustible lemon that burns your house down!”

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  • Fox (disco) in reply to anotherusername
    anotherusername:
    Fox:
    another_sam:
    HardwareGeek:
    No, lime.

    :mask:

    CTFY

    FTCFY.

    UTFYSYCSWIULIOLYDSM

  • anotherusername (disco) in reply to Fox
    Fox:
    anotherusername:
    Fox:
    another_sam:
    HardwareGeek:
    No, lime.

    8===========D

    CTFY

    FTCFY.

    UTFYSYCSWIULIOLYDSM

    ISDSWYULIOLNHAGDI

    <inb4 he likes it>
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