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  • Re: A Celebration Of Windows XP: 2001-2014

    [quote user="oheso"][quote user="joe.edwards"]Are you saying ender did this to you?[/quote]  Repeatedly.  [/quote] As Eat Sleep Rave Repeat comes on in my music mix.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Zemm on 04-16-2014
  • Re: Why mathematicians are no fun at parties

    [quote user="TheCPUWizard"][quote user="Lorne Kates"] And who was the first person to post under the morbiuswilters account? You #@$% guessed it...Morbs![/quote]  Wait....Morbs is actually a person?????  That changes everything (but only if true)[/quote] Your mailto censoring only made the fucking word more ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Zemm on 04-14-2014
  • Re: A Celebration Of Windows XP: 2001-2014

    [quote user="boomzilla"]Yeah, but is the performance lost worth it to avoid the shittiness of Aero?[/quote] I like Aero on Windows 7 (never really used Vista). I think Windows 8.x is ugly without it! (Ignoring the entire Metro side)
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Zemm on 04-11-2014
  • Re: Lets improve our security!

    My financial institution's website used to be (example is the name, which is a common English word). They used the word online because of an old restriction in the space on these common words. They also get bonus points: accessing this URL via https would yield a certificate error (the actual secure ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Zemm on 04-06-2014
  • Re: Hacks2Bin

    It must be just me, but my pet hate is overzealous quoting. There is no need for the quotes (especially double quotes) on the left of the "=>" fat comma. I even have a script in my editor to remove this type of quoting, along with changing $foo{'bar'} to just $foo{bar}. We use perl not php!
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Zemm on 04-04-2014
  • Re: Awful search suggestions

    [quote user="Eternal HQDensity"]Pretty much[/quote] Hey I have four separate library cards for four different Queensland library networks. Gold Coast, Logan, Brisbane and Toowoomba. It's relatively easy to sign up even if it's a bit of a pita to have all those cards.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Zemm on 03-24-2014
  • Re: Time tracking/billing software

    [quote user="Weng"]We're a medium-size team (less than 100) managing upwards of 300 ongoing projects and hundreds of quick-turn one offs per month.[/quote] This sounds almost exactly like where I work, albeit slightly smaller. We use Zendesk for support and have just started with JIRA in the last few weeks to separate ...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by Zemm on 03-20-2014
  • Re: Questionable advice

    [quote user="FrankyBoy"]Iirc my parents got our first dial-up in 1997 or so with the awesome speed of 56k at horrendous costs per minute and of course the modem got fucked up if someone called in so you had to reset the connection.[/quote] I got my first commercial dialup account in 1998 which was the first "unlimited hours" ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Zemm on 03-19-2014
  • Re: Questionable advice

    [quote user="FrankyBoy"][quote user="Qwerty"]I don't think browser sniffing was invented by 1990; since the number of browsers available at the time was less than 1.[/quote]ah, you got me, english is not my native language and I wanted to say "the late 90s" :P[/quote] It was the mid 90s so you could send the ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Zemm on 03-18-2014
  • Re: Questionable advice

    [quote user="Mole"]Hey, don't use our website, we have an app!". [/quote] Then you say "No thanks" and it redirects you to the home page instead of the deep link you were on via Google. Even though you could see the content was loaded behind the pop-up box...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Zemm on 03-16-2014
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