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  • Re: Why is there a TV icon in Microsoft Word?

    [quote user="Seahen"][quote user="robbak"]Interestingly, OpenOffice, and many Open Source packages, use the 'arrow-into-folder' icon instead. [/quote] Any bets on how long it'll take before desktop apps start switching to an "arrow-into-cloud" like Android uses?[/quote] Did you just wake up after ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Ben L. on 07-22-2014
  • Re: Copyright notices in code files

    [quote user="bgodot"]  My favorite is that in the footer of all our sites says something like this:© <%= DateTime.Now.Year.ToString() %> And I always wonder: does that actually do anything? I'm not sure it does... (quote fuction dosn't work...)Automating it invalidates it. Someone has to manually ...
    Posted to Coding Related Help & Questions (Forum) by Ben L. on 07-01-2014
  • Re: Image fail

    <span style="color: #000000;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="color: ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Ben L. on 06-24-2014
  • Re: Blobs, BlobServers and URLs (and Santander)

    [quote user="dkf"]Hmm, blobheadervalue1=inline%3Bfilename%3DPDF-BANK0479.pdf and blobheadername1=Content-Disposition would appear to be an interesting combination. What could possibly go wrong?[/quote] blobheadername1=Location&blobheadervalue1=http://what.thedailywtf.com/
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Ben L. on 06-15-2014
  • Re: No paste for you... but drag is OK

    [quote user="flabdablet"]But the award for Absolutely Most Stupidest Hack Evar goes to Yahoo, whose password change box validator insists that a pasted password is too short until you append and erase an additional character after pasting.[/quote] Actually, that one makes sense. Pasting text happens after the keydown/keypress/keyup ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Ben L. on 06-06-2014
  • Re: What.TheDailyWTF.com -- Discourse site

    [quote user="morbiuswilters"][quote user="Ben L."][quote user="morbiuswilters"][quote user="Ben L."]Well, we're getting close to the 51 post mark where CS would normally say "I am going to ignore the previous 50 posts and put your post on a separate page with no context"[/quote] Are you ...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by Ben L. on 05-20-2014
  • Re: What.TheDailyWTF.com -- Discourse site

    [quote user="morbiuswilters"][quote user="Ben L."]Well, we're getting close to the 51 post mark where CS would normally say "I am going to ignore the previous 50 posts and put your post on a separate page with no context"[/quote] Are you serious? You find pagination confusing? Endless scrolling is a hundred ...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by Ben L. on 05-20-2014
  • Re: CSOD: return and throw

    [quote user="HardwareGeek"][quote user="morbiuswilters"][quote user="Lorne Kates"][quote user="morbiuswilters"]Quick, somebody do something stupid so I look less stupid by comparison![/quote]  http://what.thedailywtf.com/[/quote] Whew, that was a close one! *wipes sweat from brow*[/quote]So far, ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Ben L. on 05-19-2014
  • Re: Changes at TDWTF: Goodbye Community Server

    [quote user="HardwareGeek"][quote user="morbiuswilters"]You only have two posts left for today over there, so make 'em count.[/quote]Yeah, the count of number of posts. As long as I stay tied for first place in the post count, who cares about quality.I wonder if the limit is temporary.[/quote] It is.
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by Ben L. on 05-19-2014
  • Re: What.TheDailyWTF.com -- Discourse site

    [quote user="RTapeLoadingError"][quote user="Alex Papadimoulis"]It does send me a password reset.... has ANYONE gotten a pw reset email?[/quote] My password didn't work and no reset mail for me yet either. And I looked in spam but there's a chance that I am TRWTF and I'm looking in the worng ...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by Ben L. on 05-19-2014
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