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  • Re: W00t! I can't wait to collect them!

    You may get a bigger audience in the new forum...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by PJH on 07-09-2014
  • Re: Security Through Insanity

    [quote user="pjt33"][quote user="PJH"]About 99% of the people with active accounts have moved over to the new forums - you may want to join up and repost there...[/quote] I wondered why it was so quiet.[/quote]Well, that and the fact that we stopped people signing up here because 100% of them either didn't post or were ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by PJH on 07-03-2014
  • Re: Security Through Insanity

    [quote user="Goatboych"]revives old dailywtf account to share this 'gem'[/quote] About 99% of the people with active accounts have moved over to the new forums - you may want to join up and repost there...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by PJH on 07-03-2014
  • Re: Do you work too much?

    [quote user="wonkoTheSane"]All in all the US seems quite a bad place to work? Or is it just a case of the small percentage who have bad employers shout the loudest making all employers seem bad? [/quote] Stuff like this (compare UK vs US) doesn't exactly attract me to move.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by PJH on 06-24-2014
  • Re: Image fail

    [quote user="Julia"]most of this 600kB behemoth of a page is a single image tag with the image content base-64-encoded and embedded directly[/quote] No Repro. Looks like a bog-standard webpage from here.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by PJH on 06-24-2014
  • Re: For security purposes only

    [quote user="flabdablet"]What's clearly needed here is something like bugmenot, only for cell phones.[/quote]google("throwaway sms numbers") seems to give some suggestions... How useful/trustworthy they are, I've not a clue.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by PJH on 06-17-2014
  • Re: @PaulaBean off her meds again..

    Paula has now been officially diagnosed as pathological.... (site's back up btw. At least for the moment.)
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by PJH on 06-12-2014
  • Re: @PaulaBean off her meds again..

    As I understand it*, someone (our side?) has come up with some clever bot acting as an agent of @PaulaBean to go screen-scraping/POSTing various bits of both sites in an attempt to hook article comments and Discourse comments together. My impression is that instead of running, say, every 60 seconds, it's doing shit every 60milliseconds* ...
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by PJH on 06-12-2014
  • @PaulaBean off her meds again..

    Looks like Paula's gone on another rampage again; the only service running on what.thedailywtf.com is ssh.... (1120UTC)
    Posted to General Discussion (Forum) by PJH on 06-12-2014
  • Re: Do you work too much?

    [quote user="boomzilla"][quote user="flabdablet"] Green energy has the potential to become an absolutely massive employment generator, mainly because so much of it is inherently human scale: fitting solar panels on roofs employs a lot more people per installed megawatt than does using enormous machinery to chuck thousands of ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by PJH on 06-12-2014
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