The Daily WTF: Curious Perversions in Information Technology


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  • Re: Security Through Insanity

    [quote user="PJH"][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 ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Mo6eB on 07-03-2014
  • Re: Finaly a Front page WTF worthy of the title

    There is a bug thread on the new comments system. You should air all your grievances there and Jeff Atwood himself will look at it and take to heart every single objection you have.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Mo6eB on 06-01-2014
  • Re: Long Life bug : Do not use the letter 'j'

    [quote user="Snooder"] [quote user="joe.edwards"]July: join jolly Jack & jejune Joe's juice jamboree! Just jam juniper juleps.[/quote] This entire paragraph has no lowercase letters that come between 'i' and 'k' in the alphabet. It is actually fairly surprising how uncommon that letter is. Just goes ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Mo6eB on 04-14-2014
  • Re: unstructured optimization

    Technically he's not exactly wrong. The first parameters are passed in registers and the rest on the stack. So you can do computations with the values in the registers already, while waiting for the stack values to be loaded from ram in registers. Also you cannot pass struct parameters to functions, which means you do need to pass by address. ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Mo6eB on 04-03-2014
  • Re: How much redundant code one can produce in a lifetime (and why)?

     TRWTF is Ivan's code uses variables with normal english names without typos and his comments are also normal english without mistakes.  If this were on the first page, it would be full of random words in cyrillic Alex got off google translate.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Mo6eB on 03-17-2014
  • Re: Your AVG Protection.

    [quote user="Ben L."][quote user="Ben L."] [quote user="Ben L."] [quote user="boomzilla"][quote user="boomzilla"] [quote user="boomzilla"] [quote user="boomzilla"] [quote user="Buttembly Coder"][quote user="joe.edwards"][quote ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Mo6eB on 02-26-2014
  • Re: Subclasses in python: nailed it

     The problem I see with the code is that it should compose the teardown calls in reverse order. Also, it should be written with metaclasses for bonus fun.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Mo6eB on 01-31-2014
  • Re: Google continues to ram G+ into everything

    [quote user="El_Heffe"]Have you ever? [/quote]  Do you take it? [NSFW]
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Mo6eB on 01-12-2014
  • Re: Microsoft: Do as we say...

    [quote user="VinDuv"][quote user="dkf"][quote user="Lorne Kates"]TouchA&#771ⓒ, Microsoft. Very passive aggressive touchA&#771ⓒ.[/quote]FTFY[/quote]FTFTFYFY[/quote]   FTFTFYFTFYFY
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Mo6eB on 12-19-2013
  • Re: Minor Fail: MS Word Grammar Check

    [quote user="da Doctah"] [quote user="Jedalyzer"] I was going through some of my old stuff from some time ago, and found this little confusing green squiggle. The first line is my original, the next two are variations that Word found acceptable. I can't figure out how Word thinks this sentence should be parsed. The ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by Mo6eB on 12-18-2013
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