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Author Topic: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O  (Read 5994013 times)

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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133380 on: May 07, 2018, 04:59:30 pm »

Try going out and pounding the pavement - remember that you can take anything in your name with you.

I interpreted this as her going out and taking the internet service package for a walk. On a leash.

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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133381 on: May 07, 2018, 05:27:03 pm »

My point was that locking into a contract shouldn't prevent Akura from moving if the opportunity arises. Given the boundary issues that have been described, that seemed like a useful reminder.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133382 on: May 07, 2018, 05:37:15 pm »

Technically you can always go hit the road with a hammer and end up in jail. I hear they offer free food, utilities, and housing. All for the low, low price of a misdemeaner and resisting arrest on your criminal record.

But seriously, move in with some coworkers you trust or something.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133383 on: May 07, 2018, 06:29:11 pm »

I'm still getting some persistent emails. Ignoring them doesn't seem to be helping. I got two just today.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133384 on: May 07, 2018, 06:55:10 pm »

But seriously, move in with some coworkers you trust or something.
Doesn't Akura have some of the most awful coworkers of anyone on the forum?
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133385 on: May 07, 2018, 07:18:09 pm »

In an unrelated WTF, I'm trying to buy renew my FFXIV subscription (something about it scratches an itch I have every so often, and they just had a free-play period that got me back into it), and the "buy time" page doesn't have the prices for the different options listed (besides the discounts for 90 or 180 day subscription periods, there is a slightly cheaper but more limited option that restricts your number of characters). This is kind of an important thing to tell somebody that you are trying to get money from.

I have to go to a completely different page to get the pricing information. Bad form, SE. Bad form.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133386 on: May 07, 2018, 09:01:30 pm »

You don't?
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133387 on: May 07, 2018, 09:04:52 pm »

So, I tried to fire up a game for some evening fun, and it immediately crashed. Tried again, same deal. Look at the list of recent downloads, and sure enough, Steam had just updated it.

I get all ready to fire off an irate bug report, but first I decided to check what the log says, just in case. Hmm... It is failing to create a DX11 context, so it falls back to DX9 but that fails too. Odd. Very odd.

On a hunch I try another game, and it crashes too, although it complains my graphics card does not support OpenGL 2.1 (which is absolutely ridiculous).

By this point warning bells are going off, so I check GeForce Experience, and sure enough: It is offering to install the drivers I had just installed yesterday. Apparently driver installation failed silently yesterday (after successfully uninstalling my current drivers), and when I started Experience today, it realized I didn't have any drivers installed at all and offered to install the ones I had downloaded last.
« Last Edit: May 07, 2018, 09:06:26 pm by milo christiansen »
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133388 on: May 07, 2018, 09:20:22 pm »

I'm still getting some persistent emails. Ignoring them doesn't seem to be helping. I got two just today.
You okay? Are the emails threatening?
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« Reply #133389 on: May 07, 2018, 09:22:25 pm »

I'm still getting some persistent emails. Ignoring them doesn't seem to be helping. I got two just today.
You okay? Are the emails threatening?

I mentioned before, but someone's trying to get me to sell 3d models on some site. They're just oddly persistent, given how many other people there are to pester.

Came here to drop a thought, wondering why people keep downloading my mediocre models. Someone's persistently emailing me to sell them on some site.

Get reminded of an economics teacher I had who absolutely despised farmers.
« Last Edit: May 07, 2018, 09:24:46 pm by BlackFlyme »
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133390 on: May 07, 2018, 09:28:02 pm »

Got a kitten.

thing tricked me into lying with it.

it fell asleep.

i fell asleep.

what a jerk.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133391 on: May 07, 2018, 09:34:38 pm »

You canít just say that and not provide photo documentation
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133392 on: May 07, 2018, 09:35:37 pm »

I'm still getting some persistent emails. Ignoring them doesn't seem to be helping. I got two just today.

Your email provider almost certainly has a way to filter those out.
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« Reply #133393 on: May 07, 2018, 10:37:40 pm »

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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #133394 on: May 07, 2018, 10:42:52 pm »

That's a nice kitty. Mine is currently trying to kill my foot.
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