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When I was in elementary school, my pc got a virus. So, after I look it up, an article suggest that deleting system32 on my windows will solve my problem. I think everyone here knows the rest of the story.4
I get an email. "DeathToBrewDevs" replied to an issue I opened forever ago.
Read the reply and it's a diss, mentions and all. I go to the issue in order to disrespect him back, reply is gone; deleted by mods.
Alright then, so can I look up this guy and read his code so I can inform myself on what a proper engineer is? I mean since it's my legit-ness he's questioning, I would really like to know how legit *he* is.
Ah! But no results, no profile, no repos, no code; no nothing. The sucker's gone. What, you made an alt to shit-talk mother fucking Liebranca and couldn't even come up with a decent insult before deleting it? What a fucking cunt.
You know, I don't mind random people trying to mess with me but when you do it like this it really does take away the fun.
See, I don't hide my shit. I have no need for that; you can look me up, find my shitposts, find my profiles, read my support questions, read my code, try it out, see my bugs, see my hacks, and even take a snapshot of my fucking face. I don't mind people knowing who I am because I'm proud of who the fuck that is.
More importantly, if you want to talk shit I'm right there for you to do just that; and if you want a flamewar we can have one, bitch.
Get on my fucking level, then we can talk.
For now: into the trashbin you go.
the one who mallocs.
I deployed one of our staging websites to a free plan because the site is rarely used. Project Manager sends the stakeholders the new url. There will be a lot of 🤦♀️🤦♂️🤦 all around. Some of it’s my fault. A lot of it is just WTF.
Stakeholder: We still need the staging site because we don’t want to test in the live site…
PM: Okay. We didn’t say we were deleting the site. We are just moving it to a new and better hosting platform, so we’re letting you know the url has changed.
Stakeholder: This url is for the front facing page. How do I access the backend? [they mean the admin interface]
Me: The only thing that’s changed is the url for the staging website. So domain-A/account is now domain-B/account.
I thought that was a pretty straightforward way of explaining things, that even a non technical person would get it. They took the /account example as the literal login url.
Stakeholder: I forgot the password for our admin login and I submitted a password reset, but I realize I don’t know if I have access to the admin email. Or if it’s even a real email account.
I look back at the email chain and I realize that I gave the PM the wrong url.
Also, WTF x 2. How did this stakeholder not realize they were looking at the wrong website?? There are definitely noticeable style and content differences. And why would you have an admin login that uses a fake email??
Me: My apologies. I sent over the incorrect url. My instructions are mostly the same. All that’s changed is the domain.
Stakeholder’s assistant: [DMs me] How do we access the backend?
WTF…are they seriously playing this game and demanding I type out the url for them?! 🤬 I’m not playing this game and I just copy and paste the example that I already sent over.
They figure it out eventually. Apparently, they never used /account to login before They used /admin/index… but that would still bring them to /account, but with ?redirect=/admin/index appended to the url if they weren’t logged in. Again, WTF.
I know I made mistakes in this whole thing, but damn. I can’t even. I’m pretty sure this whole incident is fueling my boss’s push to stop supporting this particular website anymore so I can focus on sites that actually bring in revenue…and have stakeholders that aren’t looney and condescending like this.4
This and Road Rash and Windows 95 and accidentally deleting the soundcard driver to make space for Rollercoaster Tycoon.1
My first interaction with Computers started in 1996/1997 and it was Dangerous Dave, PacMan, Mario, Pre that pulled me in so deep. We had multiple Floppy Disks and each of them used to go awry after a few months of use. Had to keep deleting stuff to fit all my Favourite Games
A year later I learnt the basics of MS-DOS and GWBasic. Looking at seniors do C Programming on Borland Turbo made me feel scared and one of them said it is the real language to make Games, and all types of Animation stuff. I was very intrigued but only for a while. I kept playing Games which was what I was fit for at that time