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On Sat, 16 Feb 2013 22:39:06 -0800 (PST), Broadland Wanderer wrote:

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I had to stop - laughing was hurting!

Reminds me of a mate putting up cabinets in the bathroom - he put them up
close to the ceiling (about 7'6"_ and the handles half way up the doors - he
and his wife are 3FAs (about 5' nothing)!
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No links or text, just a blank page for me.

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On Sunday 17 February 2013 11:28 Brian Gaff wrote in uk.d-i-y:

No links or text, just a blank page for me.

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It's a sequence of pictures of job cock ups.

A bit like "There I Fixed It" - except that this one, the job appears to
have been professionally done (without duct tape) but doesn't work.

Sadly, they did not add captions.


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It's a sequence of pictures of job cock ups.

A bit like "There I Fixed It" - except that this one, the job appears to
have been professionally done (without duct tape) but doesn't work.

Sadly, they did not add captions.


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Seems to work here on Chrome, but not IE.

Quite funny, some of them.

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On 17/02/13 11:28, Brian Gaff wrote:
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Sadly Brian, it's all images of stuff done wrong.

No text or links at all.


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Like 'row of trees carefully planted *in* asphalt pathway blocking it
completely' ??


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Like 'row of trees carefully planted *in* asphalt pathway blocking it
completely' ??

Those trees must predate the tarmac by at least a century, and I'd guess
the tarmac is about 20 years old, and was well laid at the time. The
foul-up was not leaving an open space with a grill round the trees,
and/or not laying the path between the existing rows of trees.

A lot of them look to be either photoshopped or the result of
insufficient training, like the Adidas tag on the trainer with the Nike
Swoosh. If you're working in a Chinese sweatshop, you just picklabel out
of bin 1, apply it to tongue out of bin 2, and put the result in bin 3.
If you can't read English, you wouldn't know that the labelled tongue in
bin 3 is not for the same line as the body in bin 4, especially if
you've never seen either trainer in the wild. It's more than likely been
photoshopped, though, as QC should have caught it before it left the
factory.

Even the first one in the sequence isn't a job done wrong, it's a
perfectly well fitted handrail with two out of three fixings broken.
It's possible to see the marks on the wall where the screws were.

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Ok

For your entertainment, I'll describe a couple:

I can't help wondering how many of these are photoshopped, but some might be
real...

1) Short section of stone stairs going up. Handrail at the same angle,
nicely fitted, but going the wrong way. ie going down at 45 degrees, as the
stairs go up at 45 degrees!!

2) Kitchen worktop, internal 90 degree angle. One drawer comes out, but
fouls on the handle of the drawer roud the corner. Fault: no offset or
padding in the units.

3) Several photos of road white line painting where either the machine went
wrong or the operator was ****ed.

4) Loo seat fitted so seat and lid are reversed.

5) Random street signs upside down,

You get the idea...

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Short section of stone stairs going up. Handrail at the same angle,
nicely fitted, but going the wrong way. ie going down at 45 degrees, as the
stairs go up at 45 degrees!!


Except that it's wasn't fitted that way, just that the two end fixings
have broken, leaving the centre one intact, so the the rail has tipped
from +45 degrees to -45 degrees.

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On Sunday 17 February 2013 17:22 Andy Burns wrote in uk.d-i-y:

Tim Watts wrote:

Short section of stone stairs going up. Handrail at the same angle,
nicely fitted, but going the wrong way. ie going down at 45 degrees, as
the stairs go up at 45 degrees!!


Except that it's wasn't fitted that way, just that the two end fixings
have broken, leaving the centre one intact, so the the rail has tipped
from +45 degrees to -45 degrees.


Egad! You're right.

I had not really noticed...


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Ok

For your entertainment, I'll describe a couple:

I can't help wondering how many of these are photoshopped, but some might be
real...

1) Short section of stone stairs going up. Handrail at the same angle,
nicely fitted, but going the wrong way. ie going down at 45 degrees, as the
stairs go up at 45 degrees!!

2) Kitchen worktop, internal 90 degree angle. One drawer comes out, but
fouls on the handle of the drawer roud the corner. Fault: no offset or
padding in the units.

3) Several photos of road white line painting where either the machine went
wrong or the operator was ****ed.

4) Loo seat fitted so seat and lid are reversed.

5) Random street signs upside down,

You get the idea...


My favourite... American TV caption says: "AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report
covers the current average for gas prices in the country and is available
on their website, www.findoutwhatthewebsite'surlisandputithere.com.

The most pointless is the shop with the reverse-upside-down sign above its
window. That's often done deliberately when the business isn't operating.

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On 17/02/2013 11:28, Brian Gaff wrote:
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I get the same with IE but a series of pictures if I use chrome.

The pictures are of things like misspelled road signs, doors on upside
down, incorrectly labeled products, etc.

Not very exciting really.
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Ok

For your entertainment, I'll describe a couple:

I can't help wondering how many of these are photoshopped, but some might be
real...

1) Short section of stone stairs going up. Handrail at the same angle,
nicely fitted, but going the wrong way. ie going down at 45 degrees, as the
stairs go up at 45 degrees!!

You can clearly see the screw holes and the marks on the tiles where the
fittings were. No photoshopping, and the fault is due to the wall
fixings failing after quite some time, including at least one repaint.


3) Several photos of road white line painting where either the machine went
wrong or the operator was ****ed.

Except that some of them are obviously the temporary stick on tape type,
which move under the influence of heavy vehicles braking and
accelerating especially in hot weather.

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2) Kitchen worktop, internal 90 degree angle. One drawer comes out, but
fouls on the handle of the drawer roud the corner. Fault: no offset or
padding in the units.

I think this is in a showroom. I noticed, when doing the rounds,
that they very seldom seemed to have put in the corner pieces. I
couldn't decide if it was penny-pinching or what.

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On 18/02/2013 07:47, Chris J Dixon wrote:
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2) Kitchen worktop, internal 90 degree angle. One drawer comes out, but
fouls on the handle of the drawer roud the corner. Fault: no offset or
padding in the units.

I think this is in a showroom. I noticed, when doing the rounds,
that they very seldom seemed to have put in the corner pieces. I
couldn't decide if it was penny-pinching or what.


Actually, I'm embarrassed to report that we have a similar scenario in
our kitchen (which was not fitted by me I hasten to add!). We use the
partly 'blocked' drawer for tea-towels etc so not too awkward to use
as-is - not worth the aggro of trying to sort it out, anyway
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The most pointless is the shop with the reverse-upside-down sign above its
window. That's often done deliberately when the business isn't operating.


Nah, that accolade goes to the photo of the blank sheet of paper with
the words "This page left intentionally blank", which is often done for
very good reason.

The pic of Hitler looking at a flag bearing a hash symbol where a
swastika should be doesn't warrant inclusion as it's obviously a still
from a comedy TV show or something.

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Not if you can't see them of course, being blind. I find it very frustrating
when folk just post the link and little else of a clue.

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Seems to work here on Chrome, but not IE.

Quite funny, some of them.

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On 18/02/2013 08:42, Lobster wrote:
Nah, that accolade goes to the photo of the blank sheet of paper with
the words "This page left intentionally blank", which is often done for
very good reason.


It's an old favourite, but still wrong. Once they've put that there it
isn't blank any more...

Perhaps it should say something like "This page otherwise blank" - but I
can't think of a good text.

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Not if you can't see them of course, being blind. I find it very frustrating
when folk just post the link and little else of a clue.

Brian

I hate it when people post a link to a video without any information at
all. Mostly I ignore the link because I can't be arsed to go through
whatever the hoops are to view some indeterminate content.

As an admin on another place, I *have* to watch in order to be sure it
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Nah, that accolade goes to the photo of the blank sheet of paper with
the words "This page left intentionally blank", which is often done
for very good reason.


It's an old favourite, but still wrong. Once they've put that there
it isn't blank any more...

Perhaps it should say something like "This page otherwise blank" -
but I can't think of a good text.


Clearly the answer is to print on the preceeding page "For manufacturing
reasons, the next page is intentionally left blank. Feel free to doodle on
it" ;-)

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On Sun, 17 Feb 2013 18:35:47 +0000, Mike Barnes wrote:
The most pointless is the shop with the reverse-upside-down sign above
its window.


I don't know, I got really fed up with "fruit and veg in the wrong box"
pictures. That and the stupid site navigation buttons which vanished
after a short period of activity, requiring an extra click to bring them
back before you could move on to the next image.

cheers

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stupid site navigation buttons which vanished after a short period of
activity, requiring an extra click to bring them back before you
could move on to the next image.


scrollwheel.

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stupid site navigation buttons which vanished after a short period of
activity, requiring an extra click to bring them back before you
could move on to the next image.


scrollwheel.


or left/right arrows.


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