History SchmuckBait / RealLife

31st Aug '17 9:36:06 AM Romagnadvoratrelundar
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** A much more harmless prank tech savvy people use on the non savvy is telling them to press ALT + F4 to fix a slow or troublesome program. Pressing both keys at the same time just closes the program.
* Lecturers at some Universities to catch students.

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** A much more harmless prank tech savvy people use on the non savvy is telling them to press ALT + F4 to fix a slow or troublesome program. Pressing both keys at the same time just closes the program.
program.[[note]]Closing the program and restarting it is often actually a pretty good idea if it's being ''very'' slow or freezing up (many applications, especially poorly-written ones, contain [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memory_leak memory leaks]] which cause them to tie up more and more RAM the longer they're run; this process as a whole is termed [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Software_aging software aging]]), but this is generally better done through a task manager.[[/note]]
* Lecturers at some Universities universities, to catch students.
21st Aug '17 1:16:56 PM ironballs16
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** Similarly, guys should beware being asked "What's the capitol of Thailand?", as the answer[[note]]Bangkok[[/note]] leads to a GroinAttack.
23rd Jul '17 7:12:34 AM igordebraga
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* The "Whatsapp Moan", a practical joke that became popular in Brazil, is all about this: the person receives a really low audio. Once the volume is raised, it cuts to a really loud case of TheImmodestOrgasm.

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* The "Whatsapp Moan", a practical joke that became popular in Brazil, is all about this: the person receives a really low way too quiet audio. Once the volume is raised, it cuts to a really loud case of TheImmodestOrgasm.
23rd Jul '17 7:10:57 AM igordebraga
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* The "Whatsapp Moan", a practical joke that became popular in Brazil, is all about this: the person receives a really low audio. Once the volume is raised, it cuts to a really loud case of TheImmodestOrgasm.
29th Jun '17 1:53:08 PM DavidDelony
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* Defcon conferences, as the attract the top hackers in the world, are rife with this. If you're around the Las Vegas venue when it's going on, under no circumstances should you connect to any open Wi-Fi networks, insert any "lost" USB sticks into your computer, use your smartphone without it being set to "airplane" mode or use any ATM that is conveniently nearby.

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* Defcon conferences, as the they attract the top hackers in the world, are rife with this. If you're around the Las Vegas venue when it's going on, under no circumstances should you connect to any open Wi-Fi networks, insert any "lost" USB sticks into your computer, use your smartphone without it being set to "airplane" mode or use any ATM that is conveniently nearby.
29th Jun '17 1:47:49 PM DavidDelony
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* Defcon conferences, as the attract the top hackers in the world, are rife with this. If you're around the Las Vegas venue when it's going on, under no circumstances should you connect to any open Wi-Fi networks, insert any "lost" USB sticks into your computer, use your smartphone without it being set to "airplane" mode or use any ATM that is conveniently nearby.
11th Jun '17 4:48:18 PM nombretomado
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* Shortly after the launch of the XboxOne, an image spread around with instructions that supposedly enables backwards compatibility with Xbox360 games, by going into the developer console and changing the sandbox ID to "freezone.reboot". [[spoiler: It actually sends the console into an infinite reset loop, effectively bricking it.]]

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* Shortly after the launch of the XboxOne, UsefulNotes/XboxOne, an image spread around with instructions that supposedly enables backwards compatibility with Xbox360 UsefulNotes/Xbox360 games, by going into the developer console and changing the sandbox ID to "freezone.reboot". [[spoiler: It actually sends the console into an infinite reset loop, effectively bricking it.]]
26th May '17 1:09:04 PM Berrenta
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** For Debian-style distributions, attempting to remove an essential package will yield the warning ''"You are about to do something potentially harmful. To continue type in the phrase 'Yes, do as I say!'"''. Indeed, the action will not complete without typing the phrase. [[TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything Copy/pasting the line won't work.]]

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** For Debian-style distributions, attempting to remove an essential package will yield the warning ''"You are about to do something potentially harmful. To continue type in the phrase 'Yes, do as I say!'"''. Indeed, the action will not complete without typing the phrase. [[TheDevTeamThinksOfEverything [[DevelopersForesight Copy/pasting the line won't work.]]
20th Apr '17 8:47:05 AM Steven
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** A much more harmless prank tech savvy people use on the non savvy is telling them to press ALT + F4 to fix a slow or troublesome program. Pressing both keys at the same time just closes the program.
27th Mar '17 7:38:14 AM louisXVI
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* This Place is '''Not''' a Place of Honor: The U.S. Department of Energy is designing monuments that warn future visitors possibly thousands of years in the future when the authority of the U.S. government is a distant memory and English is no longer understood away from nuclear waste disposal sites such as Yucca Mountain and the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. The ideas they've come up with are [[http://www.damninteresting.com/?p=160 fascinating]] -- but not one of them has managed to avert the site being Schmuck Bait of the highest caliber. To their credit, they're well aware that anything they design is potential Schmuck Bait, and they're actively working to minimize the bait factor.

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* This Place is '''Not''' a Place of Honor: The U.S. Department of Energy is designing monuments that warn future visitors possibly including ones living tens of thousands of years in the future when the authority of the U.S. government is a distant memory and English is all current human languages are no longer understood away from nuclear waste disposal sites such as Yucca Mountain and the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. The ideas they've come up with are [[http://www.damninteresting.com/?p=160 fascinating]] -- but not one of them has managed to avert the site being Schmuck Bait of the highest caliber. To their credit, they're well aware that anything they design is potential Schmuck Bait, and they're actively working to minimize the bait factor.
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