Another strange "Tip of the Day"
I saw this in pgAdmin's tip of the day window today:
Not as bad as the "Tips file does not exist" screenshot that appeared in Error'd a couple weeks ago, but still funny.
Not really a WTF, but funny yeah. Goes to show how freewheeling and light-hearted open-source developers can be, when they don't have a boss breathing down their neck forcing them to project an enterprisey image.
Filed under easter egg
I do vaguely remember TotDs like this... fun to read if not caught by any *cough* superior being
Filed under easter egg.
Reminds me of the classic Warcraft II tips, Never Pet a Burning Dog, Never Spit Into the Wind, etc.
Hey, I discovered back in NT3.51 days that you could write your own
startup ToTDs for 'doze. This was at my workplace a few years
back. I customised all the tips of the day with a variety of
stupid, surreal, or just plain obscene jokes.
eventually upgraded my pc and wanted to hand my old one on to someone
else, I had to warn them it would be simplest to just format and
reinstall the thing rather than try and root out all the little
'customisations' I'd made. I think in the end they had to
have the hard drive cleaned in bleach just to make it hygenic enough to
See HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Tips for more...
"Never run with scissors."
Never eat anything larger than your own head.
Never take advice from strangers or computer programs.