I cannot not misread these bottles as saying “hurrrr”
I cannot not misread these bottles as saying “hurrrr”
Why did you take away literally every possible location to do express shipping over a weekend in northern California outside of Sacramento?!
You douchehonking morons.
To be fair this is still an improvement over the way they operated in South Florida, where they did have weekend service but would constantly miss their pickup because the trucks got trafFUCKED and would wind up returning to the depot without making any pickups or deliveries.
From today’s adventures…
My theory as to what’s happening when a Crown Broadcast transmitter reports a VSWR below 1.0* is that it’s managed to oscillate in such a way that a wormhole has opened up around the antenna system that’s actually sucking the radio waves right out of the system and porting them into another dimension, where listeners are happily enjoying the mysterious signals.
Be sure to inform your sales department that potential sponsors can be heard in alternate dimensions!
I had to reboot my Subaru Forester tonight. It threw literally every possible error message following coming up with the traction control, hill assist, and ABS warning lights on.
The fuse to reboot it is a 20 amp at the front center of the under hood fuse box labeled “Back Up” in the legend.
So here’s how you reboot a car. Note that some vehicles have this fuse labelled as dome light.
On certain navigation/audio systems you will need an anti theft code to reactivate them after this.
Either way, pull it, wait 30 sec, and reinsert. Be careful not to touch any hot parts under the hood if the car has just been running. A fuse puller is likely provided in the box, but if not, many replacement fuse kits come with one, or you can use small pliers to grab it.
After pulling the fuse, waiting at least 30 seconds and reinserting it, don’t be surprised if you get an errant horn honk, beeps, or clicks. Aftermarket alarms may start blasting and need to be turned back off with the remote.
Wait another minute or so, then restart the car. Check that the stereo comes on (or asks for the code…) to be sure its anti theft logic has cleared out. You will need to reset the clock and other settings may be gone as well.
In addition, it may drive differently at first as adaptive data has been reset.
Congratulations! You now know how to clear an automotive BSOD.
Now, if people would only stop arguing with me and trying to convince me that piercing guns are actually of acceptable design… Why has this happened like six times in the last week??!!
I’ll always take “Sorry, we just don’t want to spend the money” over “Sorry, we won’t spend the money…. But here, enjoy this rococo piece of rushed to market garbage we bought sight unseen at the NAB show after the vendor bought us a fancy lunch and we’re expecting you to deploy in the facility.”
Random stolen transmitter meme related? I forget who I lifted it from but it’s so true
There should be a sound effect for the construction of these awful little “whimsically awful mound of unpleasant rectangles” Gentrifi-Matic mixed use apartment buildings.
The sound effect should be that same one used in anime to suggest that someone is about to have a severe gastrointestinal event. It’s a loud, deep, rather horrifying sort of gurgle Squaararraaraarrrp!!!
Sending the text “PRINT, YOU DUMBASS!” as a test for a printer that’s being difficult but is across a fairly large office space is a good way to get the entire office laughing.
Three different variants of Chinese fake ULN2803 chips available on Amazon and eBay. No genuine chips are available on either.
Bonus: “18 pin” DIP socket from Chinese mega-dumpshit-flooder uxcell, who deserve their very own angry shitpost. Hey at least they didn’t send me mis-molded automotive trim clips instead of LED mounting bezels OH WAIT THEY DID
I’ve used up all my actually genuine ULN2803s so I don’t have one for comparison, sorry. 🙁
Last night I bought a Ryobi cordless tool set at Home Depot that’s supposed to come with a drill, a small circular saw, a battery, a carrying case, a saw blade, and a charger. What was in the box was… a dusty carrying case with the drill missing the chuck, the circular saw with the blade missing, and no battery or charger.
I brought it back today and they had no problem with exchanging it, but then the girl who handled the exchange asked her manager what to do with the incomplete box.
“Tape it up and put it back on the shelf”.
I asked the manager immediately what they were going to do when it came back AGAIN, and for that matter, how many times she expected it to come back again? She sighed and explained it was just corporate policy – if the item LOOKS saleable, they have to keep putting it back out over and over and won’t get new ones in until the old ones stop coming back.
Gotcha. So next time I do everyone a favor and soak the box in used motor oil and glitter.
A couple of years back I had to install a toilet. When you install a toilet, there’s a seal between the base of the throne and the “closet flange” on the top of the drain pipe, which can be an oddly shaped gap– the usual type of seal is a paraffin wax gasket that’s crushed into place under the toilet as you place it. All of the stores in Miami had USED wax rings in their boxes waiting for you. Of course, a crushed wax ring is useless, not to mention THAT HAS BEEN UNDER A TOILET THANK YOU NO. My only guess as to how they were getting these was that customers were buying new wax rings when removing and reinstalling toilets during renovation/flooring work and just returning the old ring in the new box… but you couldn’t find a new one! I wound up having to buy a wax ring from an Ace Hardware store an hour’s drive away.
It also reminded me of how a former customer of ours back when I worked at the Solar Shitshow in Miami (please, stop having your customers call me, I haven’t worked there in years and have no interest in doing so again!) would come to Miami from Haiti every couple of months. When he did, he’d rent a car at the airport, usually preferring a Ford Mustang. In his luggage he’d have a few defective engine management sensors and other parts for a Mustang there, and would swap them for the working ones in the rental car, returning the poor thing barely working in limp mode….. I’m not sure whether that’s more clever or pure evil.