Mark Bowytz

Besides contributing at @TheDailyWTF, I write DevDisasters for Visual Studio Magazine, and involved in various side projects including child rearing and marriage. Twitter: @mbowytz

Something or Nothing at All

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"I didn't know that I could buy an empty shopping cart from name.com, but here I am," Tom writes.


Nope, that was Prod

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"They say you shouldn't test in prod... They aren't wrong." Dave P. writes.


Winter ...Delivered!

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"I wanted to find out how much snow Providence got overnight and apparently, Amazon wants to sell me some of it," Francis B. writes.


Something Has Gone Wrong

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"Ooh! That moment when you're listening to music and a you get a vague pop up message that fills you with existential dread," writes Noah B.


One of These Must Be Correct

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"Walmart seems to think if they throw enough time estimates at the user, one of them is bound to be close...probably," Joe wrote.


Mandatory Pants Day

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"I wonder if the people behind the ad campaign ever said they could 'sell ice to a snowman'," Loren writes.


You Can't Argue with the Polish Government

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"In Poland, if you test positive for COVID-19, or come in contact with someone who has, you must stay home for a mandatory 10-day quarantine. During that time, you must use the government's mobile app named 'Home Quarantine' which tracks your location and requires you to send a selfie every couple of hours," wrote Jan K., "The app also reports if you are using a GPS spoofing app. For example, in this screenshot, it has detected a location spoofing app by the name of ...'Calendar'. Naturally, there are stiff penalties for violating rules of your quarantine like this. Also, as expected, there is no appealing the 'findings' of a buggy app like this."


Reduced Complexity, Increased Errors

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"I tried a more complex password and got the same error message, but after trying with a shorter password, it let me through!" wrote Sameer K.


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