Archive for the WTF?! Category

How to talk to your child about…

Posted in WTF?! with tags , on January 24, 2011 by The Quintessential Geek

“James knew he had to go. But when he got to the boys’ bathroom at school, he sat down on the toilet and nothing happened. He waited a couple of minutes and . . . still nothing. He tried pushing but it kind of hurt. After a while a little poop came out, but it was small and hard, sort of like marbles.

James flushed, zipped up, and washed his hands. He didn’t feel much better. Why? He was a little constipated.”

[Read more at Kid’s Health]

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WTF Fort Collins School ?! [Minor Miscreants]

Posted in WTF?! with tags on October 24, 2008 by The Quintessential Geek

I don’t know what’s more upsetting – that the kids managed to sneak in alcohol to school, or that an elementary school would actually have a policy on banning the substance in the first place.

Elementary Students Busted With Alcohol At School

Elementary Students Busted With Alcohol At School

WTF Canoe ?! [Misleading headlines]

Posted in WTF?! with tags on October 24, 2008 by The Quintessential Geek

So was he arrested in connection to the probe, or wasn’t he ?!

WTF 9News ?! [Blatant grammatical mistakes]

Posted in WTF?! on September 12, 2008 by The Quintessential Geek

WTF CNN ?! [Blatant spelling mistakes]

Posted in WTF?! with tags , on September 5, 2008 by The Quintessential Geek

September 5, 2008

Cubans held in Mexico Beheadings

“A Public Safety Department statement says the man and woman were arrested in beach in Cancun.”

WTF Financial Times ?! [Annoying practices]

Posted in WTF?! with tags on August 28, 2008 by The Quintessential Geek

I came across an article I wanted to read on the UK Financial Times web site, and came across a warning saying that if I wanted to read the rest of the article, I would need to subscribe first:

Already the victim of endless spam in my mailbox, I decide to take a different route.  I copied and pasted the headline in Google search, and lo and behold, the first link took me directly to the full article.

So take your subscription service, Financial Times, and put it up your spam server.