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The rant topic
« on: September 29, 2015, 04:08:03 pm »
Post any one thing you have a rant about in this topic. Anything, everything.
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I was trying to fix my amp but instead i shorted it and broke it for real. Also, the fuse blew so the whole house went dark. >:(


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Re: The rant topic
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2015, 04:14:09 pm »
I had to do an engish exercise where i give advice.
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Re: The rant topic
« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2015, 04:23:09 pm »
The fuse that blows up every fourth time I use my microwave.
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Re: The rant topic
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2015, 08:29:45 pm »
Anyone else have windows 10? Cause I was programming and forgot to do so in notepad++, and then windows update ran and deleted my changes.
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Re: The rant topic
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2015, 05:37:57 am »
That moment when you realize that you like programming, again, and wonder why you spent the last weeks watching youtube and playing video games wasting your time on your comp.
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Re: The rant topic
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2015, 04:02:03 pm »
When I find out that my weekly pay is 162 euros for 40 hours.
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Re: The rant topic
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2015, 05:15:53 pm »
Wait? What is the minimum wage in the Netherlands? O.O

Also when customers at work spends 2 minutes choosing between 4 identical packages in the frozen food aisle.
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Re: The rant topic
« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2015, 12:27:22 pm »
That moment when you realize that you like programming, again, and wonder why you spent the last weeks watching youtube and playing video games wasting your time on your comp.
To be fair everyone has moments like that. You can't be programming 24/7 after all, it would get boring. :P I received some hardware parts two days ago so now I'm messing with them but before that I've been messing around while being bored, and before that I was focused on keeping a commit streak on github for as long as possible (lasted 65 days).

Speaking of hardware. Mfw something doesn't work because I set the wrong pin numbers in my code.
Also, mfw I ordered boards only relying on the pinout in eagle for my flash chip instead of checking the datasheet for the right one. Now I have to use green wires.
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Re: The rant topic
« Reply #8 on: October 02, 2015, 02:04:30 am »
Today I had to record some stuff with a professional video camera for school. I forgot to turn the mic input on. Which was probably a good thing, thinking of that...
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Re: The rant topic
« Reply #9 on: October 02, 2015, 02:10:02 am »
I hate when I spend 10 minutes recording a video, only to discover that sound failed to record >.<

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Re: The rant topic
« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2015, 02:33:16 am »
When your brand new arduino ethernet shield won't connect to your arduino. (not me, my friend)
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Re: The rant topic
« Reply #11 on: October 05, 2015, 04:05:08 am »
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Re: The rant topic
« Reply #12 on: October 05, 2015, 04:57:41 am »
When companies don't notice you before automatically charging money to your debit card or Paypal account. That really sucks.

(I don't trust automatic payments and try to avoid it when possible, but sometimes it's not possible (looking at you, Netflix and my current ISP). Also a robot arm to Namecheap who seems to be pretty much the only one I use who understood. That and my rent, but they probably just can't do the automatic payment thing since it's not an internet service.)
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« Reply #13 on: October 05, 2015, 06:30:52 am »
Yeah I noticed that some companies are quick to do that, but the thing is most I encountered asked me permission to do it, so I am generally fine with it. It just sucks if they do like RN and tells you that you only have 1 upfront payment to do with no yearly fee, then a year later charges you an hidden yearly fee. As for my rent, I use checks for the time being so they can't take any of my money until I paid.
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Re: The rant topic
« Reply #14 on: October 05, 2015, 06:38:52 am »
Well, for my rent, (also the landlady I had before) I usually pay it in cash with a ton of $20 notes.
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