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    Ok, this is a new one for me. I've heard of people trying to lift some code from other people and post it as their own, when they try and ask for homework help. Never have I heard of someone lifting another person's request for help and try to present it as their own.

    You can probably guess which forum this post is in:
    http://forums.devshed.com/search-eng...od-747598.html

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    Maybe it's a slow day, but this guy got under my skin. Nonsensical, poorly-worded cries for help that obviously do not include his real code, cross-posted to at least 2 other forums and followed up by even more nonsensical posts that don't include his real code.

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    I've joined PHPFreaks, and there's no shortage of great idiot threads there. This guy insists that a forum's job is to answer the question as asked, with no commentary or suggestions for improvements. Apparently we're all just walking, talking versions of the PHP manual.

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    • Skipt agrees : Lol, what an idiot.
    Last edited by ManiacDan; September 8th, 2012 at 11:35 AM.
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    Originally Posted by ManiacDan
    I've joined PHPFreaks, and there's no shortage of great idiot threads there. This guy insists that a forum's job is to answer the question as asked, with no commentary or suggestions for improvements. Apparently we're all just walking, talking versions of the PHP manual.

    -Dan
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    Validate via js or php

    Nothing too extraordinary here, just a basic eager noob. I just had to laugh at his attempt to redirect users with disabled javascript by using javascript in <noscript> tags -- innovative.

    Code:
    <noscript> window.location="getpass.php"</noscript>

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    Why do people claim to have done something if they haven't done it? Why was it easier for him to wait for ME to replace "eval" with "print"?

    edit oh god it got worse.

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    • SimonJM agrees : When is a hint not a hint? ;)
    Last edited by ManiacDan; December 2nd, 2010 at 11:59 AM.
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    I'm a bot?

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    Originally Posted by requinix
    Yeah I've seen Never mind, got the answer on an active forum too ...
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    I normally wouldn't point out spam here, but I'll admit: I giggled.
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    In this thread, a new PHP programmer posts a problem he's having with newly-created objects. Eventually it comes out that he's not using objects...at all, and all his problems stem from the fact that his underlying code is wrong.

    Not really a hilarious thread, but one worth reading anyway.

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    Can we please bring back the Troll of the Month Club???


    This post makes me want to bring back the Troll of the Month (TotM).

    Aayudh necro'ed a post that was 6 years old, about getting a Gmail account... LMAO ...

    <edit> I TotM'ed the user myself... too funny... I gotta start reading the lounge more often... </edit>
    Last edited by drgroove; February 17th, 2011 at 01:42 AM.
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    Speaking of the TotM; I'd have a serious competitor for you groove:

    Loooool
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    Originally Posted by AdamPI
    Speaking of the TotM; I'd have a serious competitor for you groove:

    Loooool
    LOL... ONG... seriously... awesome response, BJT.
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    The person who posted this thread is certifiably insane.
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