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stupid form [Jul. 17th, 2004|04:33 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick
The O'Reilly speaker registration form has as a required field the "check in" and "check out" dates for my hotel, to "better coordinate" something or other I skimmed over.

Since I live in Portland, I ignored the red asterisks and submitted anyway. It bitched, of course.

Instead, I entered "I live here" for hotel and my birthday and expected date of death for check in and check out.

Yay stupid forms.

[User Picture]From: d4b
2004-07-17 04:47 pm (UTC)
Heh. The New York shows have something similar. They always give a choice of about two dozen local hotels, all around $400/night. I dutifully put in the name of my flop house across the river, which has gone from $30 to $60 in recent years. One of these days, I'm gonna put down, "front sidewalk".
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[User Picture]From: valen
2004-07-17 04:56 pm (UTC)

Another Stupid Form

Your experience reminds me of another stupid employment application form which claimed it would accept volunteer work experience. However, the form would return a "$0.00 / hour is not a valid entry" error if volunteer work experience was entered. Interestingly enough, the same form did accept $0.01/hour as a valid entry.
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[User Picture]From: brad
2004-07-17 05:01 pm (UTC)

Re: Another Stupid Form

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[User Picture]From: dakus
2004-07-17 05:16 pm (UTC)
2funny, needed a laugh...hope the checkout date is long time from da checkin...

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From: legolas
2004-07-18 08:09 am (UTC)
lol. you have an expiry date than? Something like 'Best consumed before ...' ;-)
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