Note as of 12/19/2013 12:34:56 PM PST: The web site is still having permanent(?) technical problems (errors, user accounts [e-mail if you want an account], search engine (use Google's with key word(s)), automatic feeds (e.g., Reddit (like/up vote)s [mostly broken on here]), etc. Blame the rodent. ;)

Web site staff members (please remove AQFL to e-mail: Ant(Dude) (front end and 99% poster) and Mousey (administrator)). Use public Disqus for everyone to post and see moderated comments and feedbacks. And yes, Ant's English sucks (want to be the copy editor/proofreader?). Note that some non-AQFL links might have offensive/gross contents, annoying advertisements/ads. (use a blocker!), etc.

ant's picture

2 Worth1000 Doctored Image Themes: Planet of the Apes 4 and Handyman 4

| | |

Planet of the Apes 4 -- If the apes really did take over. 21 entries of the high users' ratings. I forgot to post this last night. DOH! Keep your filthy paws off of me, you apes!

Handyman 4 (top users' rated images) -- Can we fix it? Yes we can, but in an odd way! There are 70 entries (all of them).

ant's picture

Cisum.A worm pose a security risk and sings a song!

| | | | | |

ZDNet UK News report an amusing worm that sings when a user open its EXE attachment. The story includes a MP3 link to listen to the "You are an idiot" accompanied by chorus of people singing the words clip.

ant's picture

Employees to be billed for personal Internet use?

| | | | |

This ZDNet Australia article says employees could receive a bill each month for the cost of 'stolen' bandwidth and wasted time if Australian-based Exinda Networks' URL Bandwidth monitoring system takes off. Exinda Networks claims to have developed a unique system that allows a company to monitor exactly which Web sites are visited by each individual employee and how much bandwidth has been used -- in terms of a cash loss to the employer. Con Nikolouzakis, director of Exinda Networks, said the URL and bandwidth monitoring system was designed to ensure employees can be held responsible for the cost of misused bandwidth and time...

ant's picture

World's Smallest Game of Pac-Man

|

Memepool posted a link to the world's smallest Pac-Man game (Flash required).

ant's picture

Funny and Scary Flash: ACLU Pizza

| | | | | | |

Link Logger's Broadband Reports security forum thread has an amusing and scary Flash movie/animation on connected information and privacy when ordering a pizza.

ant's picture

Top 10 Apple Flops

| | | | | |

OsViews's article has Thomas Hormby's editorial contribution that shows his top ten list of Apple's (and some of associated partners) most significant flops throughout the company's history. Apple and its compatriots have been highly innovative. These companies have proven that even if their ideas are well implemented, they cannot always promote them correctly. Other times, a good idea is implemented poorly, and despite their best marketing effort, the product fails.

ant's picture

Cartoon of the Day by Dr. Fun: Brain Fart!

| |

Dr. Fun shows that brains do literally fart. Wow. My crappy brain farts A LOT!

ant's picture

How Star Wars' yellow opening crawl, roll-up, scroll, whatever name, is created for Episode 3.

| | |

Star Wars' Web site has an article about the short paragraphs of expository text that instantly place the viewer into the Star Wars universe, briefs him or her as to the status of all things galactic, and kicks off the action. It tells how it is created (Adobe Illustrator and Electric Image) and the past history.

ant's picture

Pope John Paul II Loses Battle With Peace-Symbol Doves

| | | |

Yahoo News report a funny story, with photographs, about Pope John Paul II shooed a dove (a symbol of peace) out his apartment window on Sunday. He chuckled with children, who watched in delight, as the bird flew back into his room overlooking St. Peter's Square.

ant's picture

WoW Screen Shot of the Day: Don't Drink and Fly (Gryphons)

| | | | | | |

WorldofWar.net posted a funny screen shot that I just saw. Just don't drink and fly (on a gryphon or any creatures).

ant's picture

10 Photographs of the Day: Fantasy Coffins

| | |

BBC News shows ten photographs of Isaac Adjetey Sowah's showroom in a suburb of Accra. It has some of the most colourful and odd coffins to be found anywhere.

ant's picture

DOOM: The Boardgame

| |

And I thought I had seen it all from DOOM world. Nope, there is a boardgame! It is for 2 to 4 players, playable in 1 to 2 hours, based on the groundbreaking DOOM 3 computer game by id Software. I wonder if the boardgame is scary and addictive as the 3D FPS version? ;)

ant's picture

U.S. Government Computer Blunders Are Common

| |

This Yahoo News article says experts blame poor planning, rapid industry advances and the massive scope of some complex projects whose price tags can run into billions of dollars at U.S. agencies with tens of thousands of employees.

ant's picture

Are you going to watch Super Bowl XXXIX?

| | |
Yes.
44% (8 votes)
Yes, but ONLY for its commercials.
11% (2 votes)
No even if your TV can show it (e.g., don't care about Super Bowl and its TV ads).
39% (7 votes)
No (if your TV can't show the game like in a foreign country)
6% (1 vote)
Total votes: 18
ant's picture

Worth1000's Doctored Photographs: Toy Swap 3

| | |

Worth1000's current contest theme is on swapping playthings for everyday items. It is bascially replacing any object with a child's plaything, a toy. There are 47 entries.

ant's picture

World of Warcraft's Funny Videos: Gnomevasion!

| | | | | |

Death_Knight's thread (screen shots [nice ion canon] and comments) mentions a FilePlanet (account required -- free or subscription) video file link (87 MB) with Gnomevasion in World of Warcraft. Here is the video file description: "What happens when you take 300 players, throw in teamwork, voice communication, a server crash, and one of the greatest guilds of all time? You get Gnomevasion! In this video members of Sturmgrenadier form up on an alternate server in WoW when their home of Bleeding Hollow goes down. Hilarity ensues when each and every member wreaks chaos on an unsuspecting server with pink-haired pig-tailed gnomes! Download this video and witness the true power of a Gnomevasion."

1/29/2005 10:35 PM PST: Non-FilePlanet sites: #1, #2, and #3 (BitTorrent files).

ant's picture

Ant's top picks for Viral Videos & Ads (1/29/2005)

| | |

Viral Videos & Ads posted new TV advertisements/commericals/spots today. Here is a list of ones I liked:

  • #1: Nice smooth legs!
  • #2: Americans are sure happy law suers. Hey, I will sue YOU for reading AQFL! [grin]
  • #3: I'd rather go to restroom instead. I thought that guy was going to pee like a dog. :P
  • #4: Ewww!!!!! Always check for TP! Good thing I keep extra tissues in my left pocket for emergencies like this one.
ant's picture

To many software makers and security consultants, flaw finders are irresponsible.

| | | | | | | |

This CNET News.com article says David Aitel, who a 20-something founder of vulnerability assessment company Immunity, hunts down security problems in widely used software products. But unlike an increasing number of researchers, he does not share his findings with the makers of the programs he examines...