Category: messed-up app

  • Messed-Up App of the Day: High School Event Tickets

    Messed-Up App of the Day: High School Event Tickets

    A couple years ago, watching my daughter play volleyball cost $4. You needed cash to get in. You’d get a smile and maybe even a hug if you brought four one-dollar bills. Those were always in short supply because most people paid with a five, a ten, or a twenty. Now, cash doesn’t work anymore.…

  • Messed-Up App of the Day: Embedded Toilet

    Messed-Up App of the Day: Embedded Toilet

    I apologize. I know the photo is unsavory, but this toilet—this one in particular—has a lesson to teach us. Look real closely at the lid. Not the seat lid, but the tank lid, there at the top. That lid. Is caulked. To the wall. Not only that, it is cut into the wall. The caulk…

  • Another Filter Early Opportunity: the Unfiltered Email

    Another Filter Early Opportunity: the Unfiltered Email

    To: all@yourcompany.com From: bigprocess@yourcompany.com ATTENTION ALL EMPLOYEES: YOUR X-9 REPORT IS DUE BY CLOSE OF BUSINESS THIS FRIDAY. NO EXCEPTIONS! IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT YOUR X-9 REPORT IS FILED ACCURATELY AND ON TIME. Sincerely, etc., etc. (Please disregard this email if you have already submitted your X-9 report.) Have you ever gotten…

  • Messed-Up App of the Day: International Mail

    Messed-Up App of the Day: International Mail

    Yesterday, I sent a package to a friend in Europe. I had been procrastinating, because sending packages internationally is no fun. Here’s how it works: Three times data entry, and two of those by hand. …That’s rough.