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doodab
3rd May 2012, 19:39
One has to wonder if asking for the same information 5 times is a test or evidence of utter ******* stupidity at the highest levels.

I don't want the ******* job that much.

TimberWolf
3rd May 2012, 19:46
Does anyone not cheat on web forms when you have to retype your email address, by copy/pasting the previously typed one?

doodab
3rd May 2012, 19:49
Does anyone not cheat on web forms when you have to retype your email address, by copy/pasting the previously typed one?

This is a word document.

Well, it's more of an ascii text file that someone has saved as a word document.

TimberWolf
3rd May 2012, 19:51
France? Germany? Or Blighty :eek

mudskipper
3rd May 2012, 19:57
Does anyone not cheat on web forms when you have to retype your email address, by copy/pasting the previously typed one?

http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/the_important_field.png

doodab
3rd May 2012, 20:01
France? Germany? Or Blighty :eek

It's as English as cricket on the village green.

minestrone
3rd May 2012, 20:02
Done a couple of gigs for the public service where they have asked that a form can be laid out online as it is on paper.

"can we put the 20 pages online and have them go through each page"

"I dont think...."

"we have to replicate the paper process online"

It is a ****er when there is a problem on page 19

wim121
3rd May 2012, 23:07
One has to wonder if asking for the same information 5 times is a test or evidence of utter ******* stupidity at the highest levels.

I don't want the ******* job that much.

I've seen that before as well. All I've done is put something like 'see above' ..

NickFitz
4th May 2012, 06:25
I had one recently that said to enter my credit card number "as printed on your card." So I did, and it gave me an error message saying "Do not enter any spaces." :mad


Why deliberately tell me to enter it as on the card when you don't want it that way?
If the only thing wrong when checking the number's format is the spaces, why not just remove them?