Category Archives: Fail

Watch psyren and other staff members rage at people “FAIL”ING. -grin-

Fail e-mails for the lulz

I just got home and opened up my e-mail to find an anonymously sent message that reads thus: (LANGUAGE WARNING) I just got home and opened up my e-mail to find an anonymously sent message that reads thus: (LANGUAGE WARNING)

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Fail of the Week II

Woo. First post. So Chiya came and pestered me about posting, and just when I was thinking of what to put, this guy joins #box-support. My blog post came right to me. You’ll see our log of it in a … Continue reading

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Fail of the Week

We all know how irritating it is trying to communicate with people on forums who don’t type in anything recognisable by speakers of the English language. There are people who are pleasant to deal with (or at least it’s pleasant … Continue reading

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How not to PM Staff: Part 2.5

The user in question from the previous blog post (the one who questioned mods’ competence) was given a one week warning (not by me), and is unofficially barred from ever adopting torrents (“Hi there, I’ll adopt this torrent, but I … Continue reading

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How not to PM Staff: Part 2

Received in one our our PMs: are you competent From ________ on _____ on ______ apparently [moderator 1] and [moderator 2] aren’t :unsure.gif:[… rest of message …] It might not have occurred to some users yet, but we staff members … Continue reading

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How not to PM staff

Subject: (no subject) i no longer have any of these what am i to do now? I can’t say I have absolutely no idea what he’s asking, but I can’t give a helpful, clear response until I’m sure of his … Continue reading

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LOLOLOL

We made a news post asking for new staff, and this gem came along: iwant’ but i can’t becuz of two reason, first i finish all of my account once in other forum for activity , i become activest member, … Continue reading

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Speaking of Lying

“Hi there, my upload was at over 300GB a week ago. Recently it has been changed to 23.77GB. I was thinking it might be a system error. Thanks“ Since that question has been answered by another staff member already I … Continue reading

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Win is win

From the logs of #box-support (edited for privacy, brevity and to remove posts from annoying side characters). We don’t usually post stories from the IRC support channel, but this was just too funny to pass up. Spelling and grammar have … Continue reading

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IE7 Fail -_-

Someone reported (thanks!) that a download link for a torrent was not working properly (torrent: link). I already suspected at first that there might be a strange character in there, but all characters work fine on Windows and are accepted … Continue reading

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