Jorin

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« on September 16th, 2011, 06:53 AM »
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* 1000 R.E.V. shalt be the year of the Apocalypse. Thou shalt brandish thy new logo and adore it. Unless it gets changed again, it goes without saying. What?
:lol:

You guys are so funny! That's refreshing! Are you planning some messages like this in wedge? Maybe "Your honor, your majesty, dear admin, that's the wrong password to enter this sacred site! May I offer some assistance or should the people be suffering for your mistake (by mixing their posts maybe)?"

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Re: Humor
« Reply #1, on September 16th, 2011, 07:51 AM »
Quote from Jorin on September 16th, 2011, 06:53 AM
You guys are so funny! That's refreshing! Are you planning some messages like this in wedge?
The earlier SMF developers already did that a lot -- in the comments mainly, though.
We do the occasional funny comment, but when it comes to language strings, the English version, while not as strict as SMF, is still rather 'professional' in that respect. Only the French version has a few jokes I inserted back in 2008 in the official SMF French package, and I added more in Wedge. I'm not as 'fluent' in English as I'm in French, so it's not always easy to determine whether a joke is SFW or not.
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Maybe "Your honor, your majesty, dear admin, that's the wrong password to enter this sacred site! May I offer some assistance or should the people be suffering for your mistake (by mixing their posts maybe)?"
Anything that's geeky -- changelogs, code comments, obscure help files... Has the potential for jokes and easter eggs. Anything that's widely used is a less likely candidate.

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Re: Humor
« Reply #2, on September 16th, 2011, 07:56 AM »
You're right. It should be kind of pro in the first place.  :whistle:

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Re: Humor
« Reply #3, on September 16th, 2011, 09:04 AM »
We haven't even removed all the funny comments that we inherited from SMF; there's at least one funny comment left that's a Dr Who reference, and I know I inserted a Star Trek quote at one point.

That said, we did remove all the actual easter eggs from SMF because as cute as some of them were, they sort of were in the way.

I don't tend to add easter eggs to things myself, I tend to leave it at just comments in the source, though I won't stop them being added.[1]
 1. There are, incidentally, two easter eggs in SimpleDesk, and though I cleaned up the code of both, certainly didn't discourage them being added...
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Re: Humor
« Reply #4, on September 16th, 2011, 09:50 AM »
There isn't a single egg in AeMe, and AFAIK, not a single new egg in Wedge. We do
have a topic about eggs and discussed adding big things that wouldn't hurt performance in any way, but eventually the topic died out. I think I mostly gave up after starting thinking about making a port of Kyodai Mahjongg in JavaScript as an easter egg.... :lol:

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Re: Humor
« Reply #5, on September 16th, 2011, 10:08 AM »
Funny idea! I would prefer Space Invaders.

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Re: Humor
« Reply #6, on September 16th, 2011, 12:26 PM »
I prefer games that train your brains than your muscles ;) Plus, without Kyodai there would be no Wedge today. Can you say the same about Space Invaders? :niark:

(And I always liked Gorf better than S.I.! Ahah! Who remembers it? I think my sister made it through the last rank, Space Avenger IIRC, on our CBS ColecoVision. I'm getting old, I know.)

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Re: Humor
« Reply #8, on September 16th, 2011, 12:50 PM »
Made me learn PHP to develop an online player matching mode. Which I never implemented because I was too hooked on PHP, or simply tired after 10 years working on the same program.

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Re: Humor
« Reply #9, on September 16th, 2011, 12:51 PM »
Damn, we could play it together.  ;)

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Re: Humor
« Reply #10, on September 16th, 2011, 02:09 PM »
I think I played it once or twice in the last 5 years. I don't even think I installed it on my new pc. Heck I don't even know if competitors caught up with it. I doubt it though!