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Was Javaranch Hacked or is it an April fool?  RSS feed

 
Stephen Davies
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Very strange happenings here on the ranch. Trying to get to www.javaranch.com today, it said the site was down. Later when I managed to get to it there is an intermittent flash of text across the whole screen, saying "Java Sucks" then a heart and the name Bill. It mainly appears when navigating pages. I was wondering if this was an april fools, or if anyone else had seen it?



 
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Moving topic to ranch office forum -- I was considering moving this to meaningless drivel, but I think the original poster is serious here.

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Thank's Henry, I wasn't sure where to post it actually, perhaps I should had given a more meaningful title. The same thing happens when I navigate from the home page to the forums, or from the forum home page to the scjp threads, although I can imagine it could be elswhere on the site.

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Nice work catching the screen shot. I'm seeing it too on site-load and then all over the place on site navigation. I bet Billy hacked it, and is now celebrating with his friends. It's probably doubtful that the java ranch owner would do such a thing for an April fools spoof... I could see him changing the moose to a fish, but not saying java sucks.
 
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Nice one,

Now now who has the green eyes mr gates!
 
Remko Strating
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Funny....

1 April is a good joke.

For the Dutch is like At 1st April someone lost his bril

So now you know why I'm not spanish and this is not a joke


 
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I saw this sometimes ago. It does send a message - Java sucks and MS is great.
 
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Jim Bao wrote:I saw this sometimes ago. It does send a message - Java sucks and MS is great.


Well, the message is true... but just for one day out of the year.

Henry
 
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Henry Wong wrote:
Jim Bao wrote:I saw this sometimes ago. It does send a message - Java sucks and MS is great.


Well, the message is true... but just for one day out of the year.


 
Lei Zhang
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this is the best april fool's joke ever! lol
 
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