Have you ever found something really badly designed? Something which obscurity of its functions makes it hard to understand its use? Something almost unusable to a point it would drive you mad using it too often? Perhaps, a fool's design? Then you have come to the right place. Post your findings here and help making the world a saner place.
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Fool's design
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2013-04-10 09:10 »

Fool's design.

Windows - Icons, playing the look-alike game.

Even though they are not even slightly similar in functionality.
  • Computer
  • Magnifier
  • Remote Desktop
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2013-08-13 11:14 »

Here is another one I just found. In Windows Server 2008 R2, the "Delete folder" icon for "Task Scheduler".

I almost deleted the entire folder full of tasks instead of refreshing! *lol* :lol:

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2013-08-14 14:04 »

That one, "Delete Folder", is stunningly stupid. Firing offense.

That idiot programmer should be identified by name and ridiculed by the public.

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2014-01-16 20:53 »

:shock: Holy shit that's quite an oversight from the designer, er, programmer.

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Steven W
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2014-01-27 03:05 »

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