X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop! Follow Us: Subscribe | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest
AWESOMER MEDIA SITES: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Happy Hour Virus: Book of E-lies

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

Ad agency TDA_Boulder came up with Happy Hour Virus, a website that fakes computer problems. The idea is that you’ll be able to use the “problem” as an excuse to leave work. I don’t think it actually has a chance of getting you off of work, but you can use it to punk your non-techie colleagues for a few seconds.

happy-hour-viruszoom in

As you can see in the screenshot above, Happy Hour Virus has three tricks. There’s the ol’ Windows nemesis, the Blue Screen of Death, complete with pseudo code cascading down the screen:

happy-hour-virus-2zoom in

Then there’s the rare but dreaded kernel panic prompt from OS X:

happy-hour-virus-4zoom in

Finally there’s the system agnostic broken screen glitch:

happy-hour-virus-3zoom in

The hilarious thing about this fake malware is that it will disappear when you press the Escape button. Even the most clueless office worker is bound to stumble upon that “solution” and help you be productive again. But as I said, it can work as a harmless prank. Try out Happy Hour Virus here.

[via OhGizmo!]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Advertisement

More from Awesomer Media...

Bandai Unveils New Pacific Rim and Pacific Rim: Uprising Action Figures

Bandai Unveils New Pacific Rim and Pacific Rim: Uprising Action Figures

Hosts Gotta Be Free in The Westworld Season 2 SDCC Trailer

Hosts Gotta Be Free in The Westworld Season 2 SDCC Trailer

Champion Reversible Hooded Jacket

Champion Reversible Hooded Jacket

LEGO My Old Basement Kit

LEGO My Old Basement Kit

Production Tesla Model 3 Caught on Video in the Wild

Production Tesla Model 3 Caught on Video in the Wild

10 Reasons Why the 2018 Infiniti Q50 Is a Kick Ass Car

10 Reasons Why the 2018 Infiniti Q50 Is a Kick Ass Car