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Coke rewards site cusses out U.K. customer

Screen capture (The Sun)

Screen capture (The Sun)

You know those randomly generated security codes that allow you to submit Web pages? Well, it seems they sometimes have a mind of their own.

The Sun newspaper is reporting that a British Web user logged onto the Coke Zone online rewards program and the site hurled the F bomb at him. Not only that, the “shocked” warehouse manager had to type it back if he wanted to confirm his registration.

A Coke spokesman apologized.

Read all about it here. (Via Slashfood)

8 comments Add your comment

This First Stuff is Funny!

December 15th, 2009
10:45 am

First? Dont all you people have work to do?

Fred

December 15th, 2009
11:19 am

Apparently you don’t either……

CrazyDiamond

December 15th, 2009
11:49 am

Teresa

December 15th, 2009
12:03 pm

Please tell me he wasnt truly offended…I think I would be LMAO and then reported it…Lighten up guy! Someone was bored at work obviously.

XandrdC

December 15th, 2009
12:16 pm

What part of “randomly-generated … codes” do you people not understand? Why in the world did Coke apologize? The algorithms programmers use for those security tools usually not look for and stop the display of “offensive words”. IT’S RANDOM.

Ron

December 15th, 2009
12:18 pm

uh my guess is that it is random letters and or numbers. drop all the letters of the alphabet a few hundred thousand of times and same thing will happen. Big News.

bigdawg88

December 15th, 2009
12:50 pm

Yeah, but someone at Coke should have had a filter that would throw out certain combinations of words and letters.
Did the guy cuss back?

John Kessler

December 15th, 2009
12:59 pm

You know, you put a chimp in front of a random-code generator, and he might just type out the opening act of “Hamlet”….