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"Save The Platypi" Message Replacing Delete Confirmation
« on: November 12, 2011, 04:34:00 pm »
Recently, while doing some routine file cleaning on my TI-84+/SE, something strange happened. I attempted to delete an archived program, and was met with a strange message:

The menu options and menu text were flipped, and instead of displaying the normal deletion confirmation message, "Are You Sure?". the top line asked "SAVE THE PLATYPI?"

This is not a joke. Furthermore, I have no idea what program prompted this message or how to ensure it doesn't happen again, as the flipped menu options could lead to a very important file being deleted. I have done tests to try to cause the strange message to recur, to no avail.

Currently installed apps: Nifty, Graph3D, MirageOS, DCS7, Axe 0.4.8, Notefolio and zStart.

Any insight is appreciated.
« Last Edit: November 12, 2011, 04:36:05 pm by JustCause »
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Re: "Save The Platypi" Message Replacing Delete Confirmation
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2011, 04:35:16 pm »
THIS.

IS.

AWESOME.

« Last Edit: November 12, 2011, 04:36:14 pm by Qwerty.55 »
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Re: "Save The Platypi" Message Replacing Delete Confirmation
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2011, 04:36:05 pm »
That is strange o.O Might it be an easter egg of DCS7?  Or was that easter egg already found?

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Re: "Save The Platypi" Message Replacing Delete Confirmation
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2011, 04:36:29 pm »
That is strange o.O Might it be an easter egg of DCS7?  Or was that easter egg already found?
I've had DCS installed for some time, and it's NEVER done that before.
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Re: "Save The Platypi" Message Replacing Delete Confirmation
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2011, 04:36:52 pm »
It's an easter egg of Graph3d, but it shouldn't be in the main OS.
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Re: "Save The Platypi" Message Replacing Delete Confirmation
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2011, 04:37:56 pm »
It's an easter egg of Graph3d, but it shouldn't be in the main OS.
...Wow. Okay then. So I should remove Graph3d?
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Re: "Save The Platypi" Message Replacing Delete Confirmation
« Reply #6 on: November 12, 2011, 04:39:05 pm »
No. It just sounds like a random crash.
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Re: "Save The Platypi" Message Replacing Delete Confirmation
« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2011, 04:40:27 pm »
Awesome.

I will now pretend that I was not extremely scared when this message came up. Thanks, everyone, for your prompt responses. ^^
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Re: "Save The Platypi" Message Replacing Delete Confirmation
« Reply #8 on: November 12, 2011, 04:42:13 pm »
Yep. Sounds like the easter egg of Graph3D that somehow found its way somewhere.

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Re: "Save The Platypi" Message Replacing Delete Confirmation
« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2011, 05:18:34 pm »
What is this Graph3D?

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Re: "Save The Platypi" Message Replacing Delete Confirmation
« Reply #10 on: November 12, 2011, 08:04:28 pm »
http://detachedsolutions.com/graph3/

It's DetachedSolutions's awesome 3D equation grapher, and if you know DS, you know that all of their eastereggs have something to do with saving an endangered species. (Remember "Save the Whales"in MirageOS?)

If you press ZOOM twice with Graph3 installed, it'll actually render a 3D graph of a platypus head for you. It's actually really cool.