The Worst Typo I Ever Made

Tom Scott
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Tom Scott
Tom Scott Month ago
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Lirei Taichen
Lirei Taichen 9 days ago
If im techie enough to be watching this, i dont give away my passwords to some random crappy company.
Foop 15 days ago
And this is why censorship is bad
ship another ship
ship another ship 17 days ago
Nintendo's "wigger Wednesdays"
waptek Month ago
with me it was formatting the source drive & then imaging the blank new drive over it so i RAPIDLY learned to do data recovery
Jacob Barnett
Jacob Barnett Month ago
101 relies your welcome
T-tus 4 hours ago
Ah, the freezing feeling as you give birth to a football out of vacuum inside of your own stomach. as the words "Oh no" comes out of your mouth. Last was when I by mistake cleared out a howl eventlog. I was supposed to just clear the search I had made. But I cleared out the howl eventlog. Life is fun that way. Not a typo. But I had to his up the "Idiot flag" for every one and own that misstake. =)
Payday tutorial guy
“The bruh second”
Selçuk Başaran
Selçuk Başaran 10 hours ago
I think your response wasn't "oh,no" it must be something like and then "FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF" and continue with longest f word you can say with one breathe
Daniel Hoefler
Daniel Hoefler 11 hours ago
I think it's the ohnosecond
J•Erik 13 hours ago
I always have backup for my "homework" folder
Bilakshan Purohit
Bilakshan Purohit 16 hours ago
His face after the type ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Dan Wright
Dan Wright 20 hours ago
I learned from being in music production, way before I ever became a dev: if you don't have it in 3 places you dont really have it.
INMAR TV 21 hour ago
for phone photo backups you should use google photos it's free and great
Algolei I
Algolei I 22 hours ago
My biggest mistake was a switching of terms. I told support, "I have transferred all the data from the *large* hard drive to the *small* hard drive. Feel free to reformat the *large* hard drive." But I had it the wrong way around. They did exactly as I said and reformatted the drive with all the data on it. All of it. All the data. All. Years of work. And I didn't find out about it for two weeks. My onosecond came two weeks after my mistake. I guess that makes it an onofortnight.
Cat Dragon
Cat Dragon 23 hours ago
I want to thank you for reminding me to save, just after I did it, my computer crashed, and the animation I spent working on all day today would have been completely lost
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The best password manager is a single notebook and a pen.
Garrett Lind
Garrett Lind Day ago
GG 42 [GER]
GG 42 [GER] Day ago
StarParty Day ago
this video is pain
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CONTENT edit: Whoops, had written a 149,647 word, really thoughtful comment but accidentally deleted it.
Stephen The Macaroni Penguin
content content content content content content
The Coincidence that "onosecond" can also be a typo of "one second".
Kai-Uwe Merkel
Told you so. It's a London deal.
Plux Day ago
When you accidentally send the answer sheet to your teacher ...onosecond
Stray Orion
Stray Orion Day ago
6:11 About here I started to realize where this was going
anniekate76 Day ago
Oh buddy. If only the RUvid comments allowed pics I would give you my Reckless In Live badge
Forrestbump23 2 days ago
How old is Tom?
D H 2 days ago
Exarpo 2 days ago
Thats very much oof
gamingLegacies 2 days ago
The examples of "onoseconds" gave me anxiety
Денис 2 days ago
Didn't you have tranlogs?
Ratyansh Garg
Ratyansh Garg 2 days ago
Tom - My worst typo ever Skeppy - Hold my keyboard
Petr Skála
Petr Skála 2 days ago
I have to admit there's probably no database with that much content in it.
Drake Cleland
Drake Cleland 2 days ago
Definitely an onosecond
Wet Mote
Wet Mote 2 days ago
Oscar Cowie
Oscar Cowie 2 days ago
Why is this so hard to stop watching? I literally know the Smallest bit about programming which wouldn't put me ahead of anyone in any way but I can't look away! I just can`t.
Oscar Cowie
Oscar Cowie 2 days ago
See if you can spot the Easter Egg related to this Video.
Super réalisateur Trop cool
Why does this just sound like him justifying himself
1 Subscriber Before December
Oh no second is genius!
Daniel Ogunleye
Daniel Ogunleye 2 days ago
Im always scared that my backups could stop working when I need them because I only could afford an external hardisk as a backup, so I was thinking about having a backup for the backup but that would make me anxious all over again... It's painful...
Toasted Gameing
Toasted Gameing 2 days ago
Oof size large
The Technocrats
The Technocrats 2 days ago
Minty_Choc 3 days ago
Life lesson: NEVER PUT THE EMAIL RECIPIENT IN BEFORE YOU WRITE THE EMAIL. I ended up sending the email “sup sheidow lady” to the principal of my school.
Mariella Cusano
Mariella Cusano 3 days ago
This is the most realistic greenscreen I’ve ever seen.
Terrence Koeman
Terrence Koeman 3 days ago
Protip: learn how to dump *all* (both kernel & user) memory to a file on every machine you work on in a single command. That has saved my life a few times. Chances are good that you could have dug up most of your content that way, as memory is usually not emptied, but kept around until overwritten or until garbage collection runs. This works for databases, form fields in browsers, etc. Everything has to be stored somewhere :) And if it's not in memory then the same goes for disk storage (although be sure to know when to dump memory or raw disk, so that you don't overwrite your stuff on disk with your memory dump).
Gabriel Rodrigues de Araujo
That's always this kind of story in Computer Science courses (or similar courses), and what I've always heard from these was that it was easy to restore the data using the database log
Zoë Mackay
Zoë Mackay 3 days ago
The thing is, you can divide software developers into two categories: Ones who have made that kind of mistake, and ones who are going to. Because the _only_ thing that stops you doing that is personal exposure to that visceral feeling of your stomach trying to exit your body by both routes simultaneously.
Jerry 0
Jerry 0 3 days ago
Jerry 0
Jerry 0 3 days ago
What about OwOSecond?
Ryan Stallard
Ryan Stallard 3 days ago
should definitely be "ohnosecond"
Buneon check channel discription
content? content content! content..?
Manuel G
Manuel G 3 days ago
Last year I was working on a rom hack of an old video game. Using a tool I accidentally change a parameter out of range, now the tool I used to modify the parameter can’t find it (because it’s over the parameters its looking for) and the part of the game I modified is unplayable. I lost months of work just because I never took the time to make a backup.
TobbAnimations 4 days ago
content content content content content content content content
BrickHabitat Productions
I used to lose my stop-motions all the time because I never backed them up. :(
Goodname21 4 days ago
Fuzzywhale27 4 days ago
Onosecond is just a synonym of bruh moment
Giovanni Miguel
Giovanni Miguel 3 days ago
T r u e .
Shadz 4 days ago
Oh so this was green screened
Treecap 4 days ago
Sorry But Why Do People Speak Like This It Is Very Annoying ; - ;
Sim Prasad
Sim Prasad 4 days ago
The more i listen to him talk the more i realise i dont know a lot of stuff
Turkey A.Al-Bazei
Turkey A.Al-Bazei
content content content
Feel The Hertz
Feel The Hertz 4 days ago
8:55 Damn maybe you should've used Apple's Time Machine ;)
LeighAnn Ritzenthaler
One memorable onosecond of mine was when I finished a PHP script at 2:00 AM. I guess it was because I was tired, but somehow I managed to screw up so hard that the server crashed every time someone submitted a form. Awful time I had the next day.
A Adams
A Adams 4 days ago
I'm constantly backing up my stuff. And generally whatever program I'm using is set to automatically back up. But I'm really paranoid.
Marko Kandic
Marko Kandic 4 days ago
I mean the website is doing what it's supposed to do, it's showing content
OwO UwU 4 days ago
The 711Devin
The 711Devin 5 days ago
Fun fact: I almost turned in a project where I left out the “r” in “shirts”
Timothy Y.
Timothy Y. 5 days ago
The lesson is, always back up your work
Terranean Satellite
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ً ً 5 days ago
forehead haha
Ishari 5 days ago
Why even bother using backticks if the name has no forbidden characters and isn't a reserved word?
MaxBas 5 days ago
...after you shut down your Computer without saving your todays wrote code and all is gone
Lady.Whatever 5 days ago
I'm so used to being on computers that when I make a mistake in real life I try to ctrl Z it 😭😭
Spacey 5 days ago
Chrome: won’t open Me: clicks on it 30 times Also me: ono
curry powder
curry powder 5 days ago
I don’t understand any of what he’s saying but I love it
Carl Hilber
Carl Hilber 5 days ago
mysql... second year cs flashbacks commencing
Trying to get 50k subscribers with 1 video Gibbon
I literally thought onosecond was the worst typo lmao
Karrier 5 days ago
After watching a Tom Scott video i think i deserve a place in Harvard uni
anomie nous
anomie nous 5 days ago
5:55 That's not so much of a problem now. If you try to put a credit card number into anything on google other than a payment screen, then it automatically gets censored. Passwords are trickier because there's no default format for a password in order for them to be recognised but card numbers follow a simple and unique pattern. Check it out if you don't believe me: 4629 XXXX XXXX 3713
Master Adit
Master Adit 5 days ago
akesi Inari
akesi Inari 5 days ago
1cubealot !
1cubealot ! 5 days ago
Rainbow Doodle
Rainbow Doodle 6 days ago
Onosecond = o nose cond
wheatley 6 days ago
as soon as you mentioned sql my heart dropped.. oh dear..
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