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Programmers Imagine the Most Ridiculous Ways to Enter a Phone Number into a Form

By Keith Collins / qz.com

Programmers Imagine the Most Ridiculous Ways to Enter a Phone Number into a Form

This is going to take a while… / Jeff Bonhag

A co-worker encountered a form on an internal site the other day where the input field for an alphanumeric ID was set up erroneously as an integer field with a step value. Whenever he tried to enter his ID, the field stripped the letters and rounded the remaining numbers to the nearest 10,000 or something dumb like that.

That reminded me of this article I found a while back making fun of poor user interface (UI) design by compiling some of the more silly ways people had come up with to enter a phone number.

My favorite is this one:

Nailed it

Nailed it / Alexander P.