Talk:1428: Move Fast and Break Things

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catch me if I'm wrong here, but driving the hearse recklessly would probably be more likely to injure pedestrians on the way to the funeral - not the attendees, who are often behind the hearse (?) -- Brettpeirce (talk) 11:05, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

That really depends on how recklessly you're driving.--Bmmarti3 (talk) 13:32, 1 October 2014 (UTC)
Arguably, if you're doing it 'right' for certain values of 'right,' you should be getting both. 03:36, 2 October 2014 (UTC)
Also relevant: “Drive recklessly” 04:58, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

Forgive me, but "removing wrong body parts" in the explanation made me grin. "Woops, that's not an appendix! Why are we in the brain, anyway?" 13:53, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

The scary thing is that it does happen with suprising frequency. Incorrect diagnosis of symptoms, left leg amputated instead of the right, Mr Jones' operation accidentally carried out on Mr James, surgical instruments left inside the patient, incorrect drugs prescribed, etc etc. There is an interesting TED talk on the subject by Brian Goldman. --Pudder (talk) 14:07, 1 October 2014 (UTC)
Reminds me of this SMBC comicArtyer (talk|ctb) 15:50, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

Quick question: If cueball almost got fired from his job at the funeral home, and still works there, how is this a job interview? —Artyer (talk|ctb) 15:50, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

You can go to a job interview while you still have a job; in fact in some places you're more likely to get an offer this way. Zowayix (talk) 16:26, 1 October 2014 (UTC)
Maybe he quit instead of getting fired. Cheeselover724 (talk) 21:48, 1 October 2014 (UTC)
For me, the casual way Cueball is sitting makes it more likely to be a job interview than to be a report after some incident. 12:54, 13 December 2015 (UTC)

For the violin, he must have bowed real fast and slippage occurred. -- 17:06, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

That's amazing! Where does it come from? --RenniePet (talk) 21:06, 1 October 2014 (UTC)
Hmm, found this, don't know if it's legitimate or not. --RenniePet (talk) 21:32, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

I didn't read this as a job interview at all, but as a meeting with Cueball's current boss after an incident. Cueball explains his philosophy, in explanation of the catastrophe he's caused. It doesn't say anywhere that this is a job interview. -- Mojacardave (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

I thought the popular saying was "fail fast, fail often." Heshy (talk) 16:29, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

Could the "Move Fast and Break Things" also be a nod to Mozilla Framework Based on Templates (MFBT)? They're notorious for moving fast and breaking things and then subsequently fixing them really fast in a never-ending loop... --Wordherder (talk) 19:19, 2 October 2014 (UTC)

Interestingly one should now include even Facebook Developer as one of the jobs where breaking things is bad, Admittedly the comic would be less funny if the motto were "Move fast with stable infra." (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

I am kind of disturbed by dog walker because I love animals, putting that in the description make me thinks terrifying things. 05:56, 5 October 2017 (UTC)