Home Blogs Just a little hack… by Celena C. '12 You never know what you'll see on your way to class September 13, 2010 in Hacks, MIT History & Culture, MIT Life, Projects Just a quick little footage of a hack I found this morning in Lobby 7. Sorry for the bad quality, I just took out my Blackberry and shot it! Share this post Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on Facebook Share by Email Subscribe to the RSS Feed 11 responses to “Just a little hack…” Robert says: September 13, 2010 at 6:50 am Hahaha, that would definitely cheer me up in the morning. Faisal '14 says: September 13, 2010 at 10:45 am If only I had something like this in my university . . . These are the things that make MIT even more appealing to me. Snively says: September 14, 2010 at 12:48 pm That sucker got ripped down so fast, by 11:00 it was toast. yetanotherhopeful'15 says: September 14, 2010 at 7:43 am “The word hack at MIT usually refers to a clever, benign, and “ethical” prank or practical joke, which is both challenging for the perpetrators and amusing to the MIT community (and sometimes even the rest of the world!). Note that this has nothing to do with computer (or phone) hacking (which we call “cracking”).” Nice! At first, I didn’t understand what you MITians call ‘hack’. Then I found the IHTFP (Interesting Hacks To Fascinate People)website!!! Very Amusing!!!! Meet you at MIT soon!!! Anonymous says: September 14, 2010 at 10:14 am Word on the street says West Campus was responsible for this one… Ruslan'15 says: September 15, 2010 at 10:34 am Yeah! @yetanotherhopeful’15 Hope to meet you… And have some fun)) yetanotherhopeful'15 says: September 15, 2010 at 1:19 am @Ruslan’15 Meet you there soon too!!!! Anthony says: September 15, 2010 at 7:55 am Why does that person “HTFP”? lol I’m applying as a transfer, but I hope I never feel like “IHTFP” if I get into MIT :—– COMMENT: AUTHOR: anonymous ’14 EMAIL: IP: 188.8.131.52 URL: DATE: 09/16/2010 04:15:09 AM COMMENT_BODY: @yetanotherhopeful’15 and Anthony–actually, ihtfp has many meanings! it means i hate this fucking place as well as i have truly found paradise. so don’t be discouraged. BenP says: September 16, 2010 at 11:16 am That’s a neat little hack. What does this have to do with ethical admissions though? yetanotherhopeful'15 says: September 17, 2010 at 10:02 am @anonymous’14 Thanks for the info Snively says: September 19, 2010 at 7:23 am @Anonymous Wouldn’t surprise me.