The Silliest QR Code I've Seen

by @edent | # # | 10 comments | Read ~403 times.

I unashamedly love QR Codes. But every so often, I see one which makes me wonder if there should be some sort of licence for creating them 🙂

As I was walking around Camden the other day, I spotted this monstrosity.

A ridiculously large and complex QR code advertising a casino

I figured with a code that dense, it probable contained a URL to a rubbish iPhone app, or perhaps a link stuffed full of tracking parameters.

Still, what the heck, I scanned it.

Silly QR

What’s the bloody point in that?

Here’s a guide on “How Not To Screw Up With QR Codes” which I presented at TeaCamp earlier this year.

How Not To Screw Up With QR Codes – at TeaCampLondon from Terence Eden

10 thoughts on “The Silliest QR Code I've Seen

    1. Sorry, images now showing. Scan it and see!

      1. How am I supposed to scan it when I’m reading your blog on my mobile?

        1. Ben, I know how many phones you carry 🙂

          1. Sometimes I pretend to be a normal person just to see what it’s like.

  1. Tom Singer says:

    Are comments signing in through facebook working? I just tried to comment by signing in and got redirected to the homepage with a load of PHP warnings from the jetpack module.

    1. How annoying. I’ve patched and fiddled with WordPress so much that it’s a bit of a Frankeninstall. Will kick it later to see if that improves things. Thanks for the heads-up.

  2. Craig H says:

    Won’t scan on my Nokia E72 (S60 3.2)

  3. Craig H says:

    Did scan on my Android CM7.1. Well, it got you to read it, didn’t it 🙂

  4. If you go cross-eyed, it’s a 3D picture.

    Of a mooning arse.

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