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The Weird and The Wonderful forum is a place to post Coding Horrors, Worst Practices, and the occasional flash of brilliance.

We all come across code that simply boggles the mind. Lazy kludges, embarrasing mistakes, horrid workarounds and developers just not quite getting it. And then somedays we come across - or write - the truly sublime.

Post your Best, your worst, and your most interesting. But please - no programming questions . This forum is purely for amusement and discussions on code snippets. All actual programming questions will be removed.

 
GeneralRe: Something original PinmemberMarkRHolbrook6-Sep-13 4:20 
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GeneralRe: Something original PinprofessionalAlexCode7-Aug-13 0:45 
GeneralRe: Something original PinmemberArgonia7-Aug-13 1:19 
GeneralRe: Something original PinprofessionalAlexCode7-Aug-13 2:09 
GeneralRe: Something original PinmemberSuper Lloyd7-Aug-13 4:00 
GeneralRe: Something original PinprofessionalPIEBALDconsult7-Aug-13 5:41 
GeneralRe: Something original PinmemberSentenryu7-Aug-13 10:18 
A guy that worked here for 7 months left for us a mvc application that only has 1 view model for 17 views.
 
Where do you think he put all the data? yes, on that view model.
 
That thing has properties that differ only by casing, only by swapping 'c' with 'ç', only by using accentuation (like 'Região' and 'Regiao') and by all of that('regiao', 'região', 'Regiao', 'Região').
 
All of those properties have a different meaning.
 
You're lucky that you only need to deal with low/upper case differences.
I'm brazilian and english (well, human languages in general) aren't my best skill, so, sorry by my english. (if you want we can speak in C# or VB.Net =p)
 
"Given the chance I'd rather work smart than work hard." - PHS241
 
"'Sophisticated platform' typically means 'I have no idea how it works.'"

GeneralRe: Something original PinmemberSuper Lloyd7-Aug-13 15:13 
GeneralRe: Something original PinprofessionalBrisingr Aerowing8-Aug-13 3:38 
GeneralRe: Something original PinmemberJacek Gajek13-Aug-13 6:45 
GeneralRe: Something original PinmemberSentenryu13-Aug-13 7:32 
GeneralRe: Something original PinmemberJacek Gajek14-Aug-13 0:21 
GeneralRe: Something original PinmemberSentenryu14-Aug-13 4:22 
GeneralRe: Something original PinmemberJacek Gajek14-Aug-13 5:21 
GeneralRe: Something original PinmemberBCantor13-Aug-13 6:05 
GeneralRe: Something original PinmemberJacek Gajek13-Aug-13 6:51 
GeneralRe: Something original PinprofessionalBrisingr Aerowing19-Aug-13 17:20 
GeneralRe: Something original PingroupExcellentOrg21-Aug-13 1:04 
RantFsking ASP.NET! PinprofessionalRichard Deeming6-Aug-13 11:00 
GeneralRe: Fsking ASP.NET! PinprofessionalBernhard Hiller6-Aug-13 21:57 
GeneralRe: Fsking ASP.NET! PinmemberSentenryu7-Aug-13 10:08 
GeneralWhen things to more than you think Pinmemberimagiro6-Aug-13 8:17 
GeneralRe: When things to more than you think PinmemberSuper Lloyd6-Aug-13 22:13 
GeneralUndoubtedly this is my own ignorance in glorious action but... PinmemberAndy Bantly5-Aug-13 8:52 

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