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I've been paid as a programmer since 1982 with experience in Pascal, and C++ (both self-taught), and began writing Windows programs in 1991 using Visual C++ and MFC. In the 2nd half of 2007, I started writing C# Windows Forms and ASP.Net applications, and have since done WPF, Silverlight, WCF, web services, and Windows services.

My weakest point is that my moments of clarity are too brief to hold a meaningful conversation that requires more than 30 seconds to complete. Thankfully, grunts of agreement are all that is required to conduct most discussions without committing to any particular belief system.
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* Wow, I see other people are taking these two threads seriously. You should get your own show Simmons. The John Simmons Show; Where you get not to vent your anger at your amnesiac, lesbian step-mother who was born in a trailer park but at John Simmons himself. First up we have Jerry Springer to give John some tips on how to start a chair throwing, hair pulling fight.

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