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Or "where did you last have it?", when you've lost something!
If I knew that it wouldn't be lost now would it!
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When searching something, some people search possible places in decreasing order of probability of finding the item (weighted by distance), to minimze the total time spent on searching.
Thus, "last place searched" is a shorthand for "the least likely place I could think of".
I understand that such planning might be a foreign concept for software developers.
I remember times where I said that I would try one more place--the last ditch effort, so to speak. Some of those times, I still didn't find the item and gave up. (In one case, I recall the item falling into a box. I didn't need it and told myself I'd get it later. Yet later, the item wasn't to be found. I ended up buying a new one on eBay. During my divorce, my [soon to be] ex and I repacked all the boxes. That item never showed up, but we did find a formerly lost TV remote!)