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I just spent over an hour fixing some custom DateTime TextBox that only worked if the system clock was in a specific Dutch format (both CurrentCulture and CurrentUICulture had to match)
I'm sure it all works at the customer (for now), but as a developer I prefer having my OS in English because it's more Googleable.
And I REALLY don't know what to make of this
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I wanted to apply the boy scout rule, but that's a full time job
There's new work (and a new customer) in it for me though.
Probably a new web or mobile application hosted in Azure
I'm making the box to house mine, and I cut out the recess and mounting holes for the extraction hose / fan / DC / switch housing - but fitting it on, I realised I didn't have the six M4 washers I needed. Ten minutes later, I had a bunch of 'em.
Couple of minutes CAD, 2 minutes preheat, 1 minute printing, 2 minutes cooldown. That's quicker than I could have driven to a shop that sells 'em, cheaper than I would have paid, quicker and cheaper than Fleabay or Amazon. Renewable energy instead of Diesel too.
Kind of like my sons justification for bow hunting.
$1600 for bow
$60 for 6 arrows with razor heads
$150 Deer Stand
$1200/yr hunt club membership
$6000 camper to keep in the woods. He bought a (very expensive) Chevy truck with intent to haul 5th wheel camper and they told him if he put 5th wheel in back of truck it would void warranty. WTF?
$?? Gas food, time off work, etc.
Pretty minimal: the machine was a "given"; my Christmas Present from Herself (I just kinda opened it early under orders)
I still have the project I wanted it for (and a couple of others that are creeping out of the woodwork now I can see what it does) but that'll wait for after the "official" present day.
With that discounted, the washers work out about ariount 2.4 pence per gram, and the five I have left don't even weigh enough to register on my kitchen 1g scales. (I don't buy / sell narcotics, so I don;t need more accurate scales than that)
The cheapest that a quick look on Fleabay gives me is around £1.70 for 10, or 2.99 for 100 - and I'd have them Tuesday or Wednesday.
To go and buy them? £0.99 for five, and a 30 mile round trip meaning 1/2 gallon of diesel and an hour of my life.