The Lounge is rated Safe For Work. If you're about to post something inappropriate for a shared office environment, then don't post it. No ads, no abuse, and no programming questions. Trolling, (political, climate, religious or whatever) will result in your account being removed.
Sorry for the late reply. I used Crystal. VS doesn't ship with it anymore but you can still download it from SAP Crystal Reports, dev version.[^]. Funny thing is I had to use Chrome to see the 'enter your data' boxes.
But it worked and was pretty quick to create a simple page. We only have a couple of Crystal Reports left and I'm sure those will go away soon.
Jack of all trades, master of none, though often times better than master of one.
I once inherited a project which doesn't even run when compiled as release, only as debug. And another one with a couple hundreds (not kidding) warnings. My point is, while I feel your pain, I am not shocked in the slightest.
The truth behind charity is that for "most" charities, up to half of the donated money goes to overhead and cost of running the charity and the rest actually goes to the intended target, which can be considerably less than what you thought you were donating.
Always try to donate to charities with low overhead and well documented $$ to target streams.