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you should try the spanish "narices" (nose), "huevos" (eggs) or "cojones" ("testicles" colloquial with vulgar tendence)
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Or don't take the medication at all, and become the bartender at James Bonds favorite pub.
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I have a colleague who has been the Lone Ranger in a project for a couple of years now but recently that project's problems has become a much higher priority (it's a system for the gov't and we've landed a significant new contract to expand this service to a larger number of gov't agencies, ergo the higher visibility).
A small group of us have been moved onto the project to help get everything up to snuff. He has long complained that he doesn't have the ability to test code before pushing it to develop, which is partially true.
However, there is some basic testing he COULD do but apparently doesn't since I can't get my code tested for finding bugs in stuff he's pushed to develop. Things like testing the SQL to make sure it doesn't throw syntax errors or "Inconsistent types" (comparing a boolean to a string)
Since he's been the Lone Ranger in this code for so long, he's a little prickly about us coming into his domain.
How tactful should I be and how long should I remain tactful?