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"Mr Culum struggled against storms as he crossed the Adriatic, the Mediterranean, and passed through the straits of Messina and Gibraltar and along the Spanish coast. He then sailed up the Portuguese and French coastlines."
Someone should have told him about those new-fangled car, train, and aeroplane things.
I wanna be a eunuchs developer! Pass me a bread knife!
Saw that there were two respsonses to one of my questions
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Was that a publicity stunt ?
Or, is this place really so populated with such extremely nerd oriented individuals (who are writing code instead of enjoying turkey) that they overburden the system, even on Thanksgiving right during the big meal of the day ?
Sure. Those of us who live in what makes up the vast majority of the world like nothing more than coding while you're eating till you're stuffed. A question though - given that today is saying that you're grateful for what you've got, why is the biggest sale in your year the day after?
*pre-emptive celebratory nipple tassle jiggle* - Sean Ewington
Hello! If you are a programmer looking for a spare project to help, Microsoft's Small Basic is it! We are currently looking for volunteers to help develop .NET extensions for it and spread the word! If you are interested, please visit smallbasic.com to get started! Happy Thanksgiving!
How many thousands of projects in development would welcome input from the developers that visit CP?
Attention experienced professional programmers, my boss gave me this assignment in a language I've never done before,which has forced me to become a student of new stuff, with an extremely high dose of "duh" moments, as opposed to my regular area of expertise where I'm a whizkid expert know-it-all.
If you are looking for a spare project to help (while I get paid and you don't) this task is it !
Actually, it's not such a bad deal, when you examine the full context.
People who get their name on "the team" who help to make that (into whatever it becomes) will be able to put the emperor's new buzzwords on their resume' and have the edge in capturing work for the next great project (typically created by non-nerds who believe that websites magically create money out of thin air).