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When Lister played pool with planets in Red Dwarf he got drunk and missed the shot, everyone mocked him until it turned into an outrageous trick shot. They continued to mock him for the fluke he just said "Played for, and got" as he walked away.
“I believe that there is an equality to all humanity. We all suck.” Bill Hicks
HR had sent an email asking us to tidy up as a film crew were coming to film the office later. I just happened to be playing pool when they came and they set up the camera for my shot. I asked they not use the footage if I missed. I then went on to loose the game.
You deserve congratulations on two accounts
1. You managed to stick to one company for 8 years where it's general trend (at-least in India) to hop-around for minor benefits.
2. And you managed NOT to screw up