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Customer: A pessimism consultant - what's that?
Me: I tell you the uncomfortable truths you need to hear in order to help you improve
Customer: That doesn't sound useful
Me: You are not ready to improve
According to democrats, that's okay (and it's called "full term abortions" now.).
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010 ----- You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010 ----- When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013
Many years ago my team was working with an inherited system based on FoxPro. The original designer had used abbreviated table names like ASS instead of Assignment. A normally straight laced co-worker bust out laughing one day when he had to write a SQL statement "INSERT INTO ASS ..."
Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend; inside of a dog, it's too dark to read. -- Groucho Marx
Many years ago, we had a small network of Sun machines. The machine names followed the names of the planets in our solar system. The QA guy (who was a 1st-order asshat) was incensed when he was given the machine named... wait for it... you know it's coming...