Deano252

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  1. My worse FooBar (which actually led to my firing) was as follows. I was cleaning and optimizing a database schema for a inventory system of a logistics company. As I was going though the schema I saw a series of database tables called temp_{some name} these tables were identical to tables of the same name (minus the temp_). Long story short after examining the table and not finding any indication that there was data being stored in it, and looking at the source code to verify that there were no calls to these tables I ended up removing them. As it turns out there was some obscure web service that was using these tables to store a single record for a short period of time. (Most likely to provide a fall back for enormous record updates). Yes I know; Universally stupid. But, I really couldn't stand my boss at the time and they did me a favor by firing me. . I'm in a much better place career wise and I'm a bit smarter now as a result.
  2. I've been going to Hope since Hope Number 6. I'll still most likely go to future cons because I like hanging out with the Radio Statler crew. But alas, this year I'll be getting married and I'll be just getting off the Honeymoon (and most likely broke as hell). I did mention the conference to her and I pointed out that she has always wanted to go to NYC in hopes that she would agree to double the Honeymoon with the conference. But it was little surprise when I got a very negative response to that suggestion Well hopefully there will be one in 2018. and hopefully Radio Statler will still be there as well.