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Posted Friday, May 3, 2013 11:48 AM


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Well, true enough. However, its purpose on my wall is not as a reference, but to deter some overly optimistic folks about just how important their five minute monthly report is.


Wonderful.


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Err... I don't know what to think
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Posted Saturday, May 4, 2013 4:56 PM


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Err... I don't know what to think
http://www.sqlservercentral.com/Forums/Topic1449451-1550-1.aspx


Well, it looks like they were happy with your answer, so there's that...

I'd bet the posters' first language isn't english...

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Posted Saturday, May 4, 2013 6:56 PM


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Err... I don't know what to think
http://www.sqlservercentral.com/Forums/Topic1449451-1550-1.aspx


And as long as he has been around you'd think he'd know this.



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Posted Saturday, May 4, 2013 7:58 PM


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Err... I don't know what to think
http://www.sqlservercentral.com/Forums/Topic1449451-1550-1.aspx


And as long as he has been around you'd think he'd know this.


How many situations have you NEVER encountered?

A lot more than those you've been exposed to!
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Posted Saturday, May 4, 2013 10:28 PM


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Err... I don't know what to think
http://www.sqlservercentral.com/Forums/Topic1449451-1550-1.aspx


And as long as he has been around you'd think he'd know this.


How many situations have you NEVER encountered?

A lot more than those you've been exposed to!


Some situations just require a little though and investigation, and this was one.



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Posted Saturday, May 4, 2013 10:32 PM


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Err... I don't know what to think
http://www.sqlservercentral.com/Forums/Topic1449451-1550-1.aspx


And as long as he has been around you'd think he'd know this.


How many situations have you NEVER encountered?

A lot more than those you've been exposed to!


Some situations just require a little thought and investigation, and this was one.



Lynn Pettis

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Posted Saturday, May 4, 2013 10:54 PM


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Err... I don't know what to think
http://www.sqlservercentral.com/Forums/Topic1449451-1550-1.aspx


And as long as he has been around you'd think he'd know this.


How many situations have you NEVER encountered?

A lot more than those you've been exposed to!


Well, that thread and these comments made me think "Why not create a short blog blurb on it"

So I did

I know of several people that would do the same thing as posted in that thread.




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Posted Sunday, May 5, 2013 6:02 AM


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Err... I don't know what to think
http://www.sqlservercentral.com/Forums/Topic1449451-1550-1.aspx


And as long as he has been around you'd think he'd know this.


How many situations have you NEVER encountered?


I've never encountered that particular situation.



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