This is an older article that was recycled for Fri, but still seems to get a decent number of views and some good discussion. It's fun to see who sees the power of Access and not just the pain! I still use Access for some really adhoc reporting and for one off data changes, just faster than SSMS in most cases. Not because the tool is faster, it just has a better UI.
I'm Andy Warren, currently a SQL Server trainer with End to End Training. Over the past few years I've been a developer, DBA, and IT Director. I was one of the original founders of SQLServerCentral.com and helped grow that community from zero to about 300k members before deciding to move on to other ventures.