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Hugo Kornelis (12/19/2011)
Thanks for the question, Jason.

I only got it right because "3, 3, 1" was not in the answer options - that was the answer I was looking for after reading the question.


I was in the same position. While I understand Paul's explanation, and the links provided, it does still seem a bit counterintuitive, as you point out in a later post.

Thanks to OP for posting. Always good to learn something new.

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Good question.
And a lovely additional twist from Paul.

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I got it right simply because I once supported an app that had a myriad of situations with and without trailing spaces on a VARCHAR column and have seen that behavior countless times. I have never been able to explain it. Still don't know if I can, even with the "explanation". It still doesn't make sense, but that's how it works...
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Great question -- especially the quirk involved when using 'LIKE'.

Thanks!

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good question!!!!


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Superb question.



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Thanks for all of the compliments everyone.

I ran into this scenario and as it seemed contradictory to common sense to me, I figured I'd see if I was the only one who thought that.

Given 2/3 rds of responders got it wrong, I guess not. w00t

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Nice one, thank you

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Good question, thanks for submitting.

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tks - great question
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