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T-SQL Parsing Crazy Eights


T-SQL Parsing Crazy Eights

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Good question.
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real cracker.

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Very interesting and good question :-)
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haha, someone should submit that to the daily wtf... Hehe



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w00tGreat question - thought provoking. Had to re-read a couple of times

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This really got me confused, for a sec I almost thought that it was an error ans

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Very fun Q Smile

I particularly like "3+8E8Eight"

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Great question. I couldn't believe that such a wacked-out query would work.

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The answer depends on where the query is run. If run from SQL Server Management Studio, you get the answer given. With the 9 columns being:
E (No name) ight Eight E8E Eight (No name) ight Eight
However, when I ran the same query in Microsoft Visual Studio's Query window I got different column names:
E E Eight Eight E8E Eight Expr1 Eight Eight

The data was the same in both cases.
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