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The Weird and The Wonderful forum is a place to post Coding Horrors, Worst Practices, and the occasional flash of brilliance.

We all come across code that simply boggles the mind. Lazy kludges, embarrassing mistakes, horrid workarounds and developers just not quite getting it. And then somedays we come across - or write - the truly sublime.

Post your Best, your worst, and your most interesting. But please - no programming questions . This forum is purely for amusement and discussions on code snippets. All actual programming questions will be removed.

 
GeneralRe: the outsourcing curse strikes again!! Pin
RobCroll18-Apr-12 2:13
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S@53K^S18-Apr-12 5:28
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I.explore.code18-Apr-12 7:33
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S@53K^S18-Apr-12 9:22
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RobCroll18-Apr-12 14:00
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S@53K^S18-Apr-12 5:08
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R. Giskard Reventlov18-Apr-12 5:22
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pafabian20-Apr-12 5:10
pafabian20-Apr-12 5:10 
I too was forced to work with an off-shore Indian company.
I was explaining to them that the file was binary.
Someone spoke up and said "I looked at the file and it's not binary as it contains more than ones and zeros."
Things did not get better from there!
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I.explore.code20-Apr-12 10:30
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pafabian20-Apr-12 11:05
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BobJanova22-Apr-12 23:02
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krsmichael27-Apr-12 14:13
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Robert Rohde16-Apr-12 13:26
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