Top 20 replies by programmers when their programs don't work:

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  1. DARKOR04

    DARKOR04 MDL Tester/Developer

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    Top 20 replies by programmers when their programs don't work:
    20. "That's weird..."
    19. "It's never done that before."
    18. "It worked yesterday."
    17. "How is that possible?"
    16. "It must be a hardware problem."
    15. "What did you type in wrong to get it to crash?"
    14. "There is something funky in your data."
    13. "I haven't touched that module in weeks!"
    12. "You must have the wrong version."
    11. "It's just some unlucky coincidence."
    10. "I can't test everything!"
    9. "THIS can't be the source of THAT."
    8. "It works, but it hasn't been tested."
    7. "Somebody must have changed my code."
    6. "Did you check for a virus on your system?"
    5. "Even though it doesn't work, how does it feel?
    4. "You can't use that version on your system."
    3. "Why do you want to do it that way?"
    2. "Where were you when the program blew up?"
    1. And the Number One Reply by Programmers when their programs don't work: "I thought I fixed that."
     
  2. Red Squirrel

    Red Squirrel MDL Junior Member

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    I've said most of those at some occasion. LOL. And Yeah, #1 is usually the main one. Usually turns out my program did not copy properly from dev to test, or I forgot to do it, so I'm running the wrong version, which brings me to #12 haha.
     
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  3. geeza23

    geeza23 MDL Novice

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    hahaha nice list buddy!!
     
  4. gamepoint

    gamepoint MDL Senior Member

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    you can add..i don't even know programming...HAHA
     
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  5. vickypark

    vickypark MDL Novice

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  6. cloves

    cloves MDL Novice

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    Classic very classic...it worked yesterday
     
  7. timesurfer

    timesurfer MDL Developer

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    #21

    I got hacked...
     
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  8. Deb_Rider

    Deb_Rider MDL Senior Member

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    nice list DARK0R04
     
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  9. Yen

    Yen Admin
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    Top number one at MDL is (programmmer to programmer though):
    Your application is nothing new.

    And

    On my system it's working. Have you....? :D
     
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  10. jlgager

    jlgager MDL Developer

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    22. You must be missing a .dll/library file. lol
     
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