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Posted - 05/19/2011 :  13:10:05  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
You're pretty smart for somebody with such a low post count!


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Posted - 05/19/2011 :  13:33:22  Show Profile  Visit webfred's Homepage  Reply with Quote
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Congrats man

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Posted - 05/19/2011 :  13:53:43  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I wonder if Nigel Rivett is somehow related to a user whose login was "NR". May be they are twins, or colleagues or something

In any case, congratulations, Nigel.

Every time I see your name, I think of Nigel Short. Pretty soon, I will get to a point where, when I see Nigel Short's name anywhere, I will think of Nigel Rivett.

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Posted - 05/19/2011 :  13:57:48  Show Profile  Visit tkizer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Yes nigelrivett == nr. We are working on getting his accounts merged.

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Posted - 05/19/2011 :  14:30:23  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
How did the accounts get split?

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Posted - 05/19/2011 :  14:46:15  Show Profile  Visit nigelrivett's Homepage  Reply with Quote
No mystery - it happens if you create a new account and stop using the old one.
Actually I spend a lot of time debating with myself and criticising my work so it could have been handy.

I'm mellowing a bit in my old age and allowing people to do fairly silly things which I would have been abrasive about in my youth.
Funny that it makes the systems more difficult to maintain and inefficient but the clients seem happier - which unfortunately makes it more difficult to end contracts.
Being right too quickly often isn't appreciated.

ps there's no space in nigelrivett.

Cursors are useful if you don't know sql.
SSIS can be used in a similar way.
Beer is not cold and it isn't fizzy.

Edited by - nigelrivett on 05/19/2011 14:48:03
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Posted - 05/19/2011 :  14:46:44  Show Profile  Visit robvolk's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Work intervened.
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Posted - 05/30/2011 :  04:58:59  Show Profile  Send madhivanan a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote

Congratulations Nigel. Keep it up


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Posted - 06/16/2011 :  18:54:04  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
..ok, the real story...he got real drunk..and forgot his id....



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Posted - 06/17/2011 :  13:23:44  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by X002548

..ok, the real story...he got real drunk..and forgot his id....


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