Combination of skills - was [JOB] Perl & VB person, central London

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Mon Nov 20 13:27:33 GMT 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ovid [mailto:publiustemp-londonpm at]
> Sent: 20 November 2006 13:04
> To: Perl M[ou]ngers
> Subject: Re: Combination of skills - was [JOB] Perl & VB 
> person,central
> London
> --- Denny < at> wrote:
> > What's the motivation?  Can you do anything fun and interesting with
> > Office?
> Sure you can.  I used to have an annoying coworker who would throw
> temper tantrums and when he did, I clicked on a "Cherry Bomb" icon I
> had embedded in Excel which used some VBA code I had written to
> silently send out Netware messages to my friends, asking them to call
> me.  When they did, I'd pretend they had a technical problem I needed
> to look at and I'd walk away from the damned tantrum.
> Of course, if the Cherry Bomb coworker had a brain, he would have
> wondered why I always had a blank spreadsheet open on my desktop.
Lol! That's worthy of a BOFH story.

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