Posted on 12.10.2009 10:42 am
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Background: Guy posts about having a resume that makes him look like he knows how to program. But says he cant.
Comment: 179 Votes. +1 for brutal honesty, even though you may be selling yourself short. How about testing, writing documentation, writing specs, evaluating tools, etc? – n8wrl
Comment: 184 Votes. The code should tell you how...the comments should tell you why... – Richard E
Comment: 189 Votes. Who the hell is Jon Skeet? – thenduks
Background: A comment to the classic "Jesus Saves" joke.
Comment: 214 Votes. Jesus saves, but only Buddha makes incremental backups – MrZebra
Background: The question is about the worst interviewee answer. The answer is when someone is doing a phone interview and they hear them typing and the Internet Explorer sound when they get a result.
Comment: 217 Votes. I agree with you 100%: Never hire anyone who uses IE! – erickson
Background: A comment to the question "What is your favorite programmer cartoon". Where in the question, someone posted the classic Foxtrot cartoon where he gets away with writing something a 500 times by doing a C loop.
Comment: 218 Votes. It's unfortunate that it prints it out without line breaks. – PintSizedCat
Background: A comment to another answer to the question above. Where the answer is "Knock, knock." "Who’s there?" very long pause…. "Java."
Comment: 268 Votes. Upvote to counter-act your lack of a sense of humor. :) – GMan
Background: An answer where someone figures out why a strange number pattern appears by turning it into hex.
Comment: 284 Votes. if this is true, you just won a prize for "best debug of the year" :) – Stefano Borini
Background: Another comment to an answer to the best programmer joke question. This time the answer is "An SQL query goes into a bar, walks up to two tables and asks, "Can I join you?""
Comment: 293 Votes. That one's so stupid it underflows and becomes awesome – Mike Akers
Background: And again from the best programmer joke question. This time the answer is. "so this programmer goes out on a date with a hot chick". Where two other users take offense and state that they go out on a date with hot chicks all the time.
Comment: 306 Votes. Click-upvote and Josh, good for you. I'm impressed that you found girls that were both hot and liked programmers with no sense of humor. – Kevin
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