A Programmer's Reference for Excuses

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  1. pradeep

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    Private Function getProgrammerExcuse() As String
          Dim myExcuses(1 to 21) As String
          myExcuses(1) =  "That's Weird...",
          myExcuses(2) =     "It's never done that before.",
          myExcuses(3) =     "It worked yesterday.",
          myExcuses(4) =     "How is that possible?",
          myExcuses(5) =     "It must have a hardware problem.",
          myExcuses(6) =     "What did you type in wrong to get it to crash." ,
          myExcuses(7) =     "There is something funky in your data",
          myExcuses(8) =     "I haven't touched that module in weeks!" ,
          myExcuses(9) =     "You must have wrong version.",
          myExcuses(10) =     "It's just some unlucky coincidence." ,
          myExcuses(11) =     "I can't test everything!",
          myExcuses(12) =     "THIS can't be the source of THAT." ,
          myExcuses(13) =     "It works, but it's not been tested." ,
          myExcuses(14) =     "Somebody must have changed my code.",
          myExcuses(15) =     "Did you check for a virus on your system?",
          myExcuses(16) =     "Even though it doesnt work, how does it feel?" ,
          myExcuses(17) =     "You cant use that version on your system.",
          myExcuses(18) =     "Why do you want to do it that way?",
          myExcuses(19) =     "Where were you when the program blew up?",
          myExcuses(20) =     "I thought I fixed that.",
          myExcuses(21) =     "This is not a bug,its undocumented feature."
          Dim randomChoice As New Random(UBound(myExcuses))
          Dim iRandomChoice As Integer = randomChoice.Next()
          Return myExcuses(iRandomChoice)
         End Function

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