StripChar() = "Extreme NIH"
For those not aquianted with NIH, it stands for Not Invented Here and refers to the tendancy of programmers to avoid using third party tools because, after all, it's something that they could write themselves. I'd bet that it's something that we're all guilty of doing at least once or twice. But I can honestly say that I have never developed my own version of a built-in function, unlike the author of this VB6 function sent in by Eric:
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