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And now back to our regularly scheduled program...


"I was taught that using magic numbers in your code is a bad practice," writes Dave Katz, "but apparently the folks at Tableau feel that only certain magic numbers are bad."


David spotted this error on a ticket gate for the Boston subway.


"I wonder why State Farm feels that it's important to let me know that the $480 I'm saving is legal," writes Guy, "perhaps it's to differentiate itself from all of the illegal money that the other insurance companies would save me?"


"The UPSers website has important and useful quick links, including a link which we're not supposed to follow," writes Ben


"After updating and updating the VPN software I got this error," writes Olef, "I still feel there is an update pending somewhere, hopefully within the next 139 years."


"I've been using this process simulation software to model some industrial data," Kevin wrote. "As things have gotten more complex, the errors have gotten more... arcane. I've also gotten an 'error, too many FORTRAN errors' although that one was well handled and didn't result in a crash."


"I went to Burger King and tried to order the #9 combo," JD wrote, "apparently it wasn't really on the menu because they wouldn't sell it to me."


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