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I have an interesting combination of below-average coordination and above-average balance that leads to some wacky moments. Yesterday I was walking upstairs carrying a snack when I basically tripped over my own feet, leading to me stumbling up the entire flight of stairs without quite ever falling. I did, however, manage to spill iced tea on every single stair along the way. It's all cleaned up now, and who knows? Maybe they will look better after all that and I will begin to market some funky sort of tea-based furniture polish.

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9. A system call that should never fail has Mar 26, 2008, 10:56 Tigger
 
Digg is down - find the image here: http://img526.imageshack.us/img526/7837/failederrorgv1.jpg

This is actually a listed as an error for Windows Sockets - I've seen it once before. You have to love the "returned under various conditions" bit:


WSASYSCALLFAILURE

System call failure.
A system call that should never fail has failed. This is a generic error code, returned under various conditions.
 
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