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by dthacker (Deacon)
on Mar 06, 2000 at 23:30 UTC ( #4945=user: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

What the heck is that?

This fall I'm refereeing youth soccer games. It's been a learning experience in the the way that boys, girls, and adults approach competition.

Then

I accidentally bumped into computers while trying to become an accountant. I was hooked immediately. My first language was PL/C. I then learned Fortran and then COBOL.

After awhile, I ended up managing a warehouse with a computer running something called SCO Xenix and a database called Informix. Hmmmm very tasty! It absolutely blew my mind to see 8 users running programs on Wyse 30's off of one IBM AT.

Now

I'm a sysadmin for a retail company based in Omaha, Nebraska. After a few years away from perl, I'm coming back home.

This week I...

Re-discovered PerlMonks

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[erix]: hey planetscape :)
[planetscape]: howdy stonecolddevin, erix
[Sinistral]: eric Aye. I thought I typed that wrong. All hail Randall! I listen to him on FLOSS Weekly
[Discipulus]: i think his vacuus, trombon like, absence of meaning, joined with a ostentatious style, after many years irritates the most
[erix]: easy to get wrong -- I guess that was sund's point, too :P
[Discipulus]: planetscape welcome back! (or is well comeback?)
[Discipulus]: fore every 2 good old monks that come back, we will accept 1 clinical
[planetscape]: Might be "well, come back!" Discipulus ;-)
[stonecolddevin]: that's a 2.0 k/d ratio, i'll take it

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