User since: Jan 10, 2002 at 18:43 UTC (22 years ago)
Last here: May 21, 2003 at 09:39 UTC (21 years ago)
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My Perl abilities vary between "WTF?" and "wow, didn't know you could do that". I regularly forget synatx or how to do things, so my best friend is a Perl manual that also doubles as a beer mat.

I did all my training on a TRS80 and it's wonderful Basic, and graduated to Cobol, and then Perl .. WooHoo! I also had a long spell with OS/2, which was very cool.

The high point in my IT career was being told I couldn't attend a Microsoft preview of Windows for Workgroups as I "wasn't important enough". I then went into denial and vowed never to use a Microsoft product for anything more important than playing games.