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Computer programmer DBA headstone epitaph contest

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This might sound a bit morbid, but Oracle professionals should think about what their epitaph will say.  After spending decades working with computers, how will you tell your descendants that you spent your days reading 10046 trace dumps?

W. C. Fields headstone reads "I'd rather be in Philadelphia", and there are many other examples of professionals who carve their legacy in stone.  What will yours say?

I'm told that this is an actual headstone for a CCNA who died from a virus attack.


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