Contest: Write the Scariest DBA Sentence (10 words or less)


Warm up your keyboard, it’s time for a contest.

The challenge: Write the creepiest sentence you can come up with. You get 10 words max.

An example to get you started:

Oh, I’m sure someone set up the backups.

The rules:

  • Enter as often as you like (here on the blog, in the comments for this post)
  • The contest will close on Thursday, June 4, 2015

The prize:

  • Bragging rights. That’s sublime all by itself.
  • One free license for Goat Simulator from Steam – we’ll send the gift certificate to the email address of your choice. ($9.99 value USD.)

Update…. the winner has been selected! We had tons of great entrants, but I had to pick a winner.

Honorable mentions:

5. “Microsoft has released details of new SQL licensing model.” … Dorsey

4. “I wrote a trigger to prevent duplicate inserts.” … Chris Bergin

3. “We just make everyone a sysadmin so it’s easier.” … John Nelson #2

2. “The server room is directly below the men’s room?” … ScalabilityDoug

And the winner of the bragging rights AND the coveted free license of Goat Simulator is:

1. “Please keep this pager on you at all times.” …Tim Cockerham

Tim, we’ve emailed you all the info to claim your prize.

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