If having a coffee in the morning doesn't wake you up, try deleting a table in a production database instead.
@LoganDice this is funny because table you'd place the coffee on, and suddenly you got coffee everywhere. 😂
@LoganDice I've tried that. Can't say I recommend it.
Stepping on a nail probably works just as well with less lasting ramifications. Even with a working backup.
@LoganDice I want to laugh, but instead I'll just nod knowingly and take a slurp of my coffee.
@LoganDice i once deleted an entire production database by accident... we had three that needed backing up. i backed up two, then i had a total brainfart and thought i'd backed up the third. then the server was stopped, rinsed, restarted, and... when it came time to restore the third one i realised what had gone wrong.
@LoganDice stop using phpMyAdmin 😂
@LoganDice wait, WHOSE production databas??
Ah, yes, externalizing problems, @LoganDice. It'd wake everyone else up, they'd start calling me, and I'd replay a backup. I know how to do that because I regularily destroy the production environment, as I am the dev.
@LoganDice oh man.. like forgetting the Where clause in a delete . I've had nightmares about doing that. It's only happened twice but twice too many! I feel your pain! (And know your adrenaline rush!)
@LoganDice Unless your blood pressure drops and you keel over in shock.
@LoganDice just reading this raised my heart rate
@LoganDice wanders off to check on the backups
@LoganDice waaaay too awake after that
@LoganDice The journeyman electrician I was apprenticing under would sometimes deliberately hit himself with 120VAC to wake himself up in the morning.
@LoganDice holy crap! That gets the blood pumping. I've created queries before, forgot their purpose deleted it and had to recreate. Blood pumping.
Shot of adrenaline just imagining this ;_;
@LoganDice Nothing like a little bit of the old stress adrenaline to get your day going. Natural caffeine > covfefe 😂
@LoganDice now I'm tired AND nauseous
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