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Caption Competition 23 – Remote Viewing


It is time once again for you to gaze upon an intriguing scene and let us know what’s happening, in an amusing way as possible. Fabulous riches, in the form of a $50 Amazon voucher, await the winner. For the others: the warm, nay heady glow of participation.

27 February 2015 10:57 am by
Simple-Talk Editorial Team

Caption Competition 22 – The Old Man and the C#


What might these gentlemen be saying to one another? The funniest gets $50 in Amazon vouchers.

13 February 2015 11:11 am by
Simple-Talk Editorial Team

Caption Competition 21 – Journey Into Mystery


We leave cosy Victoriana behind for the thrilling frontiers of space. We still need you to come up with funny captions for pictures though, that bit hasn’t changed. Tell us what’s happening here – best answer gets a $50 Amazon voucher.

30 January 2015 10:49 am by
Simple-Talk Editorial Team

Tribal Awards 2014 Winners Announcement


Throughout December, Simple-Talk and SQLServerCentral hosted the second annual Tribal Awards.  With these awards, we let the technical community choose members who they felt deserved recognition by opening up both nominations and voting to the public. The voting is over, and the videos recorded, so we’re very pleased to be able to announce the winners […]

20 January 2015 5:33 pm by
Simple-Talk Editorial Team

Caption Competition 20 – The Size of the Matter


We present a whimsical scene. The best (funniest) suggestion for what’s going on wins $50 in Amazon credit. As always, extra consideration is given to anyone who can tie it into computing somehow, but we don’t make it easy for you. 20 of these things, eh? My Photoshop finger is worn to a nub.

15 January 2015 11:56 am by
Simple-Talk Editorial Team

Caption Competition 19 – Point and Click


What a beautiful pastoral scene! If you absolutely had to caption it, what would you say? Funniest answer wins a $50 Amazon voucher. Connections to computing, no matter how tenuous, are always appreciated.

2 January 2015 1:02 pm by
Simple-Talk Editorial Team

An Origin Story for a DBA Anti-Hero


If you’re old enough, you may well remember the burst of sheer joy at ripping the wrapping paper from a Christmas gift to reveal a ‘Lone Ranger’ costume. “Who was that masked man?” we imagined our friends gasping, in envy and surprise, as we swaggered out of the room, sporting cowboy hat, silver gun and […]

19 December 2014 10:14 am by
Simple-Talk Editorial Team

Caption Competition – A DBA Christmas Carol


Old DBA Scrooge is ready lock his developers out of the server and send them to the poor house (bear with me), when the spectre of his old CTO, Jacob Marley appears! What are these two chaps saying to one another? Let us know in the comments, and the one we like the most will […]

18 December 2014 4:01 pm by
Simple-Talk Editorial Team

Tribal Awards 2014 Finalists


Nominations have been tallied and we have an official list of the Tribal Awards Finalists!  Head on over to vote now. Best Article Gail Shaw –  Gail Shaw’s SQL Server Howlers David Peter Hansen –  When does SQL Server partition split move data? Aaron Bertrand –  Readable Secondaries on a Budget Jeff Moden –  Hierarchies […]

16 December 2014 5:33 pm by
Simple-Talk Editorial Team

Caption Competition 17 – Duel


 Another conundrum, another caption required. What has set these two gentlemen at each other’s throats? Linux vs Unix? A slight against a beloved text editor? Tell us below – the best comment wins a $50 Amazon voucher.

4 December 2014 4:37 pm by
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