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  1. If something complicated seems to be working on the first try it 100% of the time means you’re missing something.

  2. Nothing makes me more suspicious than a program that does the thing on the first try, always something horrible lurking beneath the surface

  3. It usually means that an earlier conditional statement excludes the complicated code from even executing or that the complicated code has somehow internally contradicted itself and returned before getting to the complicated part

  4. Me just a couple of days ago. Deployed complicated database transaction code between MariaDB and SL objects. It worked on the first try and has resisted every attempt to break it.
    I’m terrified!

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