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Remembering Y2K call-outs and the joy of the hourly contractor rate

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There was a large team on duty that night in the Slough support centre including 20 temp workers from India.

Everyone's ears were tuned in at midnight for any Y2K calls. We had one. A scrum round the callee to see what the bug was. 10 mins investigation. The customers product license had expired... at exactly midnight.

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