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I am a .NET web developer.

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Absolutely. I understand I will be starting the next project in the very near term while my colleague is finishing up this one. I'm already thinking about how best to design the database, and how to make sure others are convinced that is the best way as well.
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Sadly mattnz, you miss the point. I'm painting a picture of the personality I must deal with. Somehow, you understand that I read some sort of societal programmers hierarchical significance into that. Most reasonable people with a grasp of the language would see that this fits the other guy. I'm sorry you're so bitter but I appreciate your attempts to help nevertheless.
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That was based on the advice found in answers that have received many more upvotes than your own. I'm happy to listen to your advice if you have any.
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I'm not sure what "immature and destructive" behaviour you refer to. I pointed out a big design flaw that I am working around, and then I inquired how I can best to minimize the influence on the next project of someone who makes poor design decisions and is moved to tears by advice on how something can be improved.
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Thanks Jarrod, your advice based on your career as a contractor is very much appreciated. I certainly won't get invested, but I will be sure to discreetly inform the PM and my salaried coworker via email just prior to the end of my contract.
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This also sounds like a great approach to take. Thanks
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Great idea. I will start keeping such a log immediately.
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I think that's a good attitude to take. Our PM has overheard one of our conversations about this, so in his silence I guess it's safe to say he doesn't want to take my suggestion.
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Actually, the other contractor is the most junior guy despite being a year my elder. I'm simply the most recent hire
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