Not Like the Others: Challenge 20: Hint

We figured that this week’s challenge was an easy one, but so far we’ve gotten at least one email from someone saying, “I don’t think this week’s challenge is an easy one at all.” Is it possible that we were wrong about something?   You’re right: that’s totally impossible. But, just in case, here’s a…


One of These Things is Not Like the Others: Challenge 20: Answer

  If there’s one thing you can say about those of us here at the Lync Server PowerShell blog (yes, we know: there probably are lots of things you can say about those of here at the Lync Server PowerShell blog) it’s this: we’re too dumb to know any better. Which, oddly enough, is actually…


One of These Things is Not Like the Others: Challenge 19: Answer

  Now here’s something you don’t see every day: we made a big mistake in last week’s challenge. (Well, OK, maybe that is something you see every day after all.) Last week we asked you which of the following four Lync Server PowerShell cmdlets was not like the others:   New-CsNetworkInterface New-CsNetworkRegion New-CsNetworkSite New-CsNetworkSubnet  …


One of These Things is Not Like the Others: Challenge 20

  Well, you know what they say: all good things must come to an end. And so, too must the Lync Server PowerShell One of These Things is Not Like the Others challenge.   Listen, go ahead and cry: there’s nothing to be ashamed of. (Needless to say, we’ve been bawling our eyes out all…


Not Like the Others: Challenge 19: Hint

Ah, yes: it’s Thursday, and time for a hint to help you solve this week’s Lync Server One of These Things is Not Like the Others challenge. This week’s hint is courtesy of Dr. Seuss:   Ack, back, —, gak, hack, lack, mac, knack, pack, rack, sack, tack, whack, yak, Zach.   OK, so maybe…


One of These Things is Not Like the Others: Challenge 19

  It’s time once again for the weekly Lync Server One of These Things is Not Like the Others challenge. We’re in an especially good mood this morning, so we decided to be nice to everyone and give you an easy challenge this week.   What’s that? Are we really in a good mood this…


One of These Things is Not Like the Others: Challenge 18: Answer

  We’re not totally sure what this means, but this week all the submissions for the last Lync Server One of These Things is Not Like the Others  challenge ended up in our Junk Mail folders. That didn’t happen with any of the previous challenges: those emails ended up in our Inboxes, just like they…


Not Like the Others: Challenge 18: Hint

OK, so here’s the deal. One of the two authors of the Lync Server PowerShell blog always works at home on Fridays. (Well, OK: she always “works” at home on Fridays.) Today happens to be a Thursday, but she decided to work at home anyway. Well, needless to say, that meant everyone who works here…


One of These Things is Not Like the Others: Challenge 17: Answer

  As you all know, nothing lasts forever.   Note. Well, except for bank accounts. One of the authors of the Lync Server PowerShell blog once closed a bank account, and was given a receipt that showed that the account was officially closed. A few months later, he got a bill in the mail for…


One of These Things is Not Like the Others: Challenge 18

  This past weekend, it began raining in the Seattle area sometime around 7:00 PM on Saturday, and stopped raining around 4:00 PM on Sunday. In less than 24 hours, we got approximately 2 inches of rain, more rain than typically falls in Seattle during the entire month of May.   So why are we…