Annoying conversations you will have as a developer

User: “The copy of the database you set up for me doesn’t have all the tables I need to do my ad-hoc queries”

Developer: “Oh dear, that’s very odd because I simply backed up and restored the entire thing for you on the mirror server – hang on a moment while I do a quick query against both servers….um both databases have the exact same tables, so which tables are you missing?”

User: “I don’t know which tables are missing because I can’t see them.”

Developer: “So how do you know there are missing tables?”

User: “Huh?!”