I know what the client wants - I know what the client said, but that’s not really what they want.
QA will find any bugs - No need to go overboard with testing at this point.
This fix is so simple that we can put it straight into production - I may as well just push it live and go home for the weekend.
Of course this will scale - Worst case scenario is we load balance another server.
I could rewrite this pile of spaghetti legacy code and save time in the long run - If only I wasn’t so busy right now playing Halo 4 - I mean thinking through complex programming problems.
Any of these sound familiar? What other lies do you programmers tell yourselves? Please share in the comments.