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October 02, 2008

My 15-Year Award

I received my 15-year service award at our group meeting last week. Here it is in all its crystal glory:

It is quite a clever design; the only actual orange on it is the band around the middle, but it reflects internally so that it looks like the top is orange also. Here's a view from the top:

I was inspired to bring in my other service awards, which pre-date the new-style awards. Here they are getting to know one another:

Hmmm, seems like something is missing from that photo. Oh right, you can't see what they are saying to each other:

I also noticed there was a Facebook group Microsoft Old-timers, whose qualification is 15+ years at the company. Bing!

Posted by AdamBa at October 2, 2008 09:58 AM


you can purchase the new 5 year and 10 year awards too - plan to do that?

Posted by: Sid Singh at October 2, 2008 10:39 AM

I don't think so, although they do make a nice set next to each other (other people on the Dev Excellence team have 5 and 10 year crystals so we set them up next to each other to compare). But it would cost $400 or so to buy them both.

- adam

Posted by: Adam Barr at October 3, 2008 07:00 AM