So, the bug fairy walked... er... flitted in today and said, "You know what? I'm taking the day off." She wiggled her nose and everything started working again. There were no database connection issues, no problems accessing log files and I didn't just completely lock myself out of one of my computers while I was attempting to get it to talk to the lab because I have no idea what the administrator password is.
There comes a time when one must admit defeat and that time is now for me and my current project. I had this fiendishly clever idea to brainwash the kittens I have been fostering into attack cats who will attack on my whim. However, the problem comes when trying to direct the attacking hoard of kittens at the victim. I have tried several different methods. The one I have found to be most successful is a giant laser pointer. It works well but I have discovered that it tends to fry the victim before the kittens get to him and that's no go. Have you ever tried to feed kittens something burned? It's not going to happen. So, I've decided to give up that idea for now. Anyone want a kitten? Free to a good home.