Whenever I hear a developer on my team say "I think it's a race condition" all I hear is "I don't know what I'm doing"

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    And then it turns it to be an actual race condition and your program crashes 17.6% of the time for no obvious reason
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    @RememberMe well the race condition seems a rather obvious reason 😋
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    @RememberMe I've also seen people claim that when it was something as simple as a NullPointerException. They just had logging turned off, so couldn't see a trace and assumed it must be something threading related...!
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    "ah man, I think somehow it generated the same uuid! we should make sure these are actually unique"
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