What are some easter eggs that went wrong and resulted in unintended consequences, e.g programmer(s) being fired, monetary losses, even human life loss, etc? Please share.
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The answers are meh at the best. Though most are not an easter egg by any definition and just personal annoyances and anecdotes or unintended consequences.
My Dad once changed the login screen for an in-house software, that he developed, to a simple and cheerful christmas greeting. Management was not amused.
There really isn't any redeeming qualities to it. I contend that with its low views and very poor answers it doesn't have any historical significance and should be deleted.