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I have read only writes in SQLServer '08;
and was wondering if there wasn't a better way to do this:
WITH DUMB_TABLE(QUESTION, ANSWER)
AS
(

SELECT 1,2

UNION

SELECT 3,4

UNION

SELECT 5,6
)

SELECT * FROM DUMB_TABLE

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Question by:JustinW
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There's no need to use a CTE for that.  You get the same result by just using your inner select statement like this.

Greg

SELECT 1 AS QUESTION, 2 AS ANSWER
UNION
SELECT 3,4
UNION
SELECT 5,6
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