As <a href=http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=01/07/10/1658250&mode=thread&threshold=4>seen on slashdot with regards to prima donna programmers:
If possible, pairing them off with a mature, more experienced programmer might give them a dose of the Total Perspective Vortex.
"You've been in the Total Perspective Vortex?"
"And you've seen your true perspective relative to other programmers?"
"Hey man! I'm John Carmack!"
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Wow- check out this twister in South Carolina. That's amazing.