Yeah, but that's the problem. That's just being a dick and a poor sport. They aren't more talented or special than anybody else, their specialty is just in higher demand right now. Seriously, when I look around at the average intelligence of the development team versus the legal team or other types of analysts, (all of which dress nicer than development) it feels about the same to me. One day, that won't be true anymore and everybody will remember that you're kind of unreliable, take as many liberties as you can get away with, and need special care and feeding or you get unhappy. Worse, you may not be able to make the adjustment to normal business rules.