| And finally, for some actual help, have you tried NOT using placeholders (just quoting 'guppy' directly in the SQL statement), and does it work? If that doesn't work then maybe the problem is that what's in the database is not what you think it is.
That's what strange: if I try to quote 'guppy' directly in the SQL statement, it works (gives me the right output). As soon as I put in the placeholder, and execute it with parameters, it stops working.
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