We use Jira
right now for our bug tracking and reporting.
That, and verbal communication.
QA: I've noticed there's s--
Me, having worked 14 or so hours daily for the past 9 days straight: No.
QA: Well, there's a--
Me: I don't think so.
Me: I have 35 class A bugs assigned to me. Put yours in the database and assign it to my lead like we're supposed to do, and he'll prioritise and assign it to whomever is better suited for it. [Muttering under my breath:]
And it better not be me....
QA: Oh. Okay.
Me: [Walks over 2 minutes later with a cupcake and apologises for being a moody bitch]
Okay, so this isn't exactly how it goes down when crunch gets insane, but pretty close.. :P