in reply to Which bad behaviour most deserves an electric shock?
I don't mind this. Even if the added post was pointless, it lets newcomers (and oldcomers who forgot about it) see the thread that they would usually otherwise never see.
While trying to explain palindromes to my alien friend, he asked "Eks, aeh dneirf neilay motsem-ordni lapnial p xeot gni y rtelihw?"
What can I say? Palindromes are rasemordnilapyasinactahw~
Even if the added post was pointless, it lets newcomers (and oldcomers who forgot about it) see the thread that they would usually otherwise never see.
Perhaps we should just randomly reply to years-old threads to achieve this.
We already have spam-bots for this.
*For certain values of "we".
None - I don't code
0 - Ticker-tape is a purer representation of a Turing Machine
1 - A laptop screen or single monitor desktop workstation
1 - And it's cracked. And I like practicing my trade while lying on a bed of nails
2 - The standard dev kit suits me fine
3 - Fewer than three monitors wouldn't present enough insight into what I'm working on
4 - Everyone else has two or three. I'm not like everyone else
5 - This configuration reminds me of the 1987 5-cylinder VW Passat my parents let me drive in high school
6 - I saw such a thing on the Internet, and had to have it
6 - Because I haven't figured out how to add more
7 - I need all the luck I can get, for this code to work
8 - Because my power strip had eight outlets available
9 - A 3x3 array was the the most I could fit into my Faraday shielded SHTF headquarters
More than 9 - Most of them are just displaying graphs / mock code to make the boss think I'm doing something critical
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