I really like the balance of PM. I'd hate to see it become another /. with all that goes with it. I'd also hate for it to become so single-minded that a little humour, fun and related OT discussion wasn't tolorated.
As someone who got into programming because I discovered I really enjoyed being at one with and against the machine, and who for too many years allowed corporate and financial criteria to squeeze my enjoyment and purely academic thirst for knowledge of the subject to the point where I quite literally hated computers and everything to do with them.
Perl, and the fun side of perl, obfu's, golf, JAPH's and the like, have in large part been responsible for a complete rebirth of my interest and enjoyment of the subject. I'd hate to see that go away in the interests of 'purity', 'correctness' or in-human infallability.
Okay you lot, get your wings on the left, halos on the right. It's one size fits all, and "No!", you can't have a different color.
Pick up your cloud down the end and "Yes" if you get allocated a grey one they are a bit damp under foot, but someone has to get them.
Get used to the wings fast cos its an 8 hour day...unless the Govenor calls for a cyclone or hurricane, in which case 16 hour shifts are mandatory.
Just be grateful that you arrived just as the tornado season finished. Them buggers are real work.
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