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    A few modest add-ons, if I may:

    • There are many books about it with contradictory advice and which in practice aren’t very helpful.
    • Most people who get paid to do it have some sort of baggage.
    • People who didn’t start in highschool feel that they’re at a disadvantage.
    • College, despite the advertising, seems to show a skewed and incorrect version of real-world practice.
    • While more people can mean more fun, it usually devolves into drama.
    • Doing it in public will get you strange looks.
    • Everybody says they’re doing more than they actually are.
    • It is alarming how effective obese people can be at it.
    • There are always jobs available on Craigslist, and they’re all debasing and horrible.
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      There’s always someone willing to write about the only right way to do things.

      Who, ESR?

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        I didn’t really get it until I was 37?
        It’s always done standing up?
        It’s done using a computer?
        I always feel dirty afterwards?
        It always involves a mouse?

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          It always involves a mouse?

          Truly, if you use a mouse for either, you fall under the rule:

          There are a few weirdos with bizarre practices nobody really is comfortable with.

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          the comments are pretty funny, don’t forget to read the comments.