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    the past couple months of posts here and on HN have prepared me for this - 50ms has become quite a popular inexplicable latency.

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      How Pavlov’ed do I have to be, that I immediately think “Naggle” when I see a blog post about request latency, even though I never had to debug such an issue

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        Nice game to demonstrate a common weird issue. Is there a framework or it’s built from scratch?

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          It uses Twine. The source is here https://github.com/jvns/twine-stories and I wrote a blog post about the project here https://jvns.ca/blog/2021/04/16/notes-on-debugging-puzzles/

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            …this is giving me a lot of teaching ideas.

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          This is an educational and well crafted puzzle that just takes a few minutes to complete. I learned something.

          I think there are many conclusions that can be drawn from the solution to the puzzle, but I don’t think Lobsters has a way to discuss it without spoiling it.

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            Rot13-ing spoilers is the classic technique.

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            Thanks, this was fun.

            That moment it clicked: https://i.imgur.com/Pc0p9OJ.png

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              that was great - I would love to do more of these!

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                very cool pedagogical technique

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                  Amazing, thank you for sharing.