Programming Is Like Sex
Once you get started, you'll only stop because you're exhausted.
It often takes another experienced person to really appreciate what you're doing.
Conversely, there's some odd people who pride themselves on their lack of experience.
You can do it for money or for fun.
If you spend more time doing it than watching TV, people think you're some kind of freak.
It's not really an appropriate topic for dinner conversation.
There's not enough taught about it in public school.
It doesn't make any sense at all if you try to explain it in strictly clinical terms.
Some people are just naturally good.
But some people will never realize how bad they are, and you're wasting your time trying to tell them.
There are a few weirdos with bizarre practices nobody really is comfortable with.
One little thing going wrong can ruin everything.
It's a great way to spend a lunch break.
Everyone acts like they're the first person to come up with a new technique.
Everyone who's done it pokes fun at those who haven't.
Beginners do a lot of clumsy fumbling about.
You'll miss it if it's been a while.
There's always someone willing to write about the only right way to do things.
It doesn't go so well when you're drunk, but you're more likely to do it.
Sometimes it's fun to use expensive toys.
Other people just get in the way.
If you try to get too fancy, you could cause big problems (unless you really know what you're doing).
You can do it alone, but it's even better in a group.
It's great to get paid, but you'd do it for free if you had to.