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why do you play with computers?

Why do I play with computers? OCD mostly. It started in early high
school w/ an online diary that looked like crap, so I had to fiddle
around with html to make it look pretty. Not having things look right
/ things not being laid out sensibly is a major reason I switched from
Windows to Linux back in high school as well. I spend more time than
I'd like to admit customizing every menu, desktop, and color scheme.
I'd like to learn to make desktop widgets in the future to replace
ones that don't make sense to me or don't look good.

On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 9:15 PM, Eric Chadbourne
<eric.chadbourne-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w at> wrote:
> i just finished up a website. ?i wrote a cms from scratch for fun in
> php. ?just installed it on a vps. ?everything pretty much worked. ?that
> feeling... ?wow, i know to some of the 'real programmers' on the list
> it's no biggy, but to me, wow, really, this stuff works! ?and that is
> the feeling. ?that is why i play with computers.
> a friend compared it to manual labor. ?in a good way. ?in that you see
> your effort. ?makes sense here. ?i work and at the end of the day see a
> difference.
> so, why do you play with computers? ?what is your experience?
> --
> Eric Chadbourne
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