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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • You made two mistakes which make it highly unlikely you will ever be able to be lazy:

    1. You got a job where you have to carry a pager.

    2. You had kids.

    In fact, these are two things I've worked hard to avoid so far, and will continue to do so in the future. Thus, I am able to go out on weekends and play Go, watch fansubbed anime downloaded off the net, read books, go to concerts, etc.
    • by Timbo (4486) on 2003.10.21 13:04 (#25038) Journal
      While I agree a job that requires me to carry a pager is, indeed, a mistake, I would have to strenuously disagree on your second point. Children are a huge amount of work, but they're worth every bit of effort you have to expend.

      There are some rare things in life which produce a net energy gain. Children are one.