You know your addicted to coding when…..
Triple espresso’s start tasting bland
Instead of using MS Word, you type your essay for school in HTML using NotePad.
School? What’s that?
You laugh at movies that show programmers at work.
You walk outside and wonder why the sun doesn’t make a lens-flare in your eye….
You get withdrawal symptoms if you’re away from a computer for more than 3 hours
(Lines_of_Code) / (Hours_of_Sleep) < (Number_of_Energy_Drinks_Consumed)
You end each line you type with “;”, even plain english ones.
Whenever somebody asks you to do something, you try to think of a way to write a program that would help you.
You have 2 bookshelves filled with programming books in your room… because the 5 shelves in the living room are full.
You need an intercom for downstairs to tell your parents / boyfriend / husband / whatever to get you more JOLT.
You wake up in the middle of the night with the solution to your coding problem.
Your 1 year old daughter has seen you login and out of Windows and Linux so much that she can do it herself.
You have more groceries inside your keyboard than in your fridge.
You sit stuck at traffic lights and work out a more efficient algorithm for them, based on road orientation, sensor placement, time of year, time of day, weather and local sporting events, in your head.
The people you respect most you have never physically seen or spoken to, but you always bow to their knowledge.
You consider ‘drinking caffeine’ and ‘sleeping’ to be synonyms.
You get drunk\high\otherwise intoxicated just for a different coding experience.
Sunshine genuinely hurts your eyes.
You actually feel like crap from getting 8 hours of sleep, that just so unnatural.
You have a “hacker’s manicure” (i.e. huge calluses on all your fingers).
You keep old computers around and boot them up every once in awhile for the nostalgia.
You look at your old code and cringe.
No one else can ever use your computer, as it is tweaked so much only you know how to use it.
The first time you use another person’s computer it takes you less than 30 seconds to completely disable all useless programs from running at boot and uninstalling all the ad-ware the fools had on the system.
You actually get these jokes and pass them on to other friends who are addicted to coding.