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Is Coding Addictive?

Survey period: 21 Sep 2015 to 28 Sep 2015

Addiction: a state characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite adverse consequences. (cue the "adverse consequences" jokes regarding your favourite tech company)

OptionVotes% 
Yes, coding is addictive.74146.81
Sometimes, maybe, possibly.64640.81
No, it's not.17611.12
I don't code.201.26



 
GeneralRead the question: "Adverse consequences" Pin
Tom Clement25-Sep-15 6:23
professionalTom Clement25-Sep-15 6:23 
GeneralNot addictive, but it is Mind-Altering Pin
newton.saber25-Sep-15 2:40
newton.saber25-Sep-15 2:40 
GeneralRe: Not addictive, but it is Mind-Altering Pin
FIorian Schneidereit25-Sep-15 4:28
FIorian Schneidereit25-Sep-15 4:28 
GeneralRe: Not addictive, but it is Mind-Altering Pin
newton.saber25-Sep-15 6:00
newton.saber25-Sep-15 6:00 
GeneralProgramming is addictive Pin
Peter Rob!nson23-Sep-15 5:44
Peter Rob!nson23-Sep-15 5:44 
Programming is addictive because it's a creative act. Why do people create anything? Creation is a fundamental part of human nature.

Programming is, I believe, more addictive than, say, painting or woodworking, because of the built-in infinite free distribution.
GeneralCoding Addiction Pin
Weylyn Cadwell22-Sep-15 9:04
Weylyn Cadwell22-Sep-15 9:04 
GeneralAddiction too strong Pin
Leng Vang22-Sep-15 7:35
Leng Vang22-Sep-15 7:35 
GeneralRe: Addiction too strong Pin
Member 1130734224-Sep-15 16:06
Member 1130734224-Sep-15 16:06 
GeneralProgrammer is a god of PC! Pin
Thornik22-Sep-15 6:31
Thornik22-Sep-15 6:31 
GeneralDoses Pin
Jay Bardeleben22-Sep-15 3:14
professionalJay Bardeleben22-Sep-15 3:14 
GeneralActually I'm addicted to coffee Pin
den2k8822-Sep-15 2:49
professionalden2k8822-Sep-15 2:49 
GeneralTechnology is addictive, coding is just a part of it Pin
AlexCode21-Sep-15 23:59
professionalAlexCode21-Sep-15 23:59 
GeneralRe: Technology is addictive, coding is just a part of it Pin
Jackson K T22-Sep-15 0:19
professionalJackson K T22-Sep-15 0:19 
GeneralRe: Technology is addictive, coding is just a part of it Pin
Jackson K T22-Sep-15 0:18
professionalJackson K T22-Sep-15 0:18 
Generaladverse consequences... Pin
Jarek Kruza21-Sep-15 21:41
Jarek Kruza21-Sep-15 21:41 
GeneralA Passion Pin
Nisamudheen21-Sep-15 20:47
Nisamudheen21-Sep-15 20:47 
GeneralRe: A Passion Pin
Leng Vang22-Sep-15 7:24
Leng Vang22-Sep-15 7:24 
GeneralWhat? Pin
Ron Anders21-Sep-15 15:51
Ron Anders21-Sep-15 15:51 
Generalhave it under control Pin
Dennis E White21-Sep-15 9:06
professionalDennis E White21-Sep-15 9:06 
GeneralDon't think so... Pin
Sander Rossel21-Sep-15 5:49
professionalSander Rossel21-Sep-15 5:49 
GeneralIt used to be... Pin
Johnny J.21-Sep-15 3:02
professionalJohnny J.21-Sep-15 3:02 
GeneralRe: It used to be... Pin
Jeremy Falcon21-Sep-15 4:49
professionalJeremy Falcon21-Sep-15 4:49 
GeneralRe: It used to be... Pin
Nelek22-Sep-15 1:17
protectorNelek22-Sep-15 1:17 
GeneralRe: It used to be... Pin
Jeremy Falcon22-Sep-15 5:18
professionalJeremy Falcon22-Sep-15 5:18 
GeneralRe: It used to be... Pin
Nelek22-Sep-15 18:33
protectorNelek22-Sep-15 18:33 

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