Does it ever happen where you have some plans for a day, but your son is like “I wonder if you could code Blackjack in Python” and you can’t get it out of your head, so you open up your IDE and start tapping away, and you’re breaking down the problem and sorting out the structure and putting different parts of the game into different objects and then you’re basically done, but it doesn’t work for some reason, so then you troubleshoot that, and then it doesn’t work for a different reason, so you troubleshoot that, and then you call your son over and say “hey, check it out!” and then he checks it out and it doesn’t work again for a new and unforeseen reason, and you’re kinda mad at this thing but also you can’t put it down even for a second even though your dog needs to go out and someone should do the dishes and you had plans for today, but you’ve got this burr under your saddle that you can’t get rid of so you smash one bug after another until finally you hit “execute” and you play a game of Blackjack, and then another one, and then another one, and everything works as expected, and it kinda feels like you wasted the whole morning banging your head against this thing, but in the end, you coded Blackjack in Python and it works, so that’s not nothing.

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