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15 things every developer working in Ireland will understand

*searches Stack Overflow for the answer*

1. You really don’t like when you’re forced to download an app to read a website

Source: Abovethelaw

2. You went to the Web Summit once, and have been getting the emails ever since

3. Beer definitely makes you work better. No question about it.

Source: Xkcd

4. There are no words to describe your feelings when Stack Overflow goes down.

66037-Scrubs-JD-screams-internally-p-V37d Source: Pandawhale

5. You look down on the people who only came to PubStandards for the free drink

Source: PubStandards/Fox

(Even though a year previously, you were downing them frantically.)

Source: Giphy

6. This is your face when someone say ‘That should be a simple change, right?’

post-11240-olivia-wilde-angry-breathing-g-o95J Source: Pandawhale

Normally happens on a Friday evening just when you’re about to leave.

7. At a glance, you can tell exactly which of your friends have jobs

Source: Tranchesdunet

8. Everybody knows someone who actually dresses like Morpheus

Source: Myfreewallpapers

9. Even though other people have forgotten, you’ve never stopped hating this guy

Source: Niall Carson

10. You do own a laptop. It’s somewhere underneath all those stickers.

becky's laptop stickers Source: Liz Henry/Flickr

11. Some people use a different OS from you, and it’s absolutely their right to make that choice


12. The quality of coffee is a key deciding factor in where you choose to work

13. Although not without its risks.

fry_drinking_coffee_futurama Source: Reactiongifs

14. If you were as popular on Tinder as you are on LinkedIn, life would be very different

15. But wouldn’t it be nice if you worked in a small, motivated team whose individual decisions impacted 376,000 people every single day?

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