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Thus, when Cueball is caught wasting time at work, he argues that such activities are not worse than any other possible ones, at this moment.  If his job is writing code and compiling it, then there may be nothing else that he ''can'' do right now.  He cannot usefully tweak the code before it finishes compiling and the expected result checked.
 
Thus, when Cueball is caught wasting time at work, he argues that such activities are not worse than any other possible ones, at this moment.  If his job is writing code and compiling it, then there may be nothing else that he ''can'' do right now.  He cannot usefully tweak the code before it finishes compiling and the expected result checked.
  
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The title text takes this a step further.  Cueball claims that ''all'' activities are equally benign while the code is compiling β€” and that includes committing illegal acts, such as stealing {{w|LCD}}s.
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The title text takes this a step further.  Cueball claims that ''all'' activities are equally benign while the code is compiling β€” and that includes committing illegal acts, such as stealing {{w|LCD}} monitors.
  
 
Nine years after this comic was released, [[Randall]] made a comic called [[1755: Old Days]] about how compiling worked in the old days. It was Cueball who asked. The next comic after that, [[1756: I'm With Her]], was released the Monday before the {{w|2016 United States presidential election}}. And in that comic, a Cueball with a sword on an office chair like in this comic is featured. Seems realistic that Randall had that politically loaded comic ready for some time, and when finding and deciding to use this old version of Cueball, he may have gotten inspired by the compiling theme to make Old Days.
 
Nine years after this comic was released, [[Randall]] made a comic called [[1755: Old Days]] about how compiling worked in the old days. It was Cueball who asked. The next comic after that, [[1756: I'm With Her]], was released the Monday before the {{w|2016 United States presidential election}}. And in that comic, a Cueball with a sword on an office chair like in this comic is featured. Seems realistic that Randall had that politically loaded comic ready for some time, and when finding and deciding to use this old version of Cueball, he may have gotten inspired by the compiling theme to make Old Days.

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