You know you're addicted to coding when...
°Triple espresso's start tasting bland
°You have nightmares about COBOL and ADA.
°You have good dreams about multiple inheritance, factories, and compilers that support partial template specialization.
°Instead of using MS Word, you type your essay for school in HTML using NotePad.
°School? What's that?
°You can multiply a 32 bit binary number by a 6 digit hexadecimal number in your head.
°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)
°Every time you look at your clock, you see a power of 2 (6:40, 1:28, 2:56, 5:12, 10:24)
°You're pressing CTRL+S every 5 minutes, in every application..
°You end each line you type with ";", even plain english ones;
°You code your own support software for the digital camera you just bought
°When your significant other mentions having kids you lecture her on the disadvantages of multiple inheritance.
°MSVC opens on startup.
°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 know the following sequence by heart: 1 2 4 8 16 32 64 128 256 512 1024 2048 4096 8192 16384 32768 65536 131072
°You read The Tao of Programming...and relate.
°You need an intercom for downstairs to tell your parents / girlfriend / wife / whatever to get you more JOLT.
°When you take a break from programming, and program.
°When you can say with a great level of confidance that you have written more lines of code than english.
°You wake up in the middle of the night with the solution to your coding problem.
°Your 4 year old son has seen you login and out of Windows and Linux so much that he can do it himself.
°You are the only one who knows what the difference is between a coder and a programmer.
°You have more groceries inside your keyboard than in your fridge.
°You have a toothbrush next to your monitor.
°You watch a tv sitcom and think "I could write an algorithm that writes the scripts for these things"
°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.
°Your family informs you than you should go and make some more friends ...so you start coding AI routines.
°You consider 'drinking caffeine' and 'sleeping' to be synonyms.
°You can write 'Pong' in any language for any OS (or even NO OS) in under 4 minutes.
°You get drunk\high\otherwise intoxicated just for a different coding experience.
°You think of sex as an algorithm.
°Sunshine genuinely hurts your eyes.
°You actually feel like crap from getting 8 hours of sleep, that just so unnatural
°You can't help but squeeze math and research topics in while sweet-talking to a girl.
°You have a "hacker's manicure" (i.e. huge calluses on all your fingers)
°When you die you want "Hello world" carved into your headstone
°You keep old computers around and boot them up every once in awhile for the nostalgia.
°You would like to have an Aibo to see if you can run Linux on it.
°Your mother phoned you to see if you were still alive, and you responded "ping".
°You look at your old code and cringe
°You got a D in Computer Programming class because you where coding a plasma effect instead of a "Hello World!" program
°You read books on quantum physics and time-travel to relax.
°When someone asks you your favorite color, you give the RGB code in binary.
°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.